Stephen R. Schenke - Lerners LLP

Stephen R. Schenke

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011

Practices in the areas of insurance law with a focus on motor vehicle claims, public entity defence, professional negligence claims, property damage claims, insurance fraud, general and commercial liability, E&O E claims, policy interpretation.  Also practises health care law.

University of Western OntarioUniversity of Toronto, Faculty of Social WorkUniversity of Western OntarioLL.B 1983
The Advocates' SocietyOntario Bar AssociationCanadian Bar AssociationMiddlesex Law AssociationCanadian Defence Lawyers


Noteworthy Cases:

Bondy v The Corporation of the City of London and Lyszczek (2014) ONCA 291 – case involved liability of adjacent property owner for slip and fall

Rando Drugs Ltd. v. Scott (2007), 86 O.R. (3rd) 641, C.A. – case involved issue of reasonable apprehension of bias of trial judge

Daly v. ING Halifax Insurance Co. (2007) 85 O.R. (3rd) 70, C.A. – case involved interpretation of Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule

Armitage v. Brantford General Hospital (2004) 71 O.R. (3rd) 44 – case involved issue of limitation period against physician

Unger v. Unger (2004) 68 O.R. (3rd) 257, C.A. – case involved issue of insurer’s obligation to defend

Muscutt v. Courcelles (2002) 60 O.R. (3rd) 20, C.A. – case involved jurisdiction of Ontario Courts as a result of tort committed outside of Ontario

Van Patter v. Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital (2000) 45 O.R. (3rd) 223, C.A. – case involved availability of third party proceeding in view of previous Release signed by plaintiff

Office Location

85 Dufferin Avenue
P.O. Box 2335
London, ON N6A 4G4

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Insurance Law of the London/Windsor Metro Area
Stephen R. Schenke has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Insurance Law