A large portion of Ontario’s elderly and terminally ill live in nursing homes and other extended care facilities. These vulnerable populations and their families are dependent on the homes for critical aid and support.Read More
The winter months bring much excitement for snowmobilers who are anxious to hit the trails. In fact, there are more than 600,000 legally registered snowmobiles in Canada, and this sport’s popularity is only growing. Unfortunately, accidents are more common than you may expect and many are preventable. If a snowmobile accident has resulted in an injury, you may be entitled to financial compensation.Read More
Disability insurance is meant to provide peace of mind. Any disability – physical and/or psychological – that restricts you from performing the essential tasks of your employment may entitle you to disability benefits. There may be disagreement with the insurance company on your ability to return to work or the extent of your disability. It would be a mistake to assume that the insurer is correct.Read More
Since its inception in 2008, AirBnB has become the most popular online marketplace for private owners renting out their properties to individuals who are looking for accommodations. Globally it has reached 6 million listings worldwide. In Toronto alone there are currently over 15,000 active listings. 1 Read More
To understand the full benefits of hiring a personal injury lawyer when you are involved in an accident, you need to know what their job is. A personal injury lawyer is a person who acts on behalf of the injured party when it comes to talking to insurance companies, law enforcement, and hiring private investigators. If you have been hurt in any type of accident, it will benefit you to have someone on your side that is experienced in fighting for compensation.Read More
With the cold weather and snow now upon us, the threat of slip and fall accidents is a common winter-time conversation topic. Many of these accidents can result in serious injuries. Any injury that causes you to miss work, be unable to live as you normally would, or causes you to experience extreme pain can be considered a serious injury.Read More
What is the duty to mitigate?
Put simply, the duty to mitigate is the responsibility of the plaintiff or injured person to minimize related costs. The duty is assessed on the reasonableness of the plaintiff’s actions. If a court finds that a plaintiff did not reasonably try to meet this duty it may refuse to award the plaintiff further compensation.Read More
Municipality liability has been discussed before on this blog. Specifically, previous articles spoke to the difficulty of proving a municipality to be negligent. A recent case illustrates this point in more detail.Read More
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