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You may be liable for an Accident even when your Car is Borrowed without your explicit Consent Apr 01, 2019 Three Oakville boys, aged 13, 14 and 16, were recently injured in a single-vehicle accident on the QEW, and police stated that the car was ‘borrowed’ by the 13-year-old driver without his parent’s consent. Be aware that you may be liable for a car accident when someone borrows your car, even if you didn’t explicitly give your consent.
Your Eligibility for Income Replacement Benefits Mar 20, 2019 Anyone injured in an automobile accident in Ontario, including cyclists and pedestrians, may be entitled to income replacement benefits under the driver's vehicle insurance policy.
Appeal Court finds Driver wholly liable for Catastrophic Spinal Injury Mar 07, 2019 A passenger in a mini-van suffered a life-changing spinal injury rendering him a quadriplegic, after being struck by a car that failed to check properly for traffic at an intersection. On appeal, the Court found the car driver 100% liable for the accident, overturning a decision finding that the driver and City of Hamilton were contributorily liable.
Who is liable if I'm injured on a slippery or icy Sidewalk? Mar 01, 2019 The City of Oakville and other Ontario municipalities have guideless for clearing snow and ice from their sidewalks and roads, and many Ontario Cities require home owners to similarly clear their sidewalks. Find out about your obligations for clearing snow and ice, as well as your rights if you’re injured in a slip and fall accident.
When Disabling Arthritis prevents you from Working Feb 14, 2019 Arthritis, including rheumatoid arthritis, is a leading cause of disability in Canada. If you are unable to work due to your arthritis symptoms, you may be eligible for disability benefits
Driver is entitled to Accident Benefits when collapsed Seat causes Back Pain Jan 21, 2019 You may be entitled to no fault accident benefits if you suffered an injury during the use of a vehicle, even if no accident occurred.