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$72,000 Part 7 Benefits Deduction Ordered Following Tort Trial


Reasons for judgement were published today by the BC Supreme Court, New Westminster Registry, ordering a reduction of a trial award by over $72,000 to account for paid or payable part 7 benefits. In today’s case (Sangha v. Inverter Technologies Ltd.) the Plaintiff was injured in a collision.  Following a 10 day trial the Plaintiff’s […]... more »

Dad’s Poverty Claim Foiled by Instagram Pics

FamilyLLB – Ontario Divorce & Family Law Blog

Dad’s Poverty Claim Foiled by Instagram Pics The father had been ordered to pay child support in 2009, but never did. Over the course of the following decade, the child support arrears had accumulated to the point where he owed the mother more than $145,000 in respect of their two children. It was... more »

Parenting and practice note 7: getting a psychologist involved

Family Law Blog | Crossroads Law Calgary & Vancouver

Written by Mat Wirove, Calgary Family LawyerIn any parenting dispute during a divorce or separation, the Court’s main focus is on deciding what is in the best interest of the Children. In some cases of high conflict, the Court may require the assistance of a trained professional Parenting Expert. more »

The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 20: Why Canadian Universities Should Get Out of the Patent Game – Richard Gold on Canada’s Failed Research Commercialization Strategy

Michael Geist

Technology transfer in the university context has emerged as significant policy issue with governments seeking to maximize the benefits of public investment in research at Canadian universities. For example, the Ford government in Ontario recently launched an expert panel on intellectual property sq... more »

Debt collection fraud using the name Shin Okura

AvoidAClaim: Claims Prevention & Practice Management for Lawyers

Two Ontario firms have notified us that they received an email from the purported Shin Okura of Sumitronics Electronics looking to retain them with regards to a commercial debt collection. This appears to be a bad cheque scam that presents as legal matter (with a real company likely being impersonat... more »

Michael Woods Speaks at IITIO Conference – “The Indigenous Chapter is Very Much Alive.”

Woods, LaFortune LLP

Michael Woods joined the head of the Government of Canada’s Trade Law Bureau, Robert Brookfield, Professor Lindsay Robertson of the University of Oklahoma and Professor James Hopkins of the University of Arizona  on a panel to discuss the Indigenous elements in the Canada United States Mexico Agr... more »

Presentation: What’s new in cross-border digital evidence gathering for criminal investigations?

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

I was invited to present at the High Technology Crime Investigation Association's first annual Canadian Cyber Summit. I spoke about recent issues and trends in cross-border criminal investigations originating in Canada, starting with the current state of affairs and the Mutual Legal Assistance Tre... more »

A Declarant needs to provide Clear and Current Disclosure Information to Purchasers

Condo Development Blog

In Toronto Standard Condominium Corporation No. 2051 v Georgian Clairlea Inc. (“Georgian”) the Ontario Court of Appeal affirmed the findings of the motion judge with respect to a declarant’s disclosure obligations as set out in the Condominium Act, 1998 (“Act”). … Continue reading &#... more »