Personal Injury

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

Long-term disability insurance part 2: the denial

In the second installment of a three-part series, Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee explores what to do if your LTD claim is denied. If your long-term disability (LTD) claim is denied, Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee recommends consulting with a lawyer right away. Read more

Trial-ready Cormier tells it like it is to clients

Toronto trial and appellate lawyer Joel Cormier has no interest in telling his clients what they want to hear. Read more

Catastrophic injury impairment

By David Hollingsworth . Automobile insurance is constantly changing. It seems that the government continues to strip away at some of the most vital services required for injured people, especially those who are severely injured and need it most, those with a catastrophic injury. Read more

Contributory negligence related to cannabis use in slip and fall claims

Cannabis legalization will have a significant impact in slip and fall cases where it is argued that any award should be reduced due to contributory negligence, Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Long-term disability insurance part 3: mental health conditions

In part three of a four-part series on long-term disability insurance, T oronto personal injury and disability lawyer Nainesh Kotak discusses the obstacles faced by claimants with mental health disabilities. Read more

Disability claim against employer drawing interest: Rashid

An Ontario Superior Court decision that allowed a man to proceed with a long-term disability (LTD) claim after he waived his claim for benefits in a release should have employers and their insurance providers taking note, Ottawa personal injury lawyer Najma Rashid tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Brown calls on province to pass Vulnerable Road User Act

The province needs to pass the Vulnerable Road User Act to ensure the safety of cyclists and pedestrians, Toronto critical injury lawyer Patrick Brown tells Beach Metro Community News . Read more

Client-focused Edwards cultivates Oakville roots

Clients are more than just 'files' to Oakville personal injury lawyer Jill Edwards. Read more

All-rounder Pollard has personal injury bases covered

When it comes to personal injury law, Oakville litigator Weston Pollard has covered all the bases. Read more

Talking to your doctor when you have a disability claim

By Nainesh Kotak . How you speak with your doctor is of utmost importance when you are applying for short-term disability and long-term disability benefits. Read more