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The trauma of a sexual assault or abuse, whether for adults, children, or even family members of the survivor, can leave all parties feeling isolated and hopeless. The Lerners Sexual Assault and Abuse Team wants every survivor and their family to have access to all the resources they need to begin down a path of healing.

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SCC won’t hear case involving vicarious liability for sex assault

It’s unfortunate that the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) will not hear a case dealing […]

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Canada’s Highest Court Delivers Wake-Up Call on Child Sexual Abuse UPDATED

The Supreme Court of Canada has spoken out about the pervasiveness of child sexual abuse […]

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Pre-judgment Interest Developments in the Historical Sexual Abuse Context

Pre-judgment interest (“PJI”) on damages in historical sexual abuse cases involving plaintiffs who seek compensation […]

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Lower Threshold for Proving Income Loss in Cases Involving Childhood Sexual Abuse and Injury

The Ontario Court of Appeal in its October 25, 2019 decision in MacLeod v. Marshall, 2019 […]

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Land Mark Ruling in Sexual Assault – Ontario Court Confirms No ‘CAP’ On Damages For Pain and Suffering

Concluding the sexual abuse and its impacts were “at the upper end of the worst-case […]

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Vicarious liability in sexual abuse cases lagging in Canada?

While the doctrine of vicarious liability is one of the more powerful legal tools to […]

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How a Royal Gift Exposed Sexual Abuse at an Elite Canadian School

Sexual abuse by Chaplain Keith Gleed, an Anglican priest, at Lakefield College School Prince Andrew […]

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Trends in civil sexual abuse awards: part 2

In the second instalment of a miniseries on advancing damages in sexual assault cases, Toronto civil […]

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Trends in civil sexual abuse awards: part 1

In the first installment of a two-part series on advancing damages in sexual assault claims, […]

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