Archive for September, 2015

Keep Toronto’s roads safe for pedestrians

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Pedestrian Accidents on: Friday, September 25, 2015

Toronto pedestrians face danger while walking on city and province roads from unsafe drivers. Yet there are ways they can minimize their risk of being struck by a vehicle. Below are some safety tips from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation. — Only cross highways and roads at signal lights or crosswalks. Stepping out from between […]

Frequently asked questions about distracted driving laws

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Car Accidents on: Thursday, September 17, 2015

Many of Ontario’s car accidents can be attributed to distracted drivers paying more attention to their smartphones than the road. Below are some frequently asked questions about what is permissible and against the law while driving. — Can I use my cellphone at red lights? No. Hand-held devices may only be used while driving during […]

Does your bike helmet fit your head?

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Bicycle Accidents on: Thursday, September 10, 2015

Ontario bicyclists are enjoying the late summer weather and coming out in droves to get in some good rides before the chill of autumn sets in. But safety should be foremost in all riders’ minds. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, an international organisation that is dedicated to preventing childhood injuries, a well-fitting bike helmet is […]

Ontario-based study yields surprising results

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Wrongful Death on: Thursday, September 3, 2015

A recent study analysing the medical records of nearly 40,000 Ontario patients was published this year in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers concluded that physicians who worked all night prior to operating on patients the following morning did not endanger their surgical patients. Patients participating in the study underwent one of a dozen […]