|The disabling Impact of Chronic Pain provides Grounds for Personal Injury Damages
||May 01, 2019
||For some accident victims, injury leads to serious and long-term pain and causes physical limitations and psychological problems that adversely effects their quality of life. In such a case, persons suffering from chronic pain may be entitled to damages if their injury was caused by a negligent party, in addition to long-term disability benefits under their disability plan.
|Causes and Liability in Pedestrian Accidents
||Apr 01, 2019
||Many pedestrian accidents result when a driver fails to take due care or violates a traffic law. And, when an injured pedestrian commences a lawsuit for damages against the driver, the onus is on the driver to prove he was not negligent in causing the accident.
|Property Owners and Municipalities are obligated to clear Ice and Snow to prevent Winter Accidents
||Mar 01, 2019
||Winter car accidents and slip-and-fall accidents sometimes result because a business, municipality or property owner failed to take reasonable steps to deal with ice or snow on their property. Persons injured due to property owner negligence may be entitled to damages for losses associated with their injury.
|Ontario Drivers face stricter Drunk Driving and Distracted Driving Laws
||Feb 15, 2019
|| Effective December 18th, drunk driving laws were changed in Canada, making it easier for police to require drivers to submit to a roadside Breathalyzer test. And, effective January 1st, Ontario enacted stricter penalties for anyone convicted of distracted driving.