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Will the Legalization of Marijuana impact Road Safety? Jan 22, 2018 Many Canadians are concerned that the July 1st legalization of marijuana use may result in an increase in motor vehicle accidents and personal injury.
The Prevalence and Effect of Brain Injury for Canadians Jan 16, 2018 Hundreds of Canadians suffer traumatic brain injury every day, often resulting from car accidents. Brain injury and brain injury rehabilitation are complex and recovery is often lengthy and costly, and requires considered evaluation of each case in order to determine accurate compensation needs.
Claiming Long-term Disability Benefits for Mental Illness Jan 10, 2018 Many Canadians suffer from depression, anxiety and other psychological conditions, and may claim long-term disability benefits when their symptoms prevent them from working effectively.
Statutory Deadlines for commencing your Personal Injury Claim Jan 02, 2018 Ontario law requires that motor accident victims must file their civil suit against a negligent driver within two years of having discovered they have grounds to make a claim. A defendant in a civil action may file a motion to have the claim against them dismissed when it is filed more than two years after the accident, if the plaintiff should have been aware earlier that they had a claim.
Plaintiff permitted to add their expected Pension Losses to Car Accident Claim Dec 23, 2017 An injured person may seek damages for economic losses such as future loss of income/earning capacity and expected loss of pension income that results when the injury prevents the accident victim from working in the same capacity.
Who is negligent in a Rear-end Collision? Dec 18, 2017 The driver who rear-ended another vehicle is almost always found at fault and negligent in a rear-end collision.