Marinus Lamers

Marinus Lamers

Lerners LLP

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Commentary on Schmitz v. Lombard

On February 4, 2014, the Ontario Court of Appeal may have finally put to rest the longstanding issue regarding the length of the applicable limitation period and when it begins to run regarding claims for underinsured...more

2/24/2014 - Auto Insurance Canada Uninsured and Under-Insured Motorists

The Risks of Litigation

In pursuing litigation it is often a wise strategy to “spread the net” as broadly as possible and include, as defendants, every possible party who may be liable. Not only does this approach provide greater opportunity,...more

10/17/2013 - Canada Litigation Strategies

Providing Notice to a Municipality for Sidewalk Falls

Although we are in the middle of a summer heat wave, a July 10, 2013 decision by Justice Johnston in Grant v The Corporation of the City of Kingston and Queen’s University, ONSC 4689 (CanLII) has caused me to consider legal...more

9/4/2013 - Bodily Injury Canada Municipalities Notice Requirements Slip and Fall

Plaintiff's Delay in Moving an Action Forward and the Timing of Defence Medical Assessments

A common frustration for defence counsel in a personal injury claim arises where the plaintiff, or counsel, allows an inordinate amount of time to pass notwithstanding the responsibility to move a matter towards trial in a...more

7/17/2013 - Bodily Injury Canada Delays Litigation Strategies Medical Examinations

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