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Tuesday, July 13, 2021 @ 8:35 AM

Wellness: Five money lessons every young lawyer should know | Darryl Singer

Like it or not, money factors into so many parts of our careers as lawyers. As a mentor to countless students and juniors over the years, I have come up with a number of pieces of financial wisdom which I now routinely pass along to all of them. ... [read more]

Monday, July 12, 2021 @ 1:44 PM

Top legal tech trends to watch for in 2021  Lawyer looking into future with telescope

Digitization continues to change the world at a fast pace. Digital technology has played a significant role in every aspect across businesses and industries, influencing time management, productivity, costs, etc. If we talk about the legal sector, legal professionals are becoming more open to and comfortable with technology. They recognize the benefits of streamlining time-consuming tasks and increasing work efficiency using various legal software programs. ... [read more]

Friday, July 09, 2021 @ 2:32 PM

The $50 billion no-account Baton Rouge bank error | Marcel Strigberger

What would you do if you thought you just magically received $50 billion? Conversely what would you do if you found out you just lost $50 billion? Ask Daren James of Baton Rouge, La., whose bank mistakenly deposited this amount to his account.  ... [read more]

Thursday, July 08, 2021 @ 12:41 PM

Bankrupt permitted to sue trustee in personal capacity in precedent-setting decision Gold coins on weigh scales

Licensed Insolvency Trustees (LITs) in Ontario are a lot like lawyers. They hold a de facto monopoly on their profession, they are self-governed, and they owe their clients a fiduciary duty. One major difference LITs enjoy over lawyers, however, is statutory protection from liability. ... [read more]

Thursday, July 08, 2021 @ 9:18 AM

New associate for McLeish Orlando

McLeish Orlando announced that former summer and articling student Brandon Petersen has joined the firm as an associate. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 06, 2021 @ 1:48 PM

McKenzie Lake adds personal injury lawyer

McKenzie Lake welcomed personal injury lawyer Sarah Kirshin-Neilans to the firm. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 06, 2021 @ 5:43 AM

TYPES OF DAMAGES - For personal injuries - Duration of loss - Extent of incapacity

Appeal by the plaintiff from the assessment of damages for injuries suffered in a 2016 motor vehicle accident. The appellant, then a 24-year-old very athletic young man, suffered a serious concussion leading to mild traumatic brain injury and chronic post-concussion syndrome and soft tissue injuries. ... [read more]

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 @ 4:11 PM - Last Updated: Wednesday, July 21, 2021 @ 8:55 AM

Justice Abella: Voice of the vulnerable | Lawrence David

When Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella retires from the Supreme Court of Canada on July 1, she will leave the court as one of the most impactful judges in its history and as the longest serving judge in the Canadian judicial system. ... [read more]

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 @ 1:55 PM

How do you prove your client’s dog is a service animal? Person standing with guide dog

The law around service animals can be difficult to navigate because there is no single definition of what a service animal is — it varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, and even between the laws and regulations within a jurisdiction. ... [read more]

Friday, June 25, 2021 @ 8:20 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Jury trials - Charge to jury

Appeal by the defendant from a jury award for past and future loss of income due to injuries suffered by the respondent in a motor vehicle accident. The respondent claimed he sustained a head injury which left him with a permanent serious impairment of certain cognitive functions. ... [read more]