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Health privacy update: complainant does not get two kicks at the can

By Kate Dewhirst In  decision 80  of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, the wife of a deceased patient was concerned that a hospital doctor ... Read more

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How to recover interest on lawsuit loans

By Amanda Bafaro In the words of Kenny Rogers, know when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em. Not every case will be suitable to argue every issue. Knowing your case and picking ... Read more

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Car accident injury lawsuit, disability claim dispute tried together

By Nainesh Kotak It’s not uncommon for persons injured in a car accident to file multiple claims for compensation, depending on the circumstances of the accident ... Read more

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Claims involving minors

By Jasmine Daya One of the most difficult areas within personal injury involves claims involving minors. Injuries arising from daycare or school negligence, playground ... Read more

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Five things that will disappear in our lifetime

By Suzana Popovic-Montag It never stops. Another year on the calendar turns, and we receive another jolting reminder of the years passing. It’s not just loved ones that ... Read more

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Homemade separation agreement ends up costing time and money

By Lisa Gelman Hiring an experienced family lawyer is a critical step when going through a  separation  or  divorce . It may be tempting to attempt to cut ... Read more

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Filing a claim with the labour board

By Bram Lecker and Kimberley Sebag In Ontario, the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) governs the rules organizations must follow when they engage employees ... Read more

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Temporary layoff update: can an employee refuse a recall?

By Doug MacLeod Contrary to popular belief, a temporary layoff usually constitutes a wrongful dismissal which requires an employer to pay the laid-off employee ... Read more

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Estate of Aretha Franklin facing various difficulties

By Charles Ticker Aretha Franklin passed away from pancreatic cancer on August 16, 2018, at the age of 76. Immediately after her death, it became apparent that she died ... Read more

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Motion to change: when a child becomes older

By Andrew Feldstein In this case , the father attempted to have a court order concerning parenting time varied on the basis that the child was all grown up. The father ... Read more

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Termination clauses: Achkar

By Christopher Achkar In Ontario, the enforceability of a contract vis-à-vis a termination clause can be a great benefit or an unfortunate detriment for either ... Read more

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$300,000 awarded for aggravated and punitive damages

By Barry B. Fisher In this case , the judge awarded a chief building official (CBO) $200K in punitive damages and $100K for aggravated damages. With the full knowledge of ... Read more

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Thinking about suing your business partner?

By Anton Katz Small business owners have to juggle many competing demands in order to succeed. If you are a Toronto small business owner considering litigation against your ... Read more

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SNC-Lavalin, Meng cases take unnecessary course — off the tracks

By Dr. Gary Botting for AdvocateDaily.com The SNC-Lavalin controversy arose from a simple but fundamental misunderstanding on the part of Jody Wilson-Raybould ... Read more

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Your date of separation and why it matters

By Robina Khan The term “date of separation” is so often used in family law that legal professionals sometimes forget the weight that it carries outside of the ... Read more

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Sailor kisses nurse: statue with limitations

By Marcel Strigberger I was in Sarasota, Florida the other day. At the harbour, there is a giant statue version of that iconic photograph scene whereby a U.S. Navy ... Read more

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Father’s credibility questioned after review of Instagram account

By Lisa Gelman While social media can be an amazing tool – allowing us to communicate and share our lives with people around the world, it also brings with it an ... Read more

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Engagement rings: is it a gift or can you get it back?

By Marcus Sixta The engagement ring, a symbol of love and the sign that it is time to book that wedding date! You received this fantastic, sparkly, expensive gift from ... Read more

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Can patients trust you in the age of electronic privacy scandals?

By Kate Dewhirst In the last few years, the public has heard a lot of scary things about electronic privacy scandals. In 2017,  one company  admitted their ... Read more

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In which court will you file for divorce?

By Steven Benmor In Canada, in order to obtain a divorce, spouses must apply to the court and have a judge grant a divorce order. Generally, this can only occur in the ... Read more

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