The Basic Facts of Personal Injury Lawyer Toronto

What You Should Do to Find Out About Personal Injury Lawyer Toronto Before You’re Left Behind

If your injury was a result of the negligence of somebody else, you might be able to find compensation. People can get crippled because of the crash injury. Whenever you have an injury because of a car crash, deciding on the best lawyer is crucial to your case.

When you’ve been in a mishap and you’d like to pursue applying for crash benefits you’re accountable for notifying the insurer within one week of the date of the mishap. Typically, once an accident happens, the aggressor will come across all potential loopholes to make certain that they don’t pay for damages. If you are mixed up in an auto accident in which you believe another individual or entity is negligent, employing a lawyer that specializes in automobile accidents will greatly improve your likelihood of a getting fair payment for your injuries.

The lawyer will subsequently help you following the proper legal procedures required to file such a suit. Also ensure that your lawyer comprises a just coverage regarding these instances. It’s important that if you turn to an attorney, you know what sort you are searching for. Meanwhile, your injury attorney will present any evidence which is available to demonstrate your case. There are various personal injury lawyers for various cases.

What to Expect From Personal Injury Lawyer Toronto?

What you don’t know is the best method to choose an attorney, or exactly what you should keep an eye out for when hiring one. After the injury lawyer has assessed each of the information, they will tell you whether they’ll choose the circumstance. In addition, selecting a personal injury attorney will greatly increase the chances of having a prosperous outcome.

If you feel you’ve suffered an injury as a consequence of health error, you might be able to file a health malpractice case. A brain injury is something which can’t be viewed from the outside. If you or somebody you love has had to endure a brain injury on account of the negligence of somebody else, then it’s time to observe a personal injury attorney. To fully grasp how brain injuries can occur, we have to explain a little about the brain. In such situations it is normal for injury to the brain to be among the results.

New Ideas Into Personal Injury Lawyer Toronto Never Before Revealed

The majority of people don’t know that should they hire an attorney, they can secure some compensation for their injuries. You would like your injury lawyer in order to deal with every angle of the instance. A personal injury attorney will therefore collect all required evidence and think of a sum that will cover for all your damages.

Your lawyer needs to have a thorough comprehension of private injury law and we be in a position to spell out your rights in clear language that you could easily understand. When you employ an auto accident lawyer, you are going to have an expert review your circumstance to learn if there’s negligence involved and decide the best approach to proceed with the scenario, whether that is negotiating a reasonable settlement or taking the situation to trial. A specialist car crash attorney will fight for your rights and work to recoup losses stemming from the car crash.


GLOBALIZING ARCHIPELAGO THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS

Johann Besserer, Intercultural Outreach Initiative
May 2nd, 10:00-11:00 AM
Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, PB850
144 College Street, Toronto ON
RSVP at: http://globalizingarchipelago.eventbrite.ca

 

Seminar Overview: Johann Besserer will explore the intersection between socio-economic development, science and conservation in one of the world’s most pristine and fragile ecosystems, the Galapagos Islands. He will specifically discuss how tourism offers an alternative to unsustainable fisheries that once drove the local economy yet has created a new set of pressures on the people and the environment
Biography: Mr. Besserer is the President and Executive Director of the Intercultural Outreach Initiative (IOI), a Florida based non-profit organization operating in the small community of Puerto Villamil, on the Island of Isabela, in the archipelago of the Galapagos, Ecuador. He is in charge of overseeing IOI’s research, education and outreach programs as well as finding and administering funding for such operations.
Mr. Besserer holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Business Administration and a Masters in Marine Policy from the University of Miami. He is currently pursuing a PhD in International Studies at the University of Miami.


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: RESEARCH ASSISTANT (DEADLINE APPLICATION- FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2014)

Recruitment : Research Assistant – Deadline for Applications – Friday 24th January.

Dear All

I would like to draw  your attention to this position for a full-time, three year Research Assistant position at the Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies at the Nuffield Department of Population Health, at the University of Oxford.  The closing date for applications is Friday the 24th of January 2014. Please distribute to people you think maybe interested and don’t hesitate to contact me if you require further details.

 

University of Oxford

Nuffield Department of Population Health

Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX)

Research Assistant

Grade 6:  £26,264 – £31,331 p.a.

