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Canada has poor Record for leaving Medical Instruments inside Patients Nov 11, 2019 A recent CIHI report reveals that Canada has the highest rate of medical tools being accidentally left in patients, out of OECD nations that track this information. This is a preventable medical error generally caused by surgical and communication failures and can result in pain and long-term complications for some patients.
Injuries resulting from Rear-end Collisions can be Life-changing Nov 08, 2019 Even when rear-end collisions cause minor damage to a car, the violent and unexpected jolt associated with these car accidents can result in serious and permanent injuries.
Tips when claiming Disability Benefits for Mental Illness Nov 01, 2019 Mental illness is one of the leading causes of disability in Canada, yet insurance companies all too often deny or terminate disability benefits for persons with a mental illness that prevents them from working. Here are important tips to promote a successful claim for benefits.
How does the Motor Vehicle Accident Claim Fund help Accident Victims Oct 20, 2019 The Motor Vehicle Accident Claim Fund (MVCAP) pays compensation to accident victims in Ontario who don’t have access to any other vehicle insurance, such as when accidents are caused by uninsured or hit-and-run drivers.
Why Dirt Bike Accident may not qualify for No Fault Accident Benefits Oct 14, 2019 If you were injured in any type of accident involving a motor vehicle, including a pedestrian or cycling accident, you may claim no fault accident benefits; but there are some exemptions that may preclude a person from receiving benefits, such as a golf cart accident, or a dirt bike accident in a closed course competition.
Jurors aren’t obligated to explain their reasons for finding the Driver Negligent in a Personal Injury Lawsuit Oct 07, 2019 The defendant in a car accident lawsuit requested that the jurors provide explanations on why they found the defendant negligent and which injuries were caused by the accident. However, jurors don’t have to agree on why they decided an accident caused a plaintiff’s injuries, and forcing them to explain their thinking may only be confusing and the judge ruled that the defendant’s questions could not be put to the jury.