Personal Injury

Steps for boosting chances of successful PI claim

In the first instalment of a two-part series, Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee discusses actions that personal injury claimants can take to boost their chance of a successful outcome. Read more

Provincial police lay nearly 700 charges against truckers during 24-hour blitz

ORILLIA, Ont. — Provincial police say they laid nearly 700 charges against transport truck drivers during a day-long blitz on Ontario's roads last week. Read more

Threat of lawsuits helps keep trampoline parks safe

More regulation is unnecessary despite a string of serious and fatal accidents at trampoline parks, Toronto critical injury lawyer Rikin Morzaria tells Read more

Jurors' internet research disruptive to entire process: Orlando

It is unrealistic in this day and age to think that jurors won’t conduct their own internet research during a trial, Toronto critical injury lawyer Dale Orlando tells . Read more

Court decision on waivers bad news for public safety

An Ontario Court of Appeal decision upholding a pair of ski resort waivers is a boon for insurers and a bust for public safety, Toronto critical injury lawyer John McLeish tells Read more

Analyzing school bus safety in wake of Broncos crash

The deadly crash in April involving a semi-trailer and a coach bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team raises questions about bus safety, but it may be unlikely that any measures could have prevented the tragedy from unfolding the way it did, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya. Read more

Bent to share strategies for conducting effective examinations

On June 14, London personal injury lawyer Maia Bent will share her insights on how to structure and execute effective examinations, via a live webinar presented by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA). Read more

'Doctrine of emergency' often fails to be full defence

While a defendant may claim an emergency situation required an immediate response, there is a significant burden of proof to show they met the lower standard of care and the argument often fails to be a full defence, Windsor personal injury lawyer Gino Paciocco tells . Read more

How-to guide for injury victims seeking legal remedies

Injured people considering legal action should carefully document the details of the incident and see a lawyer at their earliest opportunity, Ottawa personal injury lawyer David Hollingsworth tells Read more

Cases highlight patient duties in malpractice matters

Health-care professionals aren’t the only ones with standards to meet when it comes to medical malpractice claims, Toronto personal injury lawyer Paul Cahill tells . Read more

Yegendorf: optional insurance coverage a 'very wise decision'

Purchasing optional coverage through your auto insurer could be a “very wise decision” in light of changes to Ontario’s Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule and increased delays facing civil trials, Ottawa personal injury lawyer Howard Yegendorf tells Read more

The two uses of examination for discovery evidence at trial

By John McLeish and Joe Gaynor. In part one of this series , the goals of examination for discovery were discussed. This article will focus on the two uses of discovery evidence at trial. Read more

Family photo albums a treasure trove for jury trials

Low-tech evidence can deliver high-impact results with a jury, Toronto personal injury lawyer Gary Will tells Read more

Long-term disability insurance part 1: the basics

With almost two decades of experience advising clients with long-term disability (LTD) claims, Ottawa personal injury lawyer Najma Rashid has answered just about every question you can think of when it comes to LTD insurance. Read more

Auto insurance industry profits in the spotlight

An updated report spotlighting the high profits of the Ontario auto insurance industry is a wake-up call that requires government action, critical injury lawyer Patrick Brown tells Read more