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Post-accident treatment: how to get the most from your benefits

Written By: Bryan Sansom and Danika Winkel, Summer Student If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident, it is important to know who can help you get back on your ... Read more

Uber insurance: what drivers and passengers need to know

Written By: Nick Todorovic and Danika Winkel, Summer Student Whether you are an Uber driver or a passenger, it is important that you are aware of your level of risk on ... Read more

Restrictive covenants: When will non-competes and non-solicits in employment agreements be enforceable?

By Jane Scholes Many employment contracts include an agreement that, for some period of time following their employment, the employee will not work for a competitor or solicit business from the ... Read more

Too hot for tot - the dangers of leaving your child unattended in the car this summer

Written By: Bryan Sansom After what felt like an endless winter, summer weather has been warmly welcomed. However, for our little ones, summer weather also poses a ... Read more

Recommendations for a fair and efficient physician complaint process

Written By: Lindsay Charles and Leah Burlock, Summer Student In an attempt to streamline the process for submitting complaints through Canada’s largest medical ... Read more

Expert advice series: Expert bias. How trial courts are applying the White Burgess analysis

By Jennifer Hunter In 2015 in White Burgess Langille Inman v Abbott and Halibuton Co., 2015 SCC 23 the Supreme Court of Canada released a comprehensive decision on expert bias and how it relates to ... Read more

Become a designated representative for unaccompanied minors

Lawyers, need some CPD hours? Looking to volunteer your time for a good cause? Every year hundreds of children arrive at Ontario's ports alone and seeking refugee protection. ... Read more

The role of artificial intelligence in the law

Written By: William Keele and Brock Turville, Summer Student As technology advances and grows, so does our fascination with artificial intelligence (A.I.). A.I., which ... Read more

Three common misconceptions about waivers

Written By: Michael Warfe and Joe Gaynor, Student-at-Law People sign waivers every day. They sign them when they play sports or send their kids on school trips. They ... Read more

Security for costs in employment cases

By Paul Brooks A motion for security for costs has potential to cause trouble for an employee, and can offer many benefits to a defendant, in the right circumstances. It can result in the ... Read more

FSCO's new revised attendant care outline

Written By: Selina Andrello and Krystal Leonov, Student-at-Law On April 11, 2018, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) released a revised Attendant ... Read more

Ontario, Canada may soon see regulations addressing temporary help agencies' liability for workplace injuries

In 2017, Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 , significantly amended the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the “ESA”), the ... Read more

Expert advice series: The futility of critique reports by expert witnesses

By Jennifer Hunter While expert witnesses are traditionally retained to provide their opinion on an issue in a case, parties sometimes retain experts for a more tactical purpose – to critique ... Read more

Data breach notification coming to Canada

The Government of Canada has announced that its proposed data breach notification requirements pursuant to the Digital Privacy Act (the “Act”) will take ... Read more

Ontario, Canada introduces new legislation banning compensation questions

The interview process is a time-consuming, planned procedure in which the parties seek to learn as much as possible about each other before determining whether it is a match. In ... Read more