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November 11, 2019

Edwards Pollard LLP supports Helmets on Kids

Jill Edwards helped fit the Grade 1 & 2 students of Ryerson Public School in Burlington with new bicycle helmets at the Helmets on Kids event. […]
November 10, 2019

Jill Edwards Judges High School Mock Trial Finals

The Ontario Justice Education Network and the Ontario Bar Association give high school law students the opportunity to competitively argue a legal case. This year Halton […]
November 7, 2019

Jill Edwards Elected to HCLA Board of Directors

Jill Edwards is thrilled to announce her election to the Halton County Law Association (HCLA) Board of Directors on March 7, 2019. The HCLA is an […]
June 20, 2019

Relax, lawyers — robots aren’t coming for your jobs

An Ontario Superior Court ruling that capped costs due to the lawyers’ failure to use artificial intelligence (AI) in their preparations should not arouse fears of automation wiping out legal work.
June 20, 2019

When it comes to insurance, know what you’re buying

Homeowners should pay close attention to the wording of their insurance policies to ensure they are well-protected in the event of a worst-case scenario.
June 19, 2019

Judge orders punitive damages against insurer

Oakville insurance lawyer Weston Pollard tells Law Times that insurers need to tread carefully when denying policyholder claims following a judge’s decision to award punitive damages against a company for its handling of a case involving the loss of a $550,000 ring.
June 19, 2019

Longer recovery from head injuries for adolescent girls: study

A recent Canadian study that suggests adolescent girls are slower to recover from concussions than boys the same age is important for all concerned.
June 18, 2019

Client-focused Edwards cultivates Oakville roots

Clients are more than just 'files' to Oakville personal injury lawyer Jill Edwards
June 18, 2019

Study reveals link between traumatic injury, mental health issues

A new Canadian study reveals a high probability that mental health issues, and even suicide, could occur after a major traumatic injury.
June 18, 2019

Jury consultants provide valuable insights in civil matters

Large law firms sometimes use jury consultants for criminal trials, but these specialists can also benefit plaintiffs in civil actions.
June 17, 2019

LTD clients often need employment law advice

Long-term disability (LTD) lawyers need to boost their employment law knowledge to make sure their clients are protected.
June 17, 2019

Exclusion endorsements carry over to new vehicles, case confirms

Unless an insurance company removes the Excluded Driver Endorsement, excluded drivers should always assume they won’t be covered on an insurance policy — even if they purchase a new vehicle.
June 16, 2019

Waivers don’t always limit legal action

Just because someone signs a waiver doesn’t mean they can’t take legal action if they’re injured.