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Brain Injury Decision-Glasgow Outcome Scale (car accident/catastrophic injury/benefits)

Brain Injury Decision-Glasgow Outcome Scale (car accident/catastrophic injury/benefits)

On January 12, 2018 the License Appeal Tribunal released its decision in A.K. and State Farm Insurance Company. The decision can be found here: CLICK HERE FOR DECISION In that case ...

Canadian Lawyer Magazine rankings for 2017: top ten Ontario regional Firms

Canadian Lawyer Magazine rankings for 2017: top ten Ontario regional Firms

On September 5, 2017 Canadian Lawyer Magazine released their annual lawyer ranking of the top ten regional Ontario Law firms see: http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/author/mallory-he ...

ODSP and OW exemptions: Major Changes to interplay with car accident and personal injury awards

ODSP and OW exemptions: Major Changes to interplay with car accident and personal injury awards

Recently released legislation appears to have made major changes to the law regarding ODSP and OW exemption limits for car accident and personal injury cases.  These changes appear ...

Woman who spills hot coffee on herself at McDonalds drive-through entitled to accident benefits

Woman who spills hot coffee on herself at McDonalds drive-through entitled to accident benefits

On July 24, 2017, Ontario’s Court of Appeal decided the case of Dittman v. Aviva.  The issue was whether a woman who was burned while buying hot coffee from a drive-through at McDo ...

Disability Insurance Denial – Fees and Strategy

Disability Insurance Denial – Fees and Strategy

It comes as a shock to most people: you are unable to work, you have been paying the disability insurance company regularly and on time (otherwise they would have cut off your cove ...

Insurance Assessors – Serious Concerns Raised

Insurance Assessors – Serious Concerns Raised

When you are injured in a car accident, there are usually two parts to your claim - (1) an accident benefits claim; and (2) a claim against the other driver (which is secretly defe ...

Feel less protected when driving recently??  You should, and you should explore steps to protect yourself…

Feel less protected when driving recently?? You should, and you should explore steps to protect yourself…

There are some very bad apples out there that cause car accidents - people who just do not seem to care and make no apologies for their negligence, despite causing horrible injurie ...

November: The Deadliest Month for Pedestrians

The days and weeks following Daylight Savings Time ends are historically the most dangerous for pedestrians. Drivers suddenly have to adjust to less hours of sunlight and darker morning commutes to and from work. Research shows that the one hour time change affects the body, mind, health and overall driving habits of commuters. An average of 6 pedestrians are hit by cars each day in Toronto. According to Po ...

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I’ve Been in an Auto Accident: What’s Next?

You’ve just been in a car accident. Your first instinct is to panic. Then, the reality sets in to check for injuries to yourself and other passengers. It can be extremely overwhelming. Once the initial moments have passed, there are a few things that you must do in order to move forward. Make Notes with Details of the Incident Where did the accident take place? What time did it happen? What damage occurred ...

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Distracted Driving is Dangerous Driving

Multitasking is a skill that’s best left for when you’re not behind the wheel of an automobile.  While that may seem like an unnecessary statement, statistics and recent law changes indicate that, at least for the time being, drivers are in need of that reminder. Distracted driving incidents have more than doubled across the province of Ontario in the last 15 years. It’s even been estimated that every 30 mi ...

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