Landmark Canadian Cases that Shaped Personal Injury Law

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February 23, 2023 from Bogoroch & Associates   Common law, as opposed to statutes or laws created by the legislature, is the body of law in Canada that is developed through judicial decisions and precedents. Based on the Latin phrase “to stand by things decided,” this body of law mandates that lower courts uphold rulings […]

Ontario Court Reverses $249K Judgment Denying Worker’s LTD Benefits

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May 25, 2023 from Benefits Canada   A $248,931 judgement against an employer who refused to pay long-term disability payments to a worker was overturned by the Ontario Court of Appeal due to the trial judge’s incorrect interpretation of the eligibility criteria.   The employer, Stahle Construction Inc., was represented by Justin Heimpel, a partner […]

Ibuprofen Kills Thousands Every Year

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March 8, 2023 from The Epoch Times A Reuters article from 2013 had a stunning opening sentence that claimed that “long-term high-dose use of painkillers such as ibuprofen or diclofenac is ‘equally hazardous’ in terms of heart attack risk as use of the drug Vioxx, which was withdrawn due to its potential dangers.”. In 2004, […]

Marijuana-Related Psychosis Increases Dramatically

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October 4, 2022 from The Epoch Times   Across the United States, drug legalization groups and the cannabis industry lobby for the legalization of marijuana. With five more states welcoming legalization initiatives in November 2022, experts are warning that such initiatives will only increase both physical and mental harm resulting from unregulated, high-potency cannabis.   […]