Nov 1, 2021

Systemic Negligence verdict upheld – School’s appeal of common issues trial judgment denied

The Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision on October 26, 2021, confirming the common issues trial judgement. The Honourable Justice van Rensburg, writing the decision for the Ontario Court of Appeal, confirmed the trial judge’s finding that Grenville Christian College was systemically negligent in its operation, and its practices breached the standards of the day and were harmful to students. 

Congratulations to counsel Loretta Merritt and Sabrina Lombardi, as well as all of the class members who suffered abuse at the school.

For full details, visit The Grenville Christian College Class Proceeding webpage.

For more information, please visit the Law Times website.

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