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Always up-to-date LTT and NRST Frequently Asked Questions

Last updated June 8/17 The government has posted the following regulations http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/r17182 The FAQs have not been updated to what is stated in the regulations: (Updated June 8, 2017). To help real estate lawyers take steps to comply with the recent changes to the Land Transfer Tax and the new Non-Resident Speculation Tax (NRST), LAWPRO… Read More »

Categories: Real Estate

The 3 Facebook Settings Every User Should Check Now

The current #1 on the New York Times most popular articles list is an item that appeared in the Technology section on the weekend: The 3 Facebook Settings Every User Should Check Now. In terms of complexity, the Facebook privacy settings lie somewhere between the calculations behind a space shuttle launch and figuring out what… Read More »

Categories: Privacy

AvoidAClaim Blog Honoured With a CLawBie

I am pleased and honoured to have AvoidAClaim recognized with a Canadian Law Blog Award (AKA “CLawBie”) in the Practice Management category. There was actually a tie in this category and I am pleased to share the podium with my fellow practice management advisor and friend David Bilinsky and his Thoughtful Legal Management blog. The… Read More »

Categories: Announcements


Answers To Your Questions About LAWPRO’s New Enhanced Fraud Coverage

We have received various questions and comments on the enhanced coverage for counterfeit certified cheques and bank drafts that we are providing under the 2010 LAWPRO insurance program and policy. To respond to those questions and comments, we’ve prepared an extensive list of FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) that help explain this new enhanced coverage>, and… Read More »

Categories: Fraud Prevention, LAWPRO Errors and Omissions Coverage


New issue of LawPRO Magazine covers Social Media

While some lawyers are very tuned into social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, many have yet to realize the communications potential of these tools. The newest issue of LawPRO Magazine aims to change this. Here’s a sample of the topics covered: Social Media: Why? An overview of how social media are changing the… Read More »

Categories: Legal Technology


Lawyer/Client Communication Errors Are The Biggest Cause Of Malpractice Claims

For my first real post to AvoidAClaim, I want to focus on the biggest cause of malpractice claims: lawyer/client communication-related errors. Over the last eleven years, by cost and count, more than one-third of LAWPRO claims involved this type of error – almost $25 million or close to 8,200 claims. The adjacent pie chart shows… Read More »

Categories: Biggest Claims Risks, Communication Errors

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