What is the test for establishing a cause of action in a motor vehicle accident?

Ontario, Canada


The following excerpt is from Sozonchuk v. Polych, 2011 ONSC 842 (CanLII):

Causation in tort law has been described as the relationship that must be found to exist between the tortuous act of the wrongdoer and the injury to the victim, in order to justify compensation of the latter out of the pocket of the former: Snell v. Farrell, 1990 CanLII 70 (SCC), [1990] 2 S.C.R. 311 (S.C.C.) at para.26 per Sopinka J.

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