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NEW Coroner who didn't probe Wettlaufer victim death testifies at inquiry

A coroner who failed to find anything suspicious about the deaths of two people killed by an Ontario nurse told a public inquiry Wednesday that he never considered the ... Read more

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OCA's long-term disability ruling alters limits

A recent Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) ruling raises the possibility of an injured worker claiming long-term disability (LTD) after leaving the job, says Toronto arbitrator ... Read more

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Tread carefully when offering unpaid summer internships

Employers who plan to use unpaid summer interns should tread carefully, Toronto employment lawyer  Bram Lecker tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Lecker, principal of  ... Read more

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Court finds title insurer liable for structural deficiencies

A recent Superior Court decision that found title insurance covered improper and uninspected construction by the previous owners of a house should be comforting to Ontario ... Read more

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How mindfulness can help one cope with painful times

In Part 6 of a seven-part series on mindfulness, Toronto-area family lawyer Nicolle Kopping-Pavars discusses  three things to remember when we’re in pain . ... Read more

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Did the PMO overstep by asking Twitter to delete parody account?

Toronto lawyer and mediator  Howard Winkler  tells  Global’s 640 Toronto   he’s concerned the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) may have ... Read more

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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 ... Read more

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Build bridges not mistrust to improve police-community relations: Smith

A harsh response by authorities to the recent rise in deadly shootings in Toronto isn’t necessarily the best way for police to react, Toronto criminal lawyer  David ... Read more

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Time for employers to update drug policies in light of marijuana legalization

Employers need to review and update their workplace drug policies before recreational marijuana becomes legal this fall, says Toronto employment lawyer and mediator  ... Read more

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Internal fraud: prosecution the missing link

Prosecuting fraud in the workplace is one of the best ways to discourage it, Toronto forensic accountant and investigator  Dave Oswald  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . ... Read more

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Presumption of innocence critical in sexual assault claims

The #MeToo movement has seen many high-profile people fall from positions of power, with some facing criminal charges, Ottawa criminal lawyer Céline Dostaler  tells ... Read more

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Siskinds files proposed class action against Facebook

A class-action lawsuit filed by Siskinds LLP against Facebook continues to collect plaintiffs who may have had their data scraped by Cambridge Analytica through an app on the ... Read more

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Mandatory minimum sentence for child luring unconstitutional: Harnett

Toronto criminal lawyer  Aaron Harnett  says the mandatory minimum six-month sentence his client faces for child luring is unconstitutional and amounts to cruel and ... Read more

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Local group seeks intervenor status to stop sale of campground

The future of a beloved 25 -acre campground and recreational property is now in the hands of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Toronto charity and not-for-profit lawyer ... Read more

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Ryerson’s LPP cultivates confidence, legal skills

The 2017-18 cohort of the Ryerson University Law Practice Program  (LPP) was celebrated at a recent gathering, where many expressed gratitude for what they learned and ... Read more

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Time to let those who can pay for health care: Tremayne-Lloyd

A new report on the high cost to Canadians of queuing for health care underscores the need for public-private partnerships to take pressure off the system, says Toronto health ... Read more

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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. If you have ... Read more

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David J. Rotfleisch's media roundup

Canadian tax lawyer   David J. Rotfleisch  is frequently called upon by the media to be a trusted source for their news stories, particularly for his focus on ... Read more

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Google translations don't pass U.S. Constitutional muster

Google Translate is not an appropriate way for police to obtain consent for a search, Brampton lawyer-linguist  Suzanne Deliscar  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . A ... Read more

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Risk-management policies a must for hospital foundations, charities

Hospital foundations and charitable boards should develop risk-management policies that prepare them for unseen crises both internally and outside their organizations, Toronto ... Read more

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