Being attacked by a dog can leave lifelong scars, both physically and psychologically. Victims of dog attacks can suffer severe physical damage, enduring emotional trauma, and mental anguish. Dog attacks can be fatal. A chance encounter with an aggressive animal can lead families to lose loved ones in a senseless, violent incident. However, in the aftermath of a dog attack, victims and their families may be unsure of where to turn for accountability and compensation. To learn more, click here.
If you’re injured in a car accident in Ontario for which another person was at fault, you may already realize that you are entitled to Statutory Accident Benefits under your own auto insurance policy and third-party liability coverage under the at-fault driver’s policy. But what happens if you have a personal injury claim against another … Continue reading “The Role of Homeowner’s Insurance in a Personal Injury Claim”
Every year in Ontario, tens of thousands of Ontarians suffer personal injuries as the result of motor-vehicle collisions, medical negligence, dangerous premises, defective products, and other causes. Unfortunately, not every injured Ontarian understands his or her legal rights in the context of a personal injury for which another person is at fault. Two of the … Continue reading “Ontario Personal Injury Claims: 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”
Injury is the leading cause of death for children in Canada, reports the Public Health Agency of Canada. Many of these deaths involve acquired brain injuries. Early diagnosis and treatment is critical, given that the impact of a serious traumatic brain injury can be massive, extensive and long-term. The long-term implications of TBI can include … Continue reading “Indications Your Child Might Have a Brain Injury”
Ontario follows a strict liability rule when it comes to dog bite cases, making it a relatively straightforward process for dog bite victims. However, even though victims don’t have to prove the dog owner was negligent, the courts will still take a close look at whether or not the victim was partly responsible for the … Continue reading “Proving a Dog Bite Claim in Ontario”
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