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Our words matter: how the Apology Act can affect our claim!
Oct 21, 2015

It is important to understand when a statement may be used against you in a court of law and when it is inadmissible, such as in the context of an apology. What you say, in terms of an admission of guilt, can significantly affect your personal injury suit... Read more

A Mary Carter Agreement limits the liability for some of the defendants in a multi-party personal injury suit.
Oct 21, 2015

Civil suits often entail complex legal maneuvers that can significantly impact the outcome of case. A Mary Carter Agreement is a method of reaching a partial settlement agreement that sometimes aids in settling a case where there are different degrees of fault among multiple defendants. .. Read more

The Implications of signing a Liability Waiver for your Personal Injury Claim
Oct 07, 2015

Engaging in physical activities after having voluntarily signed a waiver absolving an organization or person of any liability can make it difficult to file a personal injury claim in the event of an injury. .. Read more

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