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Confusion exists around costs in personal injury settlements

While the law is clear that lawyers are not entitled to collect both costs and damages from settlements or judgments, there is still much confusion over cost agreements, says Toronto personal injury and employment law lawyer Kevin Marshall. "Some lawyers … Continue reading

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The trouble with personal injury advertising

Tasteless advertising and a lack of transparency in the use of referral fees are cheapening the legal profession, says Toronto personal injury and employment law lawyer Kevin Marshall.  "A proliferation of personal injury ads in areas where they've never been … Continue reading

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Contingency fees: A money grab by personal injury lawyers?

An Ontario private member's bill that suggests capping contingency fees for personal injury lawyers would only further hurt injured plaintiffs, says Toronto lawyer Kevin Marshall.  The bill, from former Progressive Conservative leader Tim Hudak, proposes a 33 per cent cap … Continue reading

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New office for Kevin Marshall

Toronto personal injury and employment law lawyer Kevin Marshall has moved to a new office. The firm, Kevin Marshall Personal Injury & Employment Law, is now located at 111 Railside Road, Suite 306, off Lawrence Avenue, just east of of … Continue reading

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Dalhousie’s ad hoc handling of scandal concerning

Dalhousie University's handling of the ongoing controversy at its dentistry school raises several alarm bells, the most concerning of which may be its reactionary, ad hoc attempts to resolve the situation, says Toronto employment lawyer Kevin Marshall. Students are now back … Continue reading

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Changing Public’s View of Harrassment goes beyond the law

As the national conversation on sexual harassment continues, Toronto employment lawyer Kevin Marshall says it’s important not to lose sight of the presumption of innocence and the need for thorough investigations. The topic is one that’s been leading discussions in recent weeks, … Continue reading

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Fine line between security measures and discrimination

A recent case of alleged discrimination on the part of an airline against a Muslim Canadian highlights the ever-present tension between the need for security measures and the problematic nature of certain screening practices, says Toronto employment lawyer Kevin Marshall. … Continue reading

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Does an employer have power over personal views?

Unless an employee’s personal views conflict with the job they were hired to do, an employer should have no reason to ask the individual to stifle their perspectives – even if they are controversial, says Toronto employment lawyer Kevin Marshall. Liberal … Continue reading

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Ask questions before embracing technology with open arms

As advances in vehicle and road technology become more mainstream, drivers must educate themselves before determining whether such changes are a help or a hindrance, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Kevin Marshall. The insurance industry can encourage customers to use … Continue reading

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Doctors shouldn’t be advocates, says Kevin Marshall

Toronto personal injury lawyer Kevin Marshall says Canada should follow a U.K. court decision that abolishes a 400-year-old rule granting expert witnesses immunity from being sued over their participation in legal proceedings. Marshall, who handles plaintiff side personal injury cases, … Continue reading

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