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Vital for injured cyclists to quickly collect evidence

When a bike and a car collide, and the cyclist suffers head injuries, it is essential to start gathering evidence as soon as possible, says Toronto critical injury lawyer  ... Read more

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Case may clarify how platforms treat defamatory content: Winkler

An ongoing lawsuit in British Columbia could help define what responsibility online platforms have once they are notified that content on their site is defamatory, Toronto lawyer ... Read more

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Mixed news for accident victims in auto insurance reforms

Small savings on premiums can leave big deficits in care after an accident, says Toronto personal injury lawyer  Gary Will . As part of his first budget, Ontario’s ... Read more

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Recourse for employees who aren’t paid on time

Toronto employment lawyer  Mackenzie Irwin  says employees who aren’t being paid on time have a number of options to remedy the situation. Although suing the ... Read more

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A tightly drafted will can spare litigation

A recent Alberta will challenge illustrates the danger of a loosely drafted will, says Toronto-area estates litigator  Charles B. Ticker . The province’s Court ... Read more

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New legal expense insurance trend represents challenge for PI lawyers

Legal expense insurance (LEI) was initially designed to increase access to justice for injured plaintiffs who would otherwise be unable to proceed to trial, but a recent ... Read more

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Long-term, involved engagement key to profit planning success

While almost any law firm can benefit from profitability improvement planning, Toronto legal management consultant Mark Dormer says there are specific indicators ... Read more

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Appeal court: doctors have to give referrals for services they oppose

TORONTO — Ontario’s highest court ruled Wednesday that doctors in the province must give referrals for medical services that clash with their religious beliefs, ... Read more

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Personal injury fakers should be prosecuted: Ford

Police should consider laying fraud charges when surveillance evidence reveals accident victims have been faking their injuries, says Toronto orthopaedic spine and trauma ... Read more

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FOLA: Province paying lip service to consultation on critical issues

The Ontario government’s lack of commitment to meaningful consultation is striking another blow to access to justice, says Michael Winward, chair of The Federation of ... Read more

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Ontario trying to attract more foreign workers with changes

Proposed changes to the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program ( ONIP ) should benefit people wanting to become permanent residents and companies in need of skilled employees, says ... Read more

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Ban bully offers, double-ending to improve fairness: Samaroo

Banning bully offers and double-ending by realtors would make the real estate market fairer for consumers, says Toronto real estate lawyer  Sarita Samaroo . CBC News ... Read more

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Bar set high for awarding costs against counsel

Seeking costs directly from opposing counsel is an uphill battle, says Toronto civil litigator  Sarah O’Connor . O’Connor, principal of  ... Read more

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Deepa Tailor: not your typical old-school lawyer

Mississauga lawyer  Deepa Tailor  brings a fresh, progressive approach to what is traditionally thought of as a staid, old-school legal profession, and people ... Read more

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Grey divorce – navigating a later-in-life split

Couples who have been together for many years sometimes discover that the traditional vow “till death do us part” is not realistic, and their marriage ends in what is ... Read more

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Judge awards $2.5 million for suffering 'hate speech at its worst'

A self-styled online media personality whose websites frequently air anti-Muslim content has been ordered to pay the owner of a prominent Middle Eastern restaurant chain millions ... Read more

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Legal Aid cuts penny wise but pound foolish: Fennel

Cuts to Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) will lead to unjust convictions as more defendants are forced to go unrepresented, Toronto criminal lawyer John Fennel  says. ... Read more

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In a partnership, you must take risk to reap reward: Virc

A recent Ontario Court of Appeal judgment is an instructive tutorial on the difference between limited and general partnerships, says Toronto civil litigator Patricia ... Read more

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Timing, circumstances dictate child support for adult children

Adult children may not be eligible for child support once they have moved out of the house and lived independently for more than a year, even if their circumstances change, says ... Read more

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Tread carefully with non-competition clauses: Hawryliw

Employers should take care when drawing up non-competition clauses because they can be difficult to enforce, says Barrie employment lawyer Scott Hawryliw . “The reason ... Read more

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