Shane Katz

Shane Katz

Shane is passionate about the law and his clients’ future, which fuels his determination to achieve the greatest possible outcomes for his clients, while never losing sight of the importance of treating each and every person with dignity, compassion and respect. Shane loves Toronto sports – he’s an avid fan of the Leafs, Jays and Raptors. When Shane is away from the office you’ll find him on the soccer field coaching his children’s soccer teams or relaxing at his family’s cottage fishing and boating through the summer season. Shane is also an animal-lover, especially reptiles!

Critical Disclosure in an Insurance Application

Disembodied hand completes Insurance Application

Completing an application for life or disability insurance can be daunting. An applicant faces questions about their health history, addressing medical issues that the applicant may not fully understand or be aware of. The applicant may be inclined to answer the questions as quickly as possible or rely on a third party to answer the questions to hasten the completion of the application. As a …

Who’s Liable After a Dog Attack?

Dog attack playtime at the beach

Under Ontario’s Dog Owners’ Liability Act, the owner of a dog is liable for damages resulting from a bite or attack by the dog on another person or domestic animal. This may sound straightforward, but depends entirely on the definition of the dog’s “owner”.

5 Things You Must Do After Being Injured in a Fall

Large temperature fluctuations this winter have made conditions ripe for the formation of ice; with ice come slip & fall injuries. The laws of Ontario allow people who have suffered falls to pursue claims for damages when the slip was caused by negligence. To preserve your legal rights and collect the right evidence after suffering a fall on ice, there are a number of things …