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.
Jeffrey S. Shinehoft reviews the Ontario Court of Appeal ruling on expert evidence in personal injury cases.
D. Joel Dick reviews Maxwell v. Luck, an Ontario Superior Court decision showing that insurers may face remedial cost sanctions if they take unreasonable settlement positions.
Adam Wagman explains how and why Ontarians are paying more for auto insurance but receiving less coverage.
The Proposed Ontario Budget Slashes Mandatory Accident Benefits to car accident victims. Why you should rally for accident victims
In Mallozzi v. Quaranta, 2014 ONSC 7378, Justice Tucker confirmed that insurers are not always entitled to even a first defence medical examination.
The much anticipated first decision on pre-judgment interest (PJI) following Bill 15 has just been released.
The existence of chronic pain is often talked about but rarely understood. Plaintiff counsel face great difficulty in proving the subjective complaints of clients without objective evidence.
Bill 15 came into effect on January 1, 2015. One of the major changes is that the rate of pre-judgment interest (PJI) on general damages in motor vehicle accidents has been reduced from 5% per annum to a floating interest rate, which is currently 1.3%.