Five Tips Before You Sue The City
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by Graham Bennett
1w ago
Co-Authored By Madeleine Cleland All municipalities in Ontario are responsible for maintaining their public roads, sidewalks, and bridges, crucial for preventing personal injury. They must ensure that they are in a safe and usable condition. So, if you trip, slip, or otherwise hurt yourself on a city road, sidewalk or bridge because it was not reasonably maintained, you may have a claim against the municipality where it occurred. But, suing the city is not as simple as you may think. Here are five things that you should keep in mind before you decide to sue the city for your injuries: You Have ..read more
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My Kid Got Injured Playing Baseball. Who Do I Sue?
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by Manreet Pabla
1w ago
As the sun comes out and the weather warms up, baseball season is in full swing! Baseball, encapsulates the thrill of competition, camaraderie, and athleticism. However, amidst the crack of the bat and the roar of the crowd, there lies an inherent risk: injuries. Although a non-contact sport, it is no surprise that baseball players are also susceptible to injuries on the field. What do you do when your child gets injured on the field? In a previous post titled, “My Kid Got Injured Played Hockey. Can I sue Someone? Who?” we discussed the principle of “assumption of risk,” which is equally appli ..read more
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Five Things Motorcyclists Must Know About Injury
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by Andrew Murray
2w ago
I have been helping accident victims for 30 years at Lerners. There is no call more heartbreaking to me than the ones I get after a motorcyclist has been injured. Here is what I wish every motorcyclist knew before they called me. INSURANCE COVERAGE You don’t have control over all dangers on the road, but you do have complete control over the insurance coverage you purchase. The most important thing you can do for yourself is ensure you have this insurance coverage: As much liability insurance coverage as you can afford because your own liability limits also protect you against an inadequatel ..read more
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Understanding Contributory Negligence In Accidents
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by Alfonso Campos Reales
3w ago
Co-Authored By Blaire Smockum Imagine riding your bike and not stopping at a stop sign. If a car hits you, you might both be at fault. That’s what contributory negligence is about — when more than one person did something wrong that led to an accident. A Little History A long time ago, people decided that if someone was hurt but also did something careless, they might not get as much help or money for their injuries. This idea has been around for a long time and is still used today. How Does It Work? To determine if someone was also careless, we ask, “Would this have happened if they had ..read more
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Seeking Compensation For A Relative's Brain Injury
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by Alec Yarascavitch
3w ago
Co-Authored By Sanan ‘Sunny’ Mirza When a loved one suffers a brain injury, it can be an overwhelming experience. The effects of a brain injury can profoundly change the lives of the injured person and their family, and you may find yourself asking whether your loved one is entitled to any financial compensation. The short answer is, yes. In Ontario, there are a few different options for seeking financial compensation when a person suffers a brain injury as a result of an accident. Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS) If your relative’s brain injury resulted from a motor vehicle acciden ..read more
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Family Law Act Damages for Fatal Accidents
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by Chris Dawson
1M ago
As an Ontario personal injury lawyer, I have the profound responsibility of supporting families who have lost their loved ones in tragic accidents. In this difficult journey, it's essential to understand the legal avenues available to seek justice and compensation. Today, I'll discuss Family Law Act damages in the context of fatal accidents in Ontario. Fatal Accidents in Ontario When a fatal accident occurs, the impact on the victim's family is immeasurable. Grief, loss, and emotional suffering are overwhelming. However, it's vital to be aware that Ontario's legal system provides a path to sec ..read more
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Do These Things After A Car Accident
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by Katharine Creighton
1M ago
Co-Authored By Chelsea McKee Car accidents in Ontario are increasing year over year — the Ontario Provincial Police report a 20% increase in collisions from 2021 to 2022. As unpleasant as it is to think about being involved in a crash, spending a few minutes now to learn about the process will likely help save you time and worry in the future. Preserving evidence after a car accident Although it is an incredibly stressful experience, a key thing you should be thinking about is preserving evidence of the accident. Evidence is needed to claim accident benefits from your insurance company. If you ..read more
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Who Is Responsible For Distracted Driving?
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by Alden Dychtenberg
1M ago
Co-Authored By Minki Jeong In the fast-paced world of on-demand delivery or ride services, companies such as Uber and Lyft have revolutionized the way we travel. However, as the convenience of these services grows, so does the concern over distracted driving. This raises the question: are on-demand delivery or ride-hailing service drivers liable for distracted driving and what responsibility do the companies themselves hold? The Dangers of Distracted Driving Distracted driving has become a significant issue on roads worldwide, with smartphones being one of the leading culprits. On-demand deliv ..read more
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Can I Recover Compensation For Loss Of Earning Capacity?
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by Sandev Purewal
2M ago
Co-Authored By Margaret Klassen The consequences of a personal injury — whether a motor vehicle accident, slip and fall, or dog bite — reach far beyond the physical wounds, including emotional distress and financial instability. While physical pain is often the focus, the significant impact of potential loss of earning capacity on financial stability can't be overlooked in personal injury cases. The bottom line is that injured individuals in Ontario can seek to rebuild their financial future through the pursuit of compensation. Let’s discuss what this means for you. Understanding Loss of Earni ..read more
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Certified Specialists: Held To The Highest Standard
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by Kimberley Munro
3M ago
There are many factors to consider when choosing to hire a lawyer: reputation, experience, expertise, client references and testimonials to name a few — and awards and recognition may be one of them.  With awards season upon us once again, have you ever wondered how to sort out which of the “lawyer awards” are and aren’t based upon professional experience and competence? The Law Society of Ontario is the “governing body” for lawyers and paralegals in Ontario. It governs and regulates us as part of its statutory mandate to protect the public. As part of this mandate, the Law Society offers ..read more
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