Specialities and Practice Areas.
Small Claims Court
The small claims courts are meant to facilitate an easier and less expensive way to resolve disputes, than in the higher courts. The Small Claims Court can handle any action for the payment of money or the recovery of personal property where the amount claimed does not exceed $35,000.
Employment & Labour
The Employment and Standards Act is a law that sets minimum standards in most Ontario workplaces, such as minimum wage and limits on hours of work. There are special rules and exemptions which apply to certain employees.
If you believe you have experienced discrimination or harassment, you may be able to file an application with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO). The HRTO resolves claims of discrimination and harassment brought under the Human Rights Code, a law that protects people in Ontario.
Landlord & Tenant
Disputes between residential landlord and tenants. Disputes between landlords and tenants can take many forms -- from upkeep and repair issues to non-payment of rent and potential eviction. In addition to looking to the terms of any rental agreement in place.
Injured by a motor vehicle accident, you may be entitled to claim accident benefits under your motor vehicle insurance policy. Statutory accident benefits (which is also referred to as “no fault-benefits”), are statutory benefits provided to persons in Ontario injured by the use or operation of a motor vehicle.