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What you need to know about Ontario’s contingency fee amendments

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September 14, 2021

Significant changes to legislation surrounding Ontario’s contingency fees – a sum of money a lawyer receives for fees only if there is a favourable result – have come into effect as of July 1, 2021. A contingency fee agreement is the usual way that victims of car accidents, personal injury, and medical malpractice hire lawyers […] READ MORE>

What you need to know about new slip-and-fall legislation

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September 1, 2021

Slip-and-fall accidents can happen at any time, but in Ontario these accidents occur most commonly in the winter when ice and snow build up on sidewalks, front steps, and roadways, creating hazards for pedestrians. While victims of slip-and-fall accidents on snow and ice previously had two years to file a notice of a claim, new […] READ MORE>

5 Things To Know If You Get Into A Car Accident

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August 9, 2021

Despite our best efforts to drive safely, car accidents are still an unfortunate part of life due to speeding, bad weather, and reckless driving. Approximately 160,000 car accidents occur each year in Canada alone. Here are some tips to keep in mind should you ever find yourself involved in a car accident. Safety comes first […] READ MORE>

Getting your Disability Claim in the Covid Era

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September 28, 2020

September 28, 2020 -As the economy re-opens after the COVID lockdown many people are experiencing severe mental health conditions. For some the condition is new, for others, their existing condition is aggravated by situations such as a return to a dangerous workplace. Many people do not have workplace benefits that include sick leave, short and […] READ MORE>

Long Term Care Homes and Infection Control Requirements

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May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020 In homes across the world where we care for the sick and elderly the Covid-19 pandemic has taken a terrible toll. One might be tempted to throw one’s arms up and say “how could this have been predicted?” Well frankly it was very predictable.  We have known since at least SARS that […] READ MORE>

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