Do I Qualify for Income Replacement Benefits?

Being injured in a motor vehicle incident is scary. But what’s even more scary is the fear that you won’t be able to return to work and continue to provide for you and your family. Whether you’re off work for a few days or a few months, it’s important to think about how the bills will get paid during your period of recovery.

The Legal Side of Group Lottery Pools

The Court of Appeal’s recent decision in a complex case involving a group lottery pool emphasizes the importance of keeping transaction and communication records in order to trace who contributed to which group purchases. A person may be entitled to winnings even if he/she has stopped participating in a group lottery pool, as long as he/she can provide evidence of contributing to the winning lottery ticket.

Injured in an Accident? Protect Yourself at the Scene

A recent Ontario court decision reinforces how important it is for a person injured in an accident to attempt to gather identifying information of any possible defendants or witnesses at the scene of the accident or as soon after as possible. If you’ve suffered an injury in an accident, even if it seems minor, there are steps you should take to protect yourself.

Challenging the Validity of a Will

“Can I challenge the validity of a will?” In this economy, individuals are becoming even more reliant on the estates of their family members for financial support in retirement. It is devastating to lose a family member and this devastation can become worse if the “retirement plan” or financial support an individual was counting on from…Continue Reading

Terms of Your Employment: What Notice Are You Owed?

“Is there further recourse if I am terminated and my employment contract states that I am only entitled to receive termination notice according to the terms laid out by the Employment Standards Act?” The short answer is yes. Unless there is clear language in an employment contract limiting an individual’s termination notice entitlement to only…Continue Reading