Category Archives: Sexual Assault and Battery

Civil claims provide separate avenue for victims seeking justice

Civil claims allow victims to seek justice outside of the criminal justice system, but the process can bring painful memories to the surface, says personal injury lawyer Kevin Marshall.   Individuals who may have already gone through lengthy criminal trials … Continue reading

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New harassment law redundant but sheds light on ‘egregious’ abuse

New legislation forcing Ontario employers to set up policies and programs to address sexual harassment in the workplace starting this fall may boost awareness but will likely make little difference in the long run, says Toronto employment and personal injury … Continue reading

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Superior Court awards $300K in damages against jewelry company

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has awarded over $297,000 in damages to a former jewelry corporation employee who brought claims of sexual assault and battery, sexual and racial harassment and wrongful dismissal against the company and her ex-boss. Represented … Continue reading

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