Archive for October, 2015

Halloween safety tips

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Pedestrian Accidents on: Thursday, October 29, 2015

It’s almost that time again, when the little ghosts and goblins make their rounds in Toronto. But having that many kids running around in costumes increases the risk of mishaps, including those involving being hit by a car. Below are some tips to keep the kids safer. — Equip their costumes with either lights or […]

Motorcycle wreck kills 1, injures 2

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Bicycle Accidents on: Thursday, October 22, 2015

Earlier this month in Windsor, two motorcyclists collided on Sandwich Street, resulting in the death of one rider and the hospitalisation of the other motorcyclist and his 28-year-old passenger. The early morning accident occurred at approximately 4:20 a.m. as the two bikes were headed east. Probably due to the time of the crash, no witnesses […]

Workplace fatality statistics

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Wrongful Death on: Friday, October 16, 2015

Many workplace injuries and deaths that occur in Canada are completely preventable. Sadly, they are also predictable, as the following statistics indicate. In a given year — 2008 — on every day of the year, three occupational fatalities occurred. In that same period, one out of about 13,895 workers who were covered by territorial or […]

SUVs vulnerable to rollover crashes

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Car Accidents on: Thursday, October 8, 2015

Drivers of trucks, minivans and SUVs are much more likely to be injured in a rollover accident than their counterparts in passenger cars. In one year alone, more than 35 per cent of deaths in SUV collisions involved rollovers. The height of the vehicles, together with the heavier loads they are able to carry, make […]

Is your slip and fall accident the fault of a business owner?

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Slip & Fall Accidents on: Thursday, October 1, 2015

While the autumn weather remains enjoyable in Ontario, soon the chill of winter will settle over the province, bringing cold rains that turn quickly to slushy snow. Trips, slips and falls increase during inclement weather conditions. Therefore, businesses have to increase their response to weather-related conditions that can cause injuries to workers, customers and others. […]