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  • Monday, 29 January 2024
Maximizing Bank Mortgage Loans in Real Estate Transactions
Canada’s average new mortgage loan size dropped to $338,522 in 2023, down by 8.16 percent from the second quarter of 2022, says Statista. This numerical dynamic of mortgage loans is central to decisions related to real estate transactions, but it’s only one of the many aspects you should know, including legal frameworks. Whether you’re an…
  • Wednesday, 03 January 2024
Slip and Fall Season is Among Us: How to Protect Yourself, and Limit Your Personal Liability
As winter unfolds, blanketing our surroundings in frost and creating slippery conditions, the heightened potential for slip and fall accidents becomes a significant concern. Icy sidewalks, snow-covered paths, and slick floors pose risks for pedestrians, while property owners grapple with the challenge of minimizing liability.   Self-Protection Tips:   Footwear: Whether you’re a seasoned winter…
  • Wednesday, 03 January 2024
Navigating Foreclosure Purchases in Canada: A Legal Perspective
The allure of acquiring real estate at a discounted price often draws potential buyers towards foreclosure properties in Canada. While these opportunities can be lucrative, the legal intricacies of the foreclosure purchasing process demand careful consideration. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the legal risks and complexities associated with buying a foreclosed home…
  • Thursday, 16 November 2023
Exploring Slip and Fall Statistics in Canada: A Comprehensive Analysis
Slips, trips, and falls are common occurrences, which often happen because of slippery surfaces, lack of attention, or sheer carelessness. However, slip-and-fall accidents can cause severe injuries to you or a loved one, especially older people, women, and workers. You can seek compensation for serious injuries and losses if it happened because of someone’s negligence.…
  • Thursday, 02 November 2023
Diamond and Diamond Files National Class Action Lawsuit Against Three Canadian Universities
In a significant legal development, Diamond and Diamond Lawyers have initiated class action lawsuits against three prominent Canadian post-secondary institutions: Toronto Metropolitan University, Queens University, and The University of British Columbia, alleging negligence in addressing anti-Semitic incidents on their campuses. Each lawsuit seeks damages totalling $15 million and represents current Jewish students and alumni dating…
  • Wednesday, 01 November 2023
Diamond & Diamond Featured In Toronto Star: Jewish students at York University sound alarm over increasing antisemitism
Sandra Zisckind, the managing partner of Diamond & Diamond, has taken a strong stance in defending the rights of Jewish students at York University amidst rising incidents of antisemitism on campus. In the wake of the October 7th Hamas attack on Israel, Jewish students at universities across Ontario, including York University, have faced increased hate…
  • Tuesday, 24 October 2023
Understanding the Role of Witness Statements in Personal Injury Cases
Understanding the role of witness statements in personal injury cases can help you avoid ambiguity. For example, if you were in a car accident or were injured in a slip-and-fall case, it isn’t always easy to determine who’s liable. Both you and the other party can point your fingers at each other, but convincing an…
  • Tuesday, 24 October 2023
Avoid Unsafe Lane Changes in Multi-Lane Highways: Your Safety Matters
Switching lanes is an important part of driving. However, it’s also one of the leading causes of car accidents in Canada, often leading to devastating results.  In 2022, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to 9,110 collisions involving transport trucks. It’s the highest number of transport truck-related crashes on OPP-patrolled roads in over a decade. …
  • Tuesday, 24 October 2023
Diamond and Diamond Files Class Action Suit against York University and York Federation of Students
$15 Million Lawsuit Alleges Recurring Anti-Semitic Incidents and Seeks Meaningful Reform Toronto, ON – Diamond and Diamond Lawyers have initiated a class action lawsuit concerning alleged anti-Semitic incidents at York University. The lawsuit targets both York University and the York Federation of Students. >> Learn more about Class Action here The lawsuit represents current students,…
  • Friday, 29 September 2023
Emotional Distress and Loss of Intimacy: What Does It Mean?
Emotional distress and loss of intimacy are two types of personal injury claims that can be pursued in Canada. These claims arise when a person experiences significant emotional or psychological harm as a result of the actions of another person. In this article, we will discuss emotional distress and loss of intimacy personal injury lawsuits…

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