Notable Trial Decisions
McCormick v. Old Dutch Foods Inc.  O.J. No. 6289 (client found to be wrongfully dismissed and received pay in lieu of notice, aggravated and punitive damages at trial)
In his decision Justice H. O’Connell commented on David O’Neill’s cross examination as follows:
“I hasten to add that it is self-evident to me that the case took on a complexity
based on a theory of the defendant, and required the focused intensity of the
preparation so evident from Mr. O’Neill’s cross examination, that was required
to chase the moving theory.”
McCormick v. Old Dutch Foods Inc.  O.J. No. 6290, locus para 342.
“To commence it is clear to me that Mr. O’Neill effectively decimated Ms. Ende
in his very skillful cross examination.”
Pate v. Galway et al 2010 ONSC 482 (CanLII), 2009 CanLII 70502 (ONSC), 2013 ONCA 669 (CanLII)
Finding of Malicious Prosecution against client’s former employer and punitive damages award of $525,000.00
Farnsworth v. Chang  O.J. No. 3053
After 12 days of trial David successfully opposed client’s ex-spouse’s seven figure equalization payment from client.
R. v. Dow 2016 Carswell Ont 1683, 2016 ONCJ 70.
Secured acquittals on several serious criminal charges for his client following a seven day criminal trial.