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Five Common Mistakes Made By Accident Injury Victims

June 20, 2017 | Cynthia P. Carels

MT Personal Injury Blog

Have you recently been involved in a motor vehicle accident that was not your fault? In this post, we explain 5 common mistakes made by accident injury victims after a collision. Assuming Injuries Are “Minor” Being involved in an accident...

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Five “Top of Mind” Tips For Concussion Injury Victims

June 13, 2017 | Cynthia P. Carels

MT Personal Injury Blog

Have you recently suffered a concussion, due to someone else’s fault? In this post, we explore 5 things to keep in mind when dealing with a traumatic head injury. Seek Medical Advice Unlike a visibly broken leg or dislocated joint,...

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The Licence Appeal Tribunal Isn’t Unconstitutional

June 6, 2017 | Michael Prosia

MT Insurance Law Blog

The Licence Appeal Tribunal isn’t going anywhere. In 2014, the Ontario government passed the Fighting Fraud and Reducing Automobile Insurance Rates Act.  Prior to this legislation, accident benefits claimants could contest a denial of benefits by filing an Application for...

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Six Things You Need To Know About Wrongful Death Claims

June 6, 2017 | Cynthia P. Carels

MT Personal Injury Blog

Have you lost a family member in a motor vehicle accident or because of faulty medical care? In this post, we explain 6 things you need to know about wrongful death claims in Alberta. Not all family members are entitled...

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No Diagnosis – No Problem

June 5, 2017 | Ashleigh T. Leon

MT Insurance Law Blog

The Supreme Court of Canada has found an injured claimant does not need to have a diagnosed psychological/psychiatric injury in order to recover for a mental injury sustained in an accident. In Saadati v. Moorhead, 2017 SCC 28, the claimant...

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Five Actions To Take When You Get Into A Motor Vehicle Accident

May 31, 2017 | Cynthia P. Carels

MT Personal Injury Blog

Did you recently get into an accident? In this post, we explain 5 actions you can take to obtain benefits if you were involved in a motor vehicle accident. 1. Collect Information at the Scene of the Accident The scene of...

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Canada Prompt Payment Act Update: Senate Approved

May 15, 2017 | Ivan Mitchell Merrow, Ethan Campbell

Breaking Ground: MT Construction Law

In an effort to lead reform in the payment practices of the Federal bureaucracy, the Canadian Senate introduced prompt payment legislation under Bill S-224, the Canada Prompt Payment Act (the “Bill”) which, if passed, would apply to construction contracts made...

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Case Comment: Duty of Care Under the Occupiers’ Liability Act

May 15, 2017 | James B. Prior

MT Insurance Law Blog

Recently, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice considered the duty owed to a volunteer under the Occupiers’ Liability Act in Baltadjian v. Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation for the Diocese of Alexandria, 2017 ONSC 61 (“Baltadjian”). In this case, the plaintiff,...

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What Would Yoda Say? Absolute Liability for Undue Animal Suffering During Transport

May 9, 2017 | Brian P. Kaliel

The Food Web: Canadian Agribusiness and Food Law

The Courts have observed that Canada’s Health of Animals Regulations, which are enforced by the CFIA, may sometimes operate in “draconian ways”.  Everyone involved in the transportation of livestock is at risk of being penalized if animals are injured or...

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Restricted Farm Losses: The Plight of the Part-Time Farmer

May 4, 2017 | Robert Graham

The Food Web: Canadian Agribusiness and Food Law

Introduction Not just anyone can become a farmer; yet many Canadians aspire to transfer from their existing occupation into farming. The challenge with said aspiration is that starting up a farm business is difficult, and though the federal government provides...

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