 

We are seeking a Research Assistant to carry out literature reviews and background research for publications, presentations and reports under the direction of Dr. Jane Kaye, Director of HeLEX.  You will be required to carry out background research on the law and in the fields of bioethics and medical research governance, gathering, collating and analysing material and undertaking comprehensive literature reviews.  This would suit an early stage researcher who wants to gain experience of working in an active research centre in the broad area of law and emerging technologies in health.

 

You will possess a Masters degree or equivalent in Law, Ethics or Policy.  You will have a good working knowledge of data protection law in the UK and Europe and excellent legal research skills.  You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both in written and spoken English) and experience of working in an interdisciplinary research team.  You will also possess excellent writing skills and have experience of the steps involved in preparing a manuscript for publication.  In this position you will be expected to be an active and enthusiastic member of HeLEX.

 

The post is offered full-time (37.5 hrs per week) for 3 years and will be based at the Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford.  Closing date for applications is 12 noon on 24th January 2014For further details please go to https://www.recruit.ox.ac.uk/pls/hrisliverecruit/erq_jobspec_version_4.jobspec?p_id=111047


ONTARIO RIGHT TO FIX OTTAWA’S MISTAKE ON REFUGEE HEALTH CARE

This Toronto Star article was written by Y.Y. Brandon Chen who is currently in our Health Law, Ethics and Policy Training Program:

The federal government was wrong to withdraw health coverage for refugees. Good thing Ontario stepped in to fill the void.

On Tuesday, Dec. 10, when the world celebrated Human Rights Day, refugees in Ontario had rare cause to celebrate an important human rights success. Just a day before, the Ontario government announced that it will join Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia and Quebec in providing health care to refugee claimants starting in January 2014.

Read more:

http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2013/12/12/ontario_right_to_fix_ottawas_mistake_on_refugee_health_care.html

 


CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 2014-2015 CIHR GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS IN HEALTH LAW, ETHICS AND POLICY

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

2014-2015 CIHR GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS IN HEALTH LAW, ETHICS AND POLICY

 The application deadline is March 15, 2014

 

The Graduate Program in Health Law, Ethics and Policy was created in 2001 with a Strategic Training Initiative in Health Research (STIHR) grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).  It addresses the global shortage of experts in the field of health law, ethics and policy by facilitating multidisciplinary training and supporting groundbreaking research. The program builds capacity in this field by preparing students to address challenges in health care systems within Canada and across the globe. Students come to the program from all over the world and are trained and mentored by internationally renowned faculty and equipped with world class skills in research, writing and presentation. In their research, students address emerging healthcare issues and graduate to careers in academia, government, non-governmental organizations, and private practice in Canada and abroad.

Eligibility: The program welcomes applications from international and Canadian applicants pursuing a full-time master’s or doctoral degree at one of our four affiliated Canadian law schools. To be considered for admission to the program, applicants must first be accepted into the graduate program at any of following law schools:

Faculté de droit de l’Université de Sherbrooke

Faculty of Law, University of Alberta

Faculty of Law, University of Toronto

Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University

Selection criteria: Candidates must demonstrate an excellent academic record, an interest in multidisciplinary research, and a strong commitment to research and knowledge translation in one or more cutting-edge topics in health law, ethics and policy.

Funding*: The program provides varying levels of scholarship support to graduate students of up to $17,850 and support for meetings and program events.

*Some conditions apply. Information on available funding can be found online: http://hlep.ca/information-for-candidates/funding-benefits/


NATIONAL HEALTH LAW CONFERENCE ADDRESSES GLOBAL HEALTH CHALLENGES AND THE ROLE OF LAW

On May 4th and 5th, 2012, this year’s National Health Law Conference on “Global Health Challenges and the Role of Law” was held at the Metropolitan Hotel in Toronto. The conference brought together leading scholars, policy makers, practicing lawyers and health care professional to explore how the law can address global health challenges and, hopefully, make real progressive changes. Although the speakers addressed a diverse range of topics during the two-day event, the presentations were organized around several main themes, including improving global access to care and essential medicines on the part of the most vulnerable, addressing the global spread of chronic disease; and ensuring fair access to health and health care in a globalized world.

