Hammerco Lawyers Krista Simon and Kaitlin Pierce have successfully secured over $500,00 for our client.
Our client was a hard-working nurse, wife and mother who was injured in a rear-end collision. As result of her injuries she was unable to return to work as a medical nurse, and instead was working in an administrative role when she was able to return to work. This was a devastating blow to her emotionally, and impacted her financially as well.
Ms. Gurung’s judgement totalled $514,000 comprised of:
Read the full judgement here.
Many businesses have been forced to close, limit their hours, or reduce their capacity. Despite a vaccine, the economic impact will likely continue, particularly in the face of new strains of the virus.
On January 28, 2021, the Ontario Superior Court addressed “inadequacies in current legal responses to internet defamation and harassment” by creating a new tort of internet harassment and cyber bullying.
While the global pandemic has been incredibly disruptive, the Court is embracing these changes and the legal community is using the tools available to move matters through the court system despite challenges.