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Michael Ford (post until Oct. 31/19)
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Liability for the tort of intentional infliction of mental suffering

By Mackenzie Irwin The tort of intentional infliction of mental suffering (IIMS) is not awarded often and requires the plaintiff to meet a very high threshold. The ... Read more

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Unbundled legal services

By Cathryn Paul If you are representing yourself in a family law matter, you are not alone. Over half of the litigants in family court are not represented by lawyers. For ... Read more

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Talking to your doctor when you have a disability claim

By Nainesh Kotak How you speak with your doctor is of utmost importance when you are applying for short-term disability and long-term disability benefits. While it is ... Read more

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Ensuring procedural fairness in arbitration

By Andrew Feldstein In this case , the parties were arguing over several issues, including parenting and  child support . When mediation failed, they turned to ... Read more

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OCA says shares held by employee valued at date of termination

By Barry B. Fisher In this case , the court had a situation where the plaintiff held private shares in the defendant which, pursuant to a shareholders agreement, were deemed ... Read more

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How your small business can trim costly legal fees

By Anton Katz No entrepreneur looks forward to spending money on legal fees. But in today’s business world, lawyers are not only beneficial to your company, they are ... Read more

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The sky is falling: the dangers of falling ice

By Dale Orlando and Nicole Fielding Traversing the city during the wintertime is no easy feat. Slush and ice on concrete sidewalks can make for a slippery walking ... Read more

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Will changed workplace laws increase competitiveness?

By Doug MacLeod “We’ve heard loud and clear from businesses across Ontario that job growth starts with cutting the burdensome, job-killing red tape that is ... Read more

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Asthma, other respiratory conditions can cause long-term disability

By Nainesh Kotak Chronic respiratory disorders are diseases of the airways and lungs that continue over a prolonged period or throughout the lifetime of the affected ... Read more

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Is there life after death? (spoiler alert – we have the answer)

By Suzana Popovic-Montag I don’t know about you, but I was a little disappointed when I discovered that one of the greatest thinkers of our time – Stephen Hawking ... Read more

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Ride-sharing firm's employment contract illegal, unconscionable: OCA

By Amelia Phillips In  this case , the Ontario Court of Appeal found that the arbitration clause in a ride-sharing company’s driver services agreement and food ... Read more

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Man who killed parents entitled to partial inheritance

By Charles Ticker A  recent story  from New South Wales in Australia describes the struggle a woman had to stop her brother from inheriting from their parents after ... Read more

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The biggest neglected liability for your business

By Marcus Sixta What is the biggest potential liability for your business? When asked this question some people will list off things like competition, loss of market access, ... Read more

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Live longer – unusual tips for keeping the grim reaper at bay

By Ian Hull We’re all too familiar with the conventional advice for living longer – and the same ol’, same ol’ is being trotted out again by ... Read more

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β€˜Tis the season – winter road safety tips

By Patrick Brown and Nicole Fielding Winter is known for treacherous weather and subpar driving conditions. The weather and resulting road conditions add an ... Read more

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No jokes are the new joking

By Marcel Strigberger No joking. Am I joking? I don’t think so. I have come to the conclusion that in this day and age none of the age-old formula jokes are safe. ... Read more

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Not a privilege between management and HR

By Barry B. Fisher In this case , Master Champagne had to decide whether a series of emails between senior management and the human resources department had to be ... Read more

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Making a disability claim in Ontario

By Bram Lecker and Kimberley Sebag Most of us spend large portions of our day working to earn a living. This is central to almost every adult’s life. Your ... Read more

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Joint tenancy: it sounds simple, but is often a double-edged sword

By Timothy N. Sullivan Generally speaking, property can be owned either personally or jointly. Joint tenancy is when people own a property together and the right to an ... Read more

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Proportionality and third party disclosure

By Andrew Feldstein The parties in this case divorced in 2015 after nine years of marriage. They had two children together. The parties entered into a separation agreement ... Read more

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