6 Cyclist Behaviours That Put Lives at Risk

cyclist riding by cars In part two of our series on improving cyclist/driver relations, we focus on how cyclists can better share the road with drivers In part one, we discuss how drivers can better share the road with cyclists. Read it here. If drivers have one big gripe about cyclists, it’s this: some cyclists seem to think the rules … Continued

Pedestrian Car Accident Claims – To Settle or Not To Settle

Posted July 13, 2017

Stacey Stevens, best personal injury lawyer Toronto Pedestrians involved in a car accident should be cautious when settling their claim. In particular, settlement of a catastrophic Statutory Accident Benefits(SABS) claim prior to the negligence trial can be risky.  The recently released decision in Cadieux v. Saywell, 2016 ONSC 7604 (CanLII) is a perfect example of why this may not always be advisable where … Continued

“Reasons” for an Examination Under Oath

Aviva Insurance Company of Canada v. McKeown

team working together If requested by an accident benefits insurer, a person injured in a car accident “shall” submit to an examination under oath.  These examinations can take hours and cover all aspects of the accident, nature of the injuries, the types of benefits claimed, etc.  If a request for an examination under oath is made, the insurer … Continued

When to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted February 28, 2017

hiring a personal injury lawyer If you’ve been in a car accident you will likely find yourself hearing from various insurance companies soon after the incident. The easiest way to respond to them is to tell them to speak with your lawyer, and if you’ve already retained a lawyer that is always the right answer. Once a lawyer is retained, … Continued