Peter White Wins TBLA Community Award
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by WML Admin
2M ago
Congratulations to Peter White, the 2023 Thunder Bay Law Association Service to Community Award recipient! The award recognizes a local lawyer who “has performed work over a number of years, above and beyond usual or normal expectations or standards, all for the benefit of the citizens of Thunder Bay.” Over the past 30 years, Peter  ..read more
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Things to Know: Ontario’s Stunt Driving Laws and Penalties
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by shoutmedia
8M ago
Today, we’re diving into a topic concerning Ontario’s roads’ safety and the legal implications associated with stunt driving. Did you know that Ontario has specific laws addressing stunt driving? In this blog post, we’ll explore the details of these laws and the severe penalties that can follow if you’re caught engaging in dangerous driving behaviours.  ..read more
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Contingency Fee Agreements
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by shoutmedia
9M ago
“You don’t pay unless we win!” You’ve probably heard this phrase, or something like it, in a personal injury lawyer advertisement before, but what does it mean and how does it work? A “you don’t pay unless we win” contract for legal service is called a Contingency Fee Agreement (CFA). This is when a client  ..read more
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NEW FEDERAL DISABILITY BENEFIT INCOMING, FEW DETAILS KNOWN
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by WML Admin
1y ago
By Jeffrey J. Moorley, Partner – White Macgillivray Lester LLP On June 22, 2023, Bill C22 received royal assent, creating the Canada Disability Benefit Act. In what is being heralded as “landmark disability legislation”, the Act establishes the Canada Disability Benefit (CDB) with the stated goals of reducing poverty and supporting the financial security of  ..read more
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Over 2,000 Helmets Given Out in Thunder Bay
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by WML Admin
1y ago
On June 5, 2023, White Macgillivray Lester along with it’s community partners from the Brain Injury Association of Thunder Bay, Thunder Bay District Health Unit and Eco Superior, gave out 140 free bike helmets to students at St. Vincent Elementary School in Thunder Bay. As part of the Ontario Trial Lawyers’ Association award-winning annual Bike  ..read more
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Moorley wins important Income Replacement Benefit decision
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by WML Admin
1y ago
Our office recently received a decision from the Licence Appeal Tribunal from a long hearing argued by Partner Jeff Moorley. This case involves the rare intersection between injury law and video games! In this case, our client hit a moose while driving on Highway 527 near the turn off to the Lac des IIles mine,  ..read more
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Liabilities for Hosting a Social Gathering
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by shoutmedia
1y ago
With the holidays just around the corner, many of us are looking forward to hosting gatherings and getting together with friends and family. One thing to keep in mind when hosting a social event is social host liability. This is particularly relevant to social gatherings that involve serving alcohol, as the host may be liable  ..read more
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How Long Will My Personal Injury Case Take?
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by shoutmedia
1y ago
An important question often asked by our clients is how long their personal injury case involving serious injuries may take until a settlement is reached. The short answer: it depends on many things! Every injury and every case is unique.  However, the average range can be anywhere between 3 and 7 years. When a serious  ..read more
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How Soon Should I Call An Injury Lawyer?
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by shoutmedia
1y ago
A common question people ask is how soon they should contact a personal injury lawyer after they have been in a car accident or slip and fall. The answer is: as soon as reasonably possible. This is a part of the process that a lot of people don’t think about in the heat of the  ..read more
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Who Pays Personal Injury Damages In A Slip & Fall Or Car Accident?
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by shoutmedia
1y ago
There are many different legal issues and legal advice around personal injury and insurance law. A common question people ask a lot is “who pays personal injury damages?” Is it a defendant paying out of pocket or is it their insurance company?  Car Accident Compensation In almost all cases it’s the defendant’s insurance company that  ..read more
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