Despite efforts by many municipalities to make streets more bike-friendly, cyclists are still at a major disadvantage when sharing the road with motor vehicles. In my practice as a personal injury lawyer in Ontario, some of the most devastating injuries we come across involve cyclists struck by cars.
The scenario is not that uncommon: You hate your job, you hate your boss, you hate your co-workers, so you go home and share your woes on Facebook to your closest of friends. But it's pretty obvious to everyone by now that you can get terminated for something you post on Facebook. So what can you do to protect yourself?
Three odd cases of "justice" are in the news these days, all of them likely to make those who don't commit crimes uneasy. No sane person wants an innocent person wrongly convicted (hence the abolishment of the death penalty). By the same token, no sane person wants a guilty person freed on a technicality. Marian Andrzejewski, Byron Sonne and Michael Rafferty all made headlines for their less-than-usual cases.