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In the News – Online Obscenity

Toronto Internet Lawyer discussed the legality of posting the Luka Magnotta video on the Best Gore website with the national and international media. Mr. Zvulony took the position that the posting of the video violated Canada's obscenity laws.
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Defamation Law, Strategic Lawsuits, and Politics

Toronto Defamation lawyer Gil Zvulony spoke recently with the CBC about Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's threat of defamation proceedings against opposition leader Andrew Scheer. Mr. Zvulony thought that Trudeau's faced an uphill battle in court and any lawsuit in Ontario would likely get dismissed under Ontario's anti-Gag Proceedings law.
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Winning Result in the Court of Appeal

Toronto Defamation Lawyer Gil Zvulony successfully represented Ben Rabidoux, a defendant in the Ontario Court of Appeal, in a precedent setting case that was one of the first to test Ontario's anti-SLAPP legislation (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation) in the courts.
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Defamation in the Workplace

What are the legal repercussions when someone is the subject of a false and damaging statement in the workplace. Are there any special considerations that apply to the workplace?

Suing Twitter for Defamation

Toronto Defamation Lawyer Gil Zvulony discussed some of the legal issues in suing Twitter with Canadian Lawyer Magazine.  Gil Zvulony highlighted some of the uncertainties in the law as it relates to the liability of internet intermediaries such as Twitter.
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Court of Appeal Reminds Employers of the Need for Clear Contracts

Fixed Term Employment Contracts In the case of Howard v. Benson Group Inc. (2016 ONCA 256 (CanLII)) the Ontario Court of Appeal stressed that employers risk liability if they fail to have an enforceable termination clause in a fixed term contract.…

The Importance of a Well Drafted Termination Clause

Wood v. Deeley: Ontario Court of Appeal Refuses to Enforce Poorly Drafted Termination Clause By Toronto Employment Lawyer, Karen Zvulony An employment agreement, which contains a well drafted and statutorily compliant termination clause…
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Prevention of Proceedings that Limit Freedom of Expression on Matters of Public Interest

Below is Section 137.1 of the Courts of Justice Act. This is Ontario's Anti-SLAPP law. For the official version check  the E-Laws site. Prevention of Proceedings that Limit Freedom of Expression on Matters of Public Interest (Gag Proceedings) Dismissal…
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About Long Term Disability Claims

Toronto Disability lawyer gives an overview of Long Term Disability Insurance Policies
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Online Harrasment

Toronto internet lawyer, Gil Zvulony was recently interviewed by City News about the laws dealing with online harassment and cyber bullying.