Erin Durant Cases
 

NOTABLE RECENT CASES AND MANDATES

MEDIATOR AND ARBITRATOR

Various confidential mandates

Regularly acts as mediator and arbitrator in disputes involving members of provincial and national sports organizations.

INVESTIGATOR

Various confidential mandates

Regularly conducts confidential investigations for employers, municipalities,  amateur sports organizations and other institutions. Also experienced with high profile public reviews.

JURY TRIAL CO-COUNSEL

2020 ONSC 1380 and 2020 ONSC 2371

Jury trial defence counsel in the Superior Court of Justice in motor vehicle accident case where neither plaintiff met the Insurance Act threshold and costs were awarded to the defendant.

MOTION COUNSEL

2019 ONSC 6793

Counsel for lawyer and law firm who successfully moved for summary judgment dismissing action due to the expiry of the limitation period.

MOTION COUNSEL.

2019 ONSC 1906

Counsel for municipality who successfully moved for summary judgment dismissing an action based on a settlement agreement.

ARBITRATION COUNSEL

Counsel for Paralympic athlete who successfully contested the sanction imposed as a result of a doping infraction.

APPEAL CO-COUNSEL

Appeal co-counsel before a five judge panel of the Ontario Court of Appeal in precedent setting case for an insurer regarding the assignment of future accident benefits in motor vehicle accident litigation.

APPEAL COUNSEL

Appeal counsel at the Ontario Court of Appeal on behalf of another lawyer upholding lower court decision that the claim against the lawyer disclosed no reasonable cause of action.

JUDICIAL REVIEW COUNSEL

Appeared before the Federal Court on a pro bono basis in judicial review regarding RCMP officer’s pension benefits.

INJUNCTION COUNSEL

Ottawa CV-17-75034

Counsel on ex parte injunction motion regarding burial arrangements for deceased individual.

ARBITRATION CO-COUNSEL

Counsel to a national museum in an arbitration under the Canada Labour Code in lay-off grievance.

JUDICIAL REVIEW COUNSEL

Pro Bono counsel to a veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces on a Judicial Review to the Federal Court of Canada regarding a denial of his disability pension.

JURY TRIAL CO-COUNSEL

Jury trial co-counsel in the Superior Court of Justice for an insured defendant in a motor vehicle accident case involving allegations of chronic pain.

JURY TRIAL CO-COUNSEL

Jury trial co-counsel in the Superior Court of Justice for an insured defendant in a pedestrian-motor vehicle accident case.

APPEAL CO-COUNSEL

2013 ONSC 7130 aff'd 2014 ONCA 385.

Appeal counsel at the Ontario Court of Appeal in a case involving discoverability, limitation periods and subrogated insurance claims.