Posts Tagged ‘pain and suffering’

How are Damages Calculated in a Personal Injury Case?

On behalf of: kat | Posted in: Wrongful Death on: Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Question: What can I ask for in my personal injury claim? Is there a specific amount I should be asking for? Answer: A personal injury settlement demand takes into consideration a number of factors: How the injury occurred (auto accident, defective product, negligently maintained premises, etc); Severity of the accident itself (for example, a low impact […]

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 […]

3 injured when tractor-trailer rear-ended 2 vehicles

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Car Accidents on: Thursday, March 5, 2015

Three Ontario residents were hospitalised on Feb. 23 following a traffic accident at the intersection of Baseline Road and Manning Road in Tecumseh. The vehicles involved were travelling north on Manning Road when the minivan and car started to slow down. The tractor-trailer truck following behind them did not stop, crashing into the two vehicles […]

Basic information about Ontario car accidents

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Wrongful Death on: Thursday, November 13, 2014

Most personal injury and wrongful death claims arise out of car accidents. This is probably not surprising considering how many car crashes happen every single day on Ontario roadways. Unfortunately, many of the injuries and deaths that stem from these car crashes probably could be avoided if the at-fault driver had followed traffic laws or […]

Pursuing a wrongful death claim in Toronto, Ontario?

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Wrongful Death on: Thursday, October 23, 2014

Accidents happen every single day in the Toronto area, and unfortunately sometimes an accident results in death. In certain cases, the accident is nothing more than an unintended incident that is no one’s fault. In other situations, the negligence or unlawful behavior of another individual or business is to blame for the death. In such […]

Are cellphone bans saving lives in Canada?

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Car Accidents on: Friday, August 8, 2014

Regulations that govern cellphone use while driving have been passed in all provinces of Canada. However, the question remains: Are these cellphone bans actually working to save the lives of Canadian drivers and passengers? According to recently completed studies, cellphone bans are not actually working to make Canadian roads safer. Indeed, the studies have not […]

Teens are texting and driving in spite of fatal accident risk

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Wrongful Death on: Friday, August 1, 2014

Like it or not, the dangers of texting-and-driving are here to stay and no matter what laws are passed, Ontario drivers will continue to do it. Indeed, a recent survey of Canadian high school students indicates that approximately 36 percent out of 108,000 students admitted to texting-and-driving. When specifically looking at grade 12 students, the […]

Man causes car accident in Canada while fleeing from police

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Car Accidents on: Thursday, July 10, 2014

Two men are facing criminal charges after causing a head-on crash in Ottawa. Police allege that the men were driving a stolen car at the time of the collision. The Canada car accident, which occurred on a recent Sunday afternoon, injured six individuals — one of whom was a female passenger with critical head injuries. […]