Aidan Macnab

Aidan Macnab

Aidan Macnab is associate editor at Key Media and writes for Canadian Lawyer, Law Times, Lexpert and Canadian Lawyer InHouse. Click here to contact him by email.

 

 

Decade-long fight over accident benefits nearing conclusion

Decade-long fight over accident benefits nearing conclusion

FOCUS ON PERSONAL INJURY - Plaintiff’s lawyer says ordeal illustrates problems with old system

Court of Appeal rules Ontario insurance policy applies to B.C. accident

Court of Appeal rules Ontario insurance policy applies to B.C. accident

FOCUS ON PERSONAL INJURY - Lawyers say ruling gives consistency to policy-holders and insurance companies

New real estate law podcast begins by tackling cannabis regulations

New real estate law podcast begins by tackling cannabis regulations

Spreading knowledge about residential real-estate – particularly in Toronto – is an access-to-justice issue, says Tannis Waugh

Does solicitor-client privilege protect information shared with a legal app?

Does solicitor-client privilege protect information shared with a legal app?

Law society regulation, privacy law studied in direct-to-consumer legal apps

Court addresses the denial of dependent support for egregious conduct

Court addresses the denial of dependent support for egregious conduct

FOCUS ON TRUSTS AND ESTATES - Daughter of deceased argued conduct of spouse while executing power of attorney should negate dependent support

Should estates freezes be put on ice?

Should estates freezes be put on ice?

FOCUS ON TRUST AND ESTATES - There’s a debate among tax and estates professionals about whether estates freezes efficiently transition a business or simply avoid tax

Dispute over routine costs assessment in Volkswagen class action

Dispute over routine costs assessment in Volkswagen class action

“A cause célèbre out of what should have been a straightforward assessment of costs,” wrote Justice Paul Perell in the decision

Ontario Human Rights Commission calls on police to address racial profiling

Ontario Human Rights Commission calls on police to address racial profiling

The OHRC made recommendations to the Ontario government and police forces, boards and oversight committees

Ontario court rules cap on general damages does not apply to sexual abuse

Ontario court rules cap on general damages does not apply to sexual abuse

Rationale behind cap for other personal injury cases doesn’t apply to sexual abuse, say lawyers

Man discharged from his fourth bankruptcy

Man discharged from his fourth bankruptcy

Only other fourth-time discharge had 15-year suspension, says lawyer