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  • 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 […]

  • social media personal injury law
21 May, 2018

Social Media & Personal Injury Claims

May 21st, 2018|

Posting or sharing something on social media is second nature to most people, so much so that you might not think twice about updating your status, sending a message, or posting a video, but maybe you should – especially if you are making a personal injury claim.
How social media can hurt your case
Let’s say that […]

  • long term disability summer travels
10 May, 2018

Summer Travel On Long Term Disability

May 10th, 2018|

Everyone deserves a vacation now and then, especially when a person has gone through the pain and stress of long term disability. With summer right around the corner, the kids home from school, and the weather starting to get nice,  you may be considering taking a well-earned vacation. This could be needed in order to […]

21 Apr, 2018

Who’s Liable in an Accident When You Lend Your Car?

April 21st, 2018|

You’ve probably let a friend or relative borrow your car before (maybe even an acquaintance). And you ’ve also borrowed someone else’s car to haul a big load or run out to the store quickly.

Lending your car to a friend or relative is so common that it might not seem like a big deal, but […]

11 Apr, 2018

Rowan’s Law: New Concussion Legislation in Canada Goes Into Effect

April 11th, 2018|

Rowan Stringer died on Mother’s Day after suffering two concussions in the span of under a week due to a condition, known as ‘second impact syndrome.’ Rowan’s story might have been exceptionally tragic, but concussions in youth sports are not rare.

According to an Angus Reid Poll, one out of five Canadians have suffered a concussion while […]

29 Mar, 2018

Liability in Public Transit Accidents

March 29th, 2018|

Public transit is often a source of frustration for many Canadians – slow buses, unexplained delays, inconvenient stop times – but sometimes the issues are far more severe. Just as with personal vehicles, the risk of collisions and injuries is always present.

So, what happens if you are injured in a public transit accident? Who is […]

16 Mar, 2018

Ontario to Potentially Change Impaired Driving Laws?

March 16th, 2018|

Do you know Ontario’s impaired driving laws? Did you know that they could be changing soon? That’s right. Ontario may consider making significant changes to impaired driving legislation that could affect you — but not as you might expect.
Decriminalize Drunk Driving?
Ontarians might be surprised to learn that drunk driving has already been (partially) decriminalized in […]

  • Affidavit of Documents Video Surveillance in Ontario
18 Feb, 2018

Civil Procedure Rules & Video Surveillance in Ontario

February 18th, 2018|

Understanding the basic rules and procedures of civil litigation in Ontario ensures you are aware of civil laws and comprehend legal proceedings. However, keep in mind that the rules and procedures that guide civil litigation are constantly evolving.
Discovery
One central concept to court cases is the process of discovery. Discovery occurs during the pre-trial phase. As […]

  • Ontario Disability Support Program
7 Feb, 2018

Changes To The Ontario Disability Support Program

February 7th, 2018|

Many Canadians are still unaware of the significant changes made to the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) and Ontario Works late last year. These changes could potentially have a major impact on you or your loved ones, especially if you have been wrongfully injured.
What is the ODSP
The Ontario Disability Support Program provides financial assistance to […]

  • chronic pain and depression from personal injury.
21 Jan, 2018

Personal Injury Law: Dealing With Chronic Pain & Depression

January 21st, 2018|

Chronic pain often results from serious injuries caused by negligence. Unfortunately, chronic pain can also lead to further issues such as depression. In fact, people with chronic pain are three times more likely to suffer from depression than the general population, and as many as 50% of people with chronic pain suffer from anxiety and depression.
A […]