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Top Halloween Safety Tips (For Kids, Parents & Drivers)

Staying safe for Halloween is no longer about watching for razor blades in your candy apples (this might even be a dated reference if you were born after 1980). In fact, researchers, police, and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) have pretty much dispelled that [...]

E-Scooters in Ontario: What Are The Dangers?

Electric scooters may be a compact, rapidly-growing, environmentally friendly and relatively inexpensive means of cruising through city cores, but that doesn’t mean e-scooters aren’t rife with controversy. Some cities around the world have banned the battery-powered scooters for a number of safety reasons. Toronto is [...]

Top 5 Boating Safety Tips

Summer relaxation in Ontario often involves getting out on the water for fun. The last thing anyone wants to think about in this situation is a catastrophic injury. But studies in Canada show that boating fatalities number about 100 across the country each year. A [...]

LEGAL FEES — CONTINGENCY FEE AGREEMENTS

A Contingency Fee Agreement is a retainer agreement in which no legal fees are charged to our clients, unless we are able to recover damages by either a negotiated settlement or by a judgement of a court or tribunal.  Contingency Fees greatly increase access to [...]

New Contingency Fee Reforms in Ontario Promote Transparency

Contingency Fees are a saving grace for many personal injury clients in Ontario, as they allow the victim to receive access to justice without having to pay legal fees until a settlement (or trial) determines the amount of damages awarded. The problem with contingency fees [...]

What Cyclists Need To Know in Ontario

Spring is now upon us in Southern Ontario, and that means many more vehicles of the two-wheeled variety will be hitting the streets. But there are a number of questions that cyclists need to know the answers to before they lift the kick-stand and pedal [...]

Are Motorcycles Worth The Risk?

Spring is here, and that means certain two-wheeled motor vehicles will be back on the roads in full force. Motorcycle accident deaths skyrocketed in Ontario in 2020, up 60% in the spring/summer season from the year before.  Most of those crashes involved men — many [...]

5 STEPS TO FOLLOW IF YOU HAVE A CONCUSSION

Whether it be from a car crash, a sports injury, a slip and fall or some other event, a concussion is the most common form of traumatic brain injury. It can lead to tragic circumstances if not handled properly. We already know that concussion rates [...]

THE JUSTICE SYSTEM’S SILVER LINING FROM PANDEMIC DISRUPTIONS

The Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on justice systems worldwide: Court closures, trial delays, case backlogs, and generally diminished access to justice for all. The Global Access to Justice Project found that only 8% of justice systems around the world have continued to operate normally. [...]

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