Samantha Bonanno  


Executive Summary

Samantha Bonanno practises civil litigation, with a focus on municipal and police liability, product liability, and class actions. Samantha has appeared on motions and trials before the Superior Court of Justice and has appeared before the Court of Appeal for Ontario. She also represents clients in both mediations and arbitrations. Samantha's experience includes:

  • Defending negligence claims against municipalities involving property damage, maintenance and design of roadways and sidewalks, motor vehicle accidents, and occupiers' liability;
  • Defending police liability claims alleging malicious prosecution, negligent investigation, false arrest, negligence, assault, defamation, excessive use of force and damages under the Charter of Rights;
  • Advising insurers and defending insureds in property and casualty and automobile claims;
  • Advising and representing manufacturers, distributors and retailers in defence of their products.

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