Motor Vehicle Tort Litigation in Ontario: Critical Updates

  • October 22, 2014


Publication | Archived Video


A significant number of motor vehicle accident cases were heard by the Ontario courts this past year resulting in important developments in motor vehicle tort litigation. Don't miss this valuable opportunity to fully explore the impact of these recent decisions and to ensure you are up to speed on the latest trends and best practices.

  • Understand the recent case law on OPCF 44R and developments in the ever-evolving threshold analysis
  • Learn about surprising findings of negligence on the part of unprotected defendants
  • Review the top auto cases of the Superior Court and the Court of Appeal
  • Hear about costs issues commonly faced in auto cases
  • Get practical tips on when to bring a motion for summary judgment


Roseanna R. Ansell-Vaughan, Hughes Amys LLP


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