Personal Injury

Can you sue the city after a sledding accident? It depends

The courts attempt to balance fairness when ruling on lawsuits filed by those injured in sledding accidents, says Ottawa personal injury lawyer David Hollingsworth citing two recent Ontario cases involving tobogganing incidents. Read more

Long-term disability insurance part 4: after termination

In the final instalment of a four-part series on long-term disability insurance, Toronto personal injury and disability lawyer Nainesh Kotak discusses L TD for terminated employees. Read more

Injured and at fault — now what?

The degree to which a person is responsible for an accident will have a significant impact on the amount of damages they may receive, says Toronto personal injury lawyer David Derfel. Read more

Jasmine Daya’s media roundup

Toronto personal injury lawyer Jasmine Daya is frequently called upon by the media as a trusted source for their news stories, particularly for her focus on personal injury cases involving cannabis, motor vehicle accidents and nightclub assaults. Read more

Bent to discuss ethical challenges in accident benefits practices at Osgoode event

London personal injury lawyer Maia Bent will share her insights on ethical and professional issues in accident benefits practice at an upcoming event in Toronto, presented by Osgoode Professional Development. Read more

Rastin to share insights at Accident Benefits 2019

Barrie-area litigator Steve Rastin will be a guest panelist at Osgoode Professional Development’s Accident Benefits 2019: What’s New, What’s Important? Read more

Long-term disability insurance part 3: the case study

In the final instalment of a three-part series on LTD claims, Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee discusses creative ways to overcome a denial of coverage. Read more

Municipalities' concerns of 'liability chill' unfounded: Orlando

Ontario municipalities’ concerns around the ‘joint and several liability’ rule are overblown and leave innocent victims on the hook for compensation, Toronto critical injury lawyer Dale Orlando tells Read more

Are your children being cyberbullied?

By Jasmine Daya . Childhood bullying is not a new phenomenon but cyberbullying, which is far worse, is relatively new. Bullying means aggressive and typically repeated behaviour. Read more

Civil lawsuit brings closure, not necessarily justice: Brown

The family of a woman killed after being abandoned by a cab driver on the side of a highway has won a wrongful death lawsuit, but their lawyer, Toronto critical injury lawyer Patrick Brown , who was approached and interviewed by Global News , stated it is “questionable” whether justice was done. Read more

Insurance brokers have duty to inform clients of optional products

Insurance brokers have a duty to make sure clients are aware of all possible coverages and the associated costs, Toronto critical injury lawyer John McLeish tells Read more

Time is of the essence when filing injury claims

Someone may only have days to file notice of a pending lawsuit after they have been injured in a slip and fall or other accident, says Ottawa personal injury lawyer David Hollingsworth. Read more

Slip and fall liability not just an icy winter issue

Business and homeowners who don’t clear ice and snow from their sidewalks will spend more time and money in court on the issue than if they just took a few minutes to do the job in the first place, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Paul Cahill. Read more

Was your short-term disability claim denied after a paper review?

By Nainesh Kotak . Does this sound familiar? You stop working due to a physical disability or due to stress, depression or anxiety. Read more

Know your risks, responsibilities before an accident happens

In the second instalment of a two-part series, Windsor personal injury lawyer Gino Paciocco discusses the specific seasonal scenarios of contributory negligence. Read more