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  • Friday, 13 September 2019
What Are Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Damages?
In a civil lawsuit, there are several types of damages that the claimant may seek. One of these is compensatory damages, and compensatory damages can be further categorized into pecuniary damages and non-pecuniary damages. The following will look at compensatory damages, define pecuniary damages and give a non-pecuniary damages definition. Definition of Compensatory Damages Compensatory…
  • Friday, 13 September 2019
Guide on Bicycle Safety
Riding a bike is a great way to combine daily exercise with environmental responsibility. While you get a cardiovascular workout, you are helping to reduce noise and carbon-based pollution, benefiting everyone in the community. But bicycle riding comes with a number of risks and responsibilities. You are the smallest vehicle on the road, and it’s…
  • Tuesday, 27 August 2019
Sandra Zisckind Discusses the Capital One Data Breach with z103.5
Sandra Zisckind is live on air with Scott Fox on z103.5 to discuss the capital one data breach.
  • Thursday, 15 August 2019
Data Breach Sparks Action Against Capital One in Ontario
Personal Injury Firm Diamond and Diamond represents victims in national class-action lawsuit TORONTO, August 6th, 2019- Diamond & Diamond Lawyers LLP today announced the filing of a class-action lawsuit against Capital One as a result of a data breach of sensitive and personal information. Approximately six million Canadians were affected by the breach, which was revealed…
  • Friday, 09 August 2019
Can You Terminate an Employee on Long Term Disability?
Technically, yes. However, if an employer does not follow very specific procedures and timelines, they could face legal liability for firing the employee. This is true because the law in Ontario gives employees on long term disability certain rights based on their status that other employees may not have. Unfortunately, there are no bright-line rules…
  • Friday, 09 August 2019
Long Term Disability for Blindness or Vision Impairment
Unfortunately, getting disability benefits for visual disorders in Ontario may end up being harder than you might think. Benefit providers often do not realize or appreciate the seriousness of a vision disorder. Instead, they sometimes do not think of them as true medical conditions. However, if you have total blindness or meet the definition of…
  • Tuesday, 30 July 2019
What is a Status Certificate?
If you are buying a property under a condominium corporation, it is important to consult with a real estate lawyer to ensure a proper review of a status certificate is complete prior to firming your deal. A well-drafted agreement will ensure that an offer to purchase is conditional on the buyer’s review of a status…
  • Thursday, 25 July 2019
How to Apply for Disability In BC
Long term disabilities can happen any time in a person’s life. You may have been born with a disability that makes it hard to work or to perform daily tasks. You may also later become disabled due to a medical condition or accident. If you are struggling to make ends meet or obtain required care,…
  • Tuesday, 23 July 2019
What Happens Claims For Damages By Motorcycle and Bicycle Riders Not Wearing Helmets
#AskJoshuaHimel The one thing motorcycle riders and bicyclists have in common besides their vehicles having only two wheels is the important role a helmet plays in keeping them safe and minimizing injuries in an accident. Ontario law requires motorcycle operators and the passengers to wear helmets. The law is not as inclusive for bicycle riders…
  • Thursday, 18 July 2019
New Driving Rules Designed For Safer Ontario Roads
#AskSandraZisckind The time is quickly approaching when self-driving vehicles will be a common sight on Ontario roads and highways. More than two-thirds of vehicles currently in use in Ontario have some form of technology providing assistance to drivers with steering, braking and acceleration. Until the future when fully autonomous vehicles become the norm, avoiding collisions…

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