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Legal Articles

  • Worried About a Possible Divorce? Look for These 9 Red Flags!

    May 9, 2018

    Sometimes even all the riches in the world, the fame, kids, lifestyle, and even amazing careers don’t cut it when it comes to living happily with your spouse. Other people may look at your life and see nothing but paradise, luxury lifestyle and all. What they may not know is what lies underneath all that glamor. Talking to a family lawyer about a possible separation is very normal.

  • Reasons Why Medical Malpractice Claims in Canada Are Less Compared to the U.S

    May 8, 2018

    So, one thing you need to know before you begin reading through the article is that the Canadian courtrooms and U.S. courtrooms are usually totally different; at least they are like the American television courtrooms you always see being televised. In fact, it is absolutely nothing like that and part of the reason why is due to the different types of legal systems between the two countries. The differences are also evident when you talk to the medical malpractice lawyers Toronto.

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    5 Best Ways To Maximize ICBC Settlements

    April 29, 2018

    If you are in an accident, there's a lot that an ICBC lawyer, Vancouver can help you with. Being injured is depressing and devastating, but you must not fail to protect yourself or your finances.

  • 5 Most Important Qualities of a Slip and Fall Lawyer

    April 24, 2018

    A slip and fall lawyer is necessary because accidents never come with a warning. You never know when you might get into an accident at home or outside. It could happen while watching TV, while at work, while walking your dog, or taking a shower.

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    5 Things to Do When Renting Out Commercial Property

    April 24, 2018

    If you have never rented out your commercial property, then utilizing the help of a commercial litigation lawyer can be highly beneficial. After all, you own a commercial space because you want to make money from it.

  • 6 Most Common Forms of Disabilities Eligible for Claims

    April 24, 2018

    A committed disability lawyer can help you get the benefits you deserve. The list of disabilities maintained by the Social Security Administration is pretty extensive. Various forms of medical impairments are covered under that list, based on which individuals are entitled to disability benefits.

  • 6 Of The Most Common Workplace Accidents

    April 10, 2018

    There is often a perception, among both workers and employers, that accidents can only happen in the sort of workplaces we tend to think of as dangerous: but ask a personal injury lawyer (Halifax lawyers Prezler, for example) like construction sites, factories, or just about anywhere if you happen to be a firefighter. And of course […]

  • Medical Malpractice Questions to Ask An Attorney

    December 23, 2017

    Medical malpractice occurs within the health care profession more often than many would like to believe, unfortunately. Such a personal injury case occurs when a doctor or another health care professionals makes a mistake during their diagnosis or treatment of any type of ailment that leads to more concerns or damages to the individual. Some mistakes may occur, but those can be rectified in the long run. Malpractice is the only feasible option when something goes so wrong that it requires more surgery, medicine, or treatment in order to effectively heal or work with. This is a massive inconvenience for most people, especially an injured individual who is out of work. The first step should be looking into medical malpractice lawyers Toronto.

  • Dealing with an ICBC Contract Breach

    November 28, 2017

    An ICBC Claim results when you are injured in a car accident in British Columbia. The ICBC is required to provide accident benefits regardless of who has caused the accident. These benefits are supposed to cover expenses such as rehabilitation and medical bills. However, there is a limit of $150,000, and ICBC cannot offer settlements above this amount. These benefits are also supposed to cover other expenses such as chiropractor treatments, physiotherapy, medical equipment, home services and medication. Furthermore, ICBC is supposed to offer you wage loss benefits if you are unable to work as a result of the accident. Some of the ICBC Injury Claims that can be compensated include future loss of earning capacity claim, wage loss claim, pain and suffering claim, the cost of future care expenses claim as well as special damages claim. An ICBC policy takes care of several things such as personal injury claims, property damage and getting an ICBC lawyer Vancouver for you in case of an accident. However, the ICBC does not cover small accidents and will refer you to their low-velocity impact collision program.

  • 10 Pieces of Evidence That Can Win Your Case

    November 24, 2017

    Parents who are about to walk into family court often want to know what they can do to build their case. In order to have a great day in custody court, you need to have evidence to show the judge. Your divorce lawyer Toronto can ask you the right questions when you're on the witness stand. Here are 10 pieces of evidence that can help you win your case:

  • 5 Steps to Take In an Employment Law Case

    October 5, 2017

    If you feel like you have been the victim of a wrongful termination or unfair dismissal, it may be worthwhile to talk with an employment lawyer Mississauga. However, it will be on you to gather evidence and take other steps to ultimately prove your case. What do you need to do in order to resolve an employment law case?

  • 4 Legal Situations that may Require a Medical Expert Witness

    September 26, 2017

    We all know that members of the medical community are not perfect. Like us, they are human and prone to making occasional mistakes. However, when human error results in significant loss of time, income, or health, the victim may decide to file a lawsuit with the help of a medical expert witness. Here are four situations where a medical witness may be needed.