These days social media is a part of everyday life. Most of us don’t think twice about posting a status update on Facebook, uploading a vacation pic to Instagram, forwarding a post on LinkedIn or retweeting something on Twitter – but if you’re making a slip and fall claim you should be thinking twice before […]
Our Personal Injury Law Blog
After suffering a serious injury, it’s likely that you have a ton of questions. What comes next? Will you be able to return to your previous quality of life? How will you be able to support your family? The best way to answer these questions is to consult with a personal injury lawyer.
The first step […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]