Conway settles case for client Neil Doef, former hockey player who sued Hockey Canada and AIG Insurance
Conway recently settled a case for its client Neil Doef after lengthy litigation with defendants Hockey Canada and AIG Insurance. Neil suffered life-altering injuries in the 2014 World Junior A Hockey Tournament. Despite his herculean efforts to recover, Neil was diagnosed with
The case was scheduled for a jury trial in May 2023, but settled shortly before the trial.
Prior to trial, Hockey Canada and AIG had both unsuccessfully made motions for summary judgment to dismiss Neil’s case. The decision of the Superior Court denying AIG’s motion, and vacating Hockey Canada’s motion, can be found here: Doef v Hockey Canada et al., 2022 ONSC 1411 (CanLII).
Neil’s case has been widely reported on in the media:
- The Globe and Mail reported on Neil’s settlement and his case while the litigation was ongoing
- The CBC has reported on Neil’s settlement
- The Ottawa Citizen has reported on Neil's settlement
- Inside Ottawa Valley reported on Neil's settlement