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In the last year, there have been two Ontario trial decisions dealing with sexual abuse of students by teachers. While we are still awaiting the full decision in the second case, it appears these cases may have yielded...more
Your deposition is an important part of your case. I have listed what to expect during a deposition and some things you should and should not do....more
Last fall, the Illinois Appellate Court issued opinions on two different cases involving the tort immunity of school districts. In both cases, the court declined to find the schools liable....more
An attorney who sought to sue the state of Connecticut for $100 million following the Sandy Hook massacre has withdrawn his lawsuit request for the time being, citing public backlash.
Irving Pinsky, a personal injury...more
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently released its decision in the common issues class action trial of Ramdath v. George Brown College, 2012 ONSC 6173. This is one of the very few rulings on the merits of a class...more
The Proposal works like this: You serve your opponent with an offer to settle the case for a specific amount. Then you wait 30 days. If your opponent doesn’t accept the offer within 30 days, it is deemed rejected. ...more
The lawsuit alleging that the DePaul University College of Law in Chicago misled prospective students by disseminating incomplete and misleading job placement data was dismissed this week in its entirety. ...more
With the September term approaching and two new civil decisions being filed, coverage of the Illinois Supreme Court has picked up recently in the news and on the blogs....more
This week the US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia ruled in favor of the Murray County School District on their motion for summary judgment in the case of Long v. Murray County School District. The case has...more
The laws surrounding pedestrian right of way can be complicated. You need to know 1) when to cross as a pedestrian and 2) when to yield as a motor vehicle driver. Violating any of these laws can cost you big - in both...more
Today, the Virginia Supreme Court issued several opinions affecting the practice of Virginia local government law.
The cases involve (1) the Gloucester County School Board and the Public Procurement Act, (2) Albemarle...more
In light of this challenging economic climate, my law school asked that I co-present a seminar to help third-years find their first job post-graduation. Much of the information that follows about using social media also can...more
An Illinois appellate court ruled that school administrators had a duty to warn another school district and its students of the danger of a former teacher who had molested students. The school administrators also had a duty...more
This document shows HOW TO file a civil rights complaint for discrimination....more
This document provides guidelines for those whose civil rights have been violated and what appropriate remedies are available to patient/client....more
C.A., a minor et al., v. William S. Hart Union High School District, et al. Court of Appeal, Second District, Division One (November 5, 2010)
This case addresses the pleading requirements for proceeding with a...more
There has been a lot of attention recently about a number of recent suicides among middle school, high school, and even college-age students who killed themselves after suffering from pervasive bullying. Most people have...more
Parents are always telling their kids before they go off to school: study hard, obey the teachers and behave. Good advice, of course. But what happens when the little darlings do misbehave? When they fight with other...more
The recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Ahmed v. Stefaniu,  O.J. No. 4185 (C.A.) is considered in detail. This case involved a jury verdict of negligence against a psychiatrist who had previously...more
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