Landmark Canadian Cases that Shaped Personal Injury Law

Posted Posted in Lawyers

February 23, 2023 from Bogoroch & Associates   Common law, as opposed to statutes or laws created by the legislature, is the body of law in Canada that is developed through judicial decisions and precedents. Based on the Latin phrase “to stand by things decided,” this body of law mandates that lower courts uphold rulings […]

Ontario Court Reverses $249K Judgment Denying Worker’s LTD Benefits

Posted Posted in Disability Insurers, Employers, Lawyers

May 25, 2023 from Benefits Canada   A $248,931 judgement against an employer who refused to pay long-term disability payments to a worker was overturned by the Ontario Court of Appeal due to the trial judge’s incorrect interpretation of the eligibility criteria.   The employer, Stahle Construction Inc., was represented by Justin Heimpel, a partner […]