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  • City signs at Barrie parks raising questions about tobogganing

    Dan Dooley shares his view regarding the Negligence Act and the impact it can have on municipalities prohibiting sledding in their parks. Below is an excerpt, please read the full article on the Barrie Examiner website. Barrie, like Hamilton and all other Ontario municipalities, often...

  • The Power of Narrative

    Dan Dooley spoke at Waverly/Wyevale United Church on Sunday, August 2, 2013 on “The Power of Narrative”. Below you will find the transcript from this speech: King Charles the First said “Rex est lex”. The full statement he made was “The King Is the Law;...

  • The Court of Appeal Discusses Costs in Personal Injury Cases

    The Ontario Court of Appeal recently released the important Costs decision of    Elbakhiet v. Palmer (“Palmer”). In Palmer the plaintiff claimed $1,900,000.00 in damages following a motor vehicle accident. The defendant made a Rule 49 offer to settle before trial for “$145,000.00, plus pre-judgment...

  • Gyorffy v. Drury Revisited

    February 9, 2015/0 Comments/in Dooley Noted /by Samantha Cain In Ontario, an injured person can sue for general damages only if he/she meets an impairment threshold: he/she must have sustained a permanent serious impairment of an important physical, mental or psychological function, or a permanent...

  • Ontario Court Appeal Rules – Insurer Denied Coverage w/ Expired Licsence

    Last week, the Ontario Court of Appeal released a decision that is important to automobile insurers. While you may logically assume that insurance coverage is rightfully denied when the insured drives with an expired license, the Ontario Court of Appeal disagrees. The Court has ruled...