Bad Roads and Car Accidents

What happens when the road itself leads to a motor vehicle accident? Toronto has some legendary bad roads, it’s true. The CAA has recently launched its month-long ‘Worst Roads’ campaign, where motorists from all over the province vote for the worst roads in Ontario. Every year, Toronto and the GTA figure prominently in the list, … Read More…

Long term disability

Lyme Disease and Long Term Disability All four members of an Ontario family have come down with the symptoms of Lyme Disease – an often controversial diagnosis that can cause confusion among medical professionals along with a long list of debilitating symptoms. Unfortunately, as it did in this case, it can also lead to a … Read More…

Product Recall for Slip and Fall Hazard

A recent recall of shoes sold to toddlers (or parents of toddlers) in Canada and the U.S. by Old Navy draws attention the responsibilities that businesses have towards consumers and the public in general. The recall mentions a specific problem identified with the Aqua Socks lines of shoes: they have less traction on wet or … Read More…

Slip and Fall – a Year Round Hazard

A case that was settled earlier this summer just west of the GTA illustrates one important point: slip and fall accidents aren’t limited to the winter months that we typically associate with slippery conditions. They can occur year round provided the conditions are right, and the elderly are particularly at risk. A Crack in the … Read More…

Proactive Approach To Prevent Slip and Fall Accidents

West of Toronto, the city of Windsor is taking a proactive approach to avoiding slip and fall lawsuits by repairing and replacing sidewalks now – before they become an issue. In 2011, the city of just over 200,000 people was hit with a slew of lawsuits and paid just under $300K to fight them with … Read More…