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August 31, 2016

Finding The Right Lawyer For Your Personal Injury Case

One indicator a consumer can use to find the lawyer that is right for them is independent ratings by other lawyers. These peer reviews are conducted on the theory that other lawyers should have a pretty good idea about who is a good lawyer in their field. It is a bit […]
August 31, 2016

What Can I Do If I Think My Lawyer Is Charging Too Much?

The Law Society thought I would be a good person to decide the reasonableness of lawyer’s bills, and the Chief Justice agreed and appointed me. When a client disputes the amount of a legal fee, he or she can have the bill “taxed” or assessed, by a court officer known as […]
August 31, 2016

Finding A Great Lawyer: Factors To Look For

Many injured consumers are at a loss to know how to go about finding a Newfoundland and Labrador injury lawyer who is right for their case, and frustrated by the information available to help them in this quest. A serious injury by medical negligence, for example, can have lifelong consequences. Choosing the right […]
August 31, 2016

Should You Hire A Newfoundland Personal Injury Lawyer Because He Has A Q.C.?

Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.) is a royal patent designation with a long and distinguished tradition in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. Sir Francis Bacon was appointed the first counsel to the Queen during the reign of Elizabeth I in 1597. But what does it mean today? Over time, the practice […]
July 16, 2016

Class members in Labrador residential school actions discuss $50 million settlement

St. John’s, NL (July 16, 2016) – Members of the Labrador residential school class actions are meeting with their lawyers this morning to discuss the proposed $50 million federal government settlement. Lawyers are answering questions about legal fees, class members’ right to object, and individual compensation payments. The Government of […]