Employers should think twice before offering an alternative position instead of terminating an employee.

Most often when a workplace is being reorganized and a position eliminated, the person filling that role is simply terminated. Sometimes, however, there is a twist.

When a union member has the right to hire a lawyer.

Question: I worked in a large food processing plant for eight years before I was terminated. As a result of a degenerative back condition, my doctor limited how much weight I could lift at any given time.

My divorce lawyer was joking and friendly with my ex’s lawyer at family court. Should I be worried?

NO! You are probably going to benefit from this positive relationship and communication.

Hamiltonian Abradjian at home in the courtroom

Hamilton commercial litigation lawyer Mark Abradjian takes great satisfaction in seeing his firm grow at the same time his hometown is experiencing an overall boom.

The Highway Traffic Act Protects Drivers and Pedestrians

It is up to both drivers and pedestrians to keep everyone safe on Ontario roads.

Why is there a mortgage registered against my property when I know that I paid off my mortgage years ago?

When acting for Sellers, one of the first things I ask is whether or not there are any mortgages registered against their property.

My child is a beneficiary to an estate, what do I do?

If there is a Will, you should speak with the Estate Trustee and see if the Will states what should happen to your child’s inheritance. 

My Uncle died without a will. I am his only living relative. What happens now?

When a person dies without a valid will, called "intestate", Ontario's Succession Law Reform Act sets out how the estate is distributed.

My auto insurer has cut off my weekly income replacement benefit. I was receiving $400.00 per week and now I have no cheque coming in and I am unable to go back to work. Can I fight this?

Yes.

If your auto insurer has inappropriately cut off your weekly income replacement benefit (IRB), you have the right to dispute this termination.

Employment Standards Act set rules for employee deductions.

QUESTION:  For the third time in two years, one of my drivers has been in a fender bender that was his fault.  This is significantly affecting my insurance and deductibles. Can I deduct the increased costs from his pay cheque?