Hammerco lawyers Bob Bush and Mark Tinmouth have successfully secured a $1 million judgment for a teacher on Vancouver Island who was badly injured at the start of her career and will never be able to work full-time again.
Natalie Raedwulf was involved in two car accidents a year apart that left her with chronic headaches, significant back pain, anxiety and balance issues.
Raedwulf’s injuries had a profound impact on her family life and career. The court agreed with her legal team – she will never be able to work full-time again, although she should be able to maintain half-time employment.
The judgment includes:
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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.