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In the News

Loretta Merritt quoted in the Law Times about mediations being the best way to respond to allegations of sexual misconduct

Law Times Loretta Merritt, a lawyer with Torkin Manes LLP in Toronto, says mediations offer an optimal situation for defendants to apologize. "It's a really pos...
Jun 4, 2019
In the News

Loretta Merritt interviewed by CTV's Your Morning and the Toronto Star about case involving Kenora C.A.S. where their lawyer says a 14 or 15 year old is a sexually mature woman

CTV's Your Morning, The Toronto Star A 14- or 15-year-old girl is not a child, but rather a “sexually mature young woman,” according to a lawyer for a Northern Ontario childre...
Mar 25, 2019
In the News

Torkin Manes recognized as the #1 ranked Ontario regional law firm by Canadian Lawyer

Canadian Lawyer We thank our clients, colleagues and peers for recognizing us with this distinguished honour.
Mar 4, 2019
In the News

Loretta Merritt quoted in the Law Times about opting out of class actions

"Loretta Merritt of Torkin Manes LLP says that distinction around injuries is an important one and can make class actions inappropriate for some circu...
Oct 29, 2018
In the News

Loretta Merrit comments on the London diocese sexual abuse case settlements

A decade-long court battle between the Roman Catholic Diocese of London and its insurance company has disclosed $15 million in largely secret settleme...
Jul 26, 2018
In the News

Loretta Merritt speaks to CBC News about recent sexual assaults occurring at resorts

A Toronto-area woman says she is going public to warn travellers, after a security guard at a Dominican Republic resort raped her and the hotel "did n...
Jun 21, 2018

Loretta Merritt elected to the Board of Directors of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association

OTLA champions and advocates for the rights of those who have suffered injury and loss through the wrongdoing of others.
May 1, 2018

Loretta Merritt honoured with the OTLA John A. McLeish Award

The John A. McLeish Award honours a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the goals of a fair trial and access to justice, as an advocate...
Apr 26, 2018

Loretta Merritt comments on the Albert Shultz sexual assault allegations and civil cases

The accuser is a witness for the Crown, meaning she doesn't have a right to representation by a lawyer and has no say in how the proceeding is conduct...
Jan 5, 2018

Loretta Merritt speaks to CBC News about why individual lawsuits may be a better option than class actions in historical sexual abuse cases

Class actions are not always best — individual lawsuits may be better. Get advice about opting out.
Dec 19, 2017

Loretta Merritt discusses why class action lawsuits are not always best in historical sexual abuse cases in the Toronto Star

Too many abuse survivors lose the opportunity to make individual claims if they miss the op out deadline, which is easy to do for a variety of legitim...
Dec 15, 2017

Loretta Merritt speaks out against class actions for Ontario Training School sexual abuse cases

If class members don’t opt out by a date specified by the court, they are deemed to be included, even if they don’t know about the lawsuit or don’t fe...
Dec 12, 2017

Loretta Merritt had done over 150 cases of abuse in the Ontario Training Schools

The Toronto Star Loretta Merritt has represented dozens of former training school residents. She says shame and the fear of not being believed make many abuse victims ...
Dec 12, 2017

Loretta Merritt discusses how class actions for historical sexual abuse cases can open doors but pose challenges in The Lawyer's Daily

While there are certainly advantages to pursuing historical sexual abuse claims by way of a class action, there are also distinct disadvantages.
Nov 20, 2017

Loretta Merritt speaks to CBC regarding sexual assault case involving three Toronto police officers

Loretta Merritt interviewed by CBC and Zoomer Radio regarding sexual assault case involving three Toronto police officers
Aug 10, 2017

Loretta Merritt speaks to The Lawyer’s Daily on the court’s ruling that a cab firm is not liable for a driver’s alleged sexual assault

Ontario’s top court has ruled that a taxi company is not vicariously liable for a sexual assault that a driver allegedly committed on an intoxicated f...
Jul 27, 2017

Loretta Merritt speaks to The Lawyer's Daily on "stealthing" and the law: Is it sexual assault?

"Stealthing” is the new sexual assault — a crime by any other name, say Canadian lawyers — that adds another twist to current issues...
Jul 14, 2017

Loretta Merritt speaks to CBC on the sexual assault trial of 3 Toronto cops set to begin Monday

Consent, alcohol, the complainant's credibility: common themes in sexual assault cases that are now set to play out in an uncommonly high-profile sett...
Jun 5, 2017

Loretta Merritt speaks to the Sudbury Star on what may be the first case against a Children’s Aid Society in Ontario

Loretta Merritt speaks to the Sudbury Star on what may be the first case against a Children’s Aid Society in Ontario.
May 25, 2017

Torkin Manes Personal Injury Group hosts Bike Helmets for Kids event at East York Town Centre with Toronto Police

On Saturday May 14, the personal injury group at Torkin Manes partnered with Neuro-Rehab Services Inc. (NRS) to give away free bicycle helmets to chil...
May 17, 2016

Torkin Manes Personal Injury Group Co-Sponsoring Helmets on Kids Event

On Saturday, May 14th, for the second year in a row, the Personal Injury Group is co-sponsoring the Helmets on Kids event at the East York Town C...
May 3, 2016

Loretta Merritt Gives Presentation to the Standing Committee on Social Policy: Bill 132

On January 22, 2016, Loretta Merritt made a presentation to the Ontario Standing Committee on Social Policy with respect to Bill 132, Sexual Viol...
Jan 27, 2016

Torkin Manes Personal Injury lawyers participate in Bike Helmet on Kids campaign to promote safety for children

On Saturday May 30, the personal injury group at Torkin Manes partnered with Neuro-Rehab Services Inc. (NRS) to give away 400 free bicycle helmets to ...
Jun 2, 2015
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