Car Accidents


Husband awarded Damages in Wrongful Death Claim

A wrongful death claim is a civil action or lawsuit against a person whose negligent action caused the death of a loved one. Wrongful death claims may be brought by family members who experienced a financial and/or non-economic loss due to the death. Among the financial losses that may be sought in a wrongful death […]

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Judge in Injury Lawsuit rules that Plaintiff’s Disability Benefits are not relevant to their Motivation to Work

If you were injured and are unable to work as a result of a motor vehicle accident, you may be eligible to claim several types of compensation, including long-term disability (LTD) benefits under your disability plan, statutory accident benefits (SABs) from your automobile insurer, and personal injury damages from the at fault driver. To qualify […]

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Toronto Cyclist suffers Spinal Injury when Driver fails to yield

In June 2016, Toronto Mayor John Tory announced the ‘Vision Zero’ plan to introduce infrastructure and policy changes in the City aimed at reducing the number of cycling and pedestrian deaths to zero by 2021.  And, although the City of Toronto implemented a number of initiatives – including designated bike lanes, more biking lines on […]

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Chronic Pain may entitle you to a higher level of Accident Benefits under your Vehicle Insurance

If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident, the amount of injury compensation you are entitled to receive under your ‘no fault’ accident coverage depends on your level of injury.  There are three categories of injury under statutory accident benefits (SABS): minor injury guidelines (MIG); non-catastrophic injuries; and catastrophic injuries. Persons who are deemed […]

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Car Accident results in life-changing Brain Injury

Motor vehicle accidents are the most common cause of personal injury lawsuits arising from a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Traumatic brain injury refers to damage to the brain caused by a traumatic event such as a blow or jolt to the head.  In many cases of TBI, the injured person experiences only temporary symptoms that […]

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Disability caused by a Fractured Femur, Tibia or Pelvis

A very fit and healthy 57-year-old Kitchener man was struck by a car while he was biking to work.  The accident caused a broken pelvis and other injuries for the cyclist; and he required surgery and hospitalization and was confined to a bed for almost four months.  After being released from hospital, the accident victim […]

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Family Members awarded Substantial Damages in Car Accident Lawsuit

A mother, Ms. Rodrigues, was driving her car through an intersection when another driver entered against the red light and violently crashed into the family vehicle. The car accident resulted in serious injuries to the mother and minor physical injuries to two of her sons and tragically, her third and youngest child sustained a fatal […]

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Car Accident Injury Lawsuit and Disability Claim Dispute are tried together

It’s not uncommon for persons injured in a car accident to file multiple claims for compensation, depending on the circumstances of the accident and their injuries. Anyone injured in a car accident, including vehicle passengers and pedestrians, may claim statutory accident benefits under the no fault accident insurance policy of their driver, another driver involved […]

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