Ontario Law Firm Blog

Common Injuries from Truck Accidents in Windsor

A collision between a tractor trailer and a passenger vehicle can have severe consequences. The violent impact of such a collision can cause a variety of injuries that may require extensive medical care. If you or a loved one has suffered from any of… Read More

Three Area School Bus Crashes in One Week

Update: Another school bus accident in Windsor-Essex on Wednesday, June 21, led to one “very minor” injury, according to local officials. Tecumseh Fire reported that a pickup truck collided with the bus near County Road 8 and 10th Concession Road around… Read More

How Long Do You Have to File a Personal Injury Claim in Ontario?

If you have been injured because of the actions of another, time is of the essence. Filing a claim after an accident is an important step toward obtaining the compensation you need to cover the costs associated with your injuries. However, there are… Read More

Aggressive Driving Deaths Up 80 Per Cent This Year

Deaths related to aggressive driving have skyrocketed on Ontario roads this year, according to Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). The latest OPP report shows an 80 per cent spike in fatalities caused by aggressive driving. So far in 2017, 27 people have… Read More

Teen Struck by Van in Windsor: What Pedestrian Laws Apply?

A 16-year-old boy was sent to the hospital in critical condition on June 5 after being struck by a minivan on Dominion Boulevard in South Windsor. The van struck with such force that it sent the teen flying into a nearby ditch where the boy landed and… Read More

Eight-Year-Old Returns Home from Hospital After Being Hit by Car

An eight-year-old Chatham boy has been released from the hospital after being hit by a car on Tuesday. Police reported that the boy was playing with friends when he ran out into Thames Street in Chatham and was struck by the vehicle. The collision happened… Read More

6 Tips for Safe Driving in Construction Zones

With 77 construction projects on the books for the City of Windsor this summer, motorists are being warned to prepare for roadwork on several roadways throughout the area that will cause congestion and potential hazards. Although there are a variety… Read More

Dina Mejalli Hired by Family of Teen Killed While Crossing the Street

Dina Mejalli, a partner of Greg Monforton & Partners, has been hired by the family of an 18-year-old who was struck and killed by a vehicle in Leamington on May 15. Morgan Harder was using a crosswalk to cross Erie Street South, just south of Oak Street… Read More

Can I File an Injury Claim for Whiplash?

There are a variety of injuries that can result from a car accident, one of the most common of which is whiplash. This soft-tissue injury of the neck occurs when the head and neck are jerked in one direction and then another in a whip-like motion. For… Read More

Four Reasons You Should Hire a Truck Accident Lawyer

A collision with a large truck or tractor trailer can cause devastating consequences. The chances of suffering a serious or fatal injury are significantly increased because of the sheer size and weight of commercial trucks. If you have been injured or… Read More