AFGHANISTAN AND THE RULE OF LAW
The invitation to the Red Mass announced my topic this morning as the “Rule of Law in Afghanistan.” As an officer with Hamilton’s Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada, I recently spent 8 months in Afghanistan with another Argyll officer helping to train the Afghan National Army. Because I am also a personal injury lawyer here in Hamilton, the topic of...Read More
THRESHOLD UPDATE: NISSAN AND ITS AFTERMATHThe most recent amendments to the Insurance Act otherwise known as Bill 198 came into effect on October 1, 2003. The amendments came by way of Ontario Regulation 381/03 which amended O.Reg. 461/96 and added definitions of the terms making up the general threshold identified in s.267.5(5) of the Insurance Act. The Regulation now defines the terms...Read More
Steve Arnold – The Hamilton Spectator;
The last thing a Canadian soldier in Afghanistan should have to think about is keeping a job back home.
The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce wants to give that comfort to the country’s reserve soldiers when they’re called into action. In a policy proposal, the business lobby group calls on the federal government to establish a system of tax...Read More
Recent changes to the Insurance Act and the Regulations thereunder are gutting benefits in Ontario effective September, 2010. These dramatic changes will reduce medical, rehabilitation, and income replacement benefits to levels not seen in over 20 years taking inflation into account. Many benefits are being eliminated completely.
As personal injury lawyers we see this affecting our clients...Read More
Hamilton, Ontario Plaintiff personal injury lawyer, Stephen Sloan, attended the Spring 2010 Conference of the Canadian Society of Medical Examiners as a guest panelist to discuss the topic of chronic pain. Joining Steve on the panel were Ontario Superior Court Justice Salhany (ret.), Mr. George Cooke, President and CEO of Dominion of Canada Insurance Company, and Mr. Lee Samis, of Samis and...Read More
On June 19th, 2010, Flaherty Sloan Hatfield was pleased to sponsor the 5th annual Hamilton Brain Injury Association Walk and Run. The events were held on Discovery Drive in Hamilton. It was a beautiful day with fun had by all. For more on the legal services pertaining to brain injuries call or visit Flaherty Sloan Hatfield today.Read More