Personal Injury
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Jurors' internet research disruptive to entire process: Orlando

It is unrealistic in this day and age to think that jurors won’t conduct their own internet research during a trial, Toronto critical injury lawyer Dale Orlando tells ... Read more

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Court decision on waivers bad news for public safety

An Ontario Court of Appeal decision upholding a pair of ski resort waivers is a boon for insurers and a bust for public safety, Toronto critical injury lawyer John McLeish tells ... Read more

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Analyzing school bus safety in wake of Broncos crash

The deadly crash in April involving a semi-trailer and a coach bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team raises questions about bus safety, but it may be unlikely that any ... Read more

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Bent to share strategies for conducting effective examinations

On June 14, London personal injury lawyer  Maia Bent will share her insights on how to structure and execute effective examinations, via a live webinar presented by the ... Read more

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'Doctrine of emergency' often fails to be full defence

While a defendant may claim an emergency situation required an immediate response, there is a significant burden of proof to show they met the lower standard of care and the ... Read more

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How-to guide for injury victims seeking legal remedies

Injured people considering legal action should carefully document the details of the incident and see a lawyer at their earliest opportunity, Ottawa personal injury ... Read more

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Cases highlight patient duties in malpractice matters

Health-care professionals aren’t the only ones with standards to meet when it comes to medical malpractice claims, Toronto personal injury lawyer  Paul Cahill ... Read more

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Yegendorf: optional insurance coverage a 'very wise decision'

Purchasing optional coverage through your auto insurer could be a “very wise decision” in light of changes to Ontario’s Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule ... Read more

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The two uses of examination for discovery evidence at trial

By John McLeish  and Joe Gaynor In part one of this series , the goals of examination for discovery were discussed. This article will focus on the two uses of ... Read more

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Family photo albums a treasure trove for jury trials

Low-tech evidence can deliver high-impact results with a jury, Toronto personal injury lawyer  Gary Will tells  AdvocateDaily.com . No matter how compelling ... Read more

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Long-term disability insurance part 1: the basics

With almost two decades of experience advising clients with long-term disability (LTD) claims, Ottawa personal injury lawyer  Najma Rashid has answered just about ... Read more

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Burrison: electric shock drowning a 'silent killer'

With camp and cottage season around the corner, it’s important for people to be aware of the dangers posed by electric shock drowning (ESD), Toronto critical injury lawyer ... Read more

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Multiple complaints against same physician can assist plaintiff

The recent two-year suspension of an Ontario gynecologist for professional misconduct highlights the importance of coming forward with complaints of mistreatment or malpractice, ... Read more

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Auto insurance industry profits in the spotlight

An updated report spotlighting the high profits of the Ontario auto insurance industry is a wake-up call that requires government action, critical injury lawyer Patrick Brown ... Read more

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‘Zombie Law’ should stay dead: Derfel

Ontario’s "Zombie Law" is dead and resurrecting the proposed legislation that would have tackled distracted walking isn't necessary, says Toronto personal injury ... Read more

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Goals at examinations for discovery

By John McLeish and Joe Gaynor Examination for discovery is one of the most important steps in the litigation process. Examination for discovery allows a party in a civil ... Read more

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B.C. decision links mild TBI to plaintiff's early onset dementia

In a rare move, the Supreme Court of British Columbia awarded a man almost $1.3 million in damages arising out of a motor vehicle accident where he suffered a mild traumatic brain ... Read more

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OCA ruling extends LTD coverage years after job ended

A recent Ontario Court of Appeal ruling makes it possible for a person who was injured at work to claim long-term disability (LTD) even after leaving the job, says Toronto ... Read more

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New research helps prove future economic loss claims for plaintiffs with TBIs

A new landmark study on the risk of dementia for individuals who have suffered traumatic brain injuries is a help to plaintiffs with potential future economic loss claims, Toronto ... Read more

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Ontario drivers paying too much for insurance: report

A recent report that examines the profitability of the auto insurance industry in Ontario shows that companies continue to exceed financial expectations, while the province has ... Read more

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