Ontario Law Firm Blog

Ontario bill to ban sales of flavoured cigarellos, chewing tobacco

Ontario will follow Alberta’s lead and introduce legislation to ban all sales of candy-flavoured tobacco products. The Ontario bill would turn an existing restriction on selling candy – and fruit-flavoured cigarillos and chewing tobacco to youth – to a total prohibition. There would be an exemption for menthol-flavoured products which are preferred by adults. It would also... Read More

More traffic mayhem expected with snow squalls in Southwestern Ontario

Emergency workers responded to more than 160 crashes in the London area within 24 hours during the first winter storm of the season, police said.. And with snow squalls predicted and temperatures expected to drop, police were bracing for more of the same. “We need drivers to change their driving habits,” said Middlesex OPP Const.... Read More

Most Outrageous Black Friday Accidents, Injuries & Deaths

Most recognize Black Friday as the Friday following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, while prices have always enticed many Canadians to cross the border to get these outstanding deals. As a result, many Canadian companies have begun offering similar deals during this time in order to keep customers inside the border and utilize their... Read More

Monforton Heads Ethics Panel

Windsor injury lawyer Greg Monforton is heading up a discussion looking at the ethics of trial lawyers. The Ontario Trial Lawyers Association is looking to develop a code of ethical conduct for lawyers, and its starting with roundtable discussions across the province. It will serve as a guideline for member lawyers when dealing with clients,... Read More

Latest Canadian Product Recalls

During the month of October alone, there have been over a dozen recalls on items throughout Canada. These products were recalled due to something not working correctly, or that could cause harm to an individual if they have been consumed. Therefore, as responsible members of our community, our defective product solicitors have decided to create... Read More

Greg Monforton To Chair Roundtable Discussion On Ethics

Windsor lawyer Greg Monforton, a certified specialist in personal injury law, has been asked by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) to co-chair a roundtable discussion of Windsor based OTLA lawyers on the topic of developing and implementing standards of ethical conduct governing OTLA members. Monforton, a past president of OTLA, is chairing this discussion... Read More

Spray Foam Insulation Causing Problems

While spray foam insulation is growing in popularity throughout Canada, it is beginning to cause problems as well. These problems include expensive repairs, which are leading to many lawsuits in both Canada and the United States. If you have suffered any breathing problems or other injuries due to spray foam insulation contact one of our... Read More

Toronto paying millions in lawsuit claims

Read Original Article from thestar.com The City of Toronto has spent more than $200 million to settle civil lawsuits since 2000, and the payouts are getting richer, a municipal database obtained by the Star shows. Litigants range from people alleging they were struck by golf balls to prisoners claiming they were assaulted in police custody.... Read More

Jennifer Bezaire, Partner at Greg Monforton & Partners, to Co-Chair OTLAs Fall Conference Entitled TRIAL BY JURY

Our respected partner Jennifer Bezaire has been chosen by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (“OTLA”) to co-chair its Fall Conference in Toronto starting on Wednesday, October 30. The OTLA conference, titled “TRIAL BY JURY”, will feature dozens of speakers, various Superior Court Justices and many panel discussions. Additionally, a mock jury will preside over a... Read More

Windsor Man Named White House Jewish Liaison

We have immense pride in our relatively small but impacting Jewish community. Congrats to Mr. Nosanchuk on his appointment, and congrats to his dad, retired Judge Saul Nosanchuk. Windsor native Matt Nosanchuk was recently appointed White House liaison to the U.S. Jewish Community and, according to his father, a better person could not have been... Read More