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19 Oct, 2016

Slip and Fall Settlements Claims in Canada

October 19th, 2016|

Slip and fall cases are some of the most common civil cases in Canada, and the majority of civil cases in Canada end not in prolonged litigation but in settlement between the parties.

Understanding slip and fall accidents, how settlements work and compensation levels in Canada is important if you are considering legal action.

Do I […]

28 Sep, 2016

Understanding T-Bone Car Accidents

September 28th, 2016|

 

T-Bone car accidents, sometimes also referred to as broadside collisions or right angle collisions, are often the costliest collisions both in terms of personal injury, and property damage. Understanding why T-bone car accidents occur and how fault is determined is the first step to protecting yourself following a collision.

What are T-bone accidents?

T-bone accidents occur […]

15 Sep, 2016

How do Whiplash Car Injuries Occur?

September 15th, 2016|

 

Broadly speaking there are two ways in which whiplash car injuries can occur:

Cervical hyperextension results from a standing or slow moving vehicle being hit hard from behind throwing the person’s body forward while the head lags behind, hyperextending the neck.
A moving vehicle stops suddenly throwing the occupant’s head forward quickly. Forward flexion […]

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16 Aug, 2016

Traumatic Brain Injuries

August 16th, 2016|

The devastation of a traumatic brain injury

All serious injuries cause a ripple effect which impacts family members and friends, but traumatic brain injuries are often particularly devastating.

Traumatic brain injury rights

The immediate period after you or someone you love suffers from a traumatic brain injury is often hectic, confusing, stressful, and frightening. You will be forced […]

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16 Aug, 2016

Slip and Fall Accidents

August 16th, 2016|

What’s the most common type of personal injury claim?

Slip and fall accidents are among the most common personal injury claims. They result from an individual injuring themselves as the result of tripping, slipping or falling on someone’s property. If the fall can be attributed in whole or in part to the property owner, then the […]

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15 Jul, 2016

3 Forms of Financial Hope for Sufferers of Catastrophic Injuries

July 15th, 2016|

Catastrophic injuries, which seriously impact the livelihood and quality of life of an individual can be devastating – financially, and emotionally. People who have suffered from catastrophic injuries are entitled to compensation.

There are three categories of damages that sufferers of injuries can seek:

Special Damages

Special damages, also called ‘pecuniary damages’ are financial damages resulting […]

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15 Jul, 2016

Determining Negligence is Key to Motor Vehicle Claims

July 15th, 2016|

If you are involved in a motor vehicle accident in Ontario, then you are entitled to certain rights. You may make an insurance claim, to try to  sue any at-fault parties for property damages, and personal injury and death.

Can I sue for a motor vehicle accident?

If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident […]

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16 Jun, 2016

What to Do if You Have Been in a Car Accident

June 16th, 2016|

Car accidents happen every day all over the world, from little fender benders to major collisions. They can be a hassle at best, and result in serious injuries or fatalities at worst. Everyone should be prepared for the possibility of a car accident, and know how to react should they be unfortunate enough to be […]

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16 Jun, 2016

What is the Value of Tragedy?

June 16th, 2016|

You can’t put a price on your health, or the health of your loved ones. But if you or someone you love has been wrongfully injured or killed in an accident, you can be entitled to compensation.

Wrongful Death

Nothing can ever replace the loss of a loved one. It is a terrible situation which can […]

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16 Jun, 2016

Your Personal Injury Lawsuit in the Age of Social Media

June 16th, 2016|

Social media has revolutionized the modern world. We are all more connected than ever before, which means you can keep in touch with friends on the other side of the world, or share your photos with your next door neighbour. Unfortunately, there are some downsides our hyper-connectivity.

Every aspect of life has been affected by […]