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  • Long-term disability insurance eligibility.
25 Oct, 2017

The Difference Between Long & Short-Term Disability

October 25th, 2017|

Many workplaces or private insurance plans provide their employees with short and long-term disability benefits if you are unable to work due to an illness or other medical condition. If you are unsure about your plan, contact your insurance provider for more information. If possible, use any leftover sick days you have accumulated with your […]

  • Yellow Left-hand turn car accidents.
16 Oct, 2017

Yellow and Left-Hand Turn Car Accidents in Ontario

October 16th, 2017|

When driving, you are more likely to experience an accident while at an intersection than in motion. This is especially true for traffic lights turning yellow. It’s important to know who is at fault and held responsible for yellow left-hand turn collisions before you experience one.
Who’s at fault in yellow light accidents?
Yellow lights, also called […]

  • How concussions can impair driving ability.
22 Sep, 2017

Do Concussions Impair Your Driving Ability?

September 22nd, 2017|

A  concern our personal injury lawyers often hear from clients who have been concussed is in regard to their driving ability and corresponding legal standing. Cognitive impairment is one of the major reasons an individual may not be allowed to drive after suffering a traumatic brain injury such as a concussion. However, concussions have become […]

  • Personal injury lawyer accidents outside Ontario.
12 Sep, 2017

Does Your Insurance Policy Cover You for Accidents Outside Ontario?

September 12th, 2017|

A question our team of personal injury lawyers hears regularly from clients has to do with auto insurance coverage outside of Ontario. Many drivers wonder whether or not they will be covered under their insurance policy in the event of a road accident in another province or in the United States. If you tend to […]

  • 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 of 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 […]