If you are ever in an Ottawa accident, you may have to take part in an examination for discovery as part of your legal proceedings. Understanding what this process entails and knowing how to present yourself can help you achieve success in your lawsuit. What is an Examination for [...]
It is widely accepted that seat belts can help prevent or reduce injury in the event of a car accident. Further, wearing a seat belt while driving or riding in a vehicle is mandatory across Canada, and failing to do so is considered a punishable offence. Consequently, there are some [...]
Riding a motorcycle carries with it a higher burden of responsibility than for most drivers on the roads. You are not encased in a steel frame and you do not have the added protection of seatbelts and airbags. Riders must exercise extra caution as they are more vulnerable to [...]
In the context of a motor vehicle accident, including a car-pedestrian, car-bicycle, motorcycle or truck accident, the term "catastrophic injury" has a very specific meaning. When you are injured in a motor vehicle accident in Ontario, you are entitled to statutory accident benefits. These benefits are usually paid by your [...]
If you have been injured in an accident, your family physician may recommend that you see a physiatrist for a diagnosis and rehab plan for your injuries. If you live in Ottawa, the College of Physicians and Surgeons identifies the available physiatrists as follows: Acharya, Meenaxi Surendra Elisabeth [...]
The Ottawa personal injury team at Auger Hollingsworth was recently successful at having our client identified as having suffered a catastrophic injury on the eve of a FSCO arbitration. The insurer had denied that our client was catastrophically injured, despite the fact that she was noted to have suffered a [...]
Are you going to be examined for discovery in a car accident case in Ontario? Here are some topics you will likely be asked about by the lawyer for the at fault driver's insurance company: Your Background: Your name Address Education Marital / Family Status Your Home: The layout of [...]
Ottawa Injury Lawyer: Understanding the Glasgow Coma Scale If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in Ottawa, you may have heard of the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS), which is a system used by doctors to evaluate and diagnose the symptoms associated with TBI. [...]
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a serious injury, typically caused by a severe blow to the head. TBI has many different symptoms and can cause a wide variety of problems and disabilities for those affected. While TBI cannot always be completely cured, and while the recovery process can be long [...]
Ottawa, Wednesday, February 8th. Rush hour traffic was sent into gridlock when two OC Transpo buses collided on the transit way near Tunney’s Pasture and Holland Avenue. Bus route # 61 and bus route # 98 crashed, forcing police and OC Transpo officials to shut down the busy Ottawa bus route [...]
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During your initial strategy session, we will assist you in creating a strategy in how to best pursue your claim, whether it be the result of a car accident claim, 18 wheeler injury, or, other kind of personal injury claim.
There are 5 points to your free claim strategy session:
First, we will listen to your story. You will have a chance to tell everything to someone who wants to hear what happened to you.
Based on the information you provide, we will give you our best advice on both what claims you have and the next steps you should consider to go forward with your claim.
If you claim is something that we think we can help you with, we will explain the services that we can provide for you, and what the next steps are that we should take. We will start working immediately.
If your matter is something that we do not think we can help you with, then we will attempt to put you in contact with another lawyer that might be able to help you.
Either way, what should happen is we will put to rest some of the unknowns that you may be experiencing. We will start to shed light on what you can expect and how to best pursue the benefits you deserve.
Auger Hollingsworth Personal Injury Lawyers represents injured people across Ontario. Note: This website provides information but not legal advice. Contact a lawyer for legal advice about your case. Every case is different.