Personal Injury

Five things your disability insurance lawyer wants you to know

By Nainesh Kotak . Being denied short or long-term disability benefits or having your insurance benefits terminated can plunge you into a financial crisis and increase your stress burden. Read more

Cahill helps lawyers master med-mal expert choice

The choice of an expert witness can make or break a medical malpractice case, Toronto personal injury lawyer Paul Cahill tells Read more

Cahill to share tips on finding the right expert in med-mal cases

Toronto personal injury lawyer Paul Cahill will share some of his tips for choosing the right expert witness for medical malpractice cases during a live webinar hosted by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association on Sept. 17. Read more

Trial reconstruction great experience for young lawyers: Will

A reconstructed jury trial will give young lawyers a rare insight into how to run a civil case in court, Toronto personal injury lawyer Gary Will tells Read more

Kotak's communications skills put disability claimants at ease

When clients first meet Toronto personal injury and disability lawyer Nainesh Kotak , he hopes their first impression of him is that he's a good listener. Read more

Rashid to co-host OTLA's 2018 LTD Workshop

Do you practice in the area of long-term disability? J oin your colleagues at the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association's 2018 LTD Workshop and l earn practical tips from an expert panel about mediating LTD claims, preparing your case for litigation , exclusion clauses, and what expert reports to use. Read more

Rastin to present at OTLA's long-term disability workshop

Barrie-area personal injury lawyer Steve Rastin will share practical tips at the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association 2018 LTD Workshop. Read more

Expert witness battles dragging out personal injury trials

The use of hired-gun experts has created trials that are too long and expensive, Barrie-area personal injury lawyer Steve Rastin tells Read more

Nursing home negligence

By Patrick Brown and Taraneh Etemadi. With our aging population, we may all know someone who has been in a nursing home or another form of assisted living facility. According to Statistics Canada, in 2016, 425,750 Canadian senior citizens (1.2 per cent of our population) lived in nursing homes and this number is expected to grow. [1] Read more

Will Davidson LLP to host seminar on PI trials

Will Davidson LLP will host an upcoming seminar on the intricacies of a personal injury trial. Read more

Fire Marshal conducting tests in light of 'flame-jetting' injuries

News that the Office of Ontario's Fire Marshal will conduct tests to better understand how hand-held fuel containers could ignite and inadvertently become flame-throwers when used around products like ethanol-fuelled lamps is a step in the right direction, says Toronto personal injury lawyer John McLeish. Read more

No need for broad interpretation of 'spouse' in SABs-context

A ruling that found the meaning of “spouse” under the Family Law Act (FLA) is not applicable when determining eligibility for accident benefits is ’principled and well-reasoned,’ Ottawa personal injury lawyer Najma Rashid tells . Read more

Home insurance – what you should know

By Dale Orlando and Courtney Stewart Home insurance is one of the most important things you can purchase as a homeowner. While there is no law in Ontario that requires you to have home insurance, most banks will require some level of insurance if you want a mortgage. More importantly, home insurance provides vital protection to your home, family and visitors. Read more

Online portal would expand accountability: Cahill

Allowing patients to access their online medical records would broaden health knowledge while increasing physician accountability, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Paul Cahil l . Read more

Social host liability law evolving fast

Party holders should be cautious as Canadian law edges towards liability for social hosts, Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee tells Read more