Slip and Fall Case Study: Marlene
Marlene sustained serious physical and psychological injuries after slipping and falling on an icy sidewalk with no salt, sand or grit. Despite her wearing a sturdy pair of winter boots, as she fell, her legs went in opposite direction and she felt a stretch in her right hip. In the [...]
New book by Ottawa law firm lifts the lid on personal injury industry playbook
Mistakes, myths and missed opportunities: Revealing new book by Ottawa law firm gives Ontarians play-by-play for taking on the system of personal injury claims Road to Recovery (2022) by Brenda Hollingsworth and Richard Auger FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press kit attached Ottawa, ON (January 24th, 2022) – A ‘how-to’ book by [...]
Motor Vehicle Case Study: Chloe
In the early hours of a winter day, Chloe’s husband Scott was pronounced dead in a tragic snowmobile accident after spending several hours drinking at the local pub in Renfrew. At the time of the accident, the couple was happily married with three sons. The family lived comfortably off Scott’s [...]
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 [...]