Howie, Sacks & Henry Personal Injury Blog

Demystifying the complex and sometimes overwhelming world of personal injury in Ontario.

Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP – Personal Injury Law – Melissa Miller

Attendant Care and Economic Loss

On June 27, 2012, Justice Ray of the Superior Court of Justice ruled on the issue of “economic loss” as referred to in section 3(7)(e) of the SABS in Henry v. Gore Mutual Insurance Company as it related to Attendant care.

Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP – Personal Injury Law – Meghan M. Hull Jacquin

SCC Decision: Van Breda v Club Resorts Ltd. 21012

The Supreme Court of Canada recently handed down a decision in Van Breda v. Club Resorts Ltd. 2012 SCC 17. Ms. Van Breda was rendered a paraplegic when a metal apparatus she exercising on at a Cuban resort collapsed.

Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP – Personal Injury Law – Meghan M. Hull Jacquin

Permission to Drive

In the case of Wawanesa v. S.C. Construction Ltd., 2012 ONSC 353, SC Construction gave permission for an employee, whose car had broken down, to drive a company van home and back to work the next morning without checking to ensure that he held a valid Ontario driver’s licence.

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Social Media Update

In the 2011 decision of Morabito v. DiLorenzo [2011] O.J. No. 5661, Justice Ramsay ruled that photographs taken before and after a motor vehicle accident and posted on a plaintiff’s Facebook and MySpace page were relevant to motor vehicle litigation.

Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP – Personal Injury Law – D. Joel Dick

A Victory for Fairness: Kusnierz v. Economica

The Court of Appeal recently considered the definition of catastrophic impairment under the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule bringing much needed clarity and fairness to this area of law.

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Among the best in Canada

Since 2011 Canadian Lawyer Magazine rated us one of the top personal injury law firms in Canada. Why? With close to 20 years helping accident victims and their families, our firm understands the laws that affect your rights to compensation because we’ve helped shape those laws in favour of accident victims.