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At Stevenson Whelton LLP we aim to provide you with the knowledge and up-to-date information that may impact you in your everyday life. From local news pieces to actual court case reviews, our blog provides you with easily readable and relatable content.

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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.
Who is liable if I'm injured on a slippery or icy Sidewalk? Mar 01, 2019 The City of Oakville and other Ontario municipalities have guideless for clearing snow and ice from their sidewalks and roads, and many Ontario Cities require home owners to similarly clear their sidewalks. Find out about your obligations for clearing snow and ice, as well as your rights if you’re injured in a slip and fall accident.
Plaintiff awarded $100,000 for Pain and Suffering in Complicated Case Feb 21, 2019 In a complex car accident injury case, the trial judge must assess whether the original car accident caused the plaintiff's stroke and diminished level of health, when determining damages..
When Disabling Arthritis prevents you from Working Feb 14, 2019 Arthritis, including rheumatoid arthritis, is a leading cause of disability in Canada. If you are unable to work due to your arthritis symptoms, you may be eligible for disability benefits
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.