Reported Decisions

This is a list of reported decisions where Ryan has appeared as counsel. It does not include decisions which are not normally reported, such as jury trials, private arbitrations and many professional discipline matters. It also does not include a number of unreported decisions in personal injury, insurance and criminal matters.

Ballestin and Ballestin v. 1304478 Ontario Inc., 2018 ONSC 2969 – trial involving a breach of contract relating to the renovation and sale of a residential property. Ryan acted for the successful plaintiffs.

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario v. Yaghini, 2018 ONSC 2449 (Div. Ct.) – appeal from decision of the Discipline Committee of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Ryan acted for the appellant physician.

Armstrong v. Royal Victoria Hospital., 2018 ONSC 2439 – medical malpractice trial regarding injury to patient's ureter during a total colectomy. Ryan was trial counsel for the successful plaintiff.

S.H. and H.S. v. Northbridge Personal Insurance Corporation., 2018 ONSC 1801 (Div. Ct.) – two appeals from decisions of the Licence Appeal Tribunal awarding statutory accident benefits to catastrophically injured motorists. Ryan acted for the successful respondents.

Ravenda Homes Ltd. v. 1372708 Ontario Inc., 2017 ONCA 834 – appeal and cross-appeal from summary judgment decision in construction case involving the development of a subdivision. Ryan acted for the builder.

Anjum v. John Doe, 2017 ONCA 821 – appeal from trial decision granting summary judgment to plaintiff, who was injured by an unidentified driver. Ryan acted for the plaintiff, who was the successful respondent in the appeal.

H.S. v. Northbridge Personal Insurance Corporation, 2017 CarswellOnt 16316 (L.A.T.) – arbitration regarding claim for Statutory Accident Benefits by individual catastrophically injured in motor vehicle accident. Ryan acted for the successful claimant.

S.H. v. Northbridge Personal Insurance Corporation, 2017 CarswellOnt 16317 (L.A.T.) – arbitration regarding claim for Statutory Accident Benefits by individual catastrophically injured in motor vehicle accident. Ryan acted for the successful claimant.

Cowdrey v. Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Fund, 2017 CarswellOnt 7976 (F.S.C.O.) – arbitration regarding entitlement to attendant care benefits under Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule. Ryan acted for the successful applicant.

Anjum v. John Doe, 2016 ONSC 6352 – summary trial of liability in action alleging motor vehicle accident caused by unidentified driver. Ryan acted for the successful plaintiff.

Ravenda Homes Ltd. v. 1372708 Ontario Inc., 2016 ONSC 2455 – summary judgment motion in construction case involving the development of a subdivision. Ryan acted for the builder.

Terranova v. Economical Mutual Insurance Co., [2016] O.F.S.C.D. No. 135 – arbitration regarding entitlement to attendant care benefits under Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule. Ryan acted for the claimant.

Dilorenzo v. Intact Insurance Co., [2016] O.F.S.C.D. No. 107 – Arbitration regarding calculation of income replacement benefits under Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule. Ryan acted for the claimant.

Ravenda Homes Ltd. v. 1372708 Ontario Inc., 2015 ONSC 5658 – costs decision following motion regarding undertakings and refusals in related construction cases. Ryan acted for the builder.

Ravenda Homes Ltd. v. 1372708 Ontario Inc., 2015 ONSC 1560 – motion regarding undertakings and refusals in related construction cases. Ryan acted for the builder.

Valenzisi v. 2 Vita, [2015] O.H.R.T.D. No. 507 – application before the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal alleging discrimination. Ryan acted for the successful respondent.

E.S. v. Joannou, 2015 ONSC 1897 – costs decision following appeal from decision of Consent and Capacity Board. Ryan acted for the successful physician.

E.S. v. Joannou, 2015 ONSC 1316 – appeal from decision of Consent and Capacity Board. Ryan acted for the physician, who was the successful respondent on appeal.

Cerqueira Estate v. Ontario, 2014 ONSC 282 (Div. Ct.) – appeal from summary judgment dismissing action in medical negligence case. Ryan acted for the defendant, who was the successful respondent on appeal.

Cerqueira Estate v. Ontario, 2013 ONSC 2986 (S.C.J.) – motion for summary judgment dismissing action in medical negligence case. Ryan acted for the successful defendant.

Mangal v. William Osler Health Centre, 2013 ONSC 2313 – medical malpractice trial involving death of mother during childbirth. Ryan acted for the successful physicians.

Perez v. Pinto, 2013 ONSC 1243 – “threshold” motion following trial regarding motor vehicle accident. Ryan acted for the plaintiff.

Adams v. Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario (2012), 111 O.R. (3d) 334 (Div. Ct.) – Application for judicial review of decision by PEO to refuse to accept the withdrawal of resignation by member of Council. Ryan acted for applicant, who was President of PEO.

Morin v. Korkola, 2012 ONCA 869 – appeal from trial decision in medical negligence action. Ryan acted for the appellant.

Gergen v. Shirali, 2012 ONCA 662 – appeal from trial decision dismissing plaintiff’s action in medical negligence case. Ryan acted for the successful respondent.

Carlos v. Assn. of Professional Engineers of Ontario, 2012 ONSC 1846 (Div. Ct.) – appeal by engineer of costs decision following successful defence of discipline case. Ryan acted for the engineer.

