Firm News Blog

Staff Member Jackie Velasquez Attends First Law School Classes

We are so proud to see staff member Jackie Velasquez start law school at the University of Windsor Faculty of Law. One of her first classes just happens to be in a classroom named after our firm. We are all excited for Jackie and we are proud to be a major sponsor of the University... Read More

Managing Partner Joanna Sweet Has Been Appointed to the Executive Committee of the OTLA

Our firm is proud to announce that our managing partner, Joanna Sweet, has been appointed to the executive committee of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA). She is also chairing the OTLA’s Continuing Legal Education Committee. Joanna has been with our firm since 2013 and became a partner in January of this year. She has... Read More

Jennifer Bezaire Appointed a Judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario

Greg Monforton & Partners, Injury Lawyers (GMP) proudly announce that our former managing partner, Jennifer Bezaire, has been appointed a Judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario. The Honourable Arif Virani, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced Jennifer’s appointment on August 28, 2023. Jennifer joined GMP almost 20 years ago... Read More

Partner Joanna Sweet Talks to Local Media About Increasing Caregiver Pay

Fast forward to the 3:15 mark to see Joanna Sweet discussing these cases Partner Joanna Sweet was recently interviewed by CBC News and Windsor Morning to discuss insurance coverage for personal support workers (PSW). Sweet is currently representing two crash victims in separate lawsuits against their insurance companies. The two victims, Harry Spyridis and Raymond... Read More

This Saturday’s Experts on Call Features Co-Founding Partner Greg Monforton

Greg Monforton will be making another appearance on AM800’s Experts on Call radio show this Saturday at 11 a.m. AM800 is a talk radio station in Windsor that covers business, news and local events. Experts on Call provides an opportunity for local business leaders to discuss their services and answer questions from listeners. On Saturday’s... Read More

Greg Monforton, Jennifer Bezaire and Our Firm Were Selected by Best Lawyers in Canada

We are pleased to announce that firm partners Greg Monforton and Jennifer Bezaire have once again been selected for inclusion in the 18th edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada™. They were selected in the category of Personal Injury Litigation. Greg Monforton and Partners has also been recognized by Best Lawyers for 2024. Greg has been... Read More

Auto Insurers Deny Accident Victims Payment for PSW Claims

Windsor lawyer Joanna Sweet, a partner at the law firm Greg Monforton & Partners, Injury Lawyers, is speaking out against the refusal of Economical Insurance (“Economical”) and Coachman Insurance (“Coachman”) to pay market rates charged by Personal Support Workers (PSWs). Sweet said: “Our firm represents many people who have been horribly injured in car crashes.... Read More

Partner Joanna Sweet Wrote an Article For the Summer Edition of The Litigator

Our partner Joanna Sweet wrote an article for The Litigator titled “The Implications of Combined Actions.” The article appears on page 36 of the Summer 2023 Edition of the publication. The article discusses litigation involving multiple claims by multiple plaintiffs that involve the same circumstances. For example, there are differences between consolidating these claims or... Read More

Tier Three Sponsorship of Students’ Law Society Annual Social Orientation

Our firm would like to welcome all new law students to the University of Windsor Faculty of Law. We are proud to announce that our firm has become a Tier Three Sponsor of the Students’ Law Society Social Orientation at the University of Windsor Faculty of Law. As a Tier Three sponsor we are helping... Read More

Associate Lawyer Jaclyn Habas Presenting Paper at OTLA Fall Conference on October 27

The Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Fall Conference is just a couple months away, on Friday, October 27. We are pleased to announce that our associate lawyer Jaclyn Habas is presenting a paper at the conference titled “Top 5 Cases on Evidence” at 9:05 a.m. Jaclyn is the 2023-2024 Vice Chair of the OTLA New Lawyers... Read More