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Latest Case Summaries – March 2014

Chapin v. Bennett, 2014 ONSC 1179 (SCJ)

In this recent decision, Mr. Justice McCartney considered whether the amendment of a Statement of Claim in an FLA action to include damages for PTSD (known generally as nervous shock). The defendants opposed the amendment, arguing that the limitation period had expired since the claim for PTSD was a new cause of action in personal injury, rather than an FLA claim.

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