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Pedestrian collisions and the need for awareness

With the number of pedestrian deaths on the rise, it’s critical that people are “situationally aware” at all times, says Toronto orthopaedic spine and trauma surgeon Dr. Michael Ford . Read more

Resources for family law cases subject to Hague Convention

Family law litigants serving documents abroad must make sure they do so in compliance with an international convention on the subject, Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar tells Read more

OCA reserves decision on court transcript dispute

The Court of Appeal (OCA) has reserved its decision regarding a dispute about how court transcript copies are paid after a new Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) policy was implemented, says Kim Neeson , founder and president of Neesons Court Reporting. Read more

ATE insurance a risk mitigation strategy for plaintiffs

Personal injury plaintiffs facing opponents who would rather play hardball than settle can level the playing field with after-the-event (ATE) insurance, says Nick Robson , vice-president and general counsel in the Toronto office of TheJudge Global. Read more

Substantial return on ACL software investment: Bass

This is the final instalment in a two-part series where Korbitec president Alan Bass discusses the reasons law firms should consider adopting the cost-effective ACL legal document management software. Read more

Digital investigation tools keeping pace with tech advancements

Digital advancements are progressing so rapidly that it can be difficult for those conducting forensic investigations to keep on top of developments, says Ryan Duquette, principal of Oakville-based Hexigent Consulting. Read more

Global litigation funding options hit Canadian market

Independent brokers are perfectly placed to help lawyers and their clients navigate Canada’s fast-changing litigation funding landscape, says Katie Armstrong , director of international development at TheJudge Global. Read more

Keeping law firms on track: the monthly meeting

Boosting profitability and efficiency is a key concern for law firms, but many initially resist committing to a process that could dramatically improve their financial situation, says Toronto legal management consultant Catherine Moffitt of Cosgrove Associates Inc. Read more

BridgePoint boosts access to justice

Litigation financing didn’t come naturally to Stephen Pauwels , co-founder and principal of BridgePoint Financial Services. Read more

Good coach will focus on personal, professional blind spots

Lawyers facing professional challenges can benefit from coaching, but unless they’re open to change, the process won’t yield dividends, Toronto lawyer and certified executive coach Michael Bury tells . Read more

FOLA's questions for provincial election candidates

The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) is urging lawyers across Ontario to get involved in the upcoming provincial election and to ask the local candidates some pointed questions about Ontario’s justice system. Read more

Key differences in litigation funding firms

Not all settlement loan providers are created equal, and clients need to be aware of the differences and ask some key questions before agreeing to financial assistance, says Dawn Simons, client relations manager at CaseMark Financial. Read more

DivorceMate Forms update released

DivorceMate Software Inc. has recently updated its Forms products in Ontario primarily to incorporate legislative changes as a result of the new Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 — which replaced the Child and Family Services Act , says the company’s president Michael Perlman. Read more

Marketing your practice to ethnic communities or language groups

On May 1, join Brampton lawyer-linguist Suzanne Deliscar for a one-hour webinar aimed at lawyers who wish to market their practices to specific ethnic communities or language groups. Read more

Vigilance key for businesses to prevent health-care fraud: Oswald

Health-care insurance fraud is a common occurrence in Canada, but there are steps that employers and insurance companies can take to lessen the financial blow, says Toronto forensic accountant and investigator Dave Oswald. Read more