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  • slip and fall evidence
19 Oct, 2018

What Evidence Is Required For Slip & Fall Cases?

October 19th, 2018|

Slip and fall incidents are among the most common types of personal injury. A slip or fall can impact someone’s life in many ways and leave them with financial and emotional burdens. However, these cases are rarely as simple as some may think. In fact, proving fault in a slip and fall is just as […]

  • drug-impaired driving
10 Oct, 2018

Marijuana Legalization & Drug-Impaired Driving

October 10th, 2018|

On Wednesday, October 17th, 2018, recreational marijuana use will become legalized in Canada. This will be a historic first for the nation and a change that comes with benefits and concerns. While the regulated industry will provide marijuana users with a safer avenue for purchasing the drug and redirect the profits of this business into […]

  • municipal act slip and falls
21 Sep, 2018

Slip & Falls and The Municipal Act

September 21st, 2018|

If you’re injured in a slip and fall accident, one of the first calls you should make is to a personal injury lawyer. This is especially true when your slip and fall injury is caused by the negligence of a municipal government.
Why the urgency?
In 2001 the Municipal Act provided additional protection to municipalities against […]

  • notice letter injury claim
11 Sep, 2018

Notice Letter: What You Need To Know

September 11th, 2018|

Suffering an injury as the result of someone else’s negligence can give you the right to make a claim against them. But the process is not as straightforward as movies and TV shows depict. Making a claim is a complex process that is best navigated by a personal injury lawyer. For example, one early step […]

  • slip and fall
6 Aug, 2018

Determining Liability in Slip and Fall Accidents

August 6th, 2018|

When a pedestrian slips and falls, injuring themselves on your property, you could be held liable. But what happens when someone falls while on a property you’re renting? Who is at fault – you or your landlord?

You may think that as a tenant you’re off the hook because it’s the property owner who is responsible […]

  • driving dangerously
1 Aug, 2018

Safe Tips to Avoid Driving Dangerously

August 1st, 2018|

Did you know that an accident is 23 times more likely to happen when you’re texting and driving? And according to MADD, “on average nearly 3.5 Canadians are killed in alcohol and/or drug-related motor vehicle crashes” every day?

While driving under the influence and texting/distracted driving are extremely dangerous (and illegal), they’re not the only […]

  • new impaired driving laws
21 Jul, 2018

What Can You Expect From Canada’s New Impaired Driving Laws?

July 21st, 2018|

While most of the headlines this summer have been about the legalization of marijuana, another piece of legislation has been just as groundbreaking and controversial. Canada’s new impaired driving laws will have more far-reaching consequences for drivers, marijuana users, and victims of auto accidents.

Here are a few things that you need to know:
1) Police will […]

  • Duty of Care Slip and Fall
11 Jul, 2018

Duty of Care In Slip & Fall Accidents

July 11th, 2018|

If you were injured on someone else’s property in a slip and fall accident, you may wonder if the property owner is liable for your injury. Victims are often unaware that property owners are held to a legal standard to ensure their premises are safe. This standard is called the ‘duty of care’. Whether a […]

  • Motorcycle Accident Lawyer
20 Jun, 2018

Why Should You Hire A Motorcycle Accident Lawyer?

June 20th, 2018|

Motorcycles are often associated with the freedom of the open road, the sound of their engines, with rebellion, and with speed. Both enthusiasts and critics would add another element to that list: danger.

Danger helps contribute to the thrill of driving a motorcycle, and although most motorcycle riders are very safety-conscious, there is no way to […]

  • Slip and Fall Compensation
12 Jun, 2018

How to Determine Slip and Fall Compensation in Ontario

June 12th, 2018|

Slip and fall accidents can result in serious injuries and are some of the most common causes of personal injury lawsuits. But how is compensation for a slip and fall accident actually calculated in Ontario?

The level of compensation awarded in a slip and fall case is either determined by the court or agreed upon by […]