An unnecessary bureaucracy has spawned from the 2004 decision of the Court of Appeal in D.P. v. Wagg (2004), 71 OR (3d) 229, 239 DLR (4th) 501.

D.P. v. Wagg was a civil sexual assault case. There had been a criminal sexual assault charge arising from the same incident which gave rise to the lawsuit, and the plaintiff in the civil suit wanted production of the Crown brief. The defendant in fact had possession of the Crown brief, having received it in the criminal proceedings, and the plaintiff did not.

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Roger’s practice is restricted to civil litigation, with a large focus on insurance-related litigation. He represents the interests of insurers, businesses and individuals in diverse claims including injury, property and products liability claims, as well as subrogated claims and business disputes.