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Mar 21, 2018

LAT Decision for J.N. v. Travelers Insurance

By: Adrian Carranza March 21, 2018 J.N. was a fit young man with a promising career in healthcare, working two jobs as a PSW and also training to ...

Feb 7, 2018

Meet Marc Neckles, Personal Injury Law Clerk at Carranza LLP and Co-Chair of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Law Clerk's Section

Marc was born in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and moved to Canada at age 13. He joined the firm in 2012 and is an effective problem solver, ...

Jan 29, 2018

Expanded Leave for Workers 2018

by: Anu Bakshi Let’s start 2018 with some good news. There are recent changes to the Employment Standards Act that will assist injured person...

Jan 4, 2018

Meet Moira Gracey, partner at the firm and advocate for indigenous land rights in Belize.

Moira has been at Carranza since the firm opened in 1994. Juan Carranza refers to her as one of the firm's founders. She was initially hired as the...

Dec 20, 2017

What should you do immediately after a car accident?

Immediately after a car accident, people can be injured, in shock and just plain shaken up.  Take the time to be prepared. It is important to ...

Dec 20, 2017

Don't forget these winter driving tips

Winter has started early this year! Don't forget these tips for staying safe on snowy and icy roads. Make sure your car is winter-ready: keep...

Nov 15, 2017

Dooring: You are entitled to claim accident benefits

By: Adrian Carranza With more and more cyclists on Toronto’s streets, the city has witnessed a surge in dooring collisions. “Dooring&rd...

Nov 2, 2017

Missing work due to an injury or caregiving duties and worried about your job? Important changes to the law are on the horizon.

There are important proposed changes to the Employment Standards Act that comes with Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017. Although...

Author Anu Bakshi

Oct 10, 2017

Are your Long Term Disability Benefits denied? Beware of the Insurer’s invitation to Appeal

It happens all the time: The Insurer denies long term disability benefits and invites an injured person to appeal the denial by providing more medi...

Author Anu Bakshi

Jul 11, 2017

Shhhh...the limitation period is a secret in LTD claims

As part of your employment, you may have long term disability benefits (“LTD”). You may even pay a portion of your salary every pay che...

Author Anu Bakshi

Jun 7, 2017

One woman’s journey of recovery

After a car accident, Anna Laviolette suffered from chronic pain and chronic fatigue. She just wasn’t getting better. Then she took control a...

May 23, 2017

Pedestrians and cyclists need extra vigilance in Toronto

In light of the recent reports about pedestrian and cyclist deaths on the streets of Toronto, we thought it was a good time to repost our old blog ...

May 23, 2017

Cycling safely in Toronto

According to the cycling advocacy group, Cycle Toronto, incidents of dooring are on the rise in Toronto. Dooring occurs when a cyclist traveling on a city street is hit by an opening car door.

Apr 26, 2017

Driving safely: have you heard of the zipper method?

Have you heard of the zipper method of merging? According to data collected by two large cities in the U.S., this is the safest and most ...

Apr 26, 2017

Pedestrian safety: Slip and falls on Toronto streets

Despite the mild winter, we have seen an increase in slip and fall accidents this year. It makes sense — the weather is mild, so it rain...

Feb 25, 2017

Toronto researchers rank the treads of winter boots

How are your winter boots on the ice? Are you tired of slipping and sliding whenever there is a layer of ice on the ground? Researchers at Toronto ...

Jul 29, 2016

Meet our immigration consultant, Macdonald Scott, who represents four detainees in Ontario immigration detention centres

Macdonald Scott, Carranza LLP’s immigration consultant, has been busy. He was interviewed on CBC radio three times in one week and arranged a...

Jun 9, 2016

What you need to know about the changes to your insurance benefits

You may have heard that many auto insurance changes came into effect on June 1st, and these changes affect all Ontarians. The changes were said to ...

Apr 19, 2016

Paying for Democracy with Fewer Benefits

by: Juan Carranza Much has been said in the media recently of the alarming yet established practice of politicians accepting political contribution...

Mar 7, 2016

The controversy over using expert witnesses in personal injury cases

A recent Law Times article discusses the recent decision of Bruff-Murphy v. Gunawardena, 2016 and issues that were raised in the case about ci...


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