General Interest Blog

Dollarama Agrees to $2.5M Settlement in Class-Action Lawsuit Over Price Discrepancy

Mass Torts

Did you buy anything from a Dollarama store between 2021 and 2023? If any of the products you purchased were subject to an Environmental Handling Fee (EHF), you may be able to claim a gift card as part of a proposed settlement with the retail chain. On February 21, 2024, Dollarama reached agreement on a... Read More

Good Governance Coalition Routs FullStop Candidates in LSO Bencher Election

Ontario lawyers elected every single member of the Good Governance Coalition in the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) Bencher election, reports The Globe and Mail. The election, which ended on April 28th, was a complete rejection of all 36 lawyers in the FullStop coalition who ran under the slogan “stop bloat, stop creep, stop woke.”... Read More

Greg Monforton and Partners Wishes You a Happy Diwali

Diwali is one of the most important dates within Hinduism and is one of the most important holidays of the year in India. Diwali has become an important cultural event in Canada and the U.S. as well, with various celebrations that may include fireworks, eating sweet delicacies, dancing and other activities. Also known as the... Read More

Holiday Public Service Announcement: Making Amends

The holiday season is a magical time of the year. For many people, it is a time to reflect, ask for forgiveness and make amends. Founder Greg Monforton in our annual public holiday service announcement is encouraging everyone to use the holidays as an opportunity to reconcile with estranged loved ones. We understand how heartbreaking... Read More

How Can Accident Reconstruction Prove Negligence in Lawsuits?

General Interest

If you were seriously injured in a crash, you may be able to file a lawsuit to seek full compensation for your damages. Establishing what really happened during the accident is of utmost importance. When the involved parties do not have all the information needed to assess fault, they may turn to an accident reconstructionist.... Read More

Meager Suspension for Chatham Eye Doctor Despite Substandard Practices

An eye doctor with a practice in Chatham has received a four-month suspension as part of a resolution agreement with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Ophthalmologist Christopher Anjema has been accused of providing incompetent care for his patients and inappropriate billing. Windsor lawyer and firm partner Jennifer Bezaire is slamming the outcome of... Read More

Greg Monforton & Partners Continues Supporting the Elimination of Jury Trials in Most Civil Cases

Greg Monforton & Partners continues to support the elimination of jury trials in most civil cases. The Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) Board recently approved and submitted a proposal to the Attorney General for review recommending all current and future civil juries to be suspended immediately as health restrictions continue throughout the province. The COVID-19... Read More

Op-Ed: It is Time to Get Rid of Civil Juries

The following op-ed piece on civil juries was originally published in the Globe and Mail. Laura Hillyer is an injury lawyer as well as the vice-chair of the Ontario Safety League and president of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association. By Laura Hillyer I have been practising law for long enough that I have a prepared... Read More

Windsor Doctor Fights Off Coronavirus Infection That Sent Him to Intensive Care

In March, Dr. Dean Favot began experiencing strange symptoms. He lost his taste buds and his skin became unusually sensitive. He thought these symptoms would go away in a few days, but they did not. After just 10 days, he was in the intensive care unit being treated for COVID-19. He eventually needed a ventilator... Read More

Iran Plane Crash Claims The Lives of Five University of Windsor Students

The University of Windsor has confirmed that at least five individuals who died in the Iran plane crash were members of the UWindsor student and research community. Ukrainian International Airlines’ Flight PS752 crashed shortly after taking off from Tehran’s main airport on Wednesday. A total of 176 people were on board, among them many international... Read More