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Along with the name change, law society should also look at title insurance | Julius Melnitzer

Thursday, October 19, 2017 @ 10:50 AM | By Julius Melnitzer

The Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) will be changing its name. Let’s hope it doesn’t use the occasion to toss its sticky if not seamy underside into the compost bin.

What remains unexplained in the rush to judgment that culminated in LSUC’s new advertising and referral fees — a stampede that besmirched the public image of the entire personal injury bar because of the alleged excesses of one notoriously bad apple — is how LSUC managed to respond so quickly to the situation while allowing...