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Catastrophic injury impairment

By David Hollingsworth Automobile insurance is constantly changing. It seems that the government continues to strip away at some of the most vital services required for ... Read more

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Better late than never - retroactive child support

By Marcus Sixta The obligation to pay child support after separation and divorce is mandated by both federal and provincial legislation in Alberta. This obligation is ... Read more

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‘Advances’ on settlement funds and the personal injury lawyer

By Amanda Bafaro for AdvocateDaily.com Should personal injury lawyers lend money to their clients? If  you  don’t lend your clients money, is it ok ... Read more

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Five common will drafting mistakes

By Lisa Laredo Write your will right and it will do exactly what you want and need it to do when you die. Your will is your roadmap to your loved ones and a properly written ... Read more

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What I’m looking for in a bencher

By Inga Andriessen If you’re not an Ontario lawyer, then this blog is not for you. This is about our upcoming bencher election for the Law Society of Ontario (LSO). ... Read more

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Justice minister has statutory discretion to drop extradition proceedings

By Dr. Gary Botting for AdvocateDaily.com The online edition of  South China Morning Post   recently trumpeted, “Donald Trump could change the course of ... Read more

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Be mindful of health professional/patient relationship boundaries

By Elyse Sunshine and Lonny Rosen A health professional is in a position of power and trust and must establish and maintain appropriate professional boundaries ... Read more

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Preparing an application for funding

By Katie Armstrong Due to the growing awareness of litigation funding options, an increasing amount of plaintiffs and lawyers now have access to capital to litigate valid ... Read more

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When will a court order interim costs and disbursements?

By Lisa Gelman An Ontario court  recently considered  a case where a husband appealed from an interlocutory order that required him to pay his wife $150,000 for ... Read more

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The ways to ruin your chances of settling your divorce in mediation

By Steven Benmor Mediating your divorce is an opportunity to try and settle your case without going to trial. Mediation is a fast, fair and cheap process. Litigation is long, ... Read more

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Handling mortgage debt depends on circumstances at time of death

By Mary Wahbi for AdvocateDaily.com Your mortgage lives on even after you die, and one way or another, the lender will want to get paid. That's because mortgages ... Read more

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New developments on the doctrine of frustration

By Laura Williams In two 2018 decisions, Canadian courts considered the boundaries of the doctrine of frustration. Frustration occurs when two parties can no longer meet ... Read more

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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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