There have been a concerning number of motor vehicle fatalities in Ontario recently. The number of pedestrians and motorists who have been killed in motor vehicle accidents in Ontario has increased gradually over the years. In 2019, 543 persons (drivers, passengers and pedestrians) were tragically killed in a motor vehicle accident in Ontario. Family members … Continued
There is no doubt that COVID-19 has led to fewer vehicles on the road, especially in highly populated urban areas like Toronto. Many drivers may be using this as an opportunity to feel more at ease while driving, resulting in increased phone distraction. Distracted Driving: New Rules Provinces across Canada are rolling out … Continued
How often have you lent your car to a family member, friend or colleague without giving it a second thought? Perhaps it’s time you did. Recently, I was consulted by “Lisa”; a very distraught woman who had lent her car to her daughter, Susan, so she could take her friends to the movies. Unfortunately, what … Continued
Each year thousands of drivers, cyclists and pedestrians are injured in motor vehicle accidents in Ontario. Many never fully recover from their injuries and are left to deal with pain, limitations, medical and rehabilitation expenses and loss of income. Serious injury victims may have a right to compensation (damages) through the court system. In a … Continued
David MacDonald, Personal Injury Lawyer at Thomson Rogers, discussed how to determine if your client is catastrophically impaired following a motor vehicle accident. This presentation took place at the Navigating the New SABS: Practical Solutions conference with Thomson Rogers and the Toronto ABI Network on March 31, 2010 in Toronto.