Criminal Possession Explained In Case of Tort Laws

One of the most common charges in Canada is the one of criminal possession. Despite this, the majority of people still do not understand what the term possession is actually referring to in the context of legality. To help you change this and potentially defend yourself against such charges in the future, we have put together a guide that will explain the term “criminal possession” and all its additional components. Read More

Why Is A Mediation Session Valuable In A Claim Case?

If two disputing parties have failed to negotiate a settlement, a court hearing may not be necessary. If the same two parties agree to explore further the possibilities of a settlement, a mediation session can be scheduled. At a mediation session the facts relating to a particular case get presented by four different individuals: The mediator, the plaintiff, the plaintiff’s lawyer and the lawyer for the defense. Read More

Know More About Punitive Damages In A Personal Injury Claim

If you have been injured because of behavior of another person, you could sue for damages. A financial reimbursement owed are damages. The money amount is to restore you back whole, or how you were before being injured. It is rare to be granted punitive damages. The person at fault must be found guilty of inconceivable, evil behavior. The punitive damages are awarded to punish the one at fault, not necessarily to make amends to you. If high punitive damages are awarded it is to send a message and they are not very likely to repeat their bad behavior due to the high cost associated with the punishment. Read More

Filing A Wrongful Death Lawsuit

In Ontario, most wrongful death claims are filed in incidents such as car accidents where the other driver was careless or negligent. Wrongful death claims are filed in civil court. Criminal actions, due to accident circumstances, can be added to the civil action compensation. A wrongful death lawsuit is filed against the party of, their company are whoever insures the person responsible. If the accident was fatal the at fault drivers insurance company is responsible for compensation. Read More