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How to help your own personal injury case

Seeing a doctor as soon as possible is the first step any potential claimant in a personal injury case should take, says Toronto personal injury lawyer  Paul Cahill . ... Read more

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Ellis: active plastic surgeon, expert witness in malpractice cases

For more than 30 years, Toronto facial plastic surgeon  Dr. David Ellis  has been helping people look and feel their best. Because of his extensive experience, he's ... Read more

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Billiards with the Bar fundraiser: lawyers helping those in need

Serving more than 60,000 meals each year to people in need, the Toronto Lawyers Feed the Hungry Program is putting out a call for help to the legal community, says Toronto ... Read more

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Costs orders a tool to penalize misconduct in family law matters

While the general rule is that a successful party in a litigation is entitled to costs from the court action, one of the factors judges consider is whether the party behaved ... Read more

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Court ruling sends message to Transport Canada: Moreau

A recent Federal Court of Appeal decision should send a clear message to government to follow its own rules when trying to change airline passenger safety regulations, says ... Read more

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Successful constitutional challenge helps unmarried parents of disabled adults

A successful constitutional challenge means unmarried parents will be able to claim child support for their adult disabled children, says Toronto family lawyer  Jennifer ... Read more

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The impact of proposed changes to time off work

The Ontario government’s plan to improve workplace sick leave is good news for employees, allowing them to take time off work with less anxiety over repercussions, says ... Read more

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Growing number of companies hiring MKD to probe LTD claims

An increasing number of companies and government organizations are hiring MKD to investigate the validity of employee claims of long-term disability, says Jim Downs , founding ... Read more

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Receiver responsible for evaluating secured creditor claims

A recent decision shows courts will take a pragmatic approach to insolvencies where there are limited assets at stake, says Toronto corporate and commercial lawyer  Marlin ... Read more

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How insurance brokers can protect themselves against lawsuits

Insurance brokers can't be too cautious when it comes to keeping notes on their clients, says Toronto civil litigator  Natalie Leon . It’s crucial for ... Read more

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Group puts parental alienation on the map

An international meeting on parental alienation shows the issue is gaining global attention, says Toronto family lawyer  Brian Ludmer . The Parental Alienation Study ... Read more

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Legal agreements safeguard family assets

Most single people don’t think about protecting their financial assets before getting into a relationship, but if money and property are on the line, they should — ... Read more

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Cherniak taking Groia case to SCC Nov. 6

The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) will consider the issue of who should regulate the conduct of lawyers defending their clients' rights in court when it hears the case ... Read more

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Sustainable employment: crafting better employment contracts

This is the second post in a series of four on sustainable employment, a model pioneered by Kent Employment Law, which espouses an enduring, mutually beneficial and ... Read more

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The ins and out of habitual residency in custody matters

Determining the habitual residency of a child becomes important in any custody challenge, but can be tricky when a couple is living in different provinces or countries, says ... Read more

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New resource published for commercial arbitrators

Toronto litigator and commercial arbitrator  Marvin Huberman  says his new book should appeal to a wide range of lawyers in the field of commercial arbitration. ... Read more

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Insurer to pay $180G medical tab after exclusion read narrowly

A judge’s order that an insurance company pick up the $180,000 tab for a man’s foreign medical costs shows courts’ willingness to read exclusionary clauses ... Read more

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Ruling unlikely to result in automatic appointment of amicus

A recent family law case where the court appointed amicus curiae   — a friend of the court — for both parties to level the playing field does not mean it will now ... Read more

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Family mediation gaining traction as ‘preferred alternative’ to court

Mediation is growing in popularity as more families seek to resolve disputes outside the courtroom, says Toronto family lawyer, mediator and arbitrator, Herschel Fogelman . ... Read more

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El Mocambo's iconic neon palms trapped in trademark dispute

The El Mocambo's iconic neon palm trees are locked in a trademark battle with an American company, says Toronto trademark and copyright lawyer Taras Kulish . See CityTV ... Read more

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