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Resources For Survivors

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Resources For Survivors

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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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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Making a Claim for Loss of Interdependency

Victims of sexual assault often lose the ability to form and sustain interpersonal relationships due […]

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Voyeurism

The Criminal Act of Voyeurism in the Age of Video Chats

In a recent decision from Ontario’s Court of Appeal (R v. Trinchi, 2019 ONCA 456), […]

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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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News Flash: Conservative Government Disbands the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board

Late last week the Conservative government of Ontario tabled a budget titled “Protecting What Matters […]

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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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An Introduction to Elizabeth Grace – Civil Sexual Assault Lawyer

In this video bio companion, Elizabeth describes her experiences and the things that motivated her […]

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Punitive damages awarded in revenge porn case

A recent civil case where the court awarded $100,000 in general, aggravated and punitive damages […]

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