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SCC's civility decision good news for all lawyers

The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision to toss the professional misconduct case against Joseph Groia is good news for him personally and for the profession generally, ... Read more

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Concussions and the legal process: a primer

Those suffering from a concussion as the result of an accident should consult with a lawyer who understands the challenges and can appropriately defend their rights, writes ... Read more

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Brown recognized for advocacy aimed at pedestrian, cyclist safety

The Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) recently recognized Toronto critical injury lawyer Patrick Brown for his tireless work and advocacy around the Protecting ... Read more

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Production of plaintiffs' private posts a growing trend

A recent Ontario Superior Court ruling is just the latest matter in which an injured plaintiff has been required to turn over material posted to a private social media account, ... Read more

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Growing relationship between employment, LTD law

Recent case law around long-term disability (LTD) insurance highlights the growing intersection between employment and disability law principles, Barrie-area personal injury and ... Read more

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Legal review of severance package critical with termination

Employees given a termination letter should always seek legal advice before signing the document, whether or not they have an employment agreement with a termination clause, ... Read more

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Technology increases productivity and efficiency, cuts costs and errors

Legal firms should embrace technological change, including artificial intelligence, to help reduce the burden of mundane tasks, become more efficient and cut costs, says ... Read more

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It's motorcycle season: motoring public, watch your surroundings

With summer the busiest driving season for motorcycles, it’s important for everyone on the roadways to be aware of their surroundings at all times to avoid a crash, Toronto ... Read more

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More lawyers needed in political office: Dale

More lawyers are needed in political office so the government can draw on their legal expertise and “weigh in on the legality” of laws, Toronto criminal and civil ... Read more

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Siskinds files proposed class actions against banks

Siskinds LLP has filed proposed class-action lawsuits against the two Canadian banks involved in recent cyber-security breaches, says London, Ont., privacy lawyer Peter Dillon ... Read more

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SCC ruling indecisive on jurisdiction of internet defamation

Lower courts may have trouble applying a Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decision on jurisdiction for internet defamation, Toronto defamation lawyer and appellate counsel  ... Read more

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What to consider when buying a cottage property

Purchasing a cottage can be an attractive option to get into the market at a lower price with the potential to earn rental income, but Toronto real estate lawyer Blair Drummie ... Read more

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Coaches can help lawyers execute a mid-life professional makeover

Completing a mid-life professional makeover is easier for lawyers than it sounds as long as they have the right professional guidance, Toronto lawyer and certified executive ... Read more

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Questions for your advisor Part 1: Finding someone you can work with

Investors shouldn’t be afraid to interview advisors before settling on someone they can work with, says  Dawn Marchand , vice-president of marketing and direct ... Read more

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'Language is critical' when drafting real estate contracts

An Ontario Court of Appeal decision that questioned the interpretation of an illegal substances clause illustrates that language is critical in drafting Agreements of Purchase ... Read more

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Steps for boosting chances of successful PI claim

In the first instalment of a two-part series, Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee discusses actions that personal injury claimants can take to boost their chance of ... Read more

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Family feuds: wills and estates

In the first instalment of a three-part series exploring the issues and dynamics of civil claims outside of the area of family law, Toronto mediator and settlement counsel ... Read more

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Employers should review benefits plans after HRTO ruling: Rudner

Employers across Ontario should review their benefit plans in case they have to change them following a recent Ontario Human Rights Tribunal (HRTO) decision impacting workers age ... Read more

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Police say a real estate deal gone bad led to three men being beaten with sticks

HALTON HILLS, Ont. — Halton regional police say a 20-year-old Brampton, Ont., man is wanted on several charges after a real estate deal went bad and three men were allegedly ... Read more

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HRT ruling on benefits for older workers puts employers on notice

A recent human rights tribunal ruling that declared it’s unconstitutional to deny group health benefits to workers over age 65 is an important shift in Ontario ... Read more

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