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How the Limitations Act can impact your Claim for Damages
Oct 07, 2015

The 2002 Limitations Act established a time limit on how long an individual has to file a claim. This time limit naturally has significant effects on some individuals? ability to successfully file a claim for damages in a personal injury sui.. Read more


Rastin & Associates Moves Successfully to have Frivolous Ontario Human Rights Claim thrown out at Preliminary Motion
Sep 23, 2015

Employee discrimination is a serious charge that can be brought to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario for resolution. This process brings justice to an unfairly treated employee, and equally, to an unfairly accused employer. .. Read more


Arbitration determines Insured's Accident Benefits must be Reassessed
Sep 22, 2015

Arbitration successfully resolved a disability benefits dispute in the case of Arruda v Western Assurance, and thus avoided lengthy trial... Read more


Insurers Continue Effort to Deprive Accident Victim of Legitimate Interest Owed Even After Losing Trial
Sep 11, 2015

Personal injury cases can be a very complex process. They do not always end at the conclusion of the trial phase and it is important to understand some of the issues involved in successfully claiming for damages awarded.. Read more


It can affect your claim for accident coverage when the insurer withholds information from you
Sep 04, 2015

The Family Protection Coverage Endorsement clause (“OPCF 44R”) provides additional coverage if you are injured by an individual who is underinsured or has no insurance. But what happens when your claim requires information from the other party’s insurer?.. Read more


Limitation Period in Challenging Your Insurer's Refusal of Benefits
Aug 25, 2015

All insurance policies have rules and guidelines for making claims and challenging a refusal of benefits. Understanding these rules and guidelines is very important... Read more


Claimant must prove 'What Constitutes An Accident?'
Aug 25, 2015

Accident Benefits are an important part of insurance coverage. However, sometimes it is difficult to prove that an accident actually occurred... Read more


When should Interest on past due Attendant Care Benefits be paid to claimants?
Aug 23, 2015

Attendant Care Benefits are an important claim in the aftermath of a car accident. What happens when payments are overdue?.. Read more


Amusement Park Ride Negligence
Aug 20, 2015

What happens when an amusement park becomes the cause of personal injury to customers?.. Read more


Does ABS ownership of law firms better serve the public?
Aug 05, 2015

The advantages of ABS ownership have not yet been proven and further debate is needed in the Ontario legislative community before non-traditional ownership of law firms is permitted. .. Read more


Alleged accounting errors cause Slater and Gordon's share price to plummet, ASIC to investigate
Aug 01, 2015

Slater and Gordon's share price plunges as the law firm is undergoing investigation due to errors in its financial statements for UK business... Read more


Judge critical of defence counsel for conduct of trial results in failure to order costs.
Jul 29, 2015

Trial judge denied defence counsel $100,000 in costs due to counsel misconduct.. Read more


Cyclist injured by a motor vehicle
Jul 28, 2015

Cycling accident victims should seek immediate medical treatment to determine severity of injuries and report accident to authorities.. Read more


Retaining expert witness previously employed by opposing party
Jul 24, 2015

Court allows expert witness that was previously employed by opposing party... Read more


Updating your insurance contract
Jul 21, 2015

Insured persons must report changes in their policy details to insurer to keep insurance contract valid.. Read more


Stand up for Accident Survivors
Jul 07, 2015

In the wake of Bill 91 which proposes to cut accident benefits drastically, hundreds of concerned Ontarians protest at Queen's Park.. Read more


Underage Drinking
Jun 16, 2015

Individuals or businesses, including the LCBO, who serve alcohol to minors may be liable if injuries result, unless there is evidence that despite taking reasonable care, they were unaware that the youth was underage... Read more


Passenger makes personal injury claim
Jun 10, 2015

A passenger makes claim for personal injuries against her driver's insurer, alleging negligence on behalf of all drivers involved in the collision... Read more


Negligence in Multiple Car Collision
Jun 06, 2015

A driver who fails to avoid colliding with other vehicles in an emergency response is not necessarily guilty of careless driving, even when other drivers were successful at evading their fellow motorists in a multiple vehicle accident. Drivers can be held to a reasonable standard of skill only... Read more


Delayed claim for injury compensation
Jun 02, 2015

Car accident victim may make delayed claim for injury compensation if severe and permanent injuries persist. .. Read more