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Discussing plaintiff car accident injury law defeats and what it can teach us

Discussing plaintiff car accident injury law defeats and what it can teach us

This article discusses a recent Court decision and the dangers that injured plaintiffs must consider and be aware of when seeking compensation for their injuries and damages. Too o ...

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 ...

Look Again: Does Your Boating Insurance Policy Provide Adequate Liability Coverage?

With Victoria Day and the start of summer just around the corner, many Toronto families are preparing to head out on the water and enjoy the season by boat. But while boating can be a wonderful summer pastime, it’s crucial to ensure that your friends and family members are safe and protected before you set sail. Each year, hundreds of boating, Jet Ski, and personal watercraft accidents occur near Toronto. S ...

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What Are the Most Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents?

According to the Ontario Ministry of Labour, “Slips, trips and falls are among the leading causes of injuries resulting in workers missing time at work in Ontario.” But slips and falls don’t just happen at work — they can happen anywhere. Each year, millions of Ontarians end up in the emergency room because of accidents like these. Knowing how to prevent them should be a priority for everyone, but it’s also ...

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5 Undeniable Signs You Should Book a Consultation With an Injury Lawyer if You’re Still Unsure…

If you have recently experienced a serious accident that caused you or a family member serious injuries, you may be wondering whether seeking assistance from a personal injury lawyer is necessary. The Pickering personal injury lawyers will maximize the damages you deserve for injuries that were not your fault. Furthermore, they will fight tooth and nail for your rights as a Canadian citizen. If you’re still ...

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5 Signs It’s Time to Hire Personal Injury Lawyer in Ajax

Being seriously injured in an auto accident because of the negligence and carelessness of another driver is a devastating experience. It’s made even worse by the fact that you’ll have to deal with these injuries for a long time to come, possibly paying thousands of dollars in mounting medical bills and often not working for months or years at a time. Where do you turn when a life-altering event such as this ...

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Winter Safety Tips for Tobogganing in Ontario

Love tobogganing in the winter? If you're a Canadian who enjoys tobogganing, this can be a great way to get outdoors and get some exercise even in the coldest months of winter. Still, tobogganing can be a rather dangerous activity. As with many outdoor activities, there's always the risk of serious injury. Some of the time, injuries sustained by Canadian tobogganers may be the fault of the tobogganers thems ...

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Road-Tripping to the U.S. in a Rental Car? Top Tips for Safe Cross-Border Travel

Headed across the border on your next road trip? Most cross-border road trips are completely safe. But in rare circumstances, fun excursions to the U.S. can be interrupted by serious accidents, which may have terrible financial ramifications if you’re not prepared. You should be especially aware of this possibility if you plan on renting a car for your travel. Use the following advice in order to be safe an ...

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What to Expect From Your Personal Injury Claim in Canada

The reality of personal injury claims in Canada is that proving them and securing a fair settlement is often difficult. You must have the evidence but also know how to present it correctly. The following questions are common inquiries received by an injury lawyer in Oshawa. These answers give you a general overview of what to expect and show why retaining a lawyer can be the best decision you make after an ...

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Three Signs It’s Time to Seek a Personal Injury Lawyer

Stouffville personal injury lawyers are frequently brought into cases when it is too late. In these instances, the damage may already be done. When you decide to manage a personal injury case on your own, it is easy to make mistakes, tell the adjuster too much or settle earlier than appropriate. It is important to know when to call an injury lawyer for your Stouffville car accident. Here are three signs you ...

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You’ve Been Hurt on a Bike. Here’s What You Need to Know

Whether you're addicted to the feel of spinning the pedals or simply using your bike as a convenient way to get around, it's not always easy to navigate Ontario's trails and streets. Unfortunately, cycling accidents are on the rise in places like Pickering, and as you might expect if you've seen how people drive, it's not always the rider's fault. If you've experienced a personal injury, then talking to the ...

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Top 6 Personal Injury Claim Mistakes Car Accident Victims Make Without Knowing

Few situations are worse than getting in a car accident, but surviving one doesn't mean that you're magically in the clear. Although Canadian law allows victims to make legal claims to seek compensation for things like their medical bills, lost wages and disabilities, the process isn't always as simple as it ought to be. Here's what you need to avoid and why talking to the injury lawyers Clarington victims ...

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