Learn More About Negligence in Personal Injury Law

If you’ve enjoyed our recent articles covering the role negligence plays in personal injury law and some of the factors that are considered in personal injury settlements, you may find some of these additional resources helpful: Pain and suffering is a blanket term used to encompass a large spectrum of post-injury effects. To learn more about … Read More…

Court Upholds Disability Benefit

An Ontario Appeals Court has sided with an insured man left disabled after a car accident when his insurance company attempted to limit certain benefits. After the man was left a paraplegic after a car accident in 2010, he applied for and received benefits under Ontario’s no-fault insurance system. Accident benefits would include loss of … Read More…

Breach of Contract in the World of Fine Art Dealers

Toronto theatre impresario David Mirvish is embroiled in the ongoing legal saga of Knoedler & Company, a 165-year old New York art gallery and dealer that closed its doors in 2011 after a number of allegations emerged that it had dealt in art forgeries. The forgeries are said to involve only a specific group of … Read More…

Motor Vehicle Accident-Prone Areas

Some stretches of road have a bad history, places where there are repeated accidents that may be due to the topography, landscaping, road conditions or other factors – some of which are eminently preventable. A recent situation illustrates the problem. Rosedale Valley Road Two very serious motorcycle accidents occurred within two days on a stretch … Read More…

Wild Car Crash in North York

Defensive driving tactics and general common sense and prudence driving can go a long way towards avoiding motor vehicle accidents and injuries. But, sometimes there’s really no way you can prepare yourself for what might happen. A recent spectacular car crash was caught on surveillance video tape and made the rounds of social media. As … Read More…

Car Accident Victims and Compensation for Minor Injuries

Ontario’s auto insurance rules changed in September of 2010. Under the new law, people who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents can have the cost of medical services covered so that they can get the help they need to return to work or school. About 80 percent of people who have been injured in car accidents … Read More…

Study: Reporting At-Risk Drivers Reduces Car Accidents

A recent report by researchers at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Hospital indicates that doctor’s warnings to at-risk patients about driving had a very real and immediate effect in reducing the incidence of car accidents. The results of the study were reported in the New England Journal of Medicine. Doctors in Ontario are required to report people with … Read More…

Ontario Waterpark Involved in Slip and Fall Lawsuit

An Ontario water park is under fire after news of recent lawsuits hit the press – including a slip and fall injury. Any  business has the inherent duty of protecting the safety of its customers. When it comes to slip and fall injuries, for example, it means: Shops need to keep walkways clear of snow … Read More…