Intersection Countdown Timers: More Harm Than Good?

A recent study in Toronto suggests that people see intersection countdown timers as a challenge to race across the road, as opposed to something that tells them to stop for safety’s sake. Numbers indicate an increase in the number of motor vehicle/pedestrian accidents at Toronto intersections since the timers were installed. From Yahoo News: The…

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Client Service Minute: Civility and Service

Client service tips from Paul Alisauskas – Pace Law Firm: We hear quite a bit about the growth of incivility in the work place. Recent research suggests it is indeed on the rise. One startling finding about the implications of incivility (or “disrespectful” behaviour) is that while 94% of people who are subjected to disrespectful words…

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Client Service Minute: Feeling Good

Client service tips from Paul Alisauskas – Pace Law Firm: I met with a woman last week in our Collingwood office who gave me a handy idea about how to look at the question of client service. She called one afternoon to ask whether we could notarize some documents for her that were being delivered to…

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Injured By A Dog? Know Your Rights

According to statistics, approximately 42 dogs bites occur every hour in Canada. In Ontario alone, there are over 5000 dog bites reported every year. Significantly more dog bites and other forms of dog attacks go unreported. Victims of dog attacks are often wary of reporting incidents or seeking compensation because they know the dog and…

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