Personal Injury Thought Leadership

Personal Injury 101: Negligence and Damages

Personal Injury 101: Negligence and Damages

It’s that time of year where many first year law students are just about to finish a course called Torts. It is one of the more immediately interesting areas of law because the facts are stories of everyday life, stories of hope, tragedy, perseverance, fault and...

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Can You Put a Price on Pain?

The year was 1978. Pierre Trudeau was prime minister. Saturday Night Fever and Star Wars were in theaters. McCartney was with Wings. Lennon was with Yoko. And Apple was in its first year of sales. On January 19th, 1978 three tragic cases all rose to the Supreme Court...

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Don’t bargain with kids’ safety

Don’t bargain with kids’ safety

Since Monday, Oct. 6, the front doors and controlled entry systems of Halton’s and Ottawa’s public English elementary schools have been turned off as part of negotiation strategies between the union and the provincial government.

City News quotes Jo Dean, an executive officer with the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF), as saying that the task of controlling access in schools has been “downloaded on (the secretarial staff) and it just interrupts the day constantly.”

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Factors that can contribute to cycling accident complexity

Factors that can contribute to cycling accident complexity

Thirty-one people have died on Toronto streets this year, Metro reports, noting the number accounts for three cyclists killed in the city. Police had recorded only 11 road deaths at this time in 2014. “The roads are really designed for cars, and we’re trying to inject cyclists onto these roads where there’s a huge disproportionate risk borne by the cyclists as compared to a motorist”.

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