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Distracted Driver’s on Cell Phones are Four Times More Likely to be in a Crash

“A driver using a cell phone is four times more likely to be in a crash than a driver focused on the road,” according to the Centre Line flyer issued by Service Ontario and the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario … Continue reading

A Bump on the Head may take you to Oz, but it Will More Likely take you to the Hospital

A bump on the head may have taken Dorothy to the land of Oz, but a bump on the head is more likely to take anyone else to the hospital. From concussions to traumatic brain injury, a head injury may … Continue reading

Help! My Long-Term Disability Benefits Were Denied and I Can’t Afford to Pay For Them!

Hearing the words “we regret to inform you that your long-term disability benefits have been denied” is certainly reason for concern.  But not reason to panic.  At Futerman Partners LLP we have over 30 years of experience in advancing long-term … Continue reading

As of September, 29 Motorcyclists have Died in Ontario in 2015

The year 2014 will go down as being the most deadly one in years, with 32 Ontarioians dying as a result of motorcycle crashes.  That’s according to a “Special to the (Toronto) Star” report by Gary Grant, published on Saturday … Continue reading

Taking the Bite out of Dog Bite Liability Claims by Getting You the Care and Compensation You Deserve

Liability claims costs for dog bites are on the rise, according to Canadian Underwriter.ca, Canada’s Insurance and Risk Magazine.  In a post on 2013-05-16, the report  states: “Claims costs related to dog bites are on the rise, accounting for a … Continue reading

How do I Choose the Right Lawyer?

This is a commonly asked question, and with good reason.  If you or a loved one have been injured and feel you want to speak to a lawyer to see if your case has merit, you want to know what … Continue reading

With Fewer Hours of Daylight, the Need for Pedestrian Accidents May Increase

It is an unfortunate sign of our times, but we seem to be hearing about more and more pedestrian accidents in the news – 12 alone on a windy, rainy October morning in Toronto. As the clocks change and we … Continue reading

The Movie Concussion Opens Up the Discussion on Concussions and Sports-Related Brain Injuries

Any parent who saw the movie Concussion, starring Will Smith, may be having second thoughts about putting their children into football, rugby or even participating in the contact sports themselves. Concussion, as stated on the Sony Pictures website, www.sonypictures.com, is … Continue reading

When a Doctor or Dentist Does you Wrong: Seeking Help in Medical Malpractice Claims

It’s not something we want to think about when we go to the hospital or seek medical attention, but medical malpractice incidents do happen. “To err is human” as the saying goes, and sometimes, mistakes occur at the hands of … Continue reading

Bloor Street Bike Lanes Bring to Mind Bicycle Safety on our City Streets

Bike lanes on Bloor Street in Toronto may have been an idea in the works for some 40 years, but it looks like the pilot project could become a reality as early as this summer. In a report in The … Continue reading

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