Lessons from Rathan v. Scheufler 2023 ONSC 3232

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October 25, 2023

This month Andrea Girones is presenting at the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association  Legal Conference on “Medical Malpractice Trials, Tips and Tricks” for winning these difficult case. In particular she will discuss some of the challenges faced in her successful trial of Rathan v. Scheufler  a decision out of  the Brampton Courthouse by Justice Emery. The […] READ MORE>

Girones Lawyers Win at Trial -Brachial Plexus Injury Caused by Force

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September 29, 2023

Andrea Girones is pleased to announce that after a 4 month trial on Zoom, Justice Emery of  the Superior Court of Ontario, has ruled  in favour of our young client in the  matter of Rathan v. Dr. Scheufler. The young plaintiff sustained a permanent birth injury to her right brachial plexus, a nerve matrix found in […] READ MORE>

What you need to know about Ontario’s contingency fee amendments

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September 14, 2021

Significant changes to legislation surrounding Ontario’s contingency fees – a sum of money a lawyer receives for fees only if there is a favourable result – have come into effect as of July 1, 2021. A contingency fee agreement is the usual way that victims of car accidents, personal injury, and medical malpractice hire lawyers […] READ MORE>

What you need to know about new slip-and-fall legislation

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September 1, 2021

Slip-and-fall accidents can happen at any time, but in Ontario these accidents occur most commonly in the winter when ice and snow build up on sidewalks, front steps, and roadways, creating hazards for pedestrians. While victims of slip-and-fall accidents on snow and ice previously had two years to file a notice of a claim, new […] READ MORE>



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