The BOYNECLARKE LLP Accident & Personal Injury Team of lawyers is there when you need them most. We are one of the largest Accident & Personal Injury teams in Nova Scotia representing many clients throughout Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and PEI. Based in Halifax – Dartmouth, our lawyers provide a free consultation to assess your claim and there are no fees unless we get you compensation for your injuries.
Recovering from an injury is difficult enough – in the aftermath, dealing with the multiple issues that arise in protecting your interests is even more stressful and is often overwhelming for many people. The financial impact of a serious, disabling injury can be devastating to your family – replacing lost income, paying bills or paying for medical treatment and rehabilitation costs can at times seem impossible.
Litigants are not rewarded for bad behaviour. In a recent decision out of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, a father was ordered to pay $420,000 in costs to his former spouse, after losing the case for custody of their young daughter.
The Trademarks Act (the “Act”) contains a unique provision that allows “public authorities” to by-pass the normal trademark registration application process and to protect their “official marks” indefinitely. There is no similar provision in any other country’s trademark protection regime.
Although now 10 years old, Tug of War: A Judge’s Verdict on Separation, Custody Battles, and the Bitter Realities of Family Court, by Justice Harvey Brownstone of the Ontario Court of Justice, remains an insightful and powerful read on the uses and misuses of family court.