General Interest Blog

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?

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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

Partner Dina Mejalli’s Daughter Wins Gold Medal at Super Series – LaSalle

On behalf of the legal team at Greg Monforton and Partners, congratulations are in order for our partner Dina Mejalli as her daughter Daniella won a gold medal at the Super Series – LaSalle. It is a figure skating competition hosted by Skate LaSalle, a local area skating club and Skate Ontario, the Provincial Sport... 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

Holiday Public Service Announcement: Reach Out to Estranged Loved Ones

The unexpected loss of a loved one can be devastating to anyone, especially when you lose a friend or family member due to the negligent actions of another. In our annual holiday public service announcement, founder Greg Monforton is urging everyone to reconcile with loved ones you have not spoken to in years. Estrangement looks... Read More

Restoration of an Old Windsor Relic Gains Social Media Attention

After decades of neglect, a Windsor woman is hoping to restore the Jackson Park Bandshell, an old Windsor relic that was once the place for noteworthy music festivals and celebrations in the area. A Facebook page promoting the restoration of the bandshell has gained traction in less than a month since its posting. Close to... Read More