Motorcycle enthusiasts understand how motorcycle accidents can easily lead to very serious injuries. To be blunt, injuries sustained by motorcyclists are often the most horrific injuries with fatality being too common of an occurrence. A motorcyclist hit by a vehicle doesn’t have the same physical protection, like multiple airbags and seatbelts, that passengers in a … Continued
If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident and have had to take time off work due to your injuries, you may be entitled to a weekly income replacement benefit. I say “may,” as your entitlement will depend upon the extent of your injuries (there is a disability test for entitlement) and the … Continued
Recently, CBC released an article about a woman who was placed under surveillance by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) as part of her claim for benefits after a job injury in 2015. This raises the question; if I am injured in a car accident, can my automobile insurer put me under surveillance? The … Continued
It’s understandable to be hesitant to sue a loved one for causing an accident. Unfortunately, accident victims are forced to do so because they are required to sue ‘people’ to access insurance, and those ‘people’ are commonly the friends or family they were with at the time of the accident. We all buy insurance to … Continued
Thomson Rogers trauma lawyer Darcy Merkur discussed how a recent court decision demonstrates that costs awards frequently exceed policy limits in Law Times.