What is bad faith in my long-term disability claim?

Long-term disability (LTD) insurance protects you if you become disabled and are unable to continue to work in your job. The LTD policy is a contract that outlines the rights and obligations of both the insured person and the insurance company. Every contract is different and provides for different benefits and procedures that must be followed.

From Hangover to Legal Liability- If You Are Over-Served and Injured, You Can Sue

With St. Patrick’s Day upon us, many will be heading to celebrate at the bar with a drink or two. If you become intoxicated at the bar and are injured is there legal recourse? The answer depends on the circumstances, of course, but this post looks at two situations where a person is likely to be successful in suing a bar if they are injured.

Optional Accident Benefits

When you renew your automobile insurance policy, you have a variety of options to increase your coverage in the event that you are injured. The basic policy may seem appealing to most, as it has the lowest premiums. However, if you ask anyone who has been injured in an accident, the standard coverage is simply not enough.

What is Adverse Costs Insurance? Do I need It?

Generally speaking, in Ontario, we have a ‘loser pays legal fees system’. This means that the unsuccessful party in a lawsuit can expect to be ordered to pay at least part of the successful side’s legal costs.

Compensation for Injured Airline Passengers in an International World

With over 90,000 flights taking off every day around the world and billions of passengers flying internationally every year, aviation technology has come a long way since the Wright brothers. Unfortunately, there is a cost for global travel that goes well beyond the airline ticket itself.

The Connection Between Statutory Accident Benefits and Tort

Ontario motor vehicle accident legislation is a confusing area of personal injury law for many victims of a car accident. It is important for people to understand their available options for compensation through accident benefits and tort, and how these particular options interplay with each other.