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ATE insurance helps mitigate a host of risks

After-the-event (ATE) insurance has branched out beyond personal injury cases and is now available for all sorts of litigation, says Nick Robson , vice-president and general counsel in the Toronto office of  TheJudge Global . Read more

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Demonstrating empathy vital for call-centre staff

Creating an emotional connection with people who call a law firm looking for assistance brings value to both clients and lawyers at the firm, says Tom Ball, director of sales and marketing at Alert Communications . Read more

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Treatment financing ensures rehab continuity

Treatment financing could be the answer for injured claimants who have exhausted their medical-rehabilitation benefits or been denied coverage, enabling them to continue funding vital services and avoid losing any progress they've made, says Dawn Simons, client relations manager at CaseMark Financial. Read more

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Digital investigation FAQs

After more than a decade of experience in digital investigations, Ryan Duquette , principal of Oakville-based  Hexigent Consulting,  has seen it all. Read more

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Inquiry to probe systemic issues in care facilities

One of the most agonizing decisions people face is admitting a family member into a long-term care facility, Toronto workplace violence and elder abuse consultant  Denise Koster writes in The Lawyer’s Daily . Read more

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Legal market ripe for disruption

By Alan Bass and Michael Sauber  The legal profession has long resisted change that would disrupt the status quo, but the rising power of the buyer may be setting the stage for a new world of legal services. Read more

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Take a hard look at your intake department

By Tom Ball If you choose to examine your firm’s profitability in one single area, it wouldn’t hurt to take a hard look at your intake department. Specifically for call abandon rates during office hours, overflow, after hours, weekends and holidays. Read more

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Technology efficiently lowers costs for client

Gone are the days when law firms could maximize efficiencies and satisfy clients with only the most basic office technology, says Alan Bass , president of Korbitec Inc. , a Toronto software development company that provides technology products to the legal profession. Read more

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'Ask the Lawyer' day coming to Wellington County

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar is offering a free ‘Ask the Lawyer’ day program in Wellington County to provide general information on current legal issues. Read more

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French LPP boosts Ontario's Francophone community

The Law Society of Ontario’s (LSO) French Law Practice Program (LPP) is a boost to the province’s French-speaking bar and broader francophone community, Brampton lawyer-linguist  Suzanne Deliscar  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

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No such thing as materiality in estate accounts

While materiality is an important convention in accounting and auditing relating to the significance of an amount, transaction, or discrepancy, it has no real application in estate accounts, says Avi Dahary , founder of  AccounTrust. Read more

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Koster has seen it all during three decades in workplace violence

Toronto workplace violence and elder abuse consultant  Denise Koster , has been gripped by the ongoing harassment and sex assault scandals spreading across the entertainment and political scenes on both sides of the border. Read more

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Open mind key to sexual misconduct investigations

Investigators must approach allegations of workplace sexual misconduct with an open mind, says  Jim Downs , the founding partner and managing director of MKD International Inc. Read more

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Pain and suffering cap will restrict rights of the injured

VICTORIA — Allowing people to sue for pain and suffering in car accidents has been viewed as a fundamental principle in British Columbia, but that changed Tuesday when the government joined Canada's other provinces in limiting payouts to some crash victims because of a financial crisis at the public insurance corporation. Read more

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Deliscar presents webinar for female small business owners

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will host 'Legal 101: what you need to know as a small business owner' — a virtual event for women who own small businesses. Read more

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'Ask the Lawyer' event to explore wills, powers of attorney

Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar will present a free ‘Ask the Lawyer’ day program to share her insights on wills and powers of attorney in Ontario. Read more

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Crucial to hire a breach coach following a cyberattack

A breach coach can help businesses take a more holistic approach to cybersecurity emergencies, says Jason Green, principal of  Hexigent Consulting , an Oakville-based digital investigations and cybersecurity firm. Read more

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Lawyers should play a role in provincial election: FOLA

With a provincial election coming in June, the  Federation of Ontario Law Associations  (FOLA) is encouraging its members to get involved at the local level, says  Michael Ras , the group’s executive director. Read more

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Conditional sentence possible with GPS, alcohol monitoring

A judge in Newfoundland imposed a conditional sentence and probation for a man instead of jail time based on his willingness to participate in electronic monitoring with Recovery Science Corporation (RSC) , reports The Western Star. Read more

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There is power in keeping it personal

By Tom Ball According to  Harvard Business Review , the most effective way to connect with clients is at an emotional level, tapping into their fundamental motivations and fulfilling their deep, often unspoken emotional needs. Does your law firm create this type of experience for customers in order to bolster your client base? If not, here’s what you need to do. Read more

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