Archive for August, 2015

The anatomy of a slip-and-fall injury

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Slip & Fall Accidents on: Thursday, August 27, 2015

According to the Canadian Independent Adjusters’ Association, the most common causes of falls are slipping and tripping. Below is an explanation for how the events unfold. — Trips. Differences in surface elevation stop the foot from completing the swing-through segment of a pedestrian’s gait cycle. As most people attempt to break their fall with their […]

Did a boating accident claim your loved one’s life?

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Wrongful Death on: Thursday, August 20, 2015

Ontario is home to many beautiful freshwater lakes and rivers that make boating with family and friends a pleasurable leisure activity. But a lot can go wrong out on the water, turning a fun day of recreational boating into a tragic nightmare. Below are some potential safety hazards and ways to avoid them. Speeding is […]

The start of school makes pedestrian accidents more likely

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Pedestrian Accidents on: Friday, August 14, 2015

Ontario children are about to embark on another school year, which means that there will be an uptick in pedestrian traffic as many children make their way to and from school on foot. The beginning of the fall semester is a good time to reinforce pedestrian safety to your children. As soon as they are […]

Prevent running accidents with these safety tips

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Pedestrian Accidents on: Friday, August 7, 2015

Under Canada law a pedestrian is classified as anyone who is travelling from place to place on two legs — that includes walkers and runners alike. Special laws exist to protect runners and walkers from getting into an accident with motor vehicle drivers. These laws were created because pedestrians are at a severe disadvantage compared […]