Understanding Chronic Pain and the Problem of Evaluation

Everyone experiences pain. When you get a paper cut, for example, it hurts, and this is a normal response from your nervous system, which alerts you to the injury so that you can tend to it. This typical experience of pain is called acute pain.

The Joys and Perils Of E-Bikes

With electric bike (“E-Bike”) sales having boomed since the pandemic, people are heading out in droves to enjoy the benefits that come with these cost-effective alternatives to crowed public transit options. Despite the health and environmental benefits of riding e-bikes, there are some legal risks that come with these e-bikes both for e-bike riders themselves and other users of the road who are injured by …

Language Barriers and the SABS

The Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS) has seen significant changes from 2003 to now. Lobbying efforts by the insurance industry has led to an appreciable reduction in the benefits available to injured claimants[1]. The fundamental issues with Ontario’s no-fault benefits system have never been properly addressed and we currently have a complex entitlement-based system, confusing eligibility criteria, which is difficult to navigate without representation. This was never meant to be the case

Game Misconduct – City’s Liability on Outdoor Hockey Rink Maintenance

There is nothing more Canadian than checking the weather to find out that it is the perfect conditions for a good old hockey game with your friends at the outdoor public ice rink. But who is responsible for ensuring the property maintenance of these public rinks?

The Golden Years Doctrine in Ontario: Path to Justice or Path to Nowhere?

The perpetually rising statutory deductible jumping from $41,503.50 in 2022 to $44,367.24 in 2023 and the increasing monetary threshold (the point where the deductibles no longer apply) increasing from 138,343.86 in 2022 to $147,889.59 in 2023 are but two of many examples.

Don’t Let Cold Winters Burn Through Your Savings!

Imagine looking out your window while enjoying a nice cup of hot chocolate on a winter day. Then, as you’re taking a sip, you see somebody walking on your sidewalk and, in a blink of an eye, they have slipped and fallen on an icy patch, and you know your peaceful morning is about to take a turn for the worse. Living in Ontario, most …