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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’.
Catastrophic Injury Compensation for Car Accident Victims May 22, 2018 Persons who sustain a catastrophic injury in a motor vehicle accident are eligible for the greatest maximum accident benefits, in acknowledgement of the large financial burden for rehabilitation and future care in such cases.
Disobeyed a traffic law and were injured in a car accident? You may still be eligible for compensation. May 16, 2018 If you were hurt in a car accident caused by another driver, you may be entitled to injury compensation even if you made a driving error or disobeyed a traffic law.
U.S. Tennis Association found liable for Eugenie Bouchard's Head Injury due to Slip and Fall Accident Apr 07, 2018 Canadian tennis player, Eugenie Bouchard, slipped and fell on a wet locker room floor during the U.S. Open and suffered a head injury. The U.S. Tennis Association was found 75 % liable for her injuries and agreed to pay an undisclosed amount of damages.