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Car accidents are one of the leading causes of serious injuries in Canada. According to the Canadian Motor Vehicle Traffic Collision Statistics, more than a hundred thousand collisions are reported each year with serious and fatal injuries in the country. Rear-end crashes are the most common types of car accidents in most countries and are usually attributed to lack of concentration, speeding, or brake failure.

Having an attorney on your side will ensure your rights are protected, while also shielding you from cross-claims and counterclaims. ...

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, many people have found themselves in an unprecedented situation in terms of their social, personal, and financial lives. They have been scrambling to find alternative solutions for the economic downturn, which accompanied the pandemic, as many people experienced...

According to a survey, over 63% of Canadians have experienced a negative financial impact during the coronavirus pandemic due to lack of business or losing their jobs. The widespread financial disruption has resulted in people looking for alternative solutions to save money. In times like these, the...

Law firms in Canada generate billions of dollars in revenue each year. Much of this revenue is generated by personal injury lawyers representing their clients in various settlement claims and lawsuits.

Zantac is the brand name of the drug Ranitidine, which was sold to treat overactive stomach acid, heartburn, and various other gastroesophageal diseases. The over-the-counter (OTC) medication was being used widely until it was recalled from the market last year because of the presence of a cancer-causing agent known as N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA).

Personal injury is an area of law that encompasses injuries and accidents that cause bodily or emotional harm. When another party acts in a reckless, negligent, or malicious manner that harms another person, they may be liable to pay damages.

Having a good business lawyer will provide you peace of mind and value to your business. ...

The holidays are a time of festivity and celebration, but as it turns out, they’re also a time when potentially serious personal injuries are more common than ever. Studies show that the year-end is one of the busiest times of the year for firefighters.

Needless to say, an accident can put a damper on the holiday cheer. That’s why your and your family’s safety should be the primary consideration when visiting, decorating for the holidays, and cooking in groups.

Getting Wills and Powers of Attorney While Maintaining Physical Distancing Physical distancing has made getting valid Wills and Powers of Attorney for Property and Personal Care (POA's) more challenging than ever. That's because face-to-face meetings with lawyers and witnesses are not likely to happen. Thankfully, McGuinty Law...

Legal Rights in the Event You Can’t Meet Contractual Obligations Because of COVID-19 Anyone that has contractual obligations and can’t fulfil these obligations because of the COVID-19 pandemic should consult with a lawyer about their legal options. An example of a party that may not be able...

Is assisted death becoming a treatment for depression and the loss of hope rather than a tragic consequence of the two? Shouldn't we focus on better palliative care, rather than medically assisted death? According to a new study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), 96...

About Mental Capacity Rules around testamentary capacity in Ontario state that the capacity required to create a valid will in the Province of Ontario is the highest degree of mental capacity at law (Re Banton). The testator must have a “sound disposing mind” to understand and...

Knowledge and Approval To establish testamentary capacity, the testator must have both knowledge and approval of the contents of his or her will. Approval suggests voluntariness. However, it is possible to have capacity that is not subject to undue influence, and yet still be unaware of...

I was interested to learn recently that the word “idiot” comes from the Greek word “idios,” meaning “private world.” Why would it be an insult to say that someone is stuck in his own private world? Because refusing to open up one’s mind to others...