Rising Number of Serious Motor Vehicle Collisions in the Greater Toronto Area

Since 2024, the Greater Toronto Area has experienced a troubling rise in serious motor vehicle collisions, highlighting a growing safety concern on its streets. Incidents involving significant injuries and fatalities have underscored the increasing danger faced by commuters and residents alike. As authorities grapple with the complexities of urban traffic [...]

By |July 19, 2024|Blog|

Eastern Ontario has witnessed a notable surge in motor vehicle collisions this year, highlighting a concerning trend in road safety

Eastern Ontario, including Cornwall, the Seaway Valley and Stormont Dundas and Glengarry has witnessed a notable surge in motor vehicle collisions this year, highlighting a concerning trend in road safety. Despite efforts to enforce traffic regulations, the frequency of accidents remains alarmingly high. Below is a list detailing the collisions [...]

By |July 11, 2024|Blog|

Motor Vehicle Accidents and their Impact in Brockville Ontario

Given its location along highway 401, it is not surprising that Brockville, Ontario sees several very serious and sometimes tragic collisions every year. This year-to-date, Brockville has experienced the following serious, often fatal, accidents: On February 3, 2024 a 65-year old man died tragically after a head-on collision with [...]

By |July 10, 2024|Blog|

What is going on in Barrie, Ontario? Motor vehicle collisions are rampant this Spring Summer and 2024.

Residents of Barrie and surrounding areas have suffered more than their fair share of serious motor vehicle collisions resulting in injury this spring. On May 23, 2024, there was a tragic, fatal collision on Red Maple Lane where a recycling truck struck a toddler. On May 28, 2024, there [...]

By |July 9, 2024|Blog|

Serious Pedestrian Collisions this Summer in Ottawa: Know your Rights

Spring and summer are typically when Ottawa’s most serious motor vehicle crashes happen.  2024 is no exception.  To date, the season seems particularly bad for pedestrians in Ottawa and surrounding areas. In April a pedestrian died after being struck by a truck south of Metcalfe on 8th line near Walker [...]

By |July 8, 2024|Blog|

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|

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