News

March 3 2007 – Miles Obradovich becomes contributing editor of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Medical Malpractice Newsletter

September 20 2006 – Leah Mikhailovsky B..A., L.L.B., joins Obradovich Law as an associate in personal injury litigation.

May 9 2006 – Deborah Lewis M.A., L.L.B., L.L.M. joins Obradovich Law as an associate in personal injury litigation.

February 19 2006 – Obradovich Law moves to the Toronto Dominion Centre.

September 23 2005 – Miles Obradovich presents to the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association on the issue of consent to treatment.

July 19 2005 – Miles Obradovich is published by canada.lawyers.com on slip and fall cases.

May 6 2005 – Miles Obradovich is interviewed by Legal Business on contingency fees.

October 1 2004 – The contingency fee regulation of the Justice Statute Law Amendent Act becomes effective thereby introducing contingency fee agreements to the province of Ontario.

September 1 2004 – Obradovich.net is once again redesigned to provide you with easier access to developments in personal injury law.

February 13 2004 – Miles Obradovich is asked to advise the United Way of Peel Region, of which he was formerly the Chairperson, on its governance policy.

December 31 2003 – The firm implements a privacy policy. Its provisions may be found in the section entitled About Us.

October 1 2003 – The amendments to the Insurance Act contained in the provisions of Bill 198 become effective raising the deductible for non-pecuniary damages in motor vehicle accident cases from $15,000.00 to $30,000.00 and defining the requirement that an injured person must have suffered a permanent serious impairment of an important bodily function with greater rigor. Changes are also made to statutory automobile accident benefits and the procedures associated with claiming these benefits. Consultation with your lawyer to determine whether you have a claim is recommended.

August 2003 – The largest punitive damage award in Canada to date is granted by a jury in its verdict of $2,000,000.00 against an insurer by reason of its conduct in refusing to pay a fire loss claim.

June 20 2003 – Obradovich.net is redesigned to provide you with easier access to developments in personal injury law.

April 5 2003 – The Limitations Act, 2002 has been proclaimed to come into effect on January 1, 2004. This Act changes the time within which an action for damages may be brought. For causes of action which arise before January 1 2004 there are complicated transition rules. It is best to consult with your lawyer to ensure that your rights are safeguarded.

December 9 2002 – The Justice Statute Law Amendment Act, 2002, received Royal Assent. Schedule A amends the Solicitors Act to regulate contingency fee agreements and contains broad regulation-making power relating to contingency fees. For information about contingency fees please visit the section entitled plaintiff remedies. If you wish to determine whether your case is one that may qualify for a contingency fee retainer then please complete the submission form on our contact page.