Personal Injury

Harding drawn to human aspect of personal injury law

For Ontario personal injury lawyer William Harding, one of the most satisfying aspects of his practice is helping people successfully resolve their claims, providing them with security and peace of mind for the future. Read more

Warfe finds difficult PI cases to be the most gratifying

While it can be challenging helping people and families who have suffered serious or catastrophic injuries, Ontario personal injury lawyer Michael Warfe says it makes him work harder to be an effective advocate. Read more

What to do if you’re involved in a hit-and-run collision

A victim of a hit-and-run collision can still file a claim for property damage or injuries, even if the person responsible can’t be located, says Ottawa personal injury lawyer David Hollingsworth. Read more

Product liability an emerging area of law: Will

The development of class-action law in Canada has spurred an explosion in product liability cases, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Gary Will. Read more

Get advice from experienced counsel after a fatality: Rastin

If someone dies in an auto accident due to the actions of another driver or the failure of the municipality to maintain the road, remaining family members should retain experienced legal counsel to build a claim for compensation, says Barrie-area personal injury lawyer Steve Rastin. Read more

Penalize fraternities if members caught drugging students: Daya

VANCOUVER — All social functions at University of British Columbia (UBC) fraternities have been indefinitely suspended in the wake of allegations that several students were drugged over the weekend. Read more

AI diagnosis technology a potential boon for accident victims

Medical diagnoses aided by artificial intelligence (AI) have great potential to benefit crash victims, says Brampton personal injury lawyer Nital Gosai. Read more

Private policies a good option to mitigate disability risk

Canadians would be wise to check out private insurance policies to help mitigate their risk should an illness leave them unable to work, Toronto personal injury and disability lawyer Nainesh Kotak tells Bloomberg News. Read more

Check insurance requirements when closing cottage: Derfel

Closing the cottage each fall involves a list of tasks such as pulling out water lines or putting away watercraft, but don’t forget to check on what your insurance policy requires, says Toronto personal injury lawyer David Derfel. Read more

Revamped program gives victims of violence immediate compensation

Starting on Oct. 1, people suffering from a violent crime can get immediate compensation from the Victim Quick Response Program+ (VQRP+) in Ontario, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee. Read more

Car accident results in life-changing brain injury

By Nainesh Kotak Motor vehicle accidents are the most common cause of personal injury lawsuits arising from a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Read more

What if employer tries to force early return from disability leave?

By Steve Rastin As the Canadian workforce continues to get older, the number of workers facing disability issues continues to rise. Read more

Expect social media posts to be produced in injury claim

Private investigators and social media mining are common tactics used by insurance companies to bring the severity or existence of a plaintiff’s injuries into question, says Ontario personal injury lawyer Dale Orlando. Read more

Act promptly if injured on municipal property: Hollingsworth

As the winter season approaches, people need to be aware of what is involved when filing claims for injuries if they are hurt in slip-and-fall incidents on municipal property, says Ottawa personal injury lawyer David Hollingsworth. Read more

Burden of proof in wrongful death claims

Ontario law provides an opportunity for compensation to some relatives following the wrongful death of a loved one, says Toronto personal injury and disability lawyer Nainesh Kotak. Read more