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Hockey player should hold his ground in abortion lawsuit: O'Connor

A professional hockey player sued for allegedly failing to pay for an ex-girlfriend’s abortion should aggressively resist the lawsuit, Toronto civil litigator  ... Read more

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Fight against Bill C-51 just beginning: Neuberger

The legal profession will rise up to challenge the constitutionality of the federal government’s proposed Bill C-51  once it becomes law , says Toronto criminal ... Read more

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Speech-to-text technology faces multi-voice challenge

While there is no doubt that speech recognition technology is developing at a rapid rate, the biggest hurdle it faces is recognizing and differentiating multiple voices, Neesons ... Read more

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Low helps employers sort out confusion around Bill 47

Bill 47 — Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018   — is set to take effect Jan. 1, 2019, and Toronto employment lawyer Ellen Low  says there are many ... Read more

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It's vital to show complaints panel a path to correct decision: Rosen

Health professionals subjected to a College investigation can go a long way towards avoiding serious consequences for minor complaints if they answer the complaint appropriately, ... Read more

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First holiday after separation a challenging time: Feldstein

The first holiday period following a separation can be a challenging time for parents, Markham family law lawyer  Andrew Feldstein  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . ... Read more

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Use of 'hired gun' expert witnesses draws blanks in Canada

The role of an expert witness in a medical malpractice suit in Canada is much different than in the United States, says Toronto orthopedic spine and trauma surgeon  Dr. ... Read more

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Rejection of Canadian study permits on the rise

International students interested in studying in Canada may want to get legal assistance to ensure their student visa paperwork is completed properly, says Toronto ... Read more

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Lightening the mood an effective way to reduce tension

Humour is an underrated tool for diffusing conflict, says humorist and author  Marcel Strigberger . Strigberger, whose public speaking engagements include judges and ... Read more

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Drunk driving acquittal highlights rare finding of police misconduct: Harnett

A client's acquittal on an impaired driving charge — because the investigating officers had no reasonable suspicion to justify a roadside breath sample — is extremely ... Read more

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Presser acts for intervener in landmark SCC digital data case win

The Supreme Court of Canada’s (SCC) recent landmark decision is important because it ensures protection of Canadians’ privacy rights when it comes to ... Read more

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Further disclosure ensures condo board members are capable, ethical

A disclosure obligation for candidates of condominium boards in Ontario will help ensure boards consist of members working for the good of all, Toronto condominium lawyer  ... Read more

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Rastin: deductible, threshold cause further pain for accident victims

In the first instalment of a two-part series exploring access to justice for personal injury plaintiffs, Barrie-area litigator Steve Rastin explains how the ... Read more

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ATE insurance helps level playing field for personal injury plaintiffs

There are several major hurdles facing personal injury plaintiffs in Ontario, which has stacked the deck against accident victims, says  Joanna Milnes , of legal expense ... Read more

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Haté: Injury awards should consider psychological impact of trauma

Toronto personal injury lawyer  Rohan Haté  says personal injury awards should consider the long-term mental health effects caused by trauma following the recent ... Read more

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Employment legislation switch leaves lawyers, HR consultants scrambling

Employment law in Ontario has become more politicized than ever following the passage of recent legislation, Toronto employment lawyer  Doug MacLeod     tells  ... Read more

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You've been served! MKD director tells us how

If you’re a reluctant subject or witness to any legal action, you may duck, but it’s more difficult to hide from the process server, says Toronto-area ... Read more

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Recklessness no barrier to accident benefits: Strike

Even when people are injured due to their own car-related recklessness, they are still entitled to benefits, Bowmanville personal injury lawyer  Ron Strike tells  ... Read more

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Consider grassroots options for treating drug addiction: Handlarski

Opening the administration of methadone to those who have a “stake in the recovery of the drug addicts” is a way to create a treatment system that works, Toronto ... Read more

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Howard Winkler's media roundup

Toronto lawyer and mediator Howard Winkler is frequently called upon by the media as a trusted source for their news stories, particularly for his focus on defamation and ... Read more

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