elder law

  • Could jury trials increase odds of higher damages in nursing home litigation?

    Could jury trials increase odds of higher damages in nursing home litigation?

    Feb 11, 2019

    When nursing home negligence cases enter litigation, opting for a jury trial, while surreptitiously building the case, will likely increase the elderly plaintiff’s odds of receiving a higher amount of damages, said a panel of lawyers at the Personal Injury and Elder Law program at the Ontario Bar Association’s Institute on Feb. 6.

  • Predatory marriages

    Predatory marriages

    Dec 3, 2018

    Although the phenomenon is more often associated with financial exploitation of an elderly person, often by a caregiver, family friend or neighbour, vulnerable people of all ages are at risk.

  • The pros & cons of . . .

    Feb 25, 2013