The Erb’s Palsy Litigation Wars

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September 9, 2015

September 9, 2015. All medical malpractice cases are fought vigorously, but few cases draw the kind of fierce defence that obstetricians put up in cases involving birth trauma and a baby who suffers from Erb’s Palsy. Erb’s Palsy is a nerve injury to a newborn baby believed to have one main cause: a doctor who […] READ MORE>

Resolution of a Brachial Plexus/ Erb’s Palsy Law Suit

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July 13, 2015

July 13, 2015 This case proceeded to trial before a Judge and Jury. After two weeks of trial the case was resolved shortly before the Judge was to charge the jury. Below are the kind words from our client’s father. Names have been changed to protect the privacy of the injured child. Alex and I […] READ MORE>

Why you need optional car insurance benefits

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June 30, 2015

June 30th, 2015 Several changes to the Ontario Accident Benefits regime in recent years has meant that yes, you DO need many of the optional benefits offered by your car insurance company. Because theses optional increases cost more money, many people opt not to purchase them. Unfortunately it is only after they are injured in […] READ MORE>

Did the Court of Appeal Clean up the Rule 53 Expert Mess?

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May 5, 2015

April 26th, 2015 As a lawyer practicing in litigation for almost 20 years I have rarely been happier to see a Court of Appeal decision as I have with the recent decision in Westerhof v. Gee Estate 2015 ONCA 206. A simple 2010 rule change in our Civil Procedure book blew up into such a […] READ MORE>



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