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Liability in a Boating Accident Jun 13, 2019 Recreational boating accidents occur every summer in Ontario and tragically, many result in drowning and fatal injury. Understand your liability in the event of a boating accident involving serious injury or death.
Wrongful Death Claim when a Family Member suffers Accidental and Preventable Death Feb 06, 2019 When an accident victim suffers fatal injuries caused by negligence, such as a careless driving accident, close family members may file a wrongful death lawsuit. At least one of the grieving families in the Humboldt crash have made a wrongful death claim alleging negligence on the part of the truck driver, trucking company and bus company.
Impaired Driving is a primary Cause of Wrongful Death Jan 07, 2019 A recent Oakville car accident caused the tragic death of a passenger and resulted in impaired driving charges against the 22-year-old driver. Impaired driving remains a leading cause of driving fatalities and wrongful death.
Tragic Pedestrian Accidents result in Fatal Injuries for Two Men Oct 01, 2018 Two pedestrian accidents on Highway 24, only 1 day apart, result in death for two men including an Oakville resident.
A Bee in the Car is not an Excuse for Careless Driving Sep 10, 2018 A man was found guilty of careless driving after he allowed himself to be distracted by a bee in his vehicle and crashed, causing the death of two passengers and serious injuries to two others. If accident victims or family members choose to sue for damages against a careless driver, they may present evidence of a criminal offence or traffic violation such as this one, to prove the defendant’s negligence and liability.
Compensation in Wrongful Death Claims Apr 02, 2018 Family members of accident victims who are killed or injured in a car accident or another accident caused by another person are entitled to compensation under the Family Law Act.