Articles and Papers

The field of law constantly evolves, as does the definition of justice. At Howie, Sacks & Henry, our lawyers are rigorous in their application of the law and in ‘fighting the hard fight’ on behalf of our clients. Throughout the process, the expertise of our lawyers becomes that much more significant. Provided below is a select list of articles written by our lawyers, dealing with elements of law we believe might be of interest to other lawyers in the field of personal injury law – and which may ultimately benefit their clients.

  • Be a Diligent Host at your Holiday Celebration

    As a host of an event where alcohol will be served, you should keep your guests’ safety in mind. A host’s concern is not just to the intoxicated, but to anyone who has consumed alcohol, regardless of how much.

  • Slip and Fall: Standard of Care

    In this case, the Casino did not require employees to keep logs and did not place any particular employee in charge of cleaning food spills in their buffet service restaurant, but rather, asked each employee to be vigilant and to either clean any food spillage immediately...

  • The Impact of Bankruptcy on a Plaintiff

    An area of the law commonly misunderstood is that of bankruptcy and its consequences to on an injured car accident victim.

  • There’s No Place Like Home

    We recently attended before Master Dash to respond to a jurisdiction motion. Our client had been seriously injured in New York State when the vehicle in which he was a passenger was rear-ended by a transport truck.

  • Lay Witnesses Save the Day–At Trial

    The lay witnesses in DaSilva v. Dona highlight the importance of obtaining lay witnesses at an early stage in the proceeding. Statements from lay witnesses can be very persuasive for settlement purposes, not just at trial.

  • Counsel Beware: Experts Can Cost You More Than You Bargained For

    In Galganov v. Russell (Township), the Court found that there was no question that having the expert testify wasted trial time...

  • From Combat to Courtroom – Part 4: One Door Closes and Another Opens…

    Michael Blois is an articling student with Howie Sacks & Henry. He is also a brain injury survivor. We met Michael a number of years ago through our close association with the St. Michael’s Head Injury Clinic. Here, Michael shares his story about how he was injured fighting in Afghanistan, how he responded to his...

  • From Combat to Courtroom – Part 3: Acceptance of My Brain Injury, and the Road to Recovery

    Michael Blois is an articling student with Howie Sacks & Henry. He is also a brain injury survivor. We met Michael a number of years ago through our close association with the St. Michael’s Head Injury Clinic. Here, Michael shares his story about how he was injured fighting in Afghanistan, how he responded to his...