The Dos And Don'ts Of Negotiating A Personal Injury Claim With An Insurance Company
3 June 2015
If you've been injured as a result of another person's carelessness--whether it be due to a car accident, slip-and-fall, or anything in between--there's a good chance you're filing a personal injury claim as a means of seeking the compensation to which you're entitled. As you go through the complicated and drawn-out claims process, however, there are some things you need to know about negotiating with the insurance company.
DO Have a Specific Settlement Amount in Mind
Avoiding Eviction Court: Getting Tenants to Leave on Their Own
11 May 2015
The tenant eviction process is a notoriously long and expensive in Ontario. It can take over 90 days and cost upwards of $570 or more to get an unwanted renter out of your home or apartment building. This doesn't include the loss of rent and potential damages to the property that may occur while trying to get the tenant out. While you should always be willing to use the courts to evict the renter, there are a couple of things you can do to get the person to leave the facility on their own.
Can You Hold The Builder Responsible For New Home Defects?
14 April 2015
If you recently had a new home built, you might find that in the coming months, there are certain defects you were not aware of. Many defects occur over the course of the first year, but are not made obvious when the home is first built. If your home was built in the summer, it might not be until winter that you realize there is a draft through your brand new windows.
The Newlywed's Guide To Protecting An Inheritance
2 April 2015
Your parents, grandparent or other relative may have left behind an inheritance to help ensure you have a more solid financial future. Whether this money was willed to be used for educational purposes, to invest in a business or simply to spend as you please, it's important that you know how to keep your inherited money protected. A marriage isn't just the joining of two people, but also the joining of your finances.