Jonathan Sommer v John Goldi et al (2014)

2014

CV-14-498573
ONTARIO SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE
Active Claim
Jonathan Sommer
V

John Werner Goldi, Joan Catherine Goldi and Goldi Productions Ltd.

 

A February 2014 Superior Court Claim of $1,500,000 for defamation.


Status: Statement of Claim filed February 14 2014, served May 2014.

(Allegations contained in these documents have not been proven in court)

 

Ritchie Sinclair v John Goldi, Joan Goldi, Ugo Matulic (2013)

2013

CV-13-473208

ONTARIO SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE

Active Claim

Ritchie Sinclair
V
John Werner Goldi, Joan Catherine Goldi and Ugo Matulic

 

A January 2013 Superior Court Claim of $1,300,000 for defamation.
Status: Statement of Claim filed January 31 2013, served May 2013. Amended Defence and counterclaim filed Sept 3 2013.
(Allegations contained in these documents have not been proven in court)
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Kevin Hearn v Joseph McLeod & Maslak McLeod Gallery (2012)

2012

CV-12-455650

ONTARIO SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE

Active Claim
Kevin Hearn
V
Joseph Bertram McLeod
 and Maslak McLeod Gallery Inc.

 

An October 2012 Superior Court Claim of $95,000
 for fraudulent misrepresentation, loss of investment and punitive damages.

Status: Statement of Claim filed June 8 2012, J.Sommer for the Plaintiff under Simplified Procedure Rule 76. An Amended Statement of Claim was produced yet apparently not pursued to avoid further time delays. A Statement of Defence was filed on November 2012, Brian Shiller for the Defendant. Shiller reported to Sommer that Joseph McLeod passed away in August 2017. Trial began against the McLeod estate and Gallery on Oct 2-3 2017 with several intervenor motions heard. A Motion for Contempt was Heard on December 1st 2017. Motions for intervenor status were Heard on the morning of December 4th 2017. This trial began on December 4th 2017 through December 8th 2017 with the plaintiff’s evidence and continued on February 6 2018 through February 8th 2018 when the intervenor’s defence was presented. A Decision on the matter by Superior Court Judge E. M. Morgan is forthcoming.

(Allegations contained in these documents have not been proven in court)
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  • Plaintiff’s Claim (June 8 2012)
  • Statement of Defence (Nov 2012)
  • Intervenor Motion Decision (Heard on Oct-2-3 2017)
  • Motions to intervene brought by Allen Fleishman, Auction Network, 2439381 Ontario Inc., White Distribution Limited, and Nathaniel Big Canoe were Heard and Ruled upon on December 4 2017. Read the affidavit of Jim White, the affidavit of Nathaniel Big Canoe and the Notice of Motion.
  • On Friday December 1 2017 at Osgoode Hall in Toronto a Plaintiff’s Motion for Contempt against Ugo Matulic, John Goldi, Joan Goldi  and Joseph Otavnik was Heard before Justice Morgan. Aspects of this motion were adjourned until after the Trial however respondents were cautioned and ordered to refrain from certain actions involving expert witness, Dr. Robertson. Read the Decision of Justice E.M. Morgan.
  • On February  8th, 2018 Mr. Davies provided testimony about his verso signature comparison Report after being qualified as an Expert in handwriting analysis.

Exhibits:

  • Digital Image of the subject painting
  • Digital Image of the subject painting (verso)
  • Expert Report of Carmen Robertson
  • Affidavit of Kevin Hearn
  • Affidavit of Gabor Vadas
  • Affidavit of Tim Tait
  • Affidavit of Greg Hill
  • Affidavit of Gerald McMaster
  • Affidavit of Richard Baker
Further Evidence Filed in the Action

 

 

Goldi Productions Ltd. v Ritchie Sinclair (2011)

 2011

SC-11-00005519

ONTARIO SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE

(Small Claims Court – Brampton)
Active Claim
Goldi Productions Ltd.
v
Ritchie Sinclair

 

A $25.000 Claim for defamation and injurious falsehood
Status: According to a Feb. 8 2012 Endorsement the Claims of John Goldi and Joan Goldi were withdrawn. The Claim of Goldi
Productions Ltd. remains. On Nov 16 2012 the Plaintiff moved to adjourn Trial scheduled for Nov. 19 2012 in Brampton, Ontario. The Court granted adjournment to a date to be fixed after a further Settlement Conference to be scheduled between Jan 1 2013 and June 30 2013. This claim came to trial in 2015 and has been adjourned sine die.
(Allegations contained in these documents have not been proven in court)
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