Bus Accidents

How to Get Accident Benefits after the Ottawa Bus – Train Accident

Callers have been asking how to obtain statutory accident benefits after the bus accident at Woodroffe and Fallowfield on September 18, 2013. If you have your own car insurance, or live with a family member who has car insurance, call that insurance company to report the accident.  Request that the [...]

Serious Car and OC Transpo accident in Nepean

The Ottawa Sun is reporting a very serious OC Transpo accident in the area of Meadowlands between Indian Road and  Viewmount in Nepean, Ontario. The accident was on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 around 11 pm.   Three occupants of a car that collided with an OC Transpo bus were injured, one [...]

Injured on public transit? After changes to Insurance Act, you are not eligible for accident benefits unless the accident involved a collision

The Ontario Insurance Act has recently been amended to deny those injured on public transit from claiming accident benefits if the vehicle they were on when they sustained injury was not involved in an actual collision with another vehicle or object. These changes mean that those who suffer injuries [...]

By |June 1, 2011|Blog, Bus Accidents|

If I was a passenger in a vehicle in an accident with a family member can I sue?

Ontario Lawyer -- If you were seriously injured as a passenger in a car accident in Ottawa, you should consult a personal injury lawyer.  Even if the driver of the vehicle was responsible for the accident, you could still have a legitimate claim.  Also, if the personal driving was [...]

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