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  • young driver back to school driving safety
21 Aug, 2017

Back to School Driving: Safety Tips For Young Drivers

August 21st, 2017|

One of the many joys of parenthood is experiencing each milestone children will accomplish throughout their lives. From their first steps and dance recitals, scoring their first goal to getting their driver’s license, and off on their first day of college. Like most parents, many look forward to the day their children pass their driving […]

  • distracted driving woman using phone
7 Aug, 2017

Distracted Driving Laws Explained

August 7th, 2017|

Distracted driving is one of the most dangerous and costly contributors to collisions in Canada. According to the Canadian Auto Association (CAA), “80% of collisions and 65% of near crashes have some form of driver inattention as contributing factors” and distracted driving is directly responsible for “10% of fatal crashes, 18% of injury crashes, and 16% […]

  • auto insurance
23 Jul, 2017

How a Car Accident Affects Your Auto Insurance

July 23rd, 2017|

If you’ve been involved in a car accident, you probably have a lot of questions leading up to what happens next. Specifically, what will happen to insurance rates moving forward. Firstly, if you are without any serious injuries, it should give you and your loved ones some relief and make for a slightly less complicated […]

  • dash cam in car
7 Jul, 2017

Dash Cams 101: What You Need To Know

July 7th, 2017|

A dash cam (short for “dashboard camera”) is a video camera that is mounted on a vehicle’s dashboard or windshield. The purpose of is to continuously record a driver’s commute on the road.
You may have seen these designated video cameras in police cars, but they’ve recently become increasingly popular among regular drivers. In the […]

  • long term disability gets denied by insurance
22 Jun, 2017

3 Steps to Take When Your Long Term Disability Gets Denied

June 22nd, 2017|

With serious accidents causing injury, unfortunately sometimes the victims can be denied long term disability. Dealing with the mental and physical toll of an injury is hard enough without having to worry about supporting yourself or your family.

So, what do you do if you have been denied long term disability?
First, let’s start off with understanding […]

  • long term disability
19 Jun, 2017

What Long Term Disability Means to Ontarians

June 19th, 2017|

In the event that you’re unable to work due to illness, injury, or accident for a long period of time; you may qualify for disability benefits or programs that are offered by the Government of Canada. These benefits vary between different provinces. Let’s take a closer look at the long-term disability programs available in Ontario:
Employment […]

  • insurance companies
21 May, 2017

Dealing With Insurance Companies After an Accident

May 21st, 2017|

If you’ve been involved in an unfortunate situation, such as a car accident, and it lead to property damage and/or personal injury; you will be required to report the accident to the insurance company of the parties involved in the incident. Understanding the claims process and dealing with insurance companies can feel like an upward […]

  • legalized marijuana
9 May, 2017

Legalized Marijuana and Road Safety

May 9th, 2017|

Legalized marijuana has been a contentious source of debate in Canada for well over a decade. But whatever side of the debate you are on, everyone can agree that legalizing marijuana will have serious road safety implications.

In February of 2017, Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government confirmed that it would follow through with his campaign promise to […]

  • the right lawyer
12 Apr, 2017

The Right Lawyer: The Difference Between Winning and Losing

April 12th, 2017|

Finding the right lawyer could be the difference between wasting your time and money, fighting a losing case, and getting the compensation that you deserve. Your opponents in the courtroom will be fighting you tooth and nail – don’t give them an advantage.

When you’ve been injured there is no room for second best. You need […]

  • personal injury law basics
14 Mar, 2017

Personal Injury Law 101: The Basics

March 14th, 2017|

If you’ve made the important decision to take the necessary steps to protect your legal rights in a situation that involves personal injury, you probably have a ton of questions swirling around in your mind. Perhaps you’ve already set an appointment with a personal injury lawyer to discuss these circumstances and you need more information […]