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Is a Superior Court declaration binding to other judges?

Whether an Ontario Superior Court justice's declaration that a law is unconstitutional binds other judges is an ongoing debate with significant implications, says Toronto criminal ... Read more

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Being unable to locate Weinstein won’t stop lawsuits

Even if plaintiffs launching lawsuits against Harvey Weinstein are unable to locate him to serve the legal papers, it won’t prevent those matters from moving forward against ... Read more

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Decision on personal guarantee a warning to credit bidders

Credit bidders will have to pay close attention to the wording of purchase agreements and guarantees after Ontario’s top court reduced the amount a company president owed ... Read more

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Mahabir encouraged by e-filing project expansion

The profession and the public will benefit from the extension of Ontario’s electronic court filing project, Toronto personal injury lawyer  Jessica B. Mahabir ... Read more

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Ten tips for resolving conflict in 2018

Communication is key to resolving conflict and should be at the top of everyone’s New Year’s resolutions,   Toronto mediator Victoria Romero  tells ... Read more

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Changes to tax reform proposals not beneficial to lawyers

While the federal government recently moved to scale back the tax reforms it proposed for professional corporations last year, the changes that will be the ... Read more

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MacDonald's client awarded $1.6 M in case against retailer

A woman represented by Toronto employment lawyer Natalie MacDonald has won one of the largest punitive and moral damage awards in Canadian employment law against a retailer for ... Read more

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Demographics driving rise in POA litigation

Disputes among attorneys will increasingly come before Canadian courts as the country’s population continues to age, says Toronto estates and trusts lawyer  Suzana ... Read more

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Removing cycle lanes no solution to bike safety issues: Brown

City planners should respond to unsafe cycle lanes by improving, not removing them, Toronto critical injury lawyer and road safety activist  Patrick Brown ... Read more

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Settlement loans relieve pressure on personal injury victims

Litigation funding can help personal injury victims through one of the most difficult periods of their lives, says Mickey Mingov, the founder and managing director of CaseMark ... Read more

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Concussion legislation a good ‘first step’

New legislation to protect athletes from concussions is a good first step, but more must be done to ensure parents and teachers understand the signs, symptoms and risks of ... Read more

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Employment standards changes will negatively affect small businesses

Small businesses will be negatively affected by recent employment standards changes, employment and labour lawyer Inna Koldorf tells The Lawyer’s Daily . While ... Read more

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Driverless cars could be coming soon to Ontario roads

TORONTO — Ontario drivers could soon find themselves motoring along the highway next to a car with no one in the driver's seat. The province's Liberal government is ... Read more

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Hull honoured with Honsberger award

It was largely from his father and former partner, the late Rodney Hull Q.C. LSM,  that Toronto estates and trusts lawyer Ian Hull was taught to give back, and his ... Read more

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Independent watchdog a must for CBSA accountability

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) needs a truly independent watchdog to ensure transparency and accountability, Toronto immigration lawyer  Robin Seligman ... Read more

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Personal injury cases and social media

Toronto personal injury lawyer Paul Cahill cautions clients about the use of social media when they are involved in litigation because any information they post can impact ... Read more

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Law school language training would boost bilingualism among judges

Language training for law students could improve the bilingual capacity of Canada’s Superior Courts, Brampton lawyer-linguist  Suzanne Deliscar  tells  ... Read more

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Labour changes will improve union organization: Zeilikman

Recent changes to Ontario’s labour laws will make it easier for unions to reach out to employees, Vaughan labour and employment lawyer  Arthur Zeilikman tells The ... Read more

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Canadian cities crack down on Airbnb and others

Toronto City Council has passed new rules to crack down on short-stay accommodations like Airbnb, Toronto real estate lawyer  Matthias Duensing tells The ... Read more

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LSO approves working group’s recommendations

Recommendations adopted by a recent Law Society of Ontario (LSO) convocation — and provided to the government —will make contingency fees and how they are ... Read more

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