Presenters Include: Laurie Marshall and Scott McEachern

Total LSO CPD Hours: Up to 3 Hours Substantive

For lawyers, paralegals, clerks, students, and more, this is an ‘introductory to intermediate’ knowledge anecdotal summary discussion regarding various tort causes of action, basis for awards, and importance of pleading in the alternative. 

Many precedent case citations for further review and reference will be provided.


An understanding of the facts that give rise to various tort law issues including the elements requiring proof.  Various torts will be reviewed including:

  • The intentional torts such as assault, battery, false imprisonment, malicious prosecution, misuse of process, misuse of power, intentional infliction of distress, maintenance, champerty, barratry, etc.
  • The negligent torts such misrepresentation, negligent maintenance, negligent supervision, professional negligence including errors & omissions and malpractice, etc.
  • The business torts such as passing off, breach of confidence, slander of property, injurious falsehood, deceit, conspiracy, interference, etc.
  • The strict torts that may be intentional or accidental such as trespass, conversion, defamation, breach of privacy, nuisance, etc.


Registration closes at 12:00pm on the day of the seminar.  No exceptions!  Login information will be provided to ALL attendees via email AFTER registration closes.  To receive seminar material, you must provide email address to registration.


$50 + HST



Centre for Collaborative Education (CFCE 145),
Oshawa campus


Wednesday, October 2
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

To Register

Please call 905.721.3000.

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