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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.
Product Liability Case complicated by jurisdictional Issues and multiple Defendants Dec 10, 2017 An Ontario judge denied a motion by a U.S. manufacturer of an airplane engine that caused a plane crash, to have claims against them dismissed for being governed by U.S. law.
Two Physicians found negligent in a Cancer Patient’s Care but not in causing his Death Jun 01, 2017 Canada’s Supreme Court re-instated a trial judge’s decision finding two Quebec physicians negligent in their treatment of a patient but found that the evidence did not prove causation in the man’s death from lung cancer.
Death of 8-Year-Old Ontario Boy Due To Medication Error Nov 01, 2016 Medication errors in dispensing drugs to Canadian children have recently come to light, highlighting concerns over the number of injuries and deaths that largely go unreported.