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cyberbullying

Case Commentary: Cyberbullying Claims

Cyberbullying has been the subject of a growing number of criminal investigations, and is beginning to form the basis for civil claims as victims seek compensation for psychological injury and emotional distress. Unlike the high burdens of proof required the find someone guilty under criminal laws, a civil plaintiff has a slightly lower standard in […]

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airport wheelchair

Personal Injury Claims Question Safety of Using an Airport Wheelchair

In recent years, a number lawsuits have been initiated against the Greater Toronto Airport Authority (GTAA) on behalf of individuals that claim they were seriously injured while being conveyed in an airport wheelchair, or suffered an injury because no airport wheelchair was available for them. Disabled passengers rely on their airline to ensure that their needs are […]

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anaphylaxis

Anaphylaxis and Restaurant Negligence

Anaphylaxis is a serious physical reaction, usually triggered by exposure to an allergen, that can lead to serious personal injury or even death. Those people with allergies are always very careful, but mistakes can happen. Last year, a Quebec restaurant patron suffered a severe allergic reaction after being mistakenly served salmon, ending up in hospital […]

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airbnb

Injured at Airbnb?

Airbnb is a popular option for travelers, claiming to offer convenient and unique accommodation to visitors looking for a more “authentic” experience, often at a lower price than a nearby hotel or regulated bed and breakfast. There are very good reasons that Airbnb is less pricey than a hotel room, and travelers should be aware […]

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Medication errors

Medication Errors and Your Legal Rights

The consequences of prescription medication errors can be very serious, and in some cases result in permanent injury or death. Recently, there have been several well publicized news stories in Canada about the terrible consequences of errors by medical professionals when prescribing and dispensing prescription drugs. Canadian initiatives to combat prescription drug errors Since all medical services […]

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Uber Accident Insurance

Uber Accident Insurance – Are You Covered?

As rideshare programs like Uber becoming increasingly popular, accidents involving Uber vehicles are also becoming more common. If you have been involved in a car accident with a vehicle used for ride-sharing, you may have questions about what types of compensation are available for your injuries and other expenses. Insurance in Ontario for rideshare programs […]

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After a car accident

Protect Yourself After A Car Accident

What should you do if you are injured in a motor vehicle collision? What are your legal options after a car accident, and how can you protect yourself? There are hundreds of accidents on Ontario’s roads every day, many of which result in some kind of personal injury. If you are hurt, there are a […]

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winter travel insurance

Travel Insurance for Winter Vacations

Many Canadians will hit the slopes and trails this winter to enjoy snowshoeing, skiing and snowmobiling. But winter sports can carry higher risks of personal injury, so take sensible precautions to stay safe, and make sure you have the right winter travel insurance to protect you and your loved ones. Why do you need travel insurance? Even if […]

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