Author Archives: Jennifer Paradis

Joint and Several Liability: What does being 1% liable mean?

Prepared by Alexandra Ormond, Articling Student The 1% rule compels a defendant who may only be 1% at fault to pay the plaintiff’s entire judgment. The “1% rule” comes from …

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Deductibles for general damages in personal injury claims arising from motor vehicle accidents

On August 1, 2015, amendments to Ontario’s Insurance Act took effect, changing the deductibles that apply to general damages awarded to victims of motor vehicle accidents who have suffered permanent …

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