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Take enough Time after your Accident to properly Assess the Severity of your Injury Aug 17, 2018 Recovery time after an accident is not predictable, and factors such as medical history and age can greatly impact healing. It’s important for accident victims to allow sufficient time after their accident to fully understand the extent of their injuries, so that proper compensation for their losses can be determined.
How are Canadians being Injured? Aug 08, 2018 Most of us will sustain an accidental injury at some point in our lives, but in many cases, these injuries are avoidable. Learn about the most common sources of injury for different age groups in Canada.
Left Turns: What are the Rules for Ontario drivers? Aug 01, 2018 Understand when you can make a left turn under Ontario law, and whether it’s proper to wait past the stop line to make your turn.
20-year-old Driver found liable for Car Accident when Failing to reduce Speed on Icy Road Jul 21, 2018 A young driver lost control of his truck in icy road conditions and crashed into another vehicle, resulting in serious injuries to 4 people. The driver and his parents (who were not registered owners of the truck but had purchased the truck for their son) were all found liable for the accident, as the driver was travelling at an excessive speed given the poor road conditions.
Reducing the Risk of a Motorcycle Fatality Jul 13, 2018 Motorcycle collisions often result when other drivers are inattentive and don’t monitor for riders, but there are many ways in which motorcycle riders can reduce their own risk of serious injury.
Vehicle Insurer ordered to pay $854,228.22 in Damages when Driver's 6-year-old Son hit by another Car after being dropped off Jul 08, 2018 A child sustained a severe brain injury while crossing a busy Toronto street after being dropped off by his father. The Courts found that the father’s vehicle insurer was obligated to pay damages and costs after the jury stated that the parent’s negligence in dropping of the child at a dangerous location fell under ‘operation of a motor vehicle’.