Ontario Law Firm Blog

What if Your Loved One Suffered a Brain Stem Injury in a Windsor Accident?

Many personal injuries have the potential to cause lifelong changes to your physical capabilities, but few are as devastating as brain stem injuries. Your brain stem sends messages to and from the cerebral cortex, controlling motor function, breathing and other essential processes that keep you alive. Damage to the brain stem is often fatal, short... Read More

Motorcyclist Fatally Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash Early Monday Morning

A 35-year-old motorcyclist was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash early Monday morning. The other vehicle was a Jeep. The rider was taken to the hospital, but he did not survive his injuries. The crash happened in east Riverside at Lauzon Road and Riverside Drive East. Police got to the scene around 2:30 in the... Read More

Staff Member Jackie Velasquez Attends First Law School Classes

We are so proud to see staff member Jackie Velasquez start law school at the University of Windsor Faculty of Law. One of her first classes just happens to be in a classroom named after our firm. We are all excited for Jackie and we are proud to be a major sponsor of the University... Read More

Bicyclist Suffers Critical Injuries in Collision With Car in Dover Township

A bicycle rider is in critical condition at a Windsor hospital after a collision with a vehicle in Dover Township on Wednesday. The crash happened on Pain Court Line, on a stretch of road between Winterline Road and Bear Line. The vehicle and bicyclist were heading in the same direction when the collision happened. The... Read More

Managing Partner Joanna Sweet Has Been Appointed to the Executive Committee of the OTLA

Our firm is proud to announce that our managing partner, Joanna Sweet, has been appointed to the executive committee of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA). She is also chairing the OTLA’s Continuing Legal Education Committee. Joanna has been with our firm since 2013 and became a partner in January of this year. She has... Read More

Why Overly Cautious Drivers Can be Just as Dangerous as Aggressive Drivers

Most of us know the dangers of reckless driving, but what about the risks of extreme caution? While it might sound counterintuitive, driving too slowly or making an unexpected stop could be just as dangerous as exceeding the speed limit or not respecting another driver’s right of way. Find out about the dangers of overly... Read More

42-Year-Old Motorcycle Rider Dies in Collision at Tecumseh Road East and Robinet

There was a fatal motorcycle accident in east Windsor last Thursday night at Tecumseh Road East and Robinet. The rider was transported to the hospital from the scene and was later pronounced dead. The collision involved a sedan, but the driver of that vehicle was not injured in the crash. The authorities closed the intersection... Read More

Police Continue Investigating Serious Collision Involving Two Vehicles and a Pedestrian

There was a serious crash in Chatham-Kent over the weekend. A red pickup truck hit a pedestrian, struck a utility pole, and then crashed into a vehicle that heading west. The crash happened around 4 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. The pickup truck driver went up onto the sidewalk on the southern side of the road,... Read More

Jennifer Bezaire Appointed a Judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario

Greg Monforton & Partners, Injury Lawyers (GMP) proudly announce that our former managing partner, Jennifer Bezaire, has been appointed a Judge of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario. The Honourable Arif Virani, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced Jennifer’s appointment on August 28, 2023. Jennifer joined GMP almost 20 years ago... Read More

Partner Joanna Sweet Talks to Local Media About Increasing Caregiver Pay

Fast forward to the 3:15 mark to see Joanna Sweet discussing these cases Partner Joanna Sweet was recently interviewed by CBC News and Windsor Morning to discuss insurance coverage for personal support workers (PSW). Sweet is currently representing two crash victims in separate lawsuits against their insurance companies. The two victims, Harry Spyridis and Raymond... Read More