Ontario law entitles a plaintiff to recover damages from a defendant who negligently injures him or her. The goal of the law is to return the plaintiff to the original position — that is, the position the plaintiff would have been in had the injury not occurred. For some kinds of damages, like medical bills … Continue reading “What is Ontario’s Golden Years Doctrine?”
Not to spoil anyone’s fun this winter, but of all winter activities in Canada, is among the most dangerous. According to Parachute, a charitable organization that focuses on preventing serious injuries, research has shown that of every 100,000 tobogganers, an average of 37.7 are “catastrophically injured each year,” its term for a debilitating injury. That … Continue reading “Toronto Tobogganing Accidents: What You Need to Know”
In 2011, Statistics Canada published a report on injuries using information from the 2009 to 2010 Canadian Community Health Survey. It found that falls were the leading cause of injury in Canada. Among adolescents, these typically occurred while playing sports. But among seniors, falls usually occurred while walking or doing household chores. When those injuries … Continue reading “Ontario Apartment-Injury Claims: What You Need to Know”
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”
Despite the fact that Ontario law requires all drivers to carry automobile insurance, approximately 2,100 motor vehicles involved in Ontario collisions each year are uninsured. Usually, when a person is injured in an accident with an uninsured vehicle, he or she can still access the statutory accident benefits (SABs) provided by his or her own … Continue reading “Injury Claims without Insurance in Ontario: Can it be Done?”
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