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What to expect during a legal consultation

By |2020-05-12T21:00:27+00:00May 7th, 2020|Categories: Personal Injury|

Are you wondering if a situation in which you were involved is worth taking legal action but you are not sure if it is worth having a legal consultation? Perhaps you think legal action is necessary but you just do not know how to get started. We can help! First, call our office and let [...]

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Dog Attacks

By |2020-05-12T20:50:26+00:00April 21st, 2020|Categories: Personal Injury|

Dogs are often referred to as man’s (or woman’s!) best friend; however, sometimes dogs can be very unfriendly and cause injury to others. An estimated 500,000 dog bites occur every year in Canada; 75% of which are suffered by children under 10 years old.[i]Pursuant to the Dog Owners’ Liability Act[ii], dog owners are held liable [...]

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Wrongful Dismissal

By |2020-05-14T21:27:12+00:00April 10th, 2020|Categories: Personal Injury|

Fired? Dismissed? Laid off? Does it matter? Yes, it does.   There are many ways in which an employment contract may come to an end. In Ontario, the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) sets out that an employee is considered terminated if the employer Dismisses an employee or stops employing the employee Constructively dismisses an [...]

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COVID-19 and the Effects on Employment

By |2020-05-12T20:58:05+00:00April 10th, 2020|Categories: Personal Injury|

COVID-19 and the Effects on Employment We are in the midst of our generation’s hardest times with the COVID-19 pandemic and the effect it is having on our friends, family, and colleagues. Many employees are now being laid off, or may be offer reduced hours, and find themselves in a position where they don’t know [...]

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What Does A Personal Injury Legal Assistant Do?

By |2020-05-12T20:58:12+00:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: Personal Injury|

What does a Personal Injury Legal Assistant Do? Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a Legal Assistant? We are the organizers. Organizers of our lawyers’ calendar, appointments, their time, files, etc.  The role of a Legal Assistant is to assist your lawyer and ultimately the entire firm. Legal Assistants schedule telephone [...]

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Working From Home: Ways To Stay On Task Self-Isolating

By |2020-05-12T21:37:30+00:00March 18th, 2020|Categories: Personal Injury|

Working From Home: Ways To Stay On Task Self-Isolating At Lamont Law, our livelihood is advocating for individuals whose lives have been forever changed by events which have affected their physical and mental health, so we take health very seriously!  Sarah, a legal assistant at our office, is currently in self-isolation and has been since Saturday, [...]

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COVID-19 Information

By |2020-05-12T20:57:12+00:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Personal Injury|

  March 17th, 2020. On Behalf of Everyone at Lamont Law:   While the news surrounding COVID-19 continues to be an active and evolving situation in our community, Lamont Law is committed to ensuring the health and safety of all individuals including our staff, our clients, our families, and our communities while dealing with this [...]

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What to ask a personal injury lawyer at the first meeting?

By |2020-05-12T20:57:00+00:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Personal Injury|

What should you ask a personal injury lawyer at the first meeting? The first meeting can be the most daunting. By asking questions and getting to know the process right away, it should feel less intimidating and that you have someone who is ready and willing to fight for you. In the first meeting ask [...]

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The Effects Of Brain Injuries

By |2020-05-12T20:56:52+00:00March 11th, 2020|Categories: Personal Injury, Uncategorized|

Brain Injuries Acquired Brain Injuries can cause life-altering impairments. An entire life can be changed in a matter of seconds; oftentimes when the individual is not at fault.   In Canada  160, 000 Canadians experience an acquired brain injury every year [1]; Currently, in Canada, 1.5 million people are impacted by brain injuries.  Brain injuries are [...]

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Why Do you Need A Personal Injury Lawyer?

By |2020-03-02T17:40:29+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Personal Injury, Uncategorized|

After you have been involved in an accident or had your benefits denied, the last thing that you will want to do is take on the insurer yourself. Your main focus ought to be your recovery, not collecting medical records or fighting for what you are entitled to. Most people do not know what is [...]

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