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Preventing Boating Accidents this Season

With the summer beginning, many people in Ontario can’t wait to get out on the water to enjoy fishing, water skiing and explore the outdoors. Unfortunately, careless or dangerous behaviour while boating can result in serious personal injury. Taking a few simple precautions can help keep you and your passengers safe this season. Get certified. Anyone […]

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Family Law Act Claims

If someone in your family has been seriously injured, your life has probably been turned upside down. Your time may be spent traveling to doctors’ appointments and rehabilitation sessions. Perhaps they are unable to assist with childcare or housework due to their injuries, so you are taking on more day-to-day responsibilities. In some cases, you […]

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Stages of a Personal Injury Claim – Choosing a Lawyer

If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury as the result of negligence, an experienced personal injury lawyer can be an invaluable resource. But how do you choose a lawyer to represent your interests? What to expect when choosing a lawyer If you are injured in Ontario, there can be strict limitations on […]

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Personal Injury Damages for Pain and Suffering

Pain and suffering is just one of the categories of compensation that may be available to the victims of negligence, but it is often the first thing that people think about when they consider whether to sue for damages. In an earlier post, we briefly discussed how a personal injury claim is quantified, and explained […]

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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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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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