Man with head in his hands
May 7, 2019

Recently, Ontario’s highest court was asked to determine whether a common law tort of harassment exists. In Merrifield v. Canada (Attorney General), an important decision released in March, the Court of Appeal affirmed that there is no such tort at this time.


Damages for Mental Distress Require Reasonable Contemplation at the Time of Contracting

May 15, 2009

An employee is only able to recover damages for mental distress due to the breach of a contract if it can be shown that such damages were within the r Read More...

Employer’s Limited Liability for Intentional Infliction of Mental Suffering

August 22, 2008

Though an employer may be held responsible for some distress suffered by an employee due to workplace issues, an employer will not be held liable for Read More...