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The Tomec Decision

Did you know that if you’re injured in a motor vehicle accident in Ontario, you’re entitled to Statutory Accident Benefits (SABS) regardless of who was at fault? For non-catastrophic injuries, there’s a limit on how long you can receive those benefits. The amount and...

Pain and Suffering – Tort Threshold Test

In the US, tort litigation costs Americans more than $250 billion. The tort litigation climate in Ontario is markedly different. In personal injury cases resulting from motor vehicle accidents, for example, Ontario courts have installed what’s known as a threshold....

COVID and Business Interruption

In a study of nearly 11,000 Canadian small businesses, 22% answered that their revenue had dropped to 0$ during the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses across Canada are struggling to keep afloat amid mandatory closures and reductions in operations. If you’re the owner of...

Slip and Falls on Municipal & Private Property

Slips and falls lead to almost 1,800 visits to the emergency room every day. That makes unintentional falls the most common form of injury in Canada. The resulting injuries range from mild to severe but, on average, they keep people in hospital for 14 days following...