Insurance

Audio tracks of lawyer-client chats accidentally exposed

Audio tracks of lawyer-client chats accidentally exposed

Privilege was not waived, court says

Insurance company can’t ‘double dip’ by suing lawyers

Insurance company can’t ‘double dip’ by suing lawyers

Can’t bring third-party proceedings against client’s lawyers over destruction of evidence

Province restores $2 million benefit limit for catastrophically injured

Province restores $2 million benefit limit for catastrophically injured

Ontario’s new provincial budget calls for changes in benefits for catastrophically injured patients and a review of contingency fee arrangements.

Fixed fees advertising in real estate ads questioned

Fixed fees advertising in real estate ads questioned

Real estate lawyers continue to advertise fixed-fee services with exceptions, despite tighter restrictions passed by the Law Society of Ontario less than two years ago.

LSO puts perks for real estate  lawyers under the microscope

LSO puts perks for real estate lawyers under the microscope

The Law Society of Ontario is considering whether to alter the restrictions on real estate lawyers who get fees and other perks paid by certain title insurers.

PI lawyers support bill on auto insurance rate-setting

PI lawyers support bill on auto insurance rate-setting

A group of personal injury lawyers with connections to Brampton, Ont. have indicated their support for legislative efforts to end “postal code discrimination” in auto insurance rate-setting.