|Depression and Chronic Pain
||Sep 16, 2018
||Chronic pain often results in depression, and depression can also cause pain. Both chronic pain and depression can substantially interfere with our ability to work and to function in many other ways. Learn about compensation that may be available to you if you are suffering from debilitating pain or depression.
|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.
|Should Bike Helmets be mandatory for Everyone?
||Sep 02, 2018
||The risk of a serious head injury or death is reduced when we wear an approved bike helmet while riding. Although helmets are mandatory for anyone under 18, many Canadians believe that use of helmets should be legislated for everyone. Here are pros and cons for this argument.
|Are you liable for Damages if your Vehicle is taken without your permission?
||Aug 24, 2018
||Vicarious liability means that a vehicle owner has liability for any damages resulting from negligence and caused by anyone driving their car. Further, an owner may be vicariously liable even when the driver did not have the owner’s consent to drive if the negligent driver was given access to, or possession of, the vehicle.
|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.