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BE UBER AWARE!

Uber is once again making the news due to concerns about proper insurance coverage – both for Uber operators AND Uber passengers. New facts uncovered by BuzzFeedfocus on a California investigation, but may cause Ontario Uber users to question the company’s commitment to ensuring both its operators and passengers are adequately covered by

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BRUCE HILLYER - burlington lawyer

JUDICIAL VACANCIES PILE UP

LAWYERS CONCERNED ABOUT DELAYS AS 29 SUPERIOR COURT POSTS LEFT UNFILLED Despite Superior Court Chief Justice Heather Smith’s call for prompt judicial appointments, Ontario is approaching the end of the year with nearly 30 vacancies for federally appointed judges across the province and no new appointments since April. Bruce Hillyer

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LAURA HILLYER - Burlington Lawyer

NEW AUTO INSURANCE BILL HURTS DRIVERS: OTLA

The OTLA believes two key provisions of the new auto insurance bill will be harmful to accident victims, says Laura Hillyer. Bill 15, the “fighting fraud and reducing automobile insurance rates act” which the government introduced in July, was a response to a report conducted by Justice Douglas Cunningham, which

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THE HIDDEN DANGERS OF SWIMMING POOL ENTRAPMENT

Most parents are familiar with the usual dangers associated with swimming. However, little is known of the potentially very serious hazards associated with “swimming pool entrapment”. Children are particularly vulnerable to entrapment which occurs when swimmers become trapped at or against a pool or spa drain, due to pump suction.

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