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New Notice Provisions under the Occupier’s Liability Act – Something Old, and Something New

Starting January 29th, 2021, the coming into force date for the legislative amendments, claimants in Ontario who suffer an injury due to snow or ice on property other than on a road/sidewalk/boulevard (i.e. beyond the limits of a highway) must serve notice personally or via registered mail upon at least one of the “occupiers” of […]

Managing Risk and Liability in Parks, Playgrounds, and Open Spaces in Municipalities

Charles Painter of PMLaw is scheduled to teach a course entitled “Managing Risk and Liability in Parks, Playgrounds, and Open Spaces in Municipalities” on September 24th, 2020 via webinar, organized by EPIC training. See the course outline and sign up here:

Remembering our Friend and Colleague, Tim Trembley

Sadly, the partners of Paterson MacDougall LLP must announce the passing of their friend and long-time partner, Timothy Bruce Trembley. Throughout Tim’s career he served the firms’ clients with unmatched skill, integrity and tenacious determination. He will be deeply missed by his partners, family, friends, and colleagues. The partners and staff of PMLaw wish to […]

Jordan Cutler joins Paterson MacDougall LLP

We are very pleased to announce that Mr. Jordan Cutler has joined Paterson MacDougall LLP as a senior associate, continuing his practice in Insurance Defence and Municipal Defence Litigation, as well as working with the firm’s Aviation Law group. Jordan has extensive experience in defending personal injury claims, as well as insurance coverage opinions and […]

Court of Appeal for Ontario considers s.5 of the MMS – Giuliani Distinguished

In the recent case of House v. Baird, 2017 ONCA 885, the Court of Appeal for Ontario upheld the Trial Judge’s decision that the municipal defendant had successfully established a defence under s.5 of the Minimum Maintenance Standards, O.Reg 239/02. This is the first appellate consideration of the application of s.5 of the MMS as […]

Lucas Kittmer joins PM Law

The partners of Paterson MacDougall LLP are very pleased to welcome Lucas Kittmer as a new associate with the firm. Lucas completed his articles this year with Teplitsky Colson LLP, receiving warm praise for his hard work there while a student at law, and was called to the bar in June. He graduated from U […]

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