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  • Denial of Long-Term Disability Benefits for “Invisible” Conditions

    Sometimes, the most painful injuries are the ones that others can’t see. Mental health conditions are one of the leading causes of disability in Canada. However, we have observed that long-term disability benefits for mental health and other so-called “invisible” conditions, such as chronic pain, ar … Read more »

  • COVID-19 and Post-Pandemic Changes to Estate Planning Rules

    Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario’s estate planning rules and regulations concerning the signing and witnessing of wills and powers of attorney have evolved and transformed to meet social distancing needs as well as lockdown measures. With the recent passing of Bill 245, the Accelerating Acc … Read more »

  • Ontario Enacts Temporary Paid Sick Leave for COVID-19

    On April 29, 2021, the Ontario government enacted Bill 284, COVID-19 Putting Workers First Act, 2021 (“the Act”), which introduced Infectious Disease Emergency Leave Pay (“Paid Leave”). Employers will be required to pay eligible employees up to $200 of pay for up to three days if they are missing wo … Read more »

  • Meet the Tierney Stauffer LLP Team

    Emily Chan, Articling Student Emily Chan, Articling Student at Tierney Stauffer LLP I am Tierney Stauffer LLP’s first, and hopefully only, articling student (AKA student-at-law/lawyer in training) during this COVID-19 pandemic! I have carriage of the firm’s small claims files, matters valued at $35, … Read more »

  • Road Rage Can Result in Third-Party Liability

    Road rage has become increasingly common on Ontario streets and highways, and like all forms of aggressive driving, it can, unfortunately, lead to motor vehicle accidents. According to the Infrastructure Health & Safety Association of Ontario, aggressive driving is one of the top three causes of acc … Read more »