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Lawyers Financial offers a variety of travel insurance

A last-minute getaway after a long, cold winter may be in the plans for some, but don’t forget about travel insurance in your haste to escape, says  Dawn Marchand , ... Read more

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Mediation can help couples narrow disputed issues

When breaking up gets too hard to do in court, divorcing couples are increasingly taking a time out from litigation to settle some or all of their issues in mediation, says ... Read more

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Rushing cohabitation agreements a recipe for disaster

Unmarried couples should leave themselves plenty of time to negotiate a cohabitation agreement before moving in together, Toronto family lawyer  Jennifer Daudlin ... Read more

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Divorcing business partners urged to hire a valuator

Divorcing couples with a family company should consider hiring a business valuator to accurately determine the value of their enterprise, Calgary and Vancouver family lawyer ... Read more

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Proposed Tarion changes a good start: Samaroo

Creating a separate regulator for builders of new homes is a good idea, Toronto real estate lawyer  Sarita Samaroo tells The Lawyer’s Daily . But Samaroo, ... Read more

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Tough to lock-down policies on medical marijuana at work: Irwin

Companies should have policies in place that clearly spell out the expectations and limitations when it comes to an employee's use of medicinal marijuana in the workplace, ... Read more

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Korbitec's ACL helps bridge the gap to project management

The task-management feature in  Korbitec Inc.'s  flagship Automated Civil Litigation (ACL) product helps bridge the gap to project management for lawyers adapting ... Read more

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Avoid retroactive support orders by providing timely disclosure

When it comes to child support payments, both parties are well-advised to follow their s. 25 obligations under the Federal Child Support Guidelines , Toronto family lawyer ... Read more

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All municipalities 'should embrace' media alert on verdicts

A recent directive that requires Toronto judges to alert the media when a jury is about to come back with a verdict will benefit the general public, Toronto criminal lawyer ... Read more

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Invisible injuries and LTD claims part 1

In the first installment of a two-part series, Ottawa personal injury lawyer Najma Rashid discusses how those with ailments that can't be seen on medical imaging have ... Read more

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Slip-and-fall claims against city are tough to win: Goldfinger

Suing the city for an injury suffered on an icy sidewalk is a tough proposition, Toronto personal injury lawyer  Brian Goldfinger tells CBC News and CityNews. ... Read more

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Criminal voyeurism decision provides guidance for civil privacy actions

A Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decision on the crime of voyeurism has important implications for civil privacy actions, Toronto senior litigation lawyer  Jeffrey Silver ... Read more

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Healthy legal profession is important to public interests: Rastin

Law Society bencher candidate  Steve Rastin , managing partner with the Barrie, Ont. firm  Rastin & Associates , says a strong, effective legal community ... Read more

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Trends in civil sexual abuse awards: part 1

In the first instalment of a two-part series on advancing damages in sexual assault claims, Toronto civil sexual abuse lawyer Elizabeth Grace discusses how one recent decision ... Read more

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Employee status should be addressed in business sales

Determining the job status of employees should be high on the priority list for both parties to the sale of a business, Toronto employment lawyer  Matthew Wise ... Read more

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Lavalin case underscores need to clarify AG's role: Rosen

OTTAWA — The criminal law at the heart of the SNC-Lavalin saga dogging the federal Liberals has led to charges in just seven cases in 20 years, leading some to call for ... Read more

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CRA ordered to pay more than $60K to worker sexually harassed by boss

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has been ordered to pay the maximum compensation to an Ontario employee who was sexually harassed by her boss after the federal labour board found ... Read more

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Mentoring young and prospective class-action litigators

Toronto class-action lawyer  Margaret Waddell will help introduce law students and young lawyers to the complex and evolving area of litigation, which has been her ... Read more

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Sa'd wants to help new lawyers clear hurdles of the profession

Working to break down barriers to entering the legal profession will be a priority if she's elected as a bencher of the Law Society of Ontario (LSO), Toronto criminal and ... Read more

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MacLeod Law redesigns website to better serve clients

MacLeod Law Firm has redesigned its website to better reflect its open and responsive approach to employees and employers, says its principal, Doug MacLeod . The Toronto ... Read more

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