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Social media evidence may be used to refute personal injury claim

Personal injury plaintiffs may want to err on the side of caution when it comes to posting to their social media accounts, Easy Legal Finance Inc. president and CEO Larry Herscu tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Knowledge is power in fighting cybercrime

As the battle against cybercrime heats up, it is increasingly important for law enforcement agencies to collaborate with skilled specialists in the private sector, says Ryan Duquette, principal of Oakville-based Hexigent Consulting. Read more

Preserving evidence paramount in suspected fraud cases

Organizations that have a strategy in place to deal with suspected fraud tend to have better outcomes than those caught off guard, Toronto forensic accountant and investigator Dave Oswald tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Little deterrence for financial fraudsters: Downs

Advancing technology and shrinking police resources are combining to boost financial fraud in Canada, says Jim Downs , the founding partner and managing director of MKD International Inc. Read more

Questions for your advisor Part 2: Setting your financial goals

In this final instalment of a two-part mini-series on working with financial advisors, CBIA/Lawyers Financial VP Dawn Marchand suggests questions to ask your advisor once you've chosen one . Read more

Strigberger: 'Can we still bank on a bank?'

Legal humorist and author Marcel Strigberger details the absurdities of trying to use a $100 bill at a cashless bank in a Globe and Mail column. Read more

Transparency, ethics at heart of OTLA policy on litigation lenders

Transparency and ethical conduct are crucial to BridgePoint Financial Services Inc. , who was supportive of the initiative adopted by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association’s (OTLA) to establish a policy on the conduct of litigation loan companies, says Amanda Bafaro , the company’s Chief Risk Officer. Read more

MySupportCalculator tool gaining acceptance in courts

Recent court cases are relying on MySupportCalculator (MSC) to determine spousal and child support calculations because it’s the most accurate tool available to the public, says Faith Feldman, general manager of MySupportCalculator.ca. Read more

Seven questions to ask when looking for an executive coach

As more lawyers turn to professional and personal development, it’s helpful to understand how executive coaching works and what options are available, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Advance planning needed for court reporting in complex trials

Lawyers must think ahead when it comes to court reporting services for large trials, says Neesons Court Reporting founder and president Kim Neeson. Read more

Software training ‘an ongoing process that never ends’

Training is a key component to adopting Automated Civil Litigation (ACL) software and Korbitec president Alan Bass says his firm offers lifetime, no-cost training to its users. Read more

Major clients sign on for Ryley Learning’s sexual harassment training

Toronto employment and human rights lawyer Bay Ryley is having early success with a program that uses personable animation to deliver an impactful message to help North American employers scrambling to train staff about sexual harassment. Read more

Extortion emails containing your username and password

By Ryan Duquette . In the last few days, we have had many concerned people contact us in relation to an email they had recently received. Read more

To bee or not to bee: Strigberger

By Marcel Strigberger . You need not be a beekeeper to read this. Read more

Coroner who didn't probe Wettlaufer victim death testifies at inquiry

A coroner who failed to find anything suspicious about the deaths of two people killed by an Ontario nurse told a public inquiry Wednesday that he never considered the possibility that a caregiver in a long-term care facility would deliberately harm their patients. Read more