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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 ... Read more

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Social media policy key to ensuring compliance with securities laws

While communicating via social media might seem fast, easy and natural, this informality can pose particular risks for public companies when it comes to breaching strict ... Read more

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FOLA provides lawyer-focused guide to LSO materials

The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) is helping its members connect with the Law Society of Ontario’s (LSO) extensive resources for smaller and regional ... Read more

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Calling police first step in revenge porn cases: Zita

If intimate images of you are posted online without consent, you are possibly the victim of revenge porn and should contact police, Toronto criminal lawyer  Jessica ... Read more

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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 ... Read more

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Colman’s client recovers more than $60,000 in support

Toronto family lawyer  Gene C. Colman  recovered almost C$63,000 for a U.S.-based client in a support settlement after a judge found his separated Canadian ... Read more

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Some ADR clauses in separation agreements may not be enforceable

Although most separation agreements contain some type of dispute resolution clause, Toronto family lawyer Katelynn Schoop says they often don’t meet the formal ... Read more

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Resist revenge, pick your battles in divorce: Gelman

As tempting as it may be, it’s not wise to drag peripheral issues into a divorce battle, says Toronto family lawyer  Lisa Gelman . “Judges don’t want to ... Read more

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Font discrepancy helps expose sham trust

A former telecommunication executive’s attempt to shield family properties from his bankruptcy proceedings provides a textbook example of a sham trust, Toronto corporate ... Read more

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The fine line between bullying and firm leadership

Bullying can be very clear to those on the receiving end, but employees are often unable to recognize it in the workplace, says Toronto employment lawyer Christopher ... Read more

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Settlement not the sole indicator of a successful mediation

Cooling-off periods and interim agreements can help parties consolidate gains made in mediation, even if the session did not result in a settlement, Toronto mediator  Bernard ... Read more

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Celebrity body art comes with copyright considerations

Professional athletes and other celebrities might want to take a lawyer along the next time they get tattooed, Toronto intellectual property lawyer  Taras Kulish ... Read more

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Serial killer McArthur handed 'sentence till death:' Hicks

TORONTO — Serial killer Bruce McArthur murdered eight men from Toronto's gay village for ``his own warped and sick gratification,'' an Ontario j udge said Friday as he ... Read more

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Employee fraud: ‘where there’s smoke, there’s fire’

Fraud is a potential hazard for any company, but once it’s discovered, it may not be the wisest course of action to immediately terminate the offending employee, ... Read more

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Dealing with conflicts of interest: a primer for boards of directors

Though the term “conflict of interest” can have a negative connotation, board members should not be afraid to explore whether they are in such a position, ... Read more

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Paradise Papers audits show CRA cracking down on offshore tax evasion

Reports that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is auditing a number of taxpayers named in the Paradise Papers tax leak confirm just how serious the taxman is about cracking ... Read more

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Corrections system provides a model for therapeutic jurisprudence

This is the final instalment in a four-part series on therapeutic jurisprudence by criminal lawyer Lawrence Forstner. The front half of the criminal justice system has no ... Read more

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Federal Court approves settlement with moms denied extra EI benefits

Toronto employment lawyer  Stephen Moreau is “thrilled” that the Federal Court has approved a multimillion-dollar class-action settlement launched by people ... Read more

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Sentence for McArthur means he'll never be freed: Goldlist

TORONTO — Toronto's police chief says the sentence handed down Friday to serial killer Bruce McArthur means the man will never see daylight again. ... Read more

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Coffee giant, franchisee group close to settling two class action lawsuits

A Canadian coffee giant and an association representing some of its frustrated franchisees are close to reaching a settlement in two class-action lawsuits the group filed against ... Read more

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