You better be sick or else…

According to a Canadian Press article on the CBC news website, a Malaysian Judge made a personal house call to  Khalid Arshad to verify his claim that he could not attend a scheduled trial due to sickness.

Judge Nurmala Salim drove the the troubled businessman’s home wanting substantial proof that Arshad was in fact, bed ridden due to complications stemming from a recent stroke. Upon meeting with Arshad, Judge Salim agreed that Arshad did not have the medical capacity to attend the trial and accepted the claim.

You can read the article in full here.

Daniel A. Lublin is a Toronto Employment Lawyer specializing in the law of wrongful dismissal.  He can be reached at [email protected] or visit