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Are Motorcycles Worth The Risk?

Spring is here, and that means certain two-wheeled motor vehicles will be back on the roads in full force. Motorcycle accident deaths skyrocketed in Ontario in 2020, up 60% in the spring/summer season from the year before.  Most of those crashes involved men — many [...]

5 STEPS TO FOLLOW IF YOU HAVE A CONCUSSION

Whether it be from a car crash, a sports injury, a slip and fall or some other event, a concussion is the most common form of traumatic brain injury. It can lead to tragic circumstances if not handled properly. How long does a concussion last? [...]

THE JUSTICE SYSTEM’S SILVER LINING FROM PANDEMIC DISRUPTIONS

The Covid-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on justice systems worldwide: Court closures, trial delays, case backlogs, and generally diminished access to justice for all. The Global Access to Justice Project found that only 8% of justice systems around the world have continued to operate normally. [...]

CAN YOU CLAIM FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL INJURIES AFTER AN ACCIDENT?

You’ve been suffering from mental distress… It might have been as a result of a serious accident —  a motor vehicle crash, a boating accident, a severe slip and fall — or it may have been a non-physical intentional infliction of mental suffering. Serious physical [...]

How To Avoid Head Injuries in High-Speed Winter Sports

As Canadians, winter sports are part of our heritage. Skiing, snowboarding, ice hockey, snowmobiling... One thing these activities have in common is that they are done at high speeds. And when high-speed is involved, a high risk for head injuries is inevitable. In the latest [...]

What To Do After A Traffic Accident

It happens in a flash. When you least expect it. The violent jolt; the screeching sound; shattered glass; then that brief moment of silence. The pain sets in. If you’ve ever experienced an automobile accident, you know how traumatic it can be. You’re shaken, you’re [...]

Traffic Deaths Down, But Reckless Driving Up During Covid

The coronavirus pandemic has led to a variety of challenges for people around the globe, and here at home in Canada.  An unexpected one, is that reckless driving has also been an infectious virus, hitting drivers everywhere. Due to lockdowns and remote work, there are [...]

Personal Injury Law 2020: Virtual Becomes Reality

It’s 2020... We no longer record evidence using quill and ink. —Mr. Justice F.L. Myers, Ontario Superior Court of Justice Time to take that paper trail into cyberspace. Justice Myers had some strong thoughts recently on the new reality of virtual communications that the field [...]

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