Archive for November, 2015

Icy sidewalks can lead to damage claims

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

As another Ontario winter looms ahead, the risk of pedestrians suffering serious injuries due to slip-and-fall accidents increases. Canadian winters can be brutal, bringing snow and ice storms that turn sidewalks and steps into dangerous hazards. Those who do wind up taking a tumble are likely to suffer the following common injuries from slipping on […]

Government policy punishes disabled and injured

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Car Accidents on: Friday, November 20, 2015

Next year, auto insurers in Ontario will begin profiteering off of those residents who are disabled and injured in motor vehicle accidents. As horrible as it sounds, the recent passage of legislation will cut in half the coverage for those victims who are most seriously injured in wrecks. The taxpayers will then be forced to […]

Who is responsible for snowmobile deaths?

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Wrongful Death on: Friday, November 13, 2015

One of the perks of enduring an Ontario winter is the opportunity to participate in winter activities like snowmobiling. However, like any sport, there are risks. Snowmobilers must operate their motorized snow vehicles safely to avoid being a hazard to passengers and others they encounter on the trails. Below are some tips for safer winter […]

Is your workplace free of safety hazards?

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Slip & Fall Accidents on: Thursday, November 5, 2015

If you work in Ontario, you may be aware of the program run by the Ministry of Labour, "Safe At Work Ontario," to identify and inspect workplaces based on specific factors. These may include the following: — History of on-the-job fatalities, critical incidents or injuries stemming from acts of violence; — Rate of injuries and […]