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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Do I Really Need A Will?

June 7th, 2016 by | Posted in Estate Planning

Wills and Estates Series – Part 1  As the old adage goes, there are only two certainties in life: death and taxes. As we age, we inevitably wonder what will happen to the assets that we have accumulated over our lifetime. The answer, as always, is “it depends.” The area of Wills and Estates is…

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New Auto Insurance Legislation Could Put Your Personal Assets at Risk

May 9th, 2016 by | Posted in Civil law, Litigation, Personal Injury

On June 1, 2016, the Ontario Automobile Insurance Scheme will come into effect. The new Ontario Auto Insurance Legislation, which is being promoted by the Ontario Government to reduce your premiums, will drastically reduce the “no fault benefits” that you currently have.  “No fault benefits” are benefits paid by your own insurer in the event…

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Where Should I Look for Benefits if I Am Injured and Unable to Work?

April 22nd, 2016 by | Posted in Civil law, Litigation, Personal Injury

According to Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation, there were approximately 48,000 people injured in car accidents in Ontario in 2014. [1] Unfortunately, many of these injuries often result in the inability to work for an extended period of time. This loss of income can cause further stress, both financially and emotionally, to the injured person, and…

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