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Canadians who experience medical harm at the hands of the health-care system they pay for are often chagrined to learn that, if they pursue their legal remedies in court, they are also footing the bill to defend the very physicians they claim have harmed them. Now it seems that Canadian taxpayers have been victimized by this system, too.
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Bringing and defending will challenges is at the core of an estate litigation practice. As discussed in Part I of this series, will challenges are often founded upon a lack of testamentary capacity at...
With an aging Canadian population, will challenges are becoming increasingly common. Historically, we typically saw larger estates becoming the subject of such challenges. More and more, however, we are now seeing even modest estates becoming the subject of such challenges.
Lawyers often deal with the financial aspects of the consequences of mental incapacity resulting from brain injury. Lawyers may discuss with their clients the financial impact of an injury and any legal steps that may need to be taken to deal with the injury going forward.