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Pritchard v. Van Nes, 2016 BCSC 686 (CanLII)

Social media is very easy to use and a quick way to communicate. Social media is also risky. People may feel bolder in their tweets and posts than they would...

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Textalyzer

Drinking and driving is dangerous, but so is texting while driving. Distracted driving is a big cause of fatalities and serious injuries on the roads in Ontario. In Ontario, it is illegal for drivers to talk, text, type, dial or email using h...

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Prejudgment Interest Changes

Bill 15 proposes to change a 30-year-old rule that has been so important to those who have suffered injuries in Ontario. “Prejudgment interest” on pain and suffering damages is intended to compensate an innocent victim when the negligent pers...

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Automobile Deductible Changes as of August 1, 2015

Dealing another blow to Plaintiffs, on August 1, 2015, the Provincial Government's suggested amendments to Ontario Regulation 461/96, Court Proceedings for Automobile Accidents that Occur on or After November 1, 1996, came into effect. These ...

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From FSCO to the LAT: Procedural Changes to Accident Benefits Disputes

The 2015 Ontario budget announced on April 23, 2015 brings sweeping changes to the auto insurance accident benefits system. Catastrophic and non-Catastrophic funding limits were slashed, and drastic revisions to the definition of “catastrophi...

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Your Auto Insurance Benefits are Changing

Effective June 1, 2016, the Ontario governement has introduced changes to the automobile insurance system to help make insurance premiums more afforable.

Many of the changes affect the Statutory Accident Benefits you receive if you are injur...

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Memorial Library Dedication

PlaqueLibraryTanya On May 12, 2015 Tanya Lafleur of our office passed away. Tanya was a member of Elkin Injury Law for 17 years and was an integral part of the firm. In her honour, the firm has re-named the Library the Tanya Porter Lafleur Memorial Library. A p...

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On May 12, 2015 Heaven got an Angel.

 

The staff at Elkin Injury Law is mourning the loss of Tanya, a woman who was one of the most important people in this firm. She was the most beautiful girl, inside and out. She will be forever loved, missed and present in our lives. God Bl...

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Proposed Further Changes to Accident Benefits and Tort Claims Announced by Finance Minister Charles Sousa on April 23, 2015

COVERAGE FOR ACCIDENT BENEFITS (SAB’s) TO BE REDUCED FOR CATASTROPHIC INJURIES, CATASTROPHIC DEFINITION TO BE REDEFINED AND AMENDMENTS TO TORT CLAIMS …….

Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa announces further restrictions to auto insurance...

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Young Welland Family ....

Tanya Lafleur of our office, one of the founding members of Team Elkin was diagnosed with an incurable and aggressive form of cancer in September of 2014.  She has been unable to work since that time and is greatly missed in the office by eve...

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