5 Things Every Corporate Director Needs to Know

July 16th, 2018 by | Posted in Business Law

If you are acting as, or asked to be, the director of a corporation, it is important to understand your duties in that role and how you can manage the potential risks of acting as a director. The role of a director is to supervise the management of the business and affairs of the corporation,…

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Expert Bias Does Exist

June 15th, 2018 by | Posted in Civil law, Litigation, Personal Injury

The decision of Daggitt v. Campbell, 2016 ONSC 2742 was recently released.  Madam Justice MacLeod-Beliveau was asked on a motion to compel a plaintiff to attend a defence psychiatry examination.  The plaintiff opposed the motion on two grounds.  First there was insufficient evidence to support the need for a psychiatry assessment.  Second, the plaintiff argued…

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10th Annual Brain Injury Awareness Day

June 14th, 2018 by | Posted in Community

On June 13th, 2018, Tierney Stauffer LLP was a proud sponsor and exhibitor at the 10th Annual Brain Injury Awareness Day hosted by Vista Centre Brain Injury Services. Dana Tierney and Donna Robinson from TS were on hand to speak with attendees. This annual event brings together health care providers, legal professionals and rehabilitation specialists to…

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A Knight in the Maritimes Fundraising Dinner & Auction

May 28th, 2018 by | Posted in Community

On Friday, May 25th, 2018, members of the TS team attended the Annual Knight in the Maritimes Dinner & Auction in Arnprior. This steak and seafood dinner is an annual favorite and is in support of The Arnprior Regional Health Foundation (ARHF). With over 240 attendees, the event was a huge success and all the…

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The Walk for Dementia 2018

May 25th, 2018 by | Posted in Community

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Estate Trustee: Should I Have More Than One?

May 22nd, 2018 by | Posted in Estate Planning

Wills and Estates Series – Part 2 In Part 1 of this series, we established the importance of having a properly drafted will. With those benefits in mind, we move on to a very important question: Who should be appointed as Estate Trustee? When deciding who to appoint, another question often comes up: Is it…

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The 19th Annual Spring into Motion Charity Auction & Dinner

May 17th, 2018 by | Posted in Community

On May 10th, 2018, Tierney Stauffer LLP was a proud sponsor of the 19th Annual Spring into Motion Charity Auction and Dinner hosted by The Rehabilitation Centre Volunteer Association. We are thrilled that the sold out event raised over $50,000 which will be used towards important items such as mobility aids, assistive devices, medical services and…

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