Brendan maintains a commercial litigation practice that includes class proceedings and all manner of contractual disputes. He has experience with consumer protection and product liability, cybersecurity and breach of privacy, employment standards, condominium and insurance litigation.
By Brendan O'Grady on Posted in Fraud Prevention,Fraud RecoverySummary judgment of an action may only be granted when there is no genuine issue requiring a trial and this can be difficult to prove in fraud cases where credibility is often an important factor. In the recent Ontario Superior Court decision in MacNamara v. 2087850 Ontario Ltd. (Strathcona Construction), 2017 ONSC 499, Justice Akbarali… Continue Reading
By Brendan O'Grady on Posted in Investment FraudTwo recent decisions of the Ontario Superior Court demonstrate the willingness of Canadian judges to find fraud on the basis of material omissions in both civil and criminal cases. In Midland Resources Holding Limited v. Shtaif 2017 ONCA 320, 135 O.R. (3d) 481 and R. v. Fontana 2016 ONSC 707, omissions by the defendants were… Continue Reading