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Koster to offer insights on workplace investigations

Toronto workplace violence and elder abuse specialist Denise Koster will review best practices for conducting thorough, unbiased and comprehensive workplace investigations in an upcoming webinar sponsored by Advantage Ontario. Read more

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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 Read more

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

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

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

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

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

'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