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Cases to Watch

Jul 08, 2020

Ontario school board found 'vicariously liable' in sexual abuse case

An Ontario judge has found that a school board is vicariously liable for sexual abuse of a student by a teacher.

News & Media

Nov 27, 2020

Loretta Merritt speaks to the CBC on convicted sex offender Donald Sullivan

Lawyer Loretta Merritt has been involved with cases against Scouts Canada for decades, including one ongoing civil case involving Sullivan. She says Scouts Canada should alert people in Newfoundland and Labrador about Sullivan's past.

Publications

October 2020

Ontario Trial Lawyers Association 2020 Fall Conference

Sexual Abuse: Developing a Claim for Vicarious Liability

Presentation
July 2020

Civil Sexual Assault - Practical Considerations

Civil litigation and other options beyond criminal charges

Presentation

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