For most, travelling south for a winter vacation away from the cold weather, work, and other responsibilities is a trip to paradise. But travelers should be aware that if an accident or a tragedy strikes, it may be difficult, if not impossible to seek proper compensation for the loss.
Jason Singer has garnered a strong reputation as a lawyer committed to advocating for and protecting the rights of accident victims. For over a decade, Jason has represented clients in complex matters involving personal injury and insurance claim resolution. He is equally dedicated to his profession, having been elected to and serving on the Board of Directors of the Directors of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA), while also speaking at various professional conferences and chairing Continuing Professional Development programs.
Researchers at the University of Western Ontario have published research in the Metabolics Journal showing a very promising blood test to identify whether someone has sustained a concussion. The researchers tested a series of blood samples, measuring 174 metabolites, molecules that are produced or involved in cell metabolism. Rather than trying to identify changes in individual metabolites, they looked at the picture as a whole. …
As Canada nears the likely legalization of marijuana for recreational use, a host of issues will impact on users for medical purposes. Presently, the possession, distribution and production of marijuana is illegal. An exception to this applies to medicinal use. Long-term medical, legal, and business effects of marijuana legalization remain clouded. Introduction of recreational marijuana legislation is expected in spring 2017. Until then, Canada holds its breath.
The most valuable and important tangible asset for most people is their home. It provides protection, comfort, and equity. It can also be our largest investment and expense. It is therefore critically important to make sure it is properly protected in the rare case of a loss.