Despite the numerous articles surrounding this tragic Burlington train derailment, little has been discussed about the rights and remedies of innocent accident victims against Via Rail, and any other responsible party.
The obligation of Via Rail is to ensure their patrons arrive safely at their destination. Via Rail's obligation in this instance has in no way been met.
Serious questions have to be asked as to why a train derailment has occurred twice in this area.
There are well established legal principles that guide the assessment and award of future care claims. These principles, described in an evolving body of case law, assist the court in its determination of future care awards. Counsel who advance claims for future care on behalf of their clients and counsel who oppose these claims, should be aware of the cases that have established the basis for future care claims and of the cases that provide instruction about how to assess and prove...
Has your insurance broker taken the time to properly explain the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule Optional Benefits to you and your family members when you renew your car insurance policy?
As a result of the recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision in Zefferino v. Meloche Monnex Insurance you may find your broker spending a little extra time going through these benefits with you when your policy comes up for renewal.
On May 27, 2005, Ms. Zefferino...