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Automobile Accidents are the Most Common Cause of Catastrophic Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries How to Seek Compensation and Care

When you hear the word “catastrophic” in the news, it is usually used to describe a traumatic event caused by nature, such as an earthquake, tornado, a flood or tsunami, or perhaps a disaster caused by man, such as a … Continue reading

The Hidden Syndrome: Proving the Existence of Chronic Pain

 “One in five Canadians struggles with chronic pain,” that’s according to a report on CBC News (April 30, 2014).  The study quotes Dr. Pat Morley-Forster, the Medical Director of the pain management program at St. Joseph’s Health Care in London, … Continue reading

Truck Accidents: Determining the Cause of the Accident and Seeking Compensation Requires Expert Intervention

Traffic has come to a standstill and the shrill sound of sirens fills the air.  You turn on the radio and hear that there has been a tractor trailer rolls over on the 401 (or any other highway in Ontario).  … Continue reading

Winter Sports Injuries; From Wearing Helmets to Waivers—What to Know About Protecting Yourself

Whether you decide to go bungy jumping or join a hockey league, signing a waiver is often part of the deal if you want to participate in the sport.  To put it frankly, you sign or you don’t participate. The … Continue reading

Slip and Fall Claims are No Laughing Matter

Slip and falls happen when a homeowner, tenant or property owner is negligent causing you to slip and fall, resulting in an injury. This can include slipping on a wet or icy sidewalk or even a floor, tripping on a … Continue reading

Hit and Run Accidents are more Common Than You may Think

We see hit and run accidents all the time on TV shows and movies, but it isn’t something we often think that happens in real life.  Unfortunately, that isn’t the case.  Hit and run accidents are fairly common occurrences.  Hit … Continue reading

Have you been Involved in a Snowmobile Accident? What you Need to Know

Snowmobiling is a popular winter sport in cottage country and rural areas offering an abundance of trails and off-trail experiences. There is nothing like the thrill of climbing on a powerful machine and driving off for a day of winter … Continue reading

Bar Owners Have a Responsibility to Keep You Safe by not Over Serving Alcohol

The season of celebration seems to start in mid-November and last through until January—oh yes, and then there is Valentine’s Day to celebrate in February.  With all the celebrating and partying, it is important to know that although you are … Continue reading

Ontario’s Drinking and Driving Laws Have Changed: What You Need to Know

If your license or license plate is up for renewal, you may have received a notice in the mail regarding the recent changes to driving laws and driver licensing in Ontario, issued by Service Ontario. Here are a few of … Continue reading

The Numbers Relating to the Causes of Acquired Brain Injury are Staggering

“Traumatic Brain Injury occurs to 500 out of 100,000 individuals yearly in Canada with 18,000 in Ontario alone, and every day there are 35 persons admitted to hospital as a result of traumatic brain injuries,” that’s according to the Brain … Continue reading

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