The Story of Pollock & Company
We look back at 62 years of Pollock & Company, and our law firm’s evolution in providing Manitoba clients with a voice. Pollock & Company’s 62 Year Fight for the Little Guy “To be a lawyer and to act in an honourable way in the profession is a wonderful, wonderful, way to make a living,”… Read More
Notary Services in Winnipeg
The role of a notary is to authenticate the validity of copies of original documents and act as an impartial witness to the signatures of documents.
Criminal Defence Proceedings: What to Expect
Have you been arrested and charged with a crime in Manitoba? You may be wondering how the legal process will unfold for you. At Pollock & Company, our experienced criminal defence lawyers will advocate for your rights, determine your legal options, and help you avoid mistakes that could jeopardize your chances of a favourable outcome…. Read More
Truth and Reconciliation – September 30
This June, the House of Commons unanimously passed legislation to make September 30th a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to commemorate the history and ongoing trauma caused by residential schools and to honour the survivors, families, and communities who continue to grieve for those who were lost in accordance with the Truth and Reconciliation… Read More
Drug possession charges – Exploring Canadian Criminal Law Series
Under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA), it is illegal to knowingly have any illicit substances under personal possession at any time, regardless of to these substances belong. They can include such drugs as heroin, amphetamines, and cocaine. Possession of cannabis (marijuana), on the other hand, is no longer forbidden under the Criminal Code… Read More
Assault charges – Exploring Canadian Criminal Law Series
According to Statistics Canada, there are almost 500 reported assaults per 100,000 people in Canada. An assault charge can come in many different forms. Assault charges and penalties vary widely. What you are going through might not be the same for the next individual. If you are in urgent need of assistance with an assault… Read More
Criminal liability and novel coronavirus (COVID-19) – what you need to know
In the COVID-19 pandemic world, many people are wondering about the ramifications that the coronavirus is having on criminal liability. For example, could a person be held criminally responsible in Canada if they infect another person? What could happen if that person dies or suffers from serious injuries or disabilities due to COVID-19? Can those… Read More
An in-depth look at contractual dispute litigation
Contract law is at the heart of commerce between individuals, businesses, and all other groups. If something goes wrong with a sale, project, business deal or any other situation that involves a an agreement, you may need the help of a team of experienced contractual dispute litigation lawyers. What is a contractual dispute? Contractual disputes… Read More
Insurance litigation legal case
Insurance policies are commonly seen as an all-encompassing safety net. You take out insurance to protect yourself from various issues (health problems, property damage, car accidents, etc.) and hope that you never have to make a claim. If ever the worst-case scenario comes true, then the insurance policy can protect you financially. It can cover… Read More
Common medical errors which lead to medical malpractice claims
Most medical professionals work to support and care for their patients. At times, breaches in standards resulting in negligence by medical professionals are made which can lead to legal complications. Often, these complications are difficult for all parties and require legal support to help sort out the issue. Here is a list of some of… Read More
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