When the stakes are substantial and the issues complex, clients turn to Eric Appotive for leadership, well-reasoned advice and ability to take firm and decisive action in all phases of litigation, including examinations, negotiations and trial. Eric’s detailed preparation & assessments, creative strategies and pragmatic business solutions, positively influence client outcome.
Eric’s practice is focused on commercial litigation, construction disputes and insurance defence. With over 37 years acting for businesses in the construction & insurance sectors, Eric uses his industry knowledge to effectively advise on fire, force majeure, building envelope failure and other construction related insurance defence claims. He also represents insurers on substantial personal injury claims. Eric advises clients regarding construction, real estate, banking and other commercial disputes.
Eric’s clients can count on his guidance and recommendations, particularly when the tough decisions need to be made.
Eric is Certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Civil Litigation and holds advanced alternative dispute resolution designations.
When appropriate, Eric works with clients involved in long term and high value disputes, implementing alternative fee arrangements.