" Accordingly, I hold that in principle a successful self-represented litigant may claim, as part of taxed costs, an amount representing at least a portion of the time and effort he or she put into the case in the place of that which otherwise would have been expended on the case by a lawyer had one been retained."
"By failing to ensure that a proper and independent investigation was conducted, UWO breached its fiduciary duty, duty of care and the express or implied terms of the Contract."
"I was advised during the course of argument that Dubin had not “yet” been charged criminally for his fraudulent conduct. Generally the court will not award punitive damages in a situation where a defendant has already been punished through the criminal process."
" His burden is a high one and the proceedings as well as the exhibits and the depositions do not lead this Court to conclude that Defendant has taken a prima facie abusive position."
"This power is unprecedented because no other government body has ever been granted powers to obtain pre-authorization to infringe upon the privacy and Charter rights of citizens."
Republished in part// Emphasis added The Court: I Introduction  The appellants, Dr. Flood and Dr. Yiu, appeal a trial judgment finding them to have breached the relevant standard of care owed to their patient, Mrs. Cooper, when conducting a TVT Procedure on her in 2004: see... Continue Reading →
Fair use - EDUCATION! Emphasis added / republished citation follows CITATION: Several Physicians v. Information and Privacy Commissioner, 2016 ONSC 7386 DIVISIONAL COURT FILE NO.: 306/16 DATE: 20161128 SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE – ONTARIO DIVISIONAL COURT RE: SEVERAL PHYSICIANS AFFECTED DIRECTLY BY THE ORDER Applicants AND INFORMATION AND PRIVACY... Continue Reading →
"(T)he elements of predominant purpose conspiracy require the plaintiff to establish that: (1) the defendants acted in combination, that is, in concert, by agreement or common design; (2) the predominant purpose of the defendants was to intentionally harm the plaintiff; and (3) the defendants' conduct caused harm to the plaintiff."