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Judge approves $6,625,000 Settlement for Child born with Severe Brain Injury Apr 15, 2019 Preventable harmful events and medical errors occur in about 6 percent of hospital visits and can sometimes result in life-changing or fatal injuries for patients. In a recent case, the hospital and physician were found liable when baby was born with a serious brain injury.
Concussion can result in serious and long-term Symptoms Mar 14, 2019 Recent research has shown that post-concussion symptoms, can be chronic and life-altering for some victims of mild traumatic brain injury who are injured in sports, a fall, automobile accident or assault.
Plaintiff awarded $100,000 for Pain and Suffering in Complicated Case Feb 21, 2019 In a complex car accident injury case, the trial judge must assess whether the original car accident caused the plaintiff's stroke and diminished level of health, when determining damages..
Should Bike Helmets be mandatory for Everyone? Sep 02, 2018 The risk of a serious head injury or death is reduced when we wear an approved bike helmet while riding. Although helmets are mandatory for anyone under 18, many Canadians believe that use of helmets should be legislated for everyone. Here are pros and cons for this argument.
20-year-old Driver found liable for Car Accident when Failing to reduce Speed on Icy Road Jul 21, 2018 A young driver lost control of his truck in icy road conditions and crashed into another vehicle, resulting in serious injuries to 4 people. The driver and his parents (who were not registered owners of the truck but had purchased the truck for their son) were all found liable for the accident, as the driver was travelling at an excessive speed given the poor road conditions.
Vehicle Insurer ordered to pay $854,228.22 in Damages when Driver's 6-year-old Son hit by another Car after being dropped off Jul 08, 2018 A child sustained a severe brain injury while crossing a busy Toronto street after being dropped off by his father. The Courts found that the father’s vehicle insurer was obligated to pay damages and costs after the jury stated that the parent’s negligence in dropping of the child at a dangerous location fell under ‘operation of a motor vehicle’.