Archive for April, 2015

Trek recalls close to 1 million bikes after serious accidents

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Bicycle Accidents on: Thursday, April 30, 2015

Trek Bicycle recently announced the recall of almost 1 million Trek bicycles that are equipped with disc brakes. The problems that spurred the recall relate to the bicycles’ quick release levers located on their front wheels. The release levers open too widely and are in danger of getting stuck in the braking system. Trek’s recall […]

Child bicycle accident injuries

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Bicycle Accidents on: Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The first time a child gets behind the handlebars of his or her bicycle, Ontario parents will strap on as many safety apparatuses as they can in order to keep their child safe. They make sure their child has a suitable helmet, they put safety reflectors on the bicycle, they install blinking lights, and they […]

Holding drunk drivers accountable in Canada

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Car Accidents on: Thursday, April 16, 2015

Lawmakers in Canada have created numerous laws to discourage and prevent drunk driving, but the dangerous behavior persists. Indeed, thousands of people die and suffer catastrophic injuries every year because of drunk driving. Although it is impossible to completely prevent individuals from getting behind the wheel while they are intoxicated, the law does provide a […]

Ontario man charged in connection with hit-and-run accident

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Pedestrian Accidents on: Friday, April 10, 2015

According to law enforcement authorities with the Niagara Regional Police, a 41-year-old Fonthill man has been charged in connection with a hit-and-run accident that seriously injured a teenage girl. The incident reportedly occurred around 2:20 a.m. on April 2 in Pelham.Reportedly, four teenagers, including the injured girl, were walking along Canboro toward Haist after crossing […]