July 2018

23
Jul

2018: FIRM OBTAINS DISMISSAL OF DEFENDANT’S ATTEMPTED SUMMARY JUDGMENT MOTION

2018: Firm litigator Hashim Syed successfully argues against attempted summary judgment motion brought by Defendant and obtains Cost Judgment of $38,000.00 as a result of “wholly unsuccessful” motion by former employer.  See reported decision: Lourenco v. Turner, 2018 ONSC 3252.  See also September 2018 Cost Endorsement: Endorsement from Justice Carole Brown dated Sept 21.18

23
Jul

2018: FIRM OBTAINS TRIAL JUDGMENT & COSTS TOTALING $126,072.83 AGAINST DEFENDANT FOR BLOWING ENGINE IN BORROWED BMW

2018: Firm litigator Hashim Syed secures Judgment and costs totaling $126,027.83 against Defendant for blowing engine in borrowed BMW.  Trial leads to victory for firm client.  Judge accepts submission that disproportionate cost award ought to be granted in this case due to Defendant’s conduct.  See:  Judgment of Justice Pollak – May 22, 2018 as well as “disproportionate” cost award decision: Disproportionate Cost

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23
Jul

2018 – FIRM SECURES EXTRAORDINARY INTERIM ‘MAREVA’ ORDER FREEZING DEFENDANTS’ ASSETS WITHOUT NOTICE BEFORE CLAIM IS SERVED

2018: Firm litigator Karen J. Sanchez secures early Court Order freezing assets of Defendants prior to claim being served on Defendants.  Order reaffirmed and expanded shortly after Statement of Claim served on Defendants.  Order- Justice McEwen -ENTERED – June 5.18

23
Jul

2018: FIRM OBTAINS LEAVE TO CONTINUE FRAUD ACTION DESPITE DEFENDANTS’ BANKRUPTCY

June 2018 – Firm litigators Hashim Syed and Karen J. Sanchez obtain leave to continue civil action in fraud despite Defendants’ bankruptcy filings.  Firm client entitled to pursue civil claim for damages: Order from bankruptcy court in London – June 6.18.