Jonathan Lapid

DUI Lawyer

The Effect of DUIs on Auto Insurance

Over the last few months and years, the number of intoxicated drivers has grown in great amounts, so, last December, the York regional police decided they would take new measures to keep impaired driving to a minimum. To help with all the intoxicated drivers they were found on the road, the police b...
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DUIs: Is it or isn’t it a Crime?

Many Canadians — and people all over the world, frankly — tend to treat impaired driving or “over 80” charges much more lightly than they ought. Especially those who have been convicted of such things, like a DUI, DWI, or drinking and driving, seem to think their crime is not crimina...
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Canadian Blood Alcohol Content Laws Explained

Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) refers to the percent of alcohol (ethyl alcohol or ethanol) in a person’s bloodstream. A BAC of .10% means that an individual’s blood supply contains one-part alcohol for every 1000 parts blood, and this directly relates to how inebriated a person is. In...
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Is Driving Under the Influence of Cannabis the same as Alcohol?

Since the legalization of marijuana in Canada, questions have emerged regarding its safety as a controlled substance. And along with an entirely new set of rules and legal framework comes the most pressing question of all: driving and the operation of machinery while intoxicated. As the Federal Gove...
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