A Busy Year for Accident Benefits Decisions

Toronto Personal Injury Lawyer Albert Conforzi: 2012 has been a very active year at the Ontario Court of Appeal in the area of accident benefits decisions. Last Wednesday, the Court of Appeal released its reasons in Cornie, which dealt with the mediation backlog at the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO). The Insurance Act requires…

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Trials Aren’t Tea Parties

Toronto Personal Injury Lawyer Albert Conforzi: A leading Canadian corporate lawyer is before a discipline panel of the Law Society of Upper Canada for being “uncivil.” The case arises from the lawyer’s successful defence of his client in the now famous securities fraud case which followed the Bre-X financial disaster. The lawyer, Joe Groia, successfully…

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Help For Concussion Victims

Concussion victims are becoming increasingly aware of the long term effects of this devastating injury. Any avid sports fan can tell you that concussions are now at the forefront for medical research and study in the sports world. High profile example of concussion victims include Sidney Crosby (Pittsburgh Penguins), Austin Collie (Indianapolis Colts), and other…

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File Referrals and File Brokering

Toronto Personal Injury Lawyer Albert Conforzi: An eyebrow raising piece of litigation is unfolding in the Toronto courts. It brings squarely into focus the practice of file referrals. There are two types of file referrals amongst lawyers. One happens when a client with a problem comes to see you about a problem that you don’t…

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