Does a Criminal Proceeding Stop the Limitation Period Clock for a Civil Suit?

In the decision Kulyk v Guastella, 2021 ONSC 584, Justice Myers addressed whether a criminal proceeding can stop the clock for a civil suit. In this case, the parties were former spouses. The criminal matter arose from allegations that the husband perpetrated fraud and assault. The civil matter arose from statements the former wife made … Continue reading Does a Criminal Proceeding Stop the Limitation Period Clock for a Civil Suit?

Patrong v Banks et al., Pleading a Drive by Shooting

In the recent case¬†Patrong v Banks et al., 2015 ONSC 3078 the defendants are calling for an end to the lawsuit before any evidence has been put to the court. Justice Myers writes: Why should a defendant be able to end a lawsuit that is just at its very beginning?¬† The defendants have not even … Continue reading Patrong v Banks et al., Pleading a Drive by Shooting