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LAWPRO concerned that unbundled legal services will mean more claims

The Law Society of Upper Canada is currently reviewing the ethical and procedural issues relating to the “unbundling” of legal services, otherwise known as “limited scope representations” or “limited scope retainers.” Unbundling is the concept of taking a legal matter apart into discrete tasks and having a lawyer or paralegal provide limited legal services or… Read More »

Categories: Biggest Claims Risks



Tips For Presenting Spousal Support Claims

The OBA has graciously allowed Avoid a Claim to reproduce an excellent tip sheet by The Hon. Justice Stanley Scherr for presenting spousal support claims. It was previously published in Matrimonial Affairs, the newsletter of the Ontario Bar Association family law section. Always come with the Spousal Support Advisory Guideline (SSAG) software calculations for any… Read More »

Categories: Family Law

Law Practice Magazine: Recognizing Risks and Avoiding Malpractice Claims

Do you know where the greatest risks of a malpractice claim come from? More importantly—did you know there are simple steps you can take to reduce the risk of a claim being made against you? The July/August issue of Law Practice Magazine is devoted to helping you avoid the dreaded allegation of legal malpractice, as… Read More »

Categories: Biggest Claims Risks, Risk Management Strategies, Fraud Prevention, Legal Technology, Practice Aids, Conflicts of Interest


Updated SABS Chart For September 1, 2010 Changes

Taran Virtual Associates has updated its SABS chart for the changes which take effect September 1, 2010. This handy practice tool lists the important time periods relevant to the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule – Accidents on or after November 1, 1996. Lawyers and law clerks can refer to this chart to determine at a glance… Read More »

Categories: Civil Litigation


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