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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

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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

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Complementary but distinct: the role of ATE insurers, brokers

An insurance broker could be the bridge between an insurer offering after-the-event (ATE) coverage and a law firm fighting on behalf of a client in court, say Dominique Zipper  and Joanna Milnes , both with the legal expense insurance company  DAS . Read more

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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

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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

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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

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Court experience counts for video analyst Plaxton

Giving evidence in court as an expert witness is a bit like going to the dentist, Hamilton forensic video expert Michael Plaxton tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

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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

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Questions answered on Lexop’s document delivery platform

Lexop  offers an easier, more affordable way to deliver legally sensitive documents, but because the concept is new, its founders Jean-Olivier Bouchard  and Amir Tajkarimi  frequently find themselves fielding the same questions. Read more

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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

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Capturing client leads in the 21st century

Law firms can help expand their client base by offering round-the-clock responses to all inquiries, no matter how they come in, Tom Ball, director of sales and marketing with  Alert Communications  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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. For some, this particular email ended up in their junk folder, while for others it came right to their inbox. Some initially believed it to be a phishing email, but had some concerns, while others thought it may have been legit. Some went to our website and read our blog posts about how to spot phishing attacks, but still had concerns. Read more

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To bee or not to bee: Strigberger

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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

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Internal fraud: prosecution the missing link

Prosecuting fraud in the workplace is one of the best ways to discourage it, Toronto forensic accountant and investigator  Dave Oswald  tells  AdvocateDaily.com .   Read more

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