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Peter W. Kryworuk

London Office 80 Dufferin Ave.
85 Dufferin Ave.
88 Dufferin Ave.

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Professional Highlights

  • Partner, Lerners LLP (1989 to present)
  • Practice Group Leader, Lerners Health Law Group (2003 to present)
  • Associate lawyer, Lerners LLP (1984-1988)

  • Drake v. Goodwin, 2019 ONSC 2865, (Divisional Court)
  • 1688782 Ontario Inc. v. Maple Leaf Foods Inc., 2018 ONCA 407
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society of Essex v. Windsor (City), 2015 ONCA 572
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society of Essex v. Windsor (City), 2015 ONCA 867
  • Campbell v. Bruce (County), 2016 ONCA 371
  • Hollowcore Incorporated v. Visocchi, 2016 ONCA 600; Hollowcore v. Visocchi, 2016 ONCA 761
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society of Essex v. Windsor (City), 2013 ONCA 254
  • Goodwin v. Olupona, 2013 ONCA 259
  • Lauzon v. AXA Insurance (Canada), 2013 ONCA 664
  • Abu Hammam v. Usher, 2012 ONCA 818
  • Wolfe v. Pickar, 2011 ONCA 347
  • R. v. EllisDon Corporation Ltd., 2008 ONCA 789
  • Tanner v. Clarke and Wilf Morrison Trucking,  (28 February 2003), Toronto C38886 (Ont CA)
  • Ontario (Ministry of Labour) v. Modern Niagara Toronto Inc., 2008 ONCA 590

  • Certified as a Specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers (2008)
  • Secretary, Member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors, The Advocates' Society
  • Ranked in Chambers Canada for Healthcare Law (2019)
  • Recognized in the Lexpert/Report on Business Special Edition: Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers (2018)
  • Lawyer of the Year Health Care Law London/Windsor, Best Lawyers in Canada, for 2016 and 2019
  • Lawyer of the Year Class Action Litigation London/Windsor, Best Lawyers in Canada, for 2018
  • Lawyer of the Year Product Liability Law London/Windsor, Best Lawyers in Canada, for 2017
  • Lawyer of the Year Legal Malpractice Law London/Windsor, Best Lawyers in Canada, for 2014
  • Lawyer of the Year Personal Injury Litigation London/Windsor, Best Lawyers in Canada, for 2009 and 2013
  • Recognized as a Legal Leader in Canada by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell (2013-2014; 2016-2017)
  • Selected by his peers to be included in The Best Lawyers in Canada since 2006
  • Recognized and recommended by Lexpert as a leading lawyer in the areas of Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Professional Liability, Corporate Commercial Litigation and Commercial Insurance
  • Selected as a Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyer by Lexpert in the areas of product liability and corporate commercial litigation since 2012
  • AV Preeminent Rated Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell representing the highest peer review rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards
  • Past Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Western Ontario in civil procedure
  • Contributing Editor of Remedies in Tort, Carswell
  • Lecturer in medical negligence and class actions at Western University Faculty of Law
  • Author, lecturer and presenter on various legal topics including:  civil procedure, trial advocacy, law of  damages, health law, tort law, personal injury and insurance law, construction law and occupational health and safety

  • Past Member, Board of Directors, London Health Sciences Centre
  • Past Chair, Board of Directors, London Health Sciences Foundation
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, Fanshawe College Foundation
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, London Community Foundation
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, London Health Sciences Foundation
  • Past Member, Investment Committee, London Community Foundation
  • Past Chair, Vital Signs Steering Committee, London Community Foundation
  • Member of Ambassadors Club, London Health Sciences Foundation
  • Past President and Board Member, London Ukrainian Centre
  • Past Chair, Victoria Hospital Country Classic Auction
  • Past Chair, Tastings, an event in support of London Health Sciences Centre
  • Past Vice Chair, Fanshawe College Capital Campaign
  • Past Member, Fanshawe College Investment Committee

  • The Advocates' Society
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Middlesex Law Association
  • Member, The Holland Access to Justice in Medical Malpractice Group (The Holland Group)
  • Past Member, Advisory Committee, Federal Judicial Appointments for Ontario (Law Society, of Upper Canada representative)

  • Admitted to Ontario Bar (1984)
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Windsor (1982)

Contact

Phone:
519.640.6317
Fax:
519.932.3317