Jailing the Innocent: This Could be You

Getting phone calls in the middle of the night from police officers is a common occurrence for me. The scenario often goes as followed, the phone rings, I answer and on the other end of the line is a police officer explaining that Joe/Jane has been arrested in an allegation of domestic violence and he […]

Will Google Replace Lawyers in 5 Years?

As technology advances many are concerned that some jobs will disappear over the next decade.  This discussion has focused on robots replacing manufacturing jobs and self-driving technology replacing truck drivers. We believe other more educated professionals may be at risk if they do not adapt to changing demands for their services. Let’s take a second […]

5 Crazy Social Media Legal Disasters

Social Media is all the rage, billions of people use social media pages daily to like, update, follow, stock, or unwind. However, there are many potential dangers with using social media. The basics are lack of privacy and sharing your life with otherwise strangers. The more pressing ones that people don’t think about are the […]

Top 5 New Impaired Driving Laws in Canada

As of December 18th, 2018, the impaired driving laws in Canada have become some of the toughest in the world. With the holiday season and the increase in RIDE Programs upon us it is essential that all drivers know the new state of the law and the jeopardy they could possibly face. 1. Every driver […]

What is your kidney worth to you?

Imagine you had a scheduled surgery for a routine procedure and left the hospital missing an organ! In Palm Beach, Florida, a woman was scheduled for surgery to fuse the bones in her lower back. The woman later woke up to find that the surgeon removed a vital organ–her kidney. To make matters worse, the […]

Avoid Jail time with Edibles in the Home

What do you think are the consequences of someone using your medicine because they mistook it for a snack? Many people choose to medicate with medical cannabis edibles. If you happen to fall into this category, this article pertains to YOU. Recently, overzealous police officers who seemingly think the war on marijuana is still being […]

What To Do If You Are Threatened With A False Accusation Of Abuse

False Accusations of Domestic Assault Happen. This is a Fact. They happen for a number of reasons,  it could be to win custody battles, force a spouse to leave the family home, or to get even with a spouse who wants a divorce. It may anger some that I acknowledge this, as if in doing […]

How Co-operating with the Police Can Get You Fired

You have the right to remain silent, so do it. Speaking to the police can have many serious consequences both inside and outside of the courtroom. A few weeks ago a client came into my office and explained their situation. They had been charged with fleeing from the police, a police chase. Every person is […]

Personal Injury Greatest Hits and Lessons Learned

5. Indoor Playground Case – Waivers Cannot Correct Negligence Represented a client whose child was injured at an indoor playground. The staff and owners tried to encourage my client to sign a waiver at the scene. Thankfully, they called me first, and I told them to hold off so we could look at the case […]

What To Do If You Get Into An Accident On Vacation

When it comes to going on vacation you are focused on the joy to come with your loved ones.  At Millars we try to forearm you with useful information that protects against unexpected legal issues and risks. Most people drive when they go on vacation…But many don’t know the rules governing driving in a foreign […]