Cycling during the winter months can be an invigorating form of exercise, especially for people who’ve been cooped up at home for most of the day. It can also be an effective way to commute to work without coming into close contact with other people on public transit. But winter cycling can be dangerous, and could lead to accidents resulting in severe injuries. Click here to read more.
According to the Canadian Pediatric Society (CPS), using a helmet can significantly reduce your risk of serious injury in a bicycle accident. In fact, CPS said that research showed helmets “reduce the risk of head and brain injuries by about 69%, severe brain injuries by 74% and facial injuries by 65%.” Yet even these numbers … Continue reading “Toronto Faces Personal Injury Trial Over Bicycle Accident”
Bicycle accidents in Ontario are frequently the result of a negligent motorist who fails to keep a proper lookout for bicycles or pedestrians. From a legal standpoint, the bicyclist must follow the same rules as a car accident victim when seeking compensation for his or her injuries. In other words, victims of bicycle accidents must … Continue reading “Bicycle Accidents: What Damages Can I Seek?”
During 2016 and 2017, nearly 18,000 Canadians were hospitalized after suffering a sports injury, according to the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). Because of that rather unique treatment of sports injuries, it is all the more important that injured Ontarians consult a personal injury lawyer to understand their rights following a sports injury. Top … Continue reading “Sports Injuries in Ontario: What Are My Rights?”
In Ontario, there are various types of tort claims with the most common types of tort claims being negligence claims. In the past, we published a video to answer the question, “What is a tort claim?” In it, we explained, “If a person’s negligent act caused your injuries, you are entitled to recover your damages … Continue reading “Ontario Tort Claims Explained”
If you were involved in an accident for which you were partially at fault, it is still possible to recover compensation for your damages. However, successfully filing a Toronto personal injury claim in this situation can be difficult. The insurance company may try to argue that you are completely at fault for the accident, thus … Continue reading “Contributory Negligence in Toronto Injury Cases”
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