Monday, March 21, 2016

LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation

Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Monday March 21, 2016. Today we are talking about Civil Litigation.

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Under Ontario’s court rules, parties to all lawsuits commenced in Toronto, Ottawa and Windsor are required to attend at mandatory mediation to attempt to achieve settlement. Approximately 45% of cases settle at mediation.

If all parties agree, mediation may also be conducted in lawsuits commenced outside Toronto, Ottawa and Windsor, but mediation is not mandatory outside these three jurisdictions.

- Garry J. Wise, Toronto
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