Ontario apology legislation now in effect

Apologizing without liability has gotten easier in Ontario – in some cases.

Ontario introduces apology legislation bill

Ontario’s government has introduced an apology legislation bill named the Apology Act, 2008. While some commentators have addressed the Apology Act, 2008‘s applicability to medical malpractice and wrongful conviction lawsuits, the bill in its current form applies to product liability lawsuits concerning consumer products as well. Under the Apology Act, 2008, an apology: 1. does … Continue reading