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Safety recommendations needed around truck-related deaths: Brown

A coroner’s review of truck-related deaths on Ontario’s highways is long overdue, Toronto critical injury lawyer Patrick Brown tells the Toronto Star . ... Read more

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Experts who act for both sides more attractive to personal injury counsel

Counsel are less likely to hire experts who exclusively testify for either plaintiffs or defendants following a recent decision which addressed the witnesses' ... Read more

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Children's aid societies potentially liable for injuries in care

There are a number of ways a children’s aid society (CAS) can be found liable for injuries to children in their care, Toronto critical injury lawyer Rikin Morzaria tells ... Read more

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Kotak hosts fundraiser to support veterans

For the fourth consecutive year Mississauga personal injury lawyer  Nainesh Kotak  will be hosting Kotaklaw Military Appreciation Day, an event where he brings out 1,000 ... Read more

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Steering sensors could stem tide of impaired driving cases

Steering wheel technology could help prevent a spike in impaired driving-related accidents following the legalization of cannabis for recreational use, Toronto personal injury ... Read more

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Will the legalization of pot result in more injuries?

By Nainesh Kotak Effective October 17, Canadians can purchase legal recreational marijuana from approved vendors. In Ontario, adults 19 and over may now possess a ... Read more

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Province's new charges largely ignore vulnerable road users

While it’s promising that the Ontario government introduced tougher penalties for endangering pedestrians, more needs to be done to protect vulnerable road users, Windsor ... Read more

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When cities are liable for random attacks

Municipalities need to ensure their standards are up-to-date and that they’re staffed well enough to ensure safety in all public places following a recent ruling that found ... Read more

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Court rules benefits apply to injuries sustained while car surfing

Toronto personal injury lawyer  Nainesh Kotak  says a recent ruling  by the Ontario Divisional Court confirming that auto insurance covers what’s known ... Read more

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The benefit of patience in Aboriginal issues: Strike

In close to four decades at the bar, Bowmanville personal injury lawyer  Ron Strike  has learned that it often takes patience to earn the trust of his clients. He's ... Read more

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Burrison reaps rewards from embracing her entrepreneurial spirit

Since starting her own firm this past summer, Toronto personal injury lawyer Alison Burrison has lost count of the number of times female friends have called her ... Read more

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WSIB and motor vehicles: when are employers protected?

By Dale Orlando  and Nicole Fielding The  Workplace Safety and Insurance Board  (WSIB) is an Ontario government agency. Employers contribute to a province-wide ... Read more

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Jasmine Daya’s media roundup

Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya is frequently called upon by the media as   a trusted source for their news stories, particularly for her focus on personal ... Read more

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How safe are trampoline parks in Canada?

By Jasmine Daya As temperatures fall and Ontarians begin to look for indoor activities, many are heading to indoor trampoline parks. There are over 1,000 trampoline parks ... Read more

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Kotak files notice of action on behalf of woman struck by falling concrete

Toronto personal injury lawyer Nainesh Kotak tells NEWSTALK 1010  he plans to file a lawsuit on behalf of a 24-year old woman who was recently struck in the head by a ... Read more

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Access to justice: Criminal Injuries Compensation Board claims

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Board  is a valuable avenue for victims of violent crime to pursue compensation in certain circumstances, says Toronto personal ... Read more

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Explaining options and risks key to informed consent

Giving patients options is key to informed consent for medical procedures, Toronto personal injury lawyer  David Derfel tells  AdvocateDaily.com . In most cases, ... Read more

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The far-reaching impact of legal cannabis

Just because cannabis is now legal doesn't mean consumption in all circumstances is safe, Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya  tells The Lawyer’s Daily . ... Read more

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Brown: hit-and-run drivers should face 'harsh criminal penalties'

Non-criminal charges under the provincial Highway Traffic Act for leaving the scene are never appropriate for hit-and-runs, Toronto critical injury lawyer Patrick Brown tells ... Read more

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Stiffer penalties for careless drivers in Ontario

By Jasmine Daya Careless driving is a serious problem on Ontario roadways. Unfortunately, not all motorists drive with caution. Some drive recklessly and this may lead to ... Read more

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