Personal Injury

Accident benefit cuts a double-edged sword for insurers

In the second of a two-part series, Bowmanville personal injury lawyer Ron Strike discusses the risks to insurers of reduced accident benefit coverage. Read more

Summer camps held to different standard of care in negligence cases

As parents and children prepare for summer camps, Toronto critical injury lawyer Rikin Morzaria tells that the law holds operators to a higher standard of care. Read more

Sexual harassment policy must promote ‘real change’ in workplace

Whether a business has five or 500 employees, it must have a sexual harassment policy to educate employees, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya. Read more

Calculating loss of future income for minors

By Dale Orlando and Hudson Chalmers Nothing is more tragic than having a young child injured due to someone else’s negligence. Calculating the child’s damages for their injuries is a similar manner to that of an adult in regards to general damages and attendant care, but with future loss of income and future loss of earning capacity is much more difficult to assess for children. Read more

Baby powder cases highlight cross-border punitive damage differences

A series of American jury awards related to baby powder and alleged links to cancer highlight that country’s different approach to punitive damages, Toronto personal injury lawyer Gary Will tells Read more

Accident victims should seek legal advice promptly

In the first instalment of a two-part series, Windsor personal injury lawyer Gino Paciocco discusses what steps to take if you have been injured in an accident. Read more

Personal injury claimants have a duty to mitigate: Lee

In the final instalment of a two-part series, Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee offers tips to PI claimants on how to get organized as early as possible following an accident. Read more

Safety requires cyclists, drivers to go extra mile

Avoiding accidents between motorists and cyclists depends on everyone knowing their surroundings at any given moment, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Paul Cahill. Read more

Invisibility of concussion hampers injury victims

The invisibility of concussion injuries can cause problems for accident victims, Ottawa personal injury lawyer David Hollingsworth tells Read more

Injured parties at a ‘gross disadvantage’ in accident claims

In the final instalment of a two-part series, Toronto personal injury lawyer Jennifer Hoffman explores challenges to the tort system. Read more

Bouncer assault: Daya

By Jasmine Daya . I love this city! Toronto is the epitome of a vibrant and diverse society that I am so proud to be a part of. Our city has a nightlife that will ensure enjoyment but unfortunately, some of our restaurants, bars, lounges and clubs experience issues from time to time due to the venues security or “bouncers” acting in a manner that is inappropriate and even illegal. It’s those types of individuals that are ruining our city’s scene and they need to be held accountable. Read more

Concussions and the legal process: a primer

Those suffering from a concussion as the result of an accident should consult with a lawyer who understands the challenges and can appropriately defend their rights, writes Ottawa personal injury lawyer David Hollingsworth writes in Concussion Canada . Read more

Brown recognized for advocacy aimed at pedestrian, cyclist safety

The Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) recently recognized Toronto critical injury lawyer Patrick Brown for his tireless work and advocacy around the Protecting Vulnerable Road Users Act . Read more

Production of plaintiffs' private posts a growing trend

A recent Ontario Superior Court ruling is just the latest matter in which an injured plaintiff has been required to turn over material posted to a private social media account, and as London personal injury lawyer Maia Bent tells Law Times , the “zone of privacy” is getting smaller. Read more

Growing relationship between employment, LTD law

Recent case law around long-term disability (LTD) insurance highlights the growing intersection between employment and disability law principles, Barrie-area personal injury and employment lawyer Steve Rastin tells . Read more