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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

Aug 06, 2020

Loretta P. Merritt interviewed about new rules for institutional abuse cases

Loretta P. Merritt was interviewed by Orillia Matters regarding Attorney General Doug Downey’s new omnibus bill which introduces more stringent rules, making it difficult to sue institutions through class-actions.


July 2020

Civil Sexual Assault - Practical Considerations

Civil litigation and other options beyond criminal charges

July 2020

School Board Liability for Sexual Assaults by Teacher


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