Guidelines For Attendance Now A Mix Of Virtual & In Person

Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, the Ontario court system has gone 2.0, so to speak, adopting a number of technological advancements that have created the “virtual courtroom” and other proceedings. It’s all been done to address a combination of public [...]

Top 10 Swimming Pool Safety Tips

With summer starting to get into full swing in Ontario, residential swimming pools will soon be busy with family and friends cooling off from the heat. But pool owners need to keep their guests, and themselves, safe from injury, and lawsuits. Safety bylaws and guidelines [...]

Dog Owners Liability Act: You Are Responsible For Your Dog

The “pandemic pet pandemonium” boom hit Canada in a big way, as many Canadians turned to pet ownership for comfort during the coronavirus pandemic. With so many people feeling isolated, as social interactions were dramatically curtailed, dogs really did become a human’s best friend more [...]

5 Tips For Children’s Playground Safety

With spring around the corner, younger children will be taking to playgrounds all over Ontario, to get in a little fun, exercise and fresh air. Unfortunately, a small portion of those children will also be taking a trip to the ER of their local hospital, [...]

Helping Paralyzed Spinal Cord Injury Victims Walk Again

In the field of personal injury law, the right lawyer can help accident victims get the compensation they deserve for serious injuries caused by negligence. And now, exciting new medical developments can miraculously help some victims regain lost function—helping spinal cord injury victims walk again. [...]

5 Risks of Leaving a Concussion Untreated

Head injury should never be taken lightly. No matter what you feel the severity might be, it should never be underestimated. Just because it can be “an invisible injury” doesn’t mean it can’t have devastating effects. There can be serious risks from leaving a concussion [...]

Ontario’s Justice System in the New COVID Reality

"We should not be going back." -- Ontario Superior Court Justice Frederick Myers And with that statement, Justice Myers made it clear, early on in the pandemic, what to expect in Ontario's justice system as we move forward in the new COVID reality. Since the [...]

Are Liability Waivers Enforceable?

Are the Consumer Protection Act (2002) and the Occupier’s Liability Act in conflict? According to recent rulings, when it comes to whether or not a “supplier” (i.e. business) can apply a waiver to contract out of the “duty of care”, the answer is, unequivocally, yes, [...]

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 [...]

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