My husband was driving when he lost control of his truck and slammed into a tree, causing me serious injuries as a passenger. Can I sue my husband for my injuries?


In Ontario, you are able to make a claim against an at-fault party for injuries suffered in a car accident, even if that at-fault party is a spouse or other family member.

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?

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?

Christina Noudga and the privilege against self-incrimination

The ex-girlfriend of Tim Bosma’s killer pleaded guilty to obstructing justice for destroying evidence in the murder, but her testimony from the trial of her former partner could not be used against her, Hamilton criminal lawyer Jeffrey Manishen tells CHCH News

LSUC aims to tackle racism in the legal profession

Promoting diversity in the legal profession can be as simple as applying a modern iteration of the golden rule, says Hamilton personal injury lawyer Andrew Spurgeon.

Why do I need a Will?

In brief, the answer to this question may be summarized as follows:

I am purchasing a property. I keep hearing about different types of insurance. What insurance do I need?

If you are purchasing a house and putting a mortgage on the property, your mortgage lender will require that fire insurance is in place.  Even if you are not placing a mortgage in connection with your purchase, you should ensure that you have obtained fire and liability insurance.

November is Make a Will Month

Did you know that over 60% of Canadians don't have a will?