Personal Injury

Rastin to share insights at Accident Benefits 2019

Barrie-area litigator Steve Rastin will be a guest panelist at Osgoode Professional Development’s Accident Benefits 2019: What’s New, What’s Important? Read more

Long-term disability insurance part 3: the case study

In the final instalment of a three-part series on LTD claims, Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee discusses creative ways to overcome a denial of coverage. Read more

Municipalities' concerns of 'liability chill' unfounded: Orlando

Ontario municipalities’ concerns around the ‘joint and several liability’ rule are overblown and leave innocent victims on the hook for compensation, Toronto critical injury lawyer Dale Orlando tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Are your children being cyberbullied?

By Jasmine Daya . Childhood bullying is not a new phenomenon but cyberbullying, which is far worse, is relatively new. Bullying means aggressive and typically repeated behaviour. Read more

Civil lawsuit brings closure, not necessarily justice: Brown

The family of a woman killed after being abandoned by a cab driver on the side of a highway has won a wrongful death lawsuit, but their lawyer, Toronto critical injury lawyer Patrick Brown , who was approached and interviewed by Global News , stated it is “questionable” whether justice was done. Read more

Insurance brokers have duty to inform clients of optional products

Insurance brokers have a duty to make sure clients are aware of all possible coverages and the associated costs, Toronto critical injury lawyer John McLeish tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Time is of the essence when filing injury claims

Someone may only have days to file notice of a pending lawsuit after they have been injured in a slip and fall or other accident, says Ottawa personal injury lawyer David Hollingsworth. Read more

Slip and fall liability not just an icy winter issue

Business and homeowners who don’t clear ice and snow from their sidewalks will spend more time and money in court on the issue than if they just took a few minutes to do the job in the first place, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Paul Cahill. Read more

Was your short-term disability claim denied after a paper review?

By Nainesh Kotak . Does this sound familiar? You stop working due to a physical disability or due to stress, depression or anxiety. Read more

Know your risks, responsibilities before an accident happens

In the second instalment of a two-part series, Windsor personal injury lawyer Gino Paciocco discusses the specific seasonal scenarios of contributory negligence. Read more

Study reveals link between traumatic injury, mental health issues

A new Canadian study reveals a high probability that mental health issues, and even suicide, could occur after a major traumatic injury, Oakville personal injury lawyer Jill Edwards tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Walker gives back to hometown Oakville with personal injury practice

When personal injury lawyer Meghan Walker joined Will Davidson LLP , it marked a joyous homecoming for the Oakville native. Read more

Expert limits prejudice accident victims: Ford

New rules limiting the use of experts in litigation related to motor vehicle accidents will unfairly prejudice injured plaintiffs, Kamloops personal injury lawyer Matthew Ford tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Relax, lawyers — robots aren’t coming for your jobs

An Ontario Superior Court ruling that capped costs due to the lawyers’ failure to use artificial intelligence (AI) in their preparations should not arouse fears of automation wiping out legal work, Oakville personal injury lawyer Weston Pollard tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Demonstrative evidence most effective on millennial jurors

The millennial mantra “pics or it didn’t happen” applies to civil jury trials almost as much as is does to social media interactions, Toronto personal injury lawyer Gary Will tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more