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18 Apr, 2019

What Happens to A Personal Injury Claim When a Child is Involved

April 18th, 2019|

Nothing in life is as precious as a child. We do the best we can to protect them, but no matter how hard we try, accidents and injuries can occur. Whether it’s a faulty toy, product, equipment or negligence from a person or organization, a personal injury claim can be made on the child’s behalf.
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17 Apr, 2019

Vehicle Accidents due to Road Conditions: Is the City at Fault?

April 17th, 2019|

Getting in an accident while in a vehicle is one of the most frightening situations that a person can find themselves in. According to Transport Canada, in 2017 there were over 112,000 collisions in this country, and of those accidents, an estimated 1,679 people lost their lives. These are scary but very real numbers.

Something you […]

1 Apr, 2019

What to Do If You’re in A Ride Sharing Accident with Uber, Lfyt, or Others

April 1st, 2019|

According to the Globe and Mail, there are 52,000 ride sharing drivers in Canada, carrying thousands of passengers per day. If you’re among them, you may wonder what would happen if you were involved in a personal injury accident while using a ride sharing service, and who would cover the costs of the accident. As […]

22 Mar, 2019

Will Your Slip and Fall Case go to Court?

March 22nd, 2019|

Not every slip and fall case goes to court. In fact, most don’t. For some clients this can be a source of relief – the idea of sitting in a courtroom can be a scary prospect. For others, not going to court can be frustrating, after all if you were injured you may want to […]

27 Feb, 2019

Is Your Employer Liable for Your Personal Injury?

February 27th, 2019|

Workplace injuries are an all too common occurrence but thankfully it’s becoming common knowledge that if you’re injured on the job you’re entitled to some form of compensation. What many people don’t know is that you may have similar rights if you’re injured while on your way to work.

Is Your Employer Liable if You’re Injured […]

27 Feb, 2019

5 Tips for Avoiding Weather-Related Accidents

February 27th, 2019|

They don’t call it Canada the Great White North for nothing! December through to March, Toronto drivers should be ready to deal with ice and snow on the roads and adjust their driving accordingly. Black ice, poor visibility, and other weather conditions can make even the most familiar roads sites for collisions, property damage, and […]

28 Jan, 2019

6 Ways You Can Prevent Drunk Driving

January 28th, 2019|

Every day there are ads online, on TV, the radio, and in the LCBO explaining the dangers of driving under the influence. Drunk driving hasn’t been socially acceptable for a long time, and has been a crime for even longer.

Yet, despite all this, drunk driving is still a tragically common occurrence in Canada – and […]

28 Jan, 2019

The Four Most Common Causes of Slip and Fall Accidents

January 28th, 2019|

Slips and falls are one of the most common (and costly) reasons for personal injury lawsuits. Even a seemingly innocuous slip or fall can leave you with lifelong injuries and a ton of expenses.

Understanding the most common causes of a slip and fall can help keep you safe, and if you’re a business or property […]

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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 […]

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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 […]