|Applicant wins Insurance Dispute and is entitled to higher maximum Accident Benefits
||Dec 07, 2019
||Accident victims who claim accident benefits under their vehicle insurance policy sometimes discover that they need medical and rehabilitation treatments that exceed their approved level of benefits under the Minor Injury Guidelines. This is what happened to a car accident victim, but she appealed her disputed claim. The Adjudicator ruled that the applicant demonstrated that the treatments recommended by her doctors are required and reasonable and therefore, she is eligible for the higher level of benefits.
|Toronto Landlord liable for over $1.3 Million in Damages in Wrongful Death Lawsuit
||Dec 01, 2019
||The parents of a young woman who died in a tragic Toronto rooming house fire were awarded over $1.3 Million in wrongful death damages when the property owner violated multiple safety requirements and was negligent in causing the woman’s death.
|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.
|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.