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  • slip and fall accidents
19 Dec, 2018

7 Ways You Can Avoid Slip & Fall Accidents This Winter

December 19th, 2018|

Fresh winter snow, beautiful as it is, can be more than a little inconvenient. Getting where you need to go can become difficult even hazardous, as hidden ice creates the conditions for slips, bruises, sprains and breaks.

Slip and fall accidents can also lead to more serious conditions like concussions, disabling effects, and chronic pain resulting […]

  • slip and fall proving negligence
11 Dec, 2018

Proving Negligence: How Personal Injury Cases are Determined

December 11th, 2018|

After a personal injury, you may be left wondering if you should pursue compensation. The key to answering this question is understanding how the law defines negligence.
What is Negligence?
Negligence falls under the broader concept of liability. The tort of negligence covers the failure to exercise the level of care that a reasonable person could expect […]

  • social media slip and fall cases
19 Nov, 2018

How Social Media Can Impact Your Slip and Fall Claims

November 19th, 2018|

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 […]

  • personal injury lawyer questions
10 Nov, 2018

7 Questions You Should Ask Your Personal Injury Lawyer

November 10th, 2018|

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 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 […]