|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.
|Organ Donations in Canada fall short for Victims of Car Accidents and Illness
||Feb 02, 2019
||Any of us could find ourselves in the position of needed a life-saving organ donation, but the low rate of organ donation in Canada means we cannot be assured of receiving needed organs in time.