Archive for the ‘ Legal Humour ’ Category

Planning For a Wedding or Trial Requires Commitment!

 

 

Planning for a trial is a lot like planning for your wedding day. There are just so many details to keep track of that it is hard to know where to begin. Both big days are usually booked well in advance and require meticulous planning and preparation. Both involve witness participation, which play a key role. Lastly, both events will involve inevitable arguing—either with the opposing lawyer or with your in-laws. Of course, there are always people present we don’t want to let down— a jury of our peers and/or our wonderful family and friends.

Not that I’m a wedding planner but if I were, I’d recommend you secure the venue, book the band and then hire your favourite photographer STAT. Time is of the essence! Why would preparing for trial be any different? All the key steps need to be taken ASAP!

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Words of Wisdom from an Insurance Defence Lawyer: What every injury claimant must know!

Andrew P. Laviolette is an insurance defence lawyer practicing with Brown & Partners LLP

Andrew P. Laviolette is an insurance defence lawyer practicing with Brown & Partners LLP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lawbubble.com  is privileged to present our recent interview with Andrew P. Laviolette, a brilliant legal mind blazing a trail in the world of insurance defence.  For those considering starting a lawsuit for a personal injury matter, this interview will provide you with critical insight from the perspective of the insurance defence lawyer. Mr. Laviolette says it like it is so take note and prepare to be informed:

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ONTARIO SMALL CLAIMS COURT: PREPARING YOUNG LAWYERS FOR THE MAJOR LEAGUE


Many may argue that the Ontario Small Claims Court system is a sad legal mechanism for carrying out effective justice. That I do not doubt. However, I believe the answer really depends on who you ask. The Small Claims Court is designed to be “For The People”, but in practice, the procedures and formalities are enough to confuse many lawyers at times. Navigating the Small Claims Court system without a solid legal understanding can be like Scuba Diving with an air tank full of hornets.  From the layman’s stand point; the small claims court system is an inconvenient process with legal headaches and complexities beyond belief. For the young lawyer however, it may be just the perfect training ground. Read more