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At Stevenson Whelton MacDonald & Swan LLP we aim to provide you with the knowledge and up-to-date information that may impact you in your everyday life. From local news pieces to actual court case reviews, our blog provides you with easily readable and relatable content.

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Car Accident Injury Qualifies For Pain & Suffering Damages Sep 21, 2016 In a recent trial, the judge held that the plaintiff’s soft tissue injuries and chronic pain met the threshold of a permanent, serious and important injury, and therefore qualified for compensation for pain and suffering damages
Municipality Found Liable In Catastrophic Trail Biking Accident Sep 17, 2016 In Campbell v. Bruce (County), the Court of Appeal upheld a finding of negligence on the part of Bruce County, after a man suffered a catastrophic injury in a trail biking accident in a municipal park.
Understanding Long-Term Disability Benefits Sep 10, 2016 Long-term disability benefits offer financial protection for individuals who are unable to work due to the prolonged effects of an injury, illness or disability. Here we look at some of the basic facts you need to know if you are planning to purchase or file for long-term disability benefits.
Oakville Run/Walk Event On September 25th Sep 09, 2016 The Oakville Half Marathon and other shorter runs will be taking place on Sunday, September 25th, 2016. Runners/walkers of every skill level will find an event in which they can participate. While running and jogging are great activities for physical health and enjoying the outdoors, runners are reminded to take steps to keep safe while doing so.
Are You Adequately Insured For Injury and Liability Aug 23, 2016 Since statutory accident benefits were reduced for Ontarians on June 1st, policyholders are advised to review their coverage with their insurer to determine if they have adequate coverage or should purchase optional benefits, particularly in the face of rising healthcare costs.
Safety Tips From Drowning Prevention Week2016 Aug 17, 2016 July 17-23 was designated as National Drowning Prevention Week by the Life Saving Society in order to focus media and public attention on drowning prevention. Here are their key suggestions for preventing drowning.