Financial stress exacerbated post-accident: Herscu
As people struggle with debt and finance-related anxiety it’s not surprising that Canadians ranked money as their greatest stressor, says Easy Legal Finance Inc.
president and CEO Larry Herscu
GTA drivers are having their licences suspended over 30-year-old traffic tickets
Ajax, Ont. resident Mike Mariano had his licence suspended a couple of weeks ago. He hadn’t paid the fine he’d incurred for driving with expired insurance — in 1999.
A Legal Aid Clinic Saved His Life. Budget Cuts Jeopardize Others
He’d watch the clock tick down — 11 p.m., 1 a.m., 2 a.m. — until daybreak. Then he’d rise, exhausted, and attempt to do his work as a pastor at a Toronto church. For three years in the early-2000s, Jacobs said he suffered from relentless insomnia.
CPAC officially asks federal health minister to restore adequate treatment for people with chronic pain
Barry UImer, executive director, says the opioid crisis is about illicit drugs and many of them being contaminated. Those given a prescription for an opioid for chronic pain are not the problem and neither are the doctors prescribing it. Chronic pain patients have been unfairly punished.
One of the CPSO’s key duties as a medical regulator is to provide guidance to Ontario physicians on professionalism and issues relevant to the practice of medicine.
Wrong Diagnosis, Wrong Strategy: Why More Restrictions on Self-Represented Litigants Won’t Work, and Aren’t Justified
Our daily interactions with self-represented litigants (SRLs) from across Canada, along with our continuous tracking of the developing jurisprudence around SRLs, disclose the emergence of a judicial strategy that amounts to a war on self-represented parties in some courts and jurisdictions. The resulting mistrust and anger among many reasonable members of the public should be a cause for alarm among members of the profession.
Attention and Brain Injury
June is brain injury awareness month
. We all know brain injury exists, but what does brain injury mean to you? I suspect, like for most of us, you perceive it as some sort of injury you rest up from and that happens to someone else. You don’t think about all the ways brain injury changes you.