Time, Time, Time….

Time, Time, Time….

December 16th, 2015 by In Litigation, Time Is Of The Essence In law, time defines our day-to-day tasks and shapes how each day unfolds. It is also of significance in the cases we litigate. Once of the first issues lawyers address in a new personal injury or medical malpractice file is the limitation date. What is the deadline by… View Article
The Legalese Bog

The Legalese Bog

December 1st, 2015 by As a lawyer, it is so easy to find myself in the legalese bog. What is the legalese bog? It is the written and verbal language used by the legal profession and filled with legal terms such as “examinations for discovery”, “mitigation of damages”, “apportionment of liability”, “pre-trial conferences”, “family property references”, etc., not to mention… View Article
Inform Yourself About Informed Consent

Inform Yourself About Informed Consent

November 6th, 2015 by In medical malpractice litigation, the issue of informed consent is often contentious. A lack of informed consent to a medical procedure or surgery can itself form the basis of a medical malpractice claim by a patient against a physician or medical care provider. Essentially, informed consent involves a discussion(s) between the patient and physician about… View Article

Keep your eye on the (base)ball!

October 15th, 2015 by As Canada cheers for the Toronto Blue Jays as they march towards the World Series (I admit that I am a Los Angeles Dodgers fan though), have you ever considered whether or not the fan who gets hit by a foul ball and suffers injury has a claim for damages against the ballpark or the… View Article

Slip and Fall Accidents: Your Checklist

October 8th, 2015 by If you are injured in a slip and fall or trip and fall accident, here are some suggestions for what you can do before contacting Pollock & Company to discuss your claim: 1. Identify clearly the exact location of the accident, including the street address and location where you slipped and fell. Be specific. Make… View Article

Kapyong Barracks Decision Won’t Be Appealed Further

September 24th, 2015 by This week, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that the federal government will not appeal a decision from the Federal Court of Appeal regarding the former Kapyong Barracks military site located in Winnipeg. The Federal Court of Appeal upheld an earlier ruling that the government failed to consult four First Nations about the development of the Kapyong… View Article

Do You Really Need a Will?

April 20th, 2015 by If you would like to be able to direct as to what will happen to your property when you pass away, then contact Pollock & Company to instruct us to draft your Will. A will outlines who is responsible for looking after your estate after you pass away. It specifies which person(s) are to receive… View Article

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