A litigation guardian is usually, the person’s legal guardian or power of attorney. It can be a parent, family member, or spouse.
Yes. Someone under the age of 18, cannot legally hire a lawyer or initiate a lawsuit. Children require someone to make legal decisions on their behalf.
Yes. Chronic pain can be life-changing. Pain can affect your ability to stay focused, work, and do household chores. It also affects your mood and can leave you feeling agitated
When suing for sexual assault or battery you can be awarded money under the following damages
The Government of Canada Justice Department reported that the majority of sexual assaults go unreported. It’s estimated that 83% of sexual assaults are not reported to the police.
Personal injury settlement claims vary greatly from one case to the next. People have received anywhere from a couple of thousand dollars to millions of dollars in a lawsuit.
If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, contact our lawyers at Equilibrium Law for a free initial consultation. We can advise whether your injuries will pass the threshold test and what legal action is best suited for your case.
The general rule is 2 years. This is called the limitation period. It gets its name from the fact that it limits you to 2 years to initiate a legal claim.
A contingency fee is an agreed-upon percentage of your award that you owe to your lawyer if you win your lawsuit.
Find out the average personal injury settlement in Ontario and learn more about what to expect when filing a claim. Contact Equilibrium law for a free consultation.