Understanding a Parent’s Right to Compensation in Ontario After a Child’s Accidental Death

The death of a child is an unimaginable tragedy. When the loss results from someone’s negligence, the pain is compounded by a sense of injustice. In Ontario, parents who lose a child due to negligence are entitled to seek compensation. Legal Framework In Ontario, the Family Law Act (FLA) [...]

By |June 6, 2024|Blog|

Can I Still Bring a Personal Injury Claim for My Ontario Biking Accident if I Was Not Wearing a Helmet?

If you've been injured in a cycling accident in Ontario, you might wonder if you can still claim compensation, especially if you weren't wearing a helmet at the time of the accident. The good news is that, in many cases, you can still pursue a claim for compensation even [...]

By |May 14, 2024|Blog|

Cyclist Safety and Road Defects: What You Need to Know

Cycling is not only an eco-friendly mode of transportation but also a great way to stay fit. However, cyclists often face hazards due to imperfections on the roads and bike paths. Potholes, grates, debris, and other road defects can lead to serious accidents and injuries. Types of Accidents Caused [...]

By |May 14, 2024|Blog|

Understanding E-Bike Accidents and Insurance Implications in Ontario

In recent years, e-bikes have become increasingly popular in Ontario as a green, efficient means of transportation. However, the rise in e-bike usage has also led to more accidents, raising important questions about safety and insurance coverage. A recent study published in the European Journal of Trauma and Emergency [...]

By |May 14, 2024|Blog|

Bicycle Collisions with Vehicles in Ontario: Know Your Rights and What to Do

In Ontario, the increasing number of cyclists on the roads has led to a rise in bicycle-vehicle collisions.  The death of a 39-year-old man in Toronto in April 2024 when he was struck by a flatbed truck is a tragic but not uncommon example of what our lawyers are [...]

By |May 14, 2024|Blog|

How to Help An Injured Friend After an Accident

Supporting a friend after they have been injured in an accident can be crucial in helping them navigate the physical and emotional challenges that follow. Here’s how you can be a supportive and helpful presence during their recovery: Be Present Your presence alone can be a significant comfort. Initially, [...]

By |April 26, 2024|Blog|

Steps to take after a motor vehicle accident in Ontario

In the event of a motor vehicle collision in Ontario, there are several critical steps you should take to ensure your safety, comply with legal requirements, and protect your rights. Firstly, don't panic, take a moment to keep yourself and anyone with you calm. Then, follow these six important [...]

By |March 11, 2024|Blog|

What type of compensation will I receive after a slip and fall injury on a city sidewalk?

If you have a slip and fall injury on a municipal sidewalk in Ontario, you may be entitled to various types of damages, depending on the specifics of your case and the extent of your injuries. These damages are designed to compensate you for the losses you've incurred as [...]

By |March 11, 2024|Blog|

Understanding Ontario’s Cap on General Damages in Personal Injury Cases

In the realm of personal injury law in Ontario, navigating the complexities of compensation can be daunting for those who have suffered due to someone else's negligence. A critical aspect of this journey is understanding general damages and how they are capped within the province. What are General Damages? [...]

By |March 8, 2024|Blog|

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