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LAWPRO Magazine: 2016 January Indigenous

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More from the 2016 January Indigenous Issue

Towards a new understanding 1

Having written my Master’s major research paper on the interaction between aboriginal title and statutory land registration systems, I have had some vicarious exposure to the experiences of Indigenous people with the law. It was an eye-opening experience to learn some of the profound differences in fundamental assumptions regarding governance, law, the land and our… Read More »

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Managing risk: Who pays for crime? 3

One of the questions we often get asked at LAWPRO is why certain areas of claims don’t get the full $1 million per claim amount of coverage. For example, think of how the LawPRO policy treats counterfeit certified cheques causing an overdraft, cybercrime, and intentional misbehaviour within the real estate registration system – these coverages… Read More »

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10 myths about the TitlePLUS program: What you need to know 4

MYTH 1. TitlePLUS® policies1 are more expensive TitlePLUS “plain and simple” pricing includes premium, processing fee and taxes. See this chart for the total cost of TitlePLUS policies insuring residential resale purchases:         MYTH 2. Other title insurers have legal services coverage TitlePLUS purchase and mortgage policies include legal services coverage at… Read More »

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The clock is ticking on Rule 48 dismissals 5

Pre-2012 matters not set down will be automatically dismissed January 1, 2017 As we begin the New Year, it’s a good time to review your litigation files and make sure they are proceeding as appropriate. The clock is ticking! Remember, under the new Rule 48.14 of the Rules of Civil Procedure, matters commenced before January… Read More »

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OHIP subrogated claims 6

Counsel liability issues raised by OHIP subrogated claims Counsel representing clients who seek compensation for injuries caused by another’s negligence or wrongdoing are encouraged to be mindful that the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care may also be entitled to recover its costs for health care and medical treatment provided to the injured party from… Read More »

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Applying old case law to the new Rule 48.14 7

On January 1, 2015, Rule 48.14 of the Rules of Civil Procedure was substantially amended. The first result of the amendment was that plaintiffs’ solicitors received respite from “show cause” status hearings. Status notices ceased to be issued as of January 1, 2015. Status notices received by parties prior to January 1, 2015 under the… Read More »

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Don’t take the bait on a spear phishing attack 9

By now, most lawyers are familiar with phishing attacks. For those who are not, phishing is the attempt to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an email. They take the form of a message, allegedly from your bank or an online retailer you… Read More »

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