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Preventing Elder Neglect – Know The Signs

Elder abuse is a “catch all” term that includes physical, sexual or emotional abuse of an elderly person, or taking advantage of their financial assets. It can also take the form of neglect by a caregiver or family member. Older adults are targeted because they are perceived as being vulnerable. In many cases, the victims […]

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Celebrate Safely at the Cottage This Canada Day

Cottages and campgrounds will be busy this long weekend as Canadians celebrate the 150th anniversary of confederation. Unfortunately, a careless moment at the cottage can sometimes result in a serious injury, leading to weeks or even months of recovery. Who is responsible for an injury that happens at the cottage? In some cases, an accident […]

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Why a “Dash Cam” Can Be a Good Investment

Dashboard cameras, or “dash cams” are increasingly common in Ontario. Have you considered whether you should have one of these devices? After a motor vehicle accident, they can provide valuable evidence. How do dash cams work? The camera is usually mounted to the car’s interior, such as the upper windscreen or top of the dashboard. […]

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Distracted Driving a Factor in 80% of Accidents

Distracted driving, including texting and driving, is now a contributing factor in 80% of the collisions that occur on Canadian roads. Deaths resulting from distracted driving collisions have doubled since 2000. Last week, the York Regional Police charged 144 drivers with distracted driving, which carries a $490 fine and three demerit points. Police are catching […]

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Jessica Mahabir – Lawyer Profile

Meet Jessica Mahabir Before attending law school at the University of Manitoba, Jessica Mahabir earned an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in 2007, specializing in Literary Studies and English. Since beginning her legal career, Jessica knew that she wanted to help others navigate the complicated legal justice system. In her first […]

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Preventing Boating Accidents this Season

With the summer beginning, many people in Ontario can’t wait to get out on the water to enjoy fishing, water skiing and explore the outdoors. Unfortunately, careless or dangerous behaviour while boating can result in serious personal injury. Taking a few simple precautions can help keep you and your passengers safe this season. Get certified. Anyone […]

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Family Law Act Claims

If someone in your family has been seriously injured, your life has probably been turned upside down. Your time may be spent traveling to doctors’ appointments and rehabilitation sessions. Perhaps they are unable to assist with childcare or housework due to their injuries, so you are taking on more day-to-day responsibilities. In some cases, you […]

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