Tune in and Ask the Expert (Brenda, that is!)
We’re continuing our Ask the Expert series on CTV going into the new year. Don’t forget to tune into CTV Ottawa on these days to ask Brenda a question and learn a little more about personal injury law. Upcoming Ask the Expert Segments: Wednesday, January 12th 2022
Do you have long COVID-19? What you need to know about making a claim.
With the recent Ontario government announcement that PCR tests will only be available to certain groups, people fearing they may contract long COVID-19 may be discouraged – but they shouldn’t be. True, some insurers are denying claims for inability to work, citing a lack of proof that the patient contracted [...]
From the ground up: What do lawyers actually do to build a case?
Any fan of LA Law knows that lawyers have plenty of meetings, make phone calls and take notes at the start of a case and, voila, 22 minutes of screen time later, the case is resolved. If only it was that easy. The truth is that behind the scenes, lawyers [...]
How do we put a dollar value on your injury? Here’s the scoop.
In Canada, the amount of money you can receive for pain and suffering is capped at just under $400,000, indexed to inflation. But if you are not at the cap because of the nature of your injuries, we research what judges have decided in cases like yours. If there’s any [...]
What are Statutory Accident Benefits and what do they cover
Statutory Accident Benefits, or SABS, pay for expenses related to car accident injuries in Ontario. The coverage pays for health costs NOT covered by OHIP or the government. These benefits offer support to victims recovering from injury and help with related income expenses. The SABS schedule is a form of [...]
Want the best possible outcome for your personal injury case? You must read this.
You signed on the dotted line, met with your team at Auger Hollingsworth and breathed easy knowing you’re in good hands. You were also given a copy of the Auger Hollingsworth Welcome magazine…but in the post-accident shuffle, you just never got around to reading it. Take the time now. As [...]
The Road to Recovery: Navigating Your Successful Personal Injury Case in Ontario
We are delighted to share that the new book by Richard Auger and Brenda Hollingsworth, The Road to Recovery, is now available for pre-order on Amazon. The book is written for people who have been involved in an accident and their loved ones, as well for lawyers and paralegals who [...]
The Road to Recovery by Brenda Hollingsworth and Richard Auger (2022)
For too long, the process of resolving a personal injury claim after a serious accident has been a deep, dark secret. It’s only become even more perplexing in recent years, as so-called settlement mill firms have moved into Ontario and started promoting the instant gratification of fast settlements. [...]
Round of Applause!
Best Ottawa Business Awards & Top Choice Award It’s the end-of-the-year awards season and we’re thrilled to share some news with you! The Best Ottawa Business Awards (The BOBs) is an annual award ceremony that celebrates Ottawa's history of innovative, ethical, and profitable businesses, and recognizes its entrepreneurial spirit. For 2021, Auger Hollingsworth [...]
Meet the team!
Who makes Auger Hollingsworth the firm it is? Our people! Here are a few more we’d love you to meet. Kevan Wylie, Lawyer What attracted you to personal injury law? “Relatively early on, I developed a serious interest in pursuing a career as a lawyer. I had an academic interest [...]