The Ontario Court of Appeal has substantially upheld a $3 million award for chronic pain following on medical malpractice, deducting only some $350,000 from the trial judge’s award in Degennaro v. Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital. “Even with the reduction I believe that the award is still far and away the biggest chronic pain award in Canada,” says Alf Kwinter, who with colleague Bill McMaster of Singer, Kwinter represented the plaintiff at trial. Paul Pape and Shantona Chaudhury of Pape Barristers.
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This program featured Paul Pape who spoke on The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation v. Hydro – Quebec 2018 SCC 46.
The Spring Symposium featured Justice David Doherty from the Court of Appeal of Ontario, Shantona Chaudhury and Tom Curry in “Demonstration and Discussion: Handling Questions
Paul Pape and Brodie Noga give the Lawyer’s Daily their view on what to take away from the recent ONCA decision in Champion v Intact,