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Court overturns award of lost wages until retirement
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • March 16 2011

Ontario employers cannot be liable for negligent infliction of emotional distress, the Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled, setting aside a damage award that included lost wages until retirement.

Piresferreira v. Ayotte 2010 O.J. No. 2224, released 28 May 2010
  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • Canada
  • June 28 2010

A 64-year-old plaintiff brought an action against her employer and supervisor seeking damages for assault and battery, negligence, loss of past and future income, breach of contract, intentional or negligent infliction of emotional distress, mental suffering, and nervous shock andor psycho-traumatic disability.