Construction Lien Basics for Subcontractors

January 30th, 2017 by | Posted in Civil law, Litigation

For most Subcontractors, even the thought of registering a construction lien can be daunting. This uneasiness is often due to a lack of knowledge regarding the process and procedures of bringing a lien.  To help ease this uncertainty, I will provide a brief outline of the important dates and information needed to bring a successful construction lien. The…

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Accident Benefits: Limitation Periods for Minors

November 23rd, 2016 by | Posted in Civil law, Litigation, Personal Injury

It is extremely important to understand what the limitation periods are with regards to minors receiving Statutory Accident Benefits (SABS). If your child was injured in a car accident, and is receiving Statutory Accident Benefits, then you might be interested in the February 2016 decision of the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) in Moran v….

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Damages: What Can I Claim?

November 1st, 2016 by | Posted in Civil law, Litigation, Personal Injury

When you have been injured in an accident, your claim for damages is broken up into different “heads of damages” or categories.  The types of damages that may be claimed from the at-fault party vary from case to case. In most cases, the following broad categories of damages will apply: General damages refer to monetary…

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Good Samaritan Trust Fund Golf Tournament

July 14th, 2016 by | Posted in Community

On July 5th, 2016, Frank Tierney and Cale Harrison participated in, and won, the 9th Annual Good Samaritan Trust Fund Golf Tournament at the Outaouais Golf Club. This annual tournament is hosted by the Catholic District School Board of Eastern Ontario (CDSBEO) and is the largest fundraising event of the year for the Good Samaritan Trust…

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Top 3 Mistakes Made When Applying for CPP Disability Benefits

June 24th, 2016 by | Posted in Civil law, Litigation, Personal Injury

Applying for CPP disability benefits can be a lengthy and, sometimes, complicated process. Most people complete the application submission on their own.  Here are a few tips to improve the chances of your application being accepted the first time: #1. They apply too early To qualify for CPP disability benefits, the applicant must prove to…

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