Insurance companies paying below minimum wage for attendant care support
A Court decision from 2021 interpreted recent legislation to mean that unless personal support workers (“PSWs”) or other licenced care providers are willing to provide services below minimum wage, injured people will be required to pay the difference, or they will simply not be able to recei…View the post titled Insurance companies paying below minimum wage for attendant care support
What is a parenting plan?
Life is not predictable, but it can be made easier when separated parents have the stability of a parenting plan. A parenting plan is one of the most critical legal documents for preventing conflict between you and your ex-partner. The Divorce Act defines a parenting plan as a document that …View the post titled What is a parenting plan?
Privacy and the use of electronic medical and dental records
Physicians, dentists and other health practitioners have professional, legal and ethical responsibilities to keep the personal health information of their patients confidential and private. These obligations are governed and imposed by the regulatory body of each profession as well as variou…View the post titled Privacy and the use of electronic medical and dental records
What you need to know before you sign a liability waiver
Winter sports season is around the corner. Usually, participants must sign a liability waiver to enjoy a ski hill or skate on a public rink. It’s common for people to sign a liability waiver without giving it a second thought. However, you may be giving up your rights a little too fast, with…View the post titled What you need to know before you sign a liability waiver
Car insurance 101: 7 optional accident benefits you should consider
When you renew your car insurance policy, you have a variety of options to increase your coverage in the event that you are injured. The basic policy may seem appealing to most drivers, because it has the lowest premiums. But if you ask anyone who has been injured in an accident, the standar…View the post titled Car insurance 101: 7 optional accident benefits you should consider
Selling your professional practice?
Employment considerations when selling your professional practice* Whatever the reason might be to sell a professional practice, whether for the purposes of retirement, a change of career, or no longer wanting to be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the business, there are impor…View the post titled Selling your professional practice?
Are we there yet? Solidifying the U.S. – E.U. privacy landscape with President Biden’s new Executive Order
Special thanks to Jordyn Liebman, Articling Student, who helped write this article. On October 7, 2022, President Biden signed an Executive Order (“E.O.”) on Enhancing Safeguards for United States Signals Intelligence Activities. Businesses might be wondering: What, if anything, does this me…View the post titled Are we there yet? Solidifying the U.S. – E.U. privacy landscape with President Biden’s new Executive Order
Group of popular arthritis drugs may pose risk of heart problems, blood clots, cancer and death, says Health Canada
Update: On November 1, 2022, Health Canada published multiple safety alerts to notify the general public and medical community about new warnings required for the Canadian labels for all Janus Kinase Inhibitors concerning risks of serious heart-related problems, fatal blood clots and cancer,…View the post titled Group of popular arthritis drugs may pose risk of heart problems, blood clots, cancer and death, says Health Canada
Can a delay in breast cancer diagnosis be a result of medical malpractice?
For many patients with breast cancer an early diagnosis with early treatment can result in an excellent prognosis (there is a 90% to 99% five-year survival rate1 for patients with a stage I or II breast cancer diagnosis). However, a delay in diagnosis can result in a later-stage diagnosis an…View the post titled Can a delay in breast cancer diagnosis be a result of medical malpractice?
Federal Court grants injunctive relief against interfering law firm – Moushoom v Canada (Attorney General)
In August 2022, the Federal Court released its decision in Moushoom v Canada (Attorney General), 2022 FC 1212 (“Moushoom”), granting the Plaintiffs’ motion for an interlocutory order that no legal professionals other than class counsel, the Plaintiff Assembly of First Nations, or the Court-a…View the post titled Federal Court grants injunctive relief against interfering law firm – Moushoom v Canada (Attorney General)
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