Personal Injury
Accounting for Law
profile
Challenges in personal injury law weeding out smaller firms

Challenges in the field of personal injury law are making it increasingly   difficult for smaller firms to take on cases, leaving more injured people unrepresented, says ... Read more

profile
Tighter restrictions on referral fees welcome: Marshall

TORONTO — Lawyers in Ontario should have their fees for referring clients to another lawyer capped at a maximum of $25,000, a report released on Monday recommends. ... Read more

profile
Proposed contingency-fee limit too low

A 15-per-cent cap on contingency fees could spark an access-to-justice crisis, says Kitchener civil litigator Graham Bennett . In March, Toronto MPP Mike Colle introduced a ... Read more

profile
Motorcycle safety series: post-winter safety

By Joseph Cescon  and Bryan Sansom, articling student Once spring hits, the weather warms up and many motorcyclists are eager to get their bikes out of storage and hit ... Read more

profile
Medical malpractice cases challenging, rewarding: Obradovich

Since he was called to the bar in 1981, Toronto personal injury lawyer Miles Obradovich has been practising civil litigation. “Appearing in court and arguing cases ... Read more

profile
Stem cell therapy shows promise for paralyzed victims

New stem cell research is “a step in the right direction” for those suffering from spinal cord injuries, says Toronto critical injury lawyer Dale Orlando . A ... Read more

profile
Personal injury cases affected by drug-impaired driving uncertainty

Questions remain about the drug-impaired driving regime now that   the federal government has released its plan for the legalization of marijuana, says Ottawa ... Read more

profile
Chronic pain injury compensation

By Miles Obradovich Is chronic pain recognized by the courts? Unquestionably since 2003 chronic pain is a form of long-term disability entitled to injury ... Read more

profile
Demons of depression, addiction haunt many lawyers: Singer

More needs to be done to tackle depression and substance abuse among lawyers, Toronto personal injury lawyer Darryl Singer writes in his first wellness column for The ... Read more

profile
Help yourself and your personal injury case

Claimants who take a more active role in their cases are often able to achieve a better outcome, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Michael Yermus . While lawyers must ... Read more

profile
Fewer catastrophically injured people to receive benefits

Changes to the definitions of catastrophic injury in Ontario will make it more difficult for injured people to get some benefits — potentially having a major impact on ... Read more

profile
Safeguards needed in move to electronic insurance info

Recent recommendations that call for increased automation   in the way insurers and clients exchange information are not concerning, as long as proper procedures are in ... Read more

profile
Consensus report misrepresentation a 'serious matter'

In accident benefits cases, misrepresentation in executive summary reports is a serious issue that victims should not need to worry about, Toronto critical injury lawyer  ... Read more

profile
Contingency fee cap bill a knee-jerk reaction

A 15-per-cent cap on contingency fees is more likely to harm accident victims than help   them, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Jessica B. Mahabir . In March, ... Read more

profile
A year of the LAT: the upside

A year on from the launch of the Licence Appeals Tribunal (LAT) process for accident benefits   matters, Ottawa personal   injury lawyer Najma Rashid has ... Read more

profile
I was at fault, but injured — do I have any remedies?

By Salvatore Shaw  and Bryan Sansom, articling student If you have suffered injuries or losses in a motor vehicle accident for which you may be at fault, you may still be ... Read more

profile
Garage owner owes duty of care in catastrophic injury case: OCA

A case heading to the Supreme Court of Canada may shed light on when a business owner should be held responsible for the injuries of trespassers, says Toronto personal injury ... Read more

profile
Government solutions needed to fix civil trial delays

The delay in scheduling long trials is a significant problem affecting access to justice for seriously injured accident victims — but there are several solutions the ... Read more

profile
FLA claims an alternative to minimized accident benefits

With the recent reduction in motor vehicle accident benefits, many people are depending heavily on the Family Law Act (FLA) for compensation, Windsor personal injury ... Read more

profile
Civil lawsuit to proceed in Vaughan daycare death

A guilty plea in the 2013 death of a two-year-old girl at an illegal Vaughan daycare means a civil lawsuit against the facility operators and the Ministry of Education can now ... Read more

Lawyer Directory
BICOToronto Lawyers AssociationMKD InternationalFeldstein Family LawAccredited Security and Investigation Services Aitken Robertson Professional Corporation,Positive Choice Counselling