|Your liability when your Child or another Person borrows your Car and causes an Accident
||Jun 14, 2021
||As the owner of a vehicle, you are liable for injuries and damage caused by anyone driving your car, unless you can prove the car was taken without your consent. In a case where your child ‘borrowed’ the car, it can sometimes be difficult to prove that they didn’t have implied consent to take the vehicle.
|Covid 19 Stress causing Increase in Depression and Anxiety
||May 10, 2021
||More and more Canadians are reporting serious mental conditions such as chronic stress, anxiety, depression and burnout, as the pandemic persists and for many, their symptoms are debilitating, prevent them from being able to work, and sometimes result in tragic outcomes such as suicide.
|Pandemic laws enacted to combat the spread of Covid-19 in Canada
||Jul 01, 2020
||Governments at all levels in Canada have invoked laws or orders to prevent the spread of Covid-19. For the most part, pandemic laws enacted during this crisis have been viewed as necessary by Canadians and there has been little pushback, but time will tell if government oversight and orders were appropriate and sufficient.
|Plaintiff in Sexual Assault Lawsuit is awarded above Maximum for General Damages
||Apr 11, 2020
||In a 2019 sexual assault injury lawsuit, the judge found that the cap for general damages should not apply, given the devastating impact of ongoing sexual assault on the plaintiff’s life. The plaintiff was awarded $400,000 in general damages, in addition to over $1.5 Million in damages for lost income.