It can start with a question as innocent as, “Can you hear me clearly?” and end with thieves using your words against you to steal your money. How can you protect yourself against this latest spin on phone scams that’s growing fast? These 5 tips coul
If you're ever hurt in a car crash and not deemed at fault, you may be entitled to sue the person who caused it. But how soon must you act? How much compensation can you expect? And if you win the case, how soon after will you receive your compensati
A serious accident on the job can put your lifestyle, career and emotional well-being at risk. Should you ever suffer a debilitating workplace injury, before considering the possibility of a lawsuit, here are 3 things to think about.
You're not certain why it happened, only that it did: your neighbour's dog just bit you. Now you’re on your way to the ER. Should you sue over the bite? Or talk to the dog’s owner, settle, then let it slide? Here are 5 key things to consider.
Each time the phone now rings it feels like a thief is breaking into your home. Sure enough, you check the call display and recognize the number as a telemarketer who keeps pestering you – despite your best efforts to get them to stop. When it gets t
Whether it’s an aggressive telemarketer or someone you simply don’t want to speak to, technology makes it easy to block phone numbers and prevent certain callers from getting through to you. Here are 6 different ways to help put an end to those annoy
Have you or someone you know ever been a victim of vishing? The term, which blends the word ‘voice’ with ‘phishing,’ refers to a telephone scam to trick people into revealing critical financial or personal information that can be used for identity th
Public transportation performs a vital service for millions of Canadians each day. But what if you're involved in an accident while traveling via bus, train or other municipal or private carrier and you're injured – and even if it seems you're not? W
If a car accident leaves you hurt, you'll have to decide: should you sue for injuries incurred in the crash? Or settle out of court? Here's what you must know.
Sooner or later, you’re going to miss work due to illness. But what happens if you get fired for calling in sick?
Owner or tenant, home buyer or seller, anyone could end up in need of help from a real estate lawyer. Here are ten ways they could assist you.
If ever you need to hire an attorney, there are several ways you could be billed for their services, and at various rates. So what could you expect when it comes to lawyers' fees? Here's an idea of what to anticipate.
The judge or a jury has found you guilty. Does that automatically mean jail time? Not always. Here are three alternatives you could possibly expect.
What's a sure-fire way to ruin your next trip? Having your belongings stolen. So who's responsible if that theft occurs in your hotel room? What's more, how can you help prevent it from happening?
The smallest thing may trigger a warrant for your arrest – like forgotten fines to missing a court date. Here's what you should know to stay on the right side of the law in that event.
Credit card fraud is all over the news these days. To reduce the risk of becoming a victim, here are 3 effective ways to protect yourself against the online thieves who carry it out.
Travelling sometimes entails nasty surprises, like bedbugs or overbooking. The good news is you have recourse against travel agencies if your trip ever tanks. So where should you start?
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