|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.
|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.