Category Archives: Personal Injury Lawyer

Why Are Medical Malpractice Cases so Expensive, and How Do Contingency Fees Help?

Medical malpractice lawsuits can be extremely complicated. They often deal with complex technical issues beyond the purview of medical malpractice lawyers, let alone jury members. For this reason, most medical cases rely on detailed testimony from expert witnesses. Complicating matters further is the Canadian Medical Protective Agency (CMPA), the organization that protects doctors against malpractice […]

Will Road Safety Deteriorate After COVID-19?

The COVID-19 pandemic has made our streets temporarily safer – vehicle traffic is down, and bicycle and pedestrian traffic are up. In many jurisdictions, car accident lawyers are fielding fewer calls from severely injured automotive accident victims. “It’s become a cycling and walking paradise and you can hear the birds better,” climate solutions policy analyst… […]

Quebec Tragedy Hits During Snowmobile Safety Week

January 18 to 26 was Snowmobile Safety Week in Ontario, an event meant to celebrate snowmobiling while promoting safer riding. Unfortunately, the week was overshadowed by a tragic accident in Quebec in which six snowmobilers, including five French tourists, lost their lives. For every snowmobile accident lawyer in Ontario, the event was a reminder not […]

Quick Road Safety Fixes for Ontario Cities

Many of the road safety concerns that worried Ontario’s car accident lawyers in 2010 remain relevant at the dawn of the new decade. Speeding, dangerous driving, and impaired driving continue to contribute to serious injuries and fatalities across the province, while new concerns such as legalized marijuana and widespread distracted driving are causing additional challenges. […]

Tips for Safe Winter Driving in Ontario

The holiday season is one of the most dangerous times to be on the road in Canada. Not only are daylight hours scarce and winter storms common, but driver behaviour tends to reach an all-time low. Motorists are exhausted from long trips, stressed out by the pressures of the season, and more likely to be […]

Should Ontario Allow E-Scooters on Public Roads?

If you live in a medium- or large-sized city in Canada, you’re probably aware of e-scooters. These small, electronic transportation devices have become immensely popular in many US markets and are already available in Calgary, Edmonton, and Montreal. They travel at a maximum speed of around 25 km/h and operate similarly to the public bike […]

Court Decision Puts Ontario Accident Victims in a Tough Spot

When the Government of Ontario enacted sweeping changes to the province’s auto insurance system in 2016, it did so with the aim of reducing premiums by streamlining and simplifying the claims and pushing through broad benefits cuts. According to most Ontario car accident lawyers, the changes to benefits and shifting injury definitions in Bill 15, […]

What do you do if you’re involved in a bicycle accident?

Bicycling has never been more popular in Canada. It is a healthy pastime and an efficient alternative to driving in crowded city centres. The growth of bicycle-sharing programs has helped to make cycling more accessible than ever. Of course, bicycling isn’t without risks. Fun and healthy though it may be, dozens of Canadians are seriously […]

Report Suggests Sleep Deprivation Leads to Medical Malpractice Claims

When a person is sick or injured, sleep is a critical part of their recovery. And yet hospitals are often a difficult place to sleep. Between overnight medical procedures and the general hustle and bustle of hospital corridors, many patients don’t get as much sleep as they should. Researchers at Rice and Baylor Universities recently […]

CHP Recognizes Essential Services of Telecommunications Personnel

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) just issued a press release applauding the essential services of telecommunications personnel. During National Public Safety Telecommunicators’ Week (April 14-20, 2019), the CHP will be recognizing the vital services provided by public safety dispatchers throughout the state. According to the CHP, more than 900 public safety dispatchers work for the […]