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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|

The Critical Role of Sweep Logs in Grocery Store Injury Claims

How do you know if a grocery store will be responsible for your slip and fall accident? In the realm of personal injury law in Ontario, the significance of maintaining and presenting a sweep log in cases involving slips and falls at grocery stores cannot be overstated. Slips and [...]

By |March 7, 2024|Blog|

Navigating Statutory Accident Benefits for Cyclists in Ontario

As the frost of winter melts away, Ontario eagerly anticipates the return of spring and with it, the vibrant cycling season. Biking not only serves as a rejuvenating outdoor activity but also as an eco-friendly commute option. However, the increase in cycling traffic brings a heightened risk of accidents, particularly [...]

By |March 5, 2024|Blog|

Why Filling Out the OCF-1 Application Correctly is Crucial After a Car Accident

If you’ve been in a motor vehicle collision in Ontario, navigating the aftermath can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to dealing with insurance claims. One crucial document you'll encounter is the OCF1 Application for Benefits. It might sound mundane, but it holds significant weight in determining the benefits you [...]

By |March 4, 2024|Blog|

Maximizing Your Long Term Disability Claim: The Critical Role of an Attending Physicians Statement in Ontario

Navigating the complexities of Long Term Disability (LTD) claims in Ontario can be a daunting task for anyone facing health challenges that impede their ability to work. A key component of a successful LTD claim is the Attending Physicians Statement (APS), a document that communicates the nature, extent, and prognosis [...]

By |March 1, 2024|Blog|

Injured At a Tropical Resort?

March Break is coming! Traveling abroad can be an exhilarating experience, offering the chance to explore new cultures and landscapes. However, when vacations turn tragic due to accidents at foreign resorts, victims and their families can find themselves navigating unfamiliar legal territory. If you or a loved one has been [...]

By |February 28, 2024|Blog|

Collisions involving a Police Car, Firetruck or Ambulance

In every personal injury case, your lawyers look at the risk relating to liability.  Liability means who is at fault for the accident.   Where a collision involves an emergency vehicle, your lawyers need to look at what the law says about collisions with emergency vehicles.   The starting point [...]

By |February 12, 2024|Blog|

The Danger of the Freeze-Thaw Cycle for Ontario Pedestrians

Winter presents a unique challenge for pedestrians with the perilous freeze-thaw cycles that often make sidewalks and paths treacherously slippery. These cycles occur when the temperature fluctuates around the freezing point, causing snow and ice to melt during the day and refreeze at night, creating a slick, invisible layer of [...]

By |February 9, 2024|Blog|

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