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Liability for Sports Accidents: a Study of two Hockey Injury Cases

May 12, 2016
Although participants should be aware that there are potential risks inherent in any sport, such as hockey, players can be held liable if they recklessly or maliciously injure other players. … Read more

Orthopaedic Injuries - Causes and Types

May 04, 2016
Serious orthopaedic injuries often result from car accidents and slip and fall accidents, and often with long-term impacts for the accident victim, such as chronic pain and physical limitations. … Read more

Whiplash Injury Symptoms

Apr 11, 2016
Although whiplash symptoms clear up within a few months for most accident victims, for some, symptoms such as chronic pain and depression can last for years or even, permanently. … Read more

Driver liability in a rear end collision

Mar 18, 2016
Rear end collisions commonly occur during slow moving traffic conditions as well as on Ontario highways, but either situation can result in severe injuries with permanent effect. The rear driver is almost always found negligent in causing injuries to the occupants of the car that was rear-ended. … Read more

Catastrophic Impairment refers to the highest threshold of injuries in a personal injury claim

Feb 26, 2016
Accident victims who sustain a 'catastrophic impairment' are potentially eligible for the maximum compensation available under the statutory accident benefits of their motor vehicle insurance policy. … Read more

Drivers are Liable for Car Accidents caused by Distraction

Feb 24, 2016
The use of electronic communication devices while driving is credited with an increase in car accidents caused by distracted driving. As a result, Ontario’s Bill 31 prohibited the use of electronic hand-held devices effective September 2015. However, even if drivers are momentarily distracted while involved in a legal activity such as talking to passengers while driving, they can be held liable if their inattention results in an accident and injuries. … Read more

Slip trip and fall accidents are often caused by an unsafe property

Feb 16, 2016
Thousands of Canadians are seriously injured every year in a slip, trip and fall accident. In many cases, these incidents result from an unsafe condition on a premises, and injured persons may claim injury compensation in such cases. … Read more

What is an 'Accident'? Part 2 of 2: Use or Operation

Feb 11, 2016
What is an 'Accident'? Part 2 of 2: Use or Operation … Read more

The Mario Muzzo crash is unfortunately one of several recent drunk driving accidents resulting in a wrongful death and devastating Ontario families

Feb 08, 2016
Drunk driving was the cause of several recent and tragic car accidents in Ontario which resulted in fatal injuries for innocent victims. In addition to a criminal trial to resolve drunk driving charges, a civil lawsuit for wrongful death damages against the ‘at fault’ person may be filed by the families of accident victims … Read more

Accident Part 1: Automobile

Jan 20, 2016
Accident Part 1: Automobile … Read more

Insurance Benefit Exclusions: Who's not Covered?

Sep 09, 2015
The Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule ('SABS') limits the entitlement of some 'insured persons' to accident benefits by creating a number of exclusions.... … Read more

Insured Persons. Who is Covered?

Jul 16, 2015
Insured Persons. Who is Covered? … Read more

Overview of Mandatory Statutory Accident Benefits

Jul 10, 2015
A brief explanation of the Mandatory Statutory Accident Benefits … Read more

You and the Statutory Accident Benefits

May 29, 2015
You and the SABS … Read more

Full Compensation.. almost: Limits to an automobile victim's right to sue in Tort

May 08, 2015
Your rights as an automobile accident victim. What and how much are you compensated? … Read more

Automobile Injury Compensation Systems... Explained

Apr 24, 2015
When an automobile accident happens, it may not be clear who is responsible for compensating the many possible injured victims. This post will attempt to explain in straightforward terms the general legal landscape for automobile accidents in Ontario. … Read more
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