Gergen v. Shirali, 2012 ONSC 98 – medical malpractice trial regarding orthopaedic surgery. Ryan acted for the successful defendant.

Assn. of Professional Engineers of Ontario v. Lim, 2011 ONSC 5789 (Div. Ct.) – appeal by engineer of costs decision following successful defence of discipline case. Ryan acted for the engineer.

Morin v. Korkola, 2011 ONSC 1393 – medical malpractice action involving treatment of fracture. Ryan acted for the defendant physician.

Lim v. Assn. of Professional Engineers of Ontario, 2011 ONSC 106 (Div. Ct.) – application to quash discipline proceeding due to bias of the Discipline Commitee. Ryan acted for the successful engineer.

Leo Alarie and Sons Ltd. v. SNC-Lavalin Power Ontario Inc., 2010 ONSC 6078 – Motion regarding scope of examination for discovery in complex construction case. Ryan acted for the defendant.

Rollin v. Baker, 2010 ONCA 569 – appeal from trial decision in medical negligence action. Ryan acted for the defendant, who was largely successful on appeal.

Law Society of Upper Canada v. Neinstein, 2010 ONCA 193 – appeal by lawyer from decision of Divisional Court, restoring conviction for professional misconduct. Ryan acted for the Law Society of Upper Canada.

Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals v. Toronto Humane Society, [2010] O.J. No. 1493 (S.C.J.) – Motion by THS to vary settlement. Ryan acted for the successful OSPCA.

Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals v. Toronto Humane Society, [2010] O.J. No. 1300 (S.C.J.) – Court approval of settlement of dispute between OSPCA and THS. Ryan acted for the OSPCA.

Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals v. Toronto Humane Society, [2010] O.J. No. 795 (S.C.J.) – Motion for clarification of previous decision in dispute between OSPCA and THS. Ryan acted for the OSPCA.

Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals v. Toronto Humane Society, (2010) 100 O.R. (3d) 340 (S.C.J.) – Application by OSPCA for interim order permitting it to remain in control of the THS operations. Ryan acted for the successful OSPCA.

Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals v. Toronto Humane Society, [2010] O.J. No. 466 (S.C.J.) – Motion to intervene in dispute between OSPCA and THS. Ryan acted for the OSPCA.

College of Physicians and Surgeons (Ontario) v. Rosenhek, [2010] O.C.P.S.D. No. 20 – decision of Discipline Committee accepting joint penalty submissions. Ryan acted for the respondent physician.

Barkacin v. Wasiak, 2009 ONCA 807 – appeal from trial decision concerning the division of lottery winnings. Ryan acted for the appellant.

Tang v. Jarrett, [2009] O.J. No. 1282 (Div. Ct.) – Appeal by psychologist from dismissal of action claiming fees for treatment. Ryan acted for the patient, who was successful on appeal.

Rollin v. Baker, [2009] O.J. No. 225 (S.C.J.) – medical malpractice trial alleging negligence in the management of a fractured wrist. Ryan acted for the defendant physician.

Geddes v. Bloom, [2008] O.J. No. 3458 (S.C.J.) – medical malpractice trial alleging failure to diagnose mandible fracture by radiologist. Ryan acted for the successful defendant.

R. v. Gasparetto, [2008] O.J. No. 3840 (S.C.J.) – sentencing decision in fraud case. Ryan acted for the accused.

Heintzman v. Poole, [2008] O.J. No. 2948 (S.C.J.) – trial decision enforcing right of first refusal. Ryan acted for the successful plaintiffs.

Franklin v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, [2007] O.J. No. 3906 (Div. Ct.) – appeal by physician from costs award following adjournment of discipline hearing. Ryan acted for the successful physician.

407 ETR Concession Ltd. v. Min, [2007] O.J. No. 1086 (S.C.J.) – motion by plaintiff to set aside dismissal of action. Ryan acted for 407 ETR, which was successful on the motion.

Law Society of Upper Canada v. Neinstein (2007), 85 O.R. (3d) 446 (Div. Ct.) – appeal from decision of Law Society Appeal Tribunal, setting aside conviction of lawyer for professional misconduct. Ryan acted for the Law Society of Upper Canada.

McArthur v. Kaal, [2006] O.J. No. 1525 (S.C.J.) – motion by plaintiff to add physician to medical malpractice action. Ryan acted for the defendant physician.

Commercial Alcohols Inc. v. Bruce Power, L.P., [2006] O.J. No. 322 (S.C.J.) – trial involving contract for the supply of steam from nuclear plant to industrial park. Ryan acted for the plaintiff.

R. v. Caruso, [2005] O.J. No. 2361 (C.A.) – appeal from criminal conviction for assault, assault causing bodily harm and breach of recognizance. Ryan acted for the successful appellant.

Colhoun v. ePocket, Inc., [2005] O.J. No. 1627 (S.C.J.) – application for oppression remedy. Ryan acted for respondents.

Riverside Developments Bobcaygeon Ltd. v. Bobcaygeon (Village), (2005) 45 C.L.R. (3d) 410 (ONCA) – appeal from trial decision involving negligence of municipality in approving building plans and issuing occupancy permits. Ryan acted for the municipality.