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Invisibility of concussion hampers injury victims

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

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Background check reforms make employers' lives easier

A new law limiting what can be turned over in police background checks will make employers’ lives easier, Toronto employment lawyer  Deborah Howden tells ... Read more

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Court strikes indeterminate sentence for Botting's client

British Columbia criminal lawyer  Gary Botting fought successfully to strike the indeterminate sentence placed on his client following a recent B.C. Court of Appeal ruling. ... Read more

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Divorce Act finally catches up to family law bar

Canada’s Divorce Act is finally addressing the reality of practice among members of the bar, Toronto family lawyer  Gary Joseph  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . ... Read more

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Eradicating bed bugs in condos involves cooperative effort

With bed bugs becoming an increasingly common problem for condominium corporations, Toronto condominium lawyer  Warren Kleiner  says corporations need to have a ... Read more

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CRA 'striking gold' in some housing rebate claim cases

News that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has recently imposed millions of dollars in penalties as a result of unpaid taxes in the country's largest real estate sectors comes ... Read more

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Hawryliw brings business background to commercial litigation

Barrie commercial litigation and employment lawyer Scott Hawryliw wants to do law differently. Hawryliw founded SRH Litigation in 2018 after a number of years practising ... Read more

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Estate plans should account for cognitive and physical decline

Effective estate planning is about much more than what happens after you’re gone, Toronto trusts and estates lawyer  David Mills  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . ... Read more

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Writing a compelling, effective factum for an appeal

Writing in a compelling manner that is straight to the point is a necessary art in crafting an appellate factum, Toronto criminal lawyer  Melanie Webb tells ... Read more

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Employers 'concerned' about navigating cannabis legalization

Employers are expressing a great deal of apprehension about how the legalization of cannabis will impact the workplace, Toronto employment and human rights lawyer Nicole Simes ... Read more

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Worker misclassification comes at a price

In the final instalment of a three-part series on the differences between employee and contractor, Toronto litigator Stefan Rosenbaum discusses filing a claim with the Ministry ... Read more

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Divorce Act changes a 'step in the right direction'

Pickering family lawyer  Angela Princewill says small tweaks to terminology in an updated Divorce Act will make a big difference to members of the family law bar. Bill ... Read more

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Trademark issues remain as cannabis legalization approaches

The federal government was right not to rush the legalization of marijuana for recreational use, Toronto intellectual property lawyer Taras Kulish tells AdvocateDaily.com . ... Read more

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Before seeking injunctive relief, consider time left in franchise term

A recent case dismissing a franchisee’s motion seeking injunctive relief prohibiting the franchisor from acting on a termination notice shows that a relief application may ... Read more

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Due diligence for discovery a key issue in bank class action: Waddell

The fundamental issue the Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) was grappling with in a class-action lawsuit against major banks was the meaning of “exercising due diligence” ... Read more

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OCA grants absolute discharge for NCR man detained for 10 years

After spending more than 10 years in psychiatric hospitals for making harassing phone calls, a non-violent man has been granted an absolute discharge by the Ontario Court of ... Read more

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Collection could be a problem for sabotaged clarinetist

A clarinetist sabotaged by his ex-girlfriend could struggle to collect on the $350,000 judgment granted to him by an Ontario court, Toronto civil litigator  Sarah ... Read more

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Groupthink and financial statement fraud

In part two of a four-part series, Toronto forensic accountant and chartered business valuator Patricia Harris explores groupthink in the context of financial statement ... Read more

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Rethinking secure document transmission

Law firms and property managers are discovering  Lexop's certified email platform is ideal for quickly and securely delivering sensitive documents,  says its co-founder ... Read more

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Eliminate productivity blockers to boost profitability: Part 1

Catherine Moffitt , an associate with legal practice management specialists Cosgrove Associates , is on a mission to eliminate law firms’ productivity blockers. ... Read more

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