Jury trials in Ontario suspended until 7th June 2021

by Legal Author May 2, 2021 Personal Injury

In response to the rising COVID-19 cases, a declaration of Emergency was made on January 12, 2021, for all of Ontario. With the declaration of Emergency came new provincial restrictions on January 14, 2021. In light of these restrictions, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice had suspended jury trials until May 3, 2021, at the […]

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The Impact of Domestic Abuse in the Workplace and How Non-Molestation Orders Help

by Legal Author April 21, 2021 Domestic Violence

While domestic abuse and molestation may happen at home, its devastating impact extends to every aspect of the victim or survivor’s life. It can cause emotional and physiological trauma that can also affect a person’s work life. As a result of work absences related to domestic abuse, a published KPMG study for Vodafone found that […]

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Physician Licensing – The Response During COVID-19

by Legal Author April 6, 2021 Personal Injury

The COVID-19 pandemic has put incredible strain on health care systems, in Ontario and across the world. In response, many governments and health professional regulators have adopted creative approaches to licensing doctors and other health care providers, so that as many competent front-line workers as possible are available to fight the pandemic. In Ontario, for […]

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Discoverability in Medical Malpractice Cases

by Legal Author March 29, 2021 Law

Bogoroch & Associates LLP strongly believes that victims of medical malpractice are entitled to access to justice. The information in this article is based primarily on medical malpractice law in Ontario, Canada: If you have been injured due to potential medical malpractice, you should be aware of the applicable “limitation period” that may bar your […]

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Checklist to Have Before Hiring a Lawyer

by Legal Author March 26, 2021 General Law

In today’s unpredictable times, it is essential to have a lawyer. Even if you approach life cautiously, there are situations that you need the services of a legal professional. Unfortunately, searching for the right lawyer can feel overwhelming. A simple online search can present you with many choices. And as you know, you can’t just […]

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Performance improvement plans in the workplace – a quick guide for employees

by Redmans Solicitors February 17, 2021 Law

Performance improvement procedures (“PIPs”) are known by a variety of names: performance improvement plans, capability procedures, improvement plans, and more. This article explains what performance improvement procedures are, what your rights are, and what you should look out for if you’re participating in a PIP. Links to further sources of information are included throughout this […]

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7 top tips for signing settlement agreements

by Legal Author January 22, 2021 Employment Law

A settlement agreement is a legal contract issued by an employer and sets out the key terms and conditions to end a relationship or resolve a dispute with an employee. The employee will usually be awarded a sum of money for signing the agreement. Being presented with a settlement agreement can be daunting, especially if […]

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How Intellectual Property Helps Businesses Thrive in Global Markets

by Christopher Heer and Annette Latoszewska December 13, 2020 Intellectual Property

New post regarding IP law and practice by Christopher Heer & Annette Latoszewska, based on IP law in Ontario, Canada and general IP and business principles. With businesses competing on a global scale, the value of intellectual property, now more than ever, cannot be overstated. Intellectual property rights can help businesses thrive in global markets […]

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4 of the Most Frequently asked Questions about Trademarks Answered

by Legal Author December 13, 2020 Trademarks

This new legal information blog post shares the answers to 4 FAQs regarding Trademarks (based on Australian trademark law and general practice). Trademark law can be complicated, which is why it’s advisable you consult a trademark attorney to help you navigate the registration process. If you’ve found yourself in a spot of trouble regarding your […]

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Best Practices for Linkedin for Lawyers

by Legal Author December 12, 2020 Law firm marketing

Although Linkedin operates as a social networking website, it’s aimed at professional networking and career advancement. The website is more about the development of quality business relationships as opposed to something in the nature of being a Facebook friend. Like social networking sites, in order to get started on Linkedin, you must create either a […]

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