|Appeal Court allows maximum Non-pecuniary Damages for Plaintiff suffering Chronic Pain and Depression
||Aug 22, 2019
||The defendants in a personal injury lawsuit appealed the original trial judgement and argued that there should have been a mistrial. However, the Ontario Court of Appeal found that there was no legal basis for overturning the previous decision that allowed the plaintiff to be awarded the current maximum for non-pecuniary damages, $379,153
|Video Evidence can be used against you in a Personal Injury Lawsuit
||Jul 16, 2019
||Insurance companies often hire investigators to videotape claimants when there is any doubt about the severity of injuries alleged in a personal injury claim. Read about two lawsuits involving video evidence that challenged a plaintiff’s credibility.
|Pedestrian with Catastrophic Impairment misses deadline for claiming Accident Benefits
||Jun 21, 2019
||After being struck by a car, an injured pedestrian claimed and received accident benefits for two years. More than 6 years after the accident, she was determined to have suffered a catastrophic impairment due to the accident, but was denied a higher level of benefits because the catastrophic assessment came too late.
|Causing an Automobile Accident in a Construction Zone
||Jun 07, 2019
||Every year, many Ontarians are injured or killed in car accidents within construction zones, particularly on Ontario highways. Slow down and practice safe driving in construction zones to avoid liability and tragic injuries caused by a preventable accident.
|When can I sue a Negligent Driver for Aggravated and Punitive Damages?
||May 02, 2019
|| Car accident victims often suffer psychological injuries, and when injuries result from a preventable action such as impaired driving or excessive speeding, you may wonder whether you can be compensated for additional damages due to significant mental distress.
|Pedestrian Accidents and Safety in the GTA
||Apr 22, 2019
||The incidence of pedestrian injuries and fatalities continues to be high, despite actions taken by the City of Toronto to reduce pedestrian accidents. Although many pedestrian accidents are caused by careless driving actions, there are some steps we can take to reduce our own risk of being hit by a car.