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On November 9, 2022, Lori Stoltz was an invited speaker for the McGill Journal of Law and Health Speaker Series, addressing litigation over health care services and programs in Canadian prisons.
On April 11, 2022, Lori Stoltz served as Faculty for the Osgoode Certificate in The Law of Emergencies, addressing public health issues.
Lori Stoltz was interviewed by TVO for its article published February 23, 2022, How much power do medical officers of health really have?
On February 23, 2022, Lori Stoltz served as Faculty for the Osgoode Certificate in Health Law, addressing the legal framework of public health in Ontario.
In January 2022, a paper co-authored by Lori Stoltz and Dr. Pierre-Gerlier Forest was published by the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy, The CHA [Canada Health Act] and Beyond: The Role of Legislation in National Health Care Reform.
Ken Morris and Jillian Evans have once again been recognized for inclusion in the Best Lawyers Guide for 2023 for their work in the medical malpractice field.
On September 14, 2021 Jillian presented at the Medico-Legal Society of Toronto’s annual “Pot Pourri of Medico-Legal Cases” about the topic of expert bias at trial.
Ken Morris and Jillian Evans were both once again included in the Best Lawyers Guide for 2022 for their work in the medical malpractice field.
In April of 2021 Jillian Evans served as Faculty for Osgoode Hall Law School’s ‘Certificate in Health Law,’
MSE is thrilled to announce the birth of Carter on June 10th – congratulations to our fantastic assistant Laura and her family on this newest arrival.
Jillian Evans looks forward to her recent appointment as Chair of the Prison Conditions Committee with the John Howard Society of Ontario.
On March 16, 2021, Lori Stoltz was a member of an international panel of lawyers and judges convened by the Commonwealth Lawyers Association to address Rationing Health Care in Times of a Global Pandemic
MSE welcomes Kelly Hayden to the firm.
Ken Morris and Jillian Evans of Morris + Stoltz + Evans LLP are again recognized as Leading Legal Practitioners in Medical Malpractice in the 2021 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
Lexpert-ranked lawyers are voted on from across Canada, based on an extensive peer survey process, and recognized as prominent lawyers in their practice areas and professional organizations, and as professionals worthy of significant recognition from their colleagues.
Jillian Evans is pleased to have recently been appointed to the College of Midwives of Ontario’s Inquiries, Complaints and Reports Committee as well as to their Registration Committee.
On January 20, 2021, Lori Stoltz delivered a public presentation as consultant engaged by Ontario’s Long-Term Care COVID-19 Commission, conducted by The Honourable Frank N. Marrocco, Lead Commissioner, and Angela Coke and Dr. Jack Kitts, Commissioners.
In 2021 Ken Morris and Jillian Evans were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 15th edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada for their work in medical negligence.
Ken Morris and Jillian Evans were once again voted by their peers as leading lawyers in the area of medical negligence in the 2020 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
In 2020 Ken Morris was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 14th edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada for his work in medical negligence.
In March 2020, Lori Stoltz will be presenting on the topic of Damages in Medical Malpractice Litigation at Osgoode Law’s Certificate in Health Law course.
Jillian Evans was recently successful on a motion and an appeal both addressing the issue of discoverability and limitation periods in Ontario (Campagiorni v. Bednar – //canlii.ca/t/j57pk) & (Cooper v. City of Toronto – //canlii.ca/t/j48zv)
Ken Morris was successful as co-counsel at the medical negligence trial of Jesperson v. Karas http://canlii.ca/t/j2vkh obtaining a $5,267,784.00 judgment for his clients.
Ken Morris and Jillian Evans have both been voted by their peers as leading lawyers in the area of medical negligence in the 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
On February 7, 2019 Jillian Evans will be a panelist at the Ontario Bar Association’s INSTITUTE on Health Law: Best Practices on Privacy Issues and Working with Experts in Health Law.
MSE LLP is pleased to welcome Law Clerk Shanata Sukhu to the firm!
MSE LLP has moved! We look forward to continuing to serve you from our new space at 480 University Ave., Suite 604, in Toronto.
Ken Morris was once again voted by his peers as a leading medical negligence lawyer as published in the 2018 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory ®.