Today, global health is characterized by startling inequality between the developed and the developing world with respect to both health care resources and health status. For example, in the conference opening address, Colleen Flood noted that the wealthiest 5% of the global population has access to 4500 times more in per capita health spending than the poorest 20% of the world. Further, between and within societies, health challenges disproportionately impact poor and vulnerable populations; as stated by Lawrence O. Gostin, “disease always tilts towards the poor”. To list just a few examples, Gostin and William Bogart highlighted how non-communicable diseases and obesity, respectively, are significantly more prevalent amongst the lower socio-economic strata. Mary Anne Bobinski and Rebecca Cook discussed how women are often disproportionately impacted by poverty, and consequently, are particularly susceptible to health challenges, particularly in respect of reproductive health rights. Constance MacIntosh pointed to how even in the wealthiest countries, indigenous people continue to suffer from significantly lower health status than the general population.

With the rise of globalization, global health challenges are becoming increasingly interconnected. While globalization may have led to the greater exchange of medical knowledge and health care resources between countries, it also means that attendant health problems are also increasingly crossing borders. Many of the presenters pointed to examples of globalization in the health sector. For example, Gostin noted that as globalized trading systems have brought more and more Western goods to the developing world, formerly “first world” diseases such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease now constitute a rapidly growing proportion of the burden of disease in developing countries. As noted by Trudo Lemmens, the creation of pharmaceutical knowledge is an increasingly global affair, with clinical trials now being commonly conducted in developing countries. Further, as highlighted in the presentations by I. Glenn Cohen and Jocelyn Downie, even human organs and reproductive material have become internationally traded goods.

In addition to the international exchange of health care-related goods and knowledge, individuals themselves are increasingly crossing borders to seek medical treatments. Y.Y. Chen described how the tides of medical tourism are in fact reversing. While elites from the developing world have been seeking medical treatment in the developed world for decades, a much more recent—and quickly increasing—trend has been the flood of residents from highly industrialized nations seeking cheaper, more accessible health services in developing countries—all of which can have a significant impact on the availability of health care services in these already resource-strained countries. Tim Caulfield also gave an interesting example of how people are crossing borders to access unproven, and often highly dangerous, procedures that are not approved in their home jurisdiction, particularly in the area of stem cell therapy.

Against this backdrop of health care inequality in a globalized world, the human rights-based approach to health has become an important new tool in tackling global health challenges. Speakers such as Abdallah S. Daar highlighted the revolutionary nature of the rights-based approach in general, and the concept of a right to health in particular. Michael Ignatieff noted that the human rights-based approach to health contributes to change in two principal ways: by establishing the courts as a new venue in the struggle for improved access to health care; and by universalizing the human rights claims that the claimants seek to defend. Health is seen not simply as a matter of fate or change, but as a matter of justice—at least to some degree.

While the development of the right to health has in many respects been an important step forward, the rights-based approach is certainly not a panacea and may even introduce new problems and challenges to global health, particularly when rights conflict with one another. Mariana Mato Prado offered an interesting example of how in countries like Columbia and Brazil, a constitutionally protected right to health has resulted in extensive litigation by individual claimants seeking public coverage of desired health care services, and while this trend may have led to some important victories for disadvantaged individuals and groups, the system places significant strain on health care budgets and is increasingly being hijacked by more privileged individuals who have access to greater legal resources.

Theodore Marmor also raised a few notes of caution about the rights-based approach to health. Given the reality of our political systems, he noted that it is not sufficient to invoke the desirability of an idea as if it trumps all other considerations. Rather, as he stated, if what is optimal is not doable, then it is not optimal. Similarly, James Orbinski stated that if improvements in global health are to be something beyond an ideal, it requires a practical framework rooted in the reality of each time and space. Political realities should not be overlooked when discussing health interventions, especially with regard to who is advantaged and disadvantaged by each action.

In the end, in responding to the question of whether the law can be used to create real change in addressing global health challenges, keynote speaker James Morone wisely noted that this is not a yes or no question. Rather, the answer lies with the leaders and the people who will bring the motion forward.  We must ask ourselves what kind of society we want to live in, and how we can shape our legal and political systems to reflect, and ultimately to achieve, our values.

For more information on the 2012 National Health Law Conference, including speaker bios, please visit the conference website.