Ontario court decisions have cut into accident settlements: Rastin
Barrie-area litigator Steve Rastin
says recent Ontario court decisions highlight the continuing erosion of compensation for accident victims and the urgent need for the government to legislate an end to deductibles.
How much is my injury worth and what will it cost me to start a lawsuit?
To better understand you, as a resident of Simcoe County and your questions surrounding the law and your personal rights, our legal team conducted an analysis of all the calls our personal injury intake department received over the past year. In our findings, we noted that one of the most common questions asked of our staff was “is my injury worth starting a lawsuit?
” and “what are the fees involved and how much will it cost me?
” We completely understand where you are coming from and hope that this post will help answer your most pressing inquiries.
Why the human touch is sometimes bad for claims
The claims industry in Canada has to be wary about complicating the claims process by putting a “human process” in place where one is not needed, speakers said last week at the Ontario Insurance Adjusters Association’s 2019 Claims Conference in Toronto.
The Business of Personal Injury Law: The cost of expert reports in personal injury litigation and one solution
When I left law school, I was ill prepared for what it meant to be a lawyer. I knew I wanted to litigate and was keen to make my mark. At the same time, however, I knew nothing about the actual practice of law, or more importantly the business of law.