Employers duty to accommodate employees.

Sadly, it is not unusual for employers to discriminate against disabled employees or fail to accommodate them in the workplace. Many employers simply do not understand the obligations imposed by the Ontario Human Rights Code. Even if they know they are violating the Code, most are clever enough not to be overt about the discrimination. But there are always exceptions.
 

Court Can Order Involuntary Mediations in Estate Disputes

Effective January 1, 2016, Rule 75.2 was added to the Rules of Civil Procedure and introduced a procedure for mediating estate disputes throughout the province of Ontario.

Discriminating Will

How far will courts go to police your clients' choices?

Corporations now required to keep real property register

Ontario corporations are now required to maintain a register of their ownership interests in land in Ontario, which shall document the date the property was acquired and, if applicable, when it was disposed.

I slipped and fell on a sidewalk covered with ice and snow and I fractured my wrist. What should I do?

As the temperature drops, winter’s wet and icy conditions increase the number of slip and falls outside. Roads and sidewalks become layered with ice and slick snow making the simplest walk a hazard. If you find yourself injured due to a slip and fall accident, there are a number of steps you should take to protect your rights.

Honest, objective medical opinions needed for a strong case

Experts remain crucial to the court despite recent judicial comments pointing to potential bias, says Hamilton personal injury lawyer Andrew Spurgeon.

Is it possible to lose an inheritance if you don't properly look after a loved one?

Is it possible to lose an inheritance if you don’t properly look after a loved one?

Consequences significant for inmate who left facility.

A federal inmate who recently walked away from a Kingston correctional facility and has yet to return will likely face serious consequences when he is found.

One of my holiday guests slipped on the icy front steps of my home. Am I liable for their injuries?

Whether you are a tenant or a homeowner, you owe duties to your guests.

Why are there calorie counts on the menu at restaurants?

The Healthy Menu Choices Act, 2015 (the “HMC”) came into force on January 1, 2017 and aims to help customers of food service businesses (i.e. restaurants, cafeterias, grocery stores, convenience stores, movie theatres, food trucks, coffee shops, ice cream shops) make more informed choices about what they eat and drink.