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 If your parent executed Powers of Attorney (which have not been revoked), then you have the authority to exercise the powers set out in those documents.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?

Congratulations Andrew!

Congratulations to our Partner Andrew Spurgeon who was elected by his peers as a Regional Bencher for Hamilton. 

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.

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?

Jennifer Zdriluk talks about 'on call' shifts on Law Talk

Jennifer Zdriluk, Partner in the Labour, Employment and Human Rights Group of the firm talks about on-call shifts.

I fractured my arm and left leg in a car crash. I have difficulty with everyday tasks. Can someone help me?

If as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident, you are unable to care for yourself such as unable to dress or bath or require additional assistance in caring for yourself you may qualify for an attendant care benefit.
 

What is the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board? I Was Assaulted. Can I Make a Claim?

Yes, if you are the victim of a violent crime in Ontario, or the family member of a deceased victim of a violent crime, you are eligible to commence an application at the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board (“CICB”).

Andrew Spurgeon talks about bicycling safety on Law Talk

Andrew Spurgeon talks about bicycling safety on the Sunday Brunch Show.

What should I do before starting a business with my friends?

Starting your own business can be extremely fulfilling and exciting, this is often only increased when you choose to go into business with one or more friends.  

I sustained injuries in a car accident and I am unable to return to work. How do I replace my income?

There are several income benefits which may be available to you if you are injured and unable to work.