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Admissibility of expert evidence

Written By: Bryan Sansom and Hudson Chalmers, Summer Student In personal injury trials, both the plaintiff and defendant will want to tender expert evidence in support of ... Read more

Missed diagnosis or misdiagnosis: how to proceed with a medical malpractice claim involving cancer treatment

Written By: Bryan Sansom and Danika Winkel, Summer Student According to the Canadian Cancer Society, cancer is the leading cause of death in Canada, responsible for ... Read more

Income replacement benefits before and after the 104 week mark

Written By: Nick Todorovic and Hudson Chalmers, Summer Student When involved in a motor vehicle collision, you are able to collect no-fault benefits from your insurance ... Read more

Up the creek without a paddle: a review of boating safety and the law regarding human powered watercraft

Written By: William Keele and Danika Winkel, Summer Student In 1984, on Chestermere Lake, Alberta, a man drowned after his canoe was flipped by the wake of a speed boat ... Read more

Firework safety: what you need to know for the Canada Day long weekend

Written By: Michael Warfe and Brock Turville, Summer Student The Canada Day long weekend is fast approaching and many Canadians will head out to catch a public fireworks ... Read more

Self-driving vehicles: aligning expectations with reality

Written By: Michael Warfe and Leah Burlock, Summer Student Public safety is said to be the top priority for the development of autonomous vehicles. With human error ... Read more

Tesla autopilot, still ironing out the wrinkles

Written By: Lindsay Charles and Brock Turville, Summer Student Tesla, a car company based in California, is known for its electric-powered cars and innovation in the ... Read more

Littler adds experienced Canadian immigration attorney Yusra Siddiquee in Toronto

Littler, the world’s largest employment and labour law practice representing management, has added Yusra Siddiquee (SI-DEE-KEE) as a partner in the firm’s Toronto ... Read more

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