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Managing cyber risk: how secure is your business?

The ongoing threat to cybersecurity is a concern for every business — large and small — and measures need to be taken to ensure risk is mitigated in the best way ... Read more

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Charges unlikely following cyclist's close call

A driver who ran a cyclist off the road   appears to be using his car as a weapon, Toronto critical injury lawyer  Patrick Brown  tells CBC News . The ... Read more

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Legal aid, staffing issues suggest need for court system review

It is time for a realistic review of the court system in British Columbia, as low sheriffs’ salaries are just the “tip of the iceberg,” B.C. criminal ... Read more

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New powers coming for condo corporations

Imminent changes to Ontario’s condo laws will give unit owners new information and powers to control their corporations, says Toronto condominium lawyer  John De ... Read more

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Local knowledge matters when choosing a personal injury lawyer

Accident victims should think local when deciding which counsel to retain, says Barrie-area personal injury lawyer  Steve Rastin .  Rastin, managing partner of  ... Read more

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Funding Henson trusts with life insurance

Parents often worry about how their children with disabilities will be taken care of after they’re gone, but there are options that aren’t always so ... Read more

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Trustworthiness the pillar of a power of attorney

Online research can be helpful to those contemplating a power of attorney (POA), but because rules differ in each province, it’s always best to seek legal counsel, says ... Read more

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Estate Mediation part 3: the settlement

In Part 3 of the estate mediation series, Toronto trust and estate litigator Felice Kirsh discusses settlement at mediation. With proper planning and preparation, ... Read more

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CASL review should consider removing officer, director liability

As part of its current review of Canada's anti-spam legislation (CASL), parliament should eliminate the liability for officers and directors, as well as the right to private ... Read more

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Why some sexual assault allegations don't result in conviction

The vast majority of sexual assaults that have been substantiated by police do not result in a criminal conviction or even make it to court, Statistics Canada said Thursday. ... Read more

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Cellphone searches at U.S. border crossings – a guide

Canadian travellers ought to be very concerned with the level of searches that customs officials at the U.S. border are permitted to conduct on cellphones and electronic devices, ... Read more

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Reinforcing judges’ role as ‘gatekeepers’

The role of trial judges as “gatekeepers” has been reinforced in a recent decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal, says Toronto personal injury lawyer  Miles ... Read more

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Beware of special rules when suing a municipality

Accident victims should retain counsel as soon as possible after injuring themselves on city-owned property due to special rules that apply in those cases, says Windsor personal ... Read more

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Catastrophic impairment and the importance of clear evaluation

Physicians performing assessments to determine whether a personal injury claimant suffers from a catastrophic impairment need to rely on clear evaluative scales to make accurate ... Read more

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Top 10 tips for preparing oral argument on appeal: Presser

A good oral advocate in any appeal matter relies on a number of skills — such as keeping it simple with a strong narrative and presenting a carefully thought-out argument ... Read more

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Complex agreement offers new options for EU business visitors

A new trade agreement between Canada and the European Union offers a new range of possibilities for EU business visitors entering Canada, but employers should be aware of the ... Read more

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Airport travellers have privacy rights over baggage

Some may assume that privacy rights are moot in an airport, but the Ontario Superior Court of Justice confirms that travellers, in fact, have substantial privacy interests in ... Read more

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Case highlights why judges’ training is needed: Matas

Quebec's justice minister will file a complaint against a judge who said a 17-year-old victim of sexual assault had a pretty face and was maybe a “bit flattered'' at the ... Read more

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New jury questions a boost for medical malpractice plaintiffs

A new set of questions for juries in delayed diagnosis cases will make it harder for negligent professionals to sidestep liability in medical malpractice cases involving multiple ... Read more

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Lean class action pleading hard to put into practice

Streamlining pleadings ahead of certification makes sense in theory, but is difficult in practice, says Toronto class-action litigator  Brian Radnoff . In a recent case ... Read more

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