How Long Do I Have To Sue? | Limitation Periods

Elaine Bright – Pace Personal Injury Lawyer in Kenora: We have all heard of victims coming forward years after being abused, and disclosing what happened to them. Sometimes criminal charges are laid against the perpetrators; sometimes civil claims are made, and sometimes both occur. Lawyers are often asked – aren’t there limitation periods that apply…

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Going To Law School

Elaine Bright – Pace Personal Injury Lawyer in Kenora: Have you ever thought of going to law school? In Canada there are 17 universities that offer 3-year programs leading to a degree in common law. This is the degree required to practice law in all provinces and territories, except Quebec. The newest program in Canada is…

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Dog Bite Law In Ontario

According to statistics, approximately 42 dog bites occur every hour in Canada. In Ontario alone, there are over 5000 dog bites reported every year. Victims of dog attacks are often reluctant to report incidents or seek compensation because they know the dog and its owner. It is important to remember, however, that dog ownership is…

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Knowing the Threshold

Toronto personal injury lawyer Albert Conforzi: In order to excel at the practice of personal injury law, you need constant education and re-education. In my nearly 30 years of practice, I have seen no less than six separate auto insurance regimes in Ontario. That’s a lot of late night reading. To quote an old shipping…

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Minor Injury Guideline: Punitive and Unjust Law

Toronto Personal Injury Lawyer Alex Voudouris: On September 1, 2010, the Ontario Government radically changed the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS), to the detriment of all accident victims. For example, medical and rehabilitation limits were reduced from the non-catastrophically injured limit of $100,000 to $3,500, if someone has sustained an impairment that is predominantly a…

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Moving on After a Serious Injury

Toronto Personal Injury Lawyer Anu Malhotra: A serious injury affects the injured as well as their loved ones. Whether the injury is caused as a result of a car accident or any other accident, it is hard to accept that your life will never be the same again. However, with proper support from the rehabilitation…

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