Can your actions outside of your work day get you fired?

Can something you do or even say (that perhaps gets caught on social media) result in suspension or even the loss of your job?

I was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident. Can I get compensation?

I was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident. Can I get compensation?
 

Sales quota expectations could be discrimination.

   I am working as a salesperson and last year my employer implemented a policy requiring a minimum number of sales from every employee each month. I consistently met quota until two months ago when I was required to miss four days each month for treatment for ongoing medical issues I am dealing with.  After not meeting the minimum number of sales two months in a row, I was fired. This policy applies equally to every employee and not just me, and I don’t think my employer intended to discriminate against me – it’s just the policy. Is this discrimination?
 
 

I had personal property damaged and destroyed in a car accident. Can I obtain reimbursement from my auto insurer?

I had personal property damaged and destroyed in a car accident. Can I obtain reimbursement from my auto insurer?

Two Supreme Court of Canada Rulings you should know about.

The Supreme Court of Canada recently released two important decisions that are of interest to members of the public as well as the profession.

Thinking of defending, or starting a law suit? Think about the cost of litigation.

If you are thinking of defending or starting a law suit, it is important to understand the costs of litigation.

I was struck by an automobile while riding my bicycle. Can I receive compensation?

I was struck by an automobile while riding my bicycle.  Can I receive compensation?
 
 

What authority do I need to manage my incapable parent's affairs?

 What authority do I need to manage my incapable parent’s affairs?

 If your parent executed Powers of Attorney (which have not been revoked), then you have the authority to exercise the powers set out in those documents.  Powers of Attorney are generally of two kinds: Property and Personal Care. 

 

Sometimes you may not want to get a reference letter.

Can you take another company to task for receiving false information in a reference letter?

I am a 2nd year student at McMaster University. I cannot complete my program due to injuries I suffered in a car crash. Can I get reimbursed from my auto insurer for my lost tuition and related schoo

I am a 2nd year student at McMaster University. I cannot complete my  program due to injuries I suffered in a car crash. Can I get reimbursed from my auto insurer for my lost tuition and related school expenses?