Trouble At Home: How Real Estate Law Can Protect Your Purchase

Imagine this scenario. You’re buying a home. You’ve done your due diligence, had your home inspections, signed the paperwork and finally moved into your new home! After this whole process, you discover a big problem you could not have known about before living in the home. From basement cracks where the seller’s patch job was…Continue Reading

Employment Law in Action

A recent court of appeal decision has addressed the issue of an employer’s duty to accommodate a disabled employee and the seldom-invoked remedy of reinstatement of the employee to her employment under the Ontario Human Rights Code, R.S.O. 1990, c.H.19 (the “Code”). Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board v. Fair, 2016 ONCA 421 (Canlii). The court was…Continue Reading

Summertime Swimming Safety Tips

In just one short week, kids will be finishing up at school and readying themselves for a summer full of friends, relaxation and swimming. With so much to look forward to and the warm weather quickly approaching, it’s easy to overlook the risks involved with water activities. While spending time in and around the water…Continue Reading

Lisa Belcourt Discusses New Auto Insurance Rules on CBC

On June 1, the definition of catastrophic impairment changed. As part of Ontario’s plan to cut auto insurance rates, insurance payouts for catastrophic accidents were reduced by half. One of our personal injury lawyers, Lisa Belcourt, was recently interviewed by Up North CBC to discuss what this mean for drivers. With so many changes taking…Continue Reading

5 Things to Consider When Selecting a Personal Injury Lawyer

Quality Many personal injury claims require you to share personal information and emotional details, so it’s important to find a lawyer that you can trust. Asking your lawyer to share details of their approach, their previous experience with claims like yours and their general philosophy towards personal injury law will help to establish if they…Continue Reading