Five tips for renewing your auto insurance
According to a recent report from CBC News, more than two dozen insurance companies have received permission from the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) to raise premiums in the months ahead. The provincial regulator oversees the car insurance market and is responsible for evaluating and approving rate hikes. During the early pandemic, the FSRA approved
Beware of spring slip and fall hazards
With spring just around the corner, it’s not uncommon to see wild temperature swings, flash flooding and freezing leading to icy conditions on the roads and sidewalks. Pedestrians, who may not be adequately dressed for shifting weather, should be cautious and know what
Dealing with financial stress after an accident
As people struggle with debt and finance-related anxiety, it’s not surprising that Canadians once again ranked money as their most significant source of stress. The FP Canada 2021 Financial Stress Index shows 38 per cent of Canadians polled said money is their biggest stressor, even more
Tips for a safe and spooky Halloween
With most provinces giving the green light to trick-or-treating this Halloween, it’s a good idea for parents to check with their local public health authority for COVID-19 safety advice and review general safety precautions. Last year, kids faced a restrictive Halloween and were asked to avoid trick-or-treating in
‘Wait and see’ approach to civil juries good move for Access to Justice
The recent trend for civil jury notices to be struck conditionally or provisionally will help move cases along, says Seahold Legal Finance President, Larry Herscu. “Taking a ‘wait and see’ approach is a reasonable compromise given the backlogs caused by COVID-19,” he says. “It’s a growing
Staycation safety tips
Although travel restrictions have loosened and most provinces are trying to return to normal, many Canadians will face another summer of road trips and camping or cottaging. For those not yet comfortable with air travel or staying in hotels, your annual family vacation
Virtual IMEs play significant role in PI claims, access to justice during pandemic
With continuing province-wide restrictions and public health orders in response to COVID-19, many services typically conducted in person are now being performed virtually in British Columbia, including independent medical examinations (IMEs).
Easy Legal Finance Inc. acquires Settlement Lenders Inc.
TORONTO, Jan. 12, 2021 /CNW/ – Easy Legal Finance Inc. a Canadian litigation financing firm, announced today the acquisition of Settlement Lenders Inc. Based in Edmonton, Settlement Lenders Inc.