On April 3, 2018, Jillian Evans returned as Faculty for the Osgoode Hall Law School ‘Certificate in Health Law,’ speaking on the topic of damages in medical malpractice litigation.
On March 23-24, 2018, Ken Morris participated in the West Park Healthcare Centre’s Tournament of Stars charity fund-raiser on a team organized by his former client and now friend Sam Paulos who was the event’s highest fund-raiser: https://www.westpark.org/en/foundation/Events/TournamentOfStars
On February 15 and 16, 2018, Jillian Evans co-chaired the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Medical Malpractice Conference “New Frontiers in Technology” at Blue Mountain, at which Ken Morris was invited to speak on the topic of “Trial Counsel: Lessons Learned”.
On January 13, 2018, Ken Morris delivered the presentation “The Flat Tracing: Management Response and Implications for Causation” at the 14th Annual Obstetrical Malpractice: A Survival Guide for 2018 conference held by the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology of the University of Toronto and Mount Sinai Hospital.
On September 28, 2017, Jillian Evans co-presented a webinar on “Assessing and Evaluating a Medical Malpractice Case” for the Ontario Trial Lawyers’ Association.
On July 26, 2017, Jillian Evans co-presented a webinar on “Proving Causation and Damages in Late Cancer Diagnosis Cases” to an audience of U.S. and Canadian lawyers.
In 2017 Ken Morris was voted by his peers as a leading medical negligence lawyer as published in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory ®.
Jillian Evans will be a panelist the the upcoming Ontario Trial Lawyers’ Association Spring Conference on April 27, 2017, speaking on the topic of “Fires at Trial.”
On April 4, 2017, Jillian Evans will be returning as Faculty for the Osgoode Hall Law School ‘Certificate in Health Law,’ speaking on the topics of damages in medical malpractice litigation, and the role of experts at trial.
Lori Stoltz was an invited panellist addressing “Hot Topics in Medical Malpractice Litigation” as part of the Advocates’ Society’s inaugural Health Law Litigation program on September 23, 2016
In May 2016, Jillian Evans was invited to speak at the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association’s Spring Conference on the topic of “Calling more than Three Experts at Trial”
In the spring of 2016, Jillian Evans became the chair of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Medical Malpractice Group
Lori Stoltz’s article, “Wrongful Life Post-Bovingdon & Paxton: A Way Forward Through Wrongful Birth”, was published in the Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2015, edited by The Honorable Mr. Justice Todd L. Archibald and The Honorable Mr. Justice Randall Scott Echlin
Ken Morris co-chaired the 2016 OTLA Medical Malpractice Conference “It’s All About the Medicine” on February 19, 2016 in Toronto
Jillian Evans was a member of the Faculty for Osgoode Hall Law School’s 2016 Certificate in Health Law, lecturing on the topics of assessing damages in medical malpractice cases, and the role of experts in medical malpractice litigation
Ken Morris delivered the presentation “Attempted Suicide Cases: Is There Hope?” on suicide and attempted suicide cases arising from medical negligence at the 2016 OTLA Medical Malpractice Conference
In February 2016, Jillian Evans spoke at the OTLA Medical Malpractice Conference, presenting on “Evolving Spinal Cord Injuries in the Emergency Department.”
Jillian Evans spoke at the Ontario Bar Association’s Health Law Institute 2016, “Class Actions in Privacy Health Law.”
The December 15, 2015 issue of the Lawyers’ Weekly featured Jillian Evans’ latest article, “New Emphasis on Loss of Competitive Advantage.”
Ken Morris co-chaired the 2014 OTLA Medical Malpractice Conference “Building Your Case Through to a Jury Trial” and, at the conference, presented on orthopedic cases, was a panelist on the topic of professional quandaries facing the medical malpractice lawyer and took part in a medical malpractice examination for discovery demonstration
Public Health Law and Practice in Ontario: The Health Protection and Promotion Act: Lori Stoltz co-authored this 2008 text with Jane Speakman and Rod Blake. It is described as a “ground-breaking treatise” of public health law in Ontario by Dr. Sheela Basrur, former Chief Medical Officer of Health for Ontario