Elizabeth Haber
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Elizabeth lives in Burlington, Ontario. In 2012 she was the victim of a terrible auto accident that left her lucky to be alive. After being taken advantage of by the lawyer meant to protect her, she got involved with the Hit Twice campaign to raise awareness over predatory legal fees in Ontario.

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Why Stop At Referral Fees? Time To Cap Contingency Fees

(0) Comments | Posted May 1, 2017 | 12:56 PM

When I read that the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) and the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) came out in favour of a cap on referral fees this week, I was very surprised. Referral fees are a more polite term for a finder's fee, and the idea...

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Defend Victims, Not Personal Injury Lawyers' Bottom Lines

(4) Comments | Posted April 19, 2017 | 1:14 PM

Recently, perhaps as a response to MPP Mike Colle's private member's bill, some in the media have taken to defending personal injury lawyers and legal contingency fees.

I have to wonder if any of these people has ever been injured in a car accident or had...

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'You Don't Pay Unless We Win' Legal Fees Prey On Ontarians

(3) Comments | Posted March 3, 2017 | 10:15 AM

After reading through the report put out by the Law Society's Working Group on Advertising & Fee Arrangements Issues, we were disappointed. While the report delves into many problems, it neglected the biggest, most obvious one -- contingency fees.

Among the many issues those in the legal profession should...

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The High Cost Of 'No Fee' Lawyers

(6) Comments | Posted January 25, 2017 | 4:51 AM

Every year in Ontario, without warning and through no fault of their own, thousands of people are severely injured in car accidents. It could happen to you, because it happened to us. We come from different backgrounds, different parts of the province, and have lived very different lives; we never...

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