Ontario Law Firm Blog

What do I do if I am Involved in a Car Crash While Vacationing Outside of Canada?

A vacation is supposed to offer a break from all the stresses of your everyday life. The trouble is, you never know when something could go wrong during your trip. You could get into a car crash and be left wondering what to do next and how to find the answers to numerous questions. Does... Read More

What Questions Might be Asked at an Examination for Discovery in an Ontario Car Accident Claim?

Many auto accident cases are settled out of court. The victim’s lawyer and the liable insurance company often reach a settlement that provides favourable compensation for the victim. If your lawyer and the at-fault driver’s insurance company fail to reach a settlement, the only way to resolve the situation may be in court. However, there... Read More

Why Your Credibility is So Important During a Personal Injury Claim

There are many important elements of a personal injury claim, including the cost of the victim’s medical treatment, evidence from the scene of the crash and insurance policy limits to name a few. One element of an injury claim that sometimes gets less attention is the credibility of the victim. Your credibility is critical to... Read More

Partner Joanna Sweet and Senior Associate Heather Colman Promote the Firm at Career Day

On Wednesday, our partner Joanna Sweet and Senior Associate Heather Colman (who also heads up our Student Program) participated in Windsor Law’s “Career Day” at Caesar’s Windsor. Joanna and Heather spent the day promoting our firm and we were excited to meet an incredible group of up-and-coming graduates. Read More

OTLA Endorses Greg Monforton’s Candidacy for LSO Bencher

Last week, Ontario Trial Lawyers Association’s (OTLA) Board of Directors voted to endorse the candidacy of Greg Monforton and three other OTLA members for the 2023 LSO Bencher election. OTLA has a history of endorsing OTLA members who sought elections as Benchers of the Law Society of Ontario. OTLA wants to ensure that issues that... Read More

Can You Recover Compensation After a Crash on the Roadside?

Many people assume that when a crash involves a vehicle stopped on the side of the road, the driver of the passing car is at fault. For example, people may assume the driver of the passing vehicle was speeding or not paying attention. While passing drivers are often the ones at fault, there may be... Read More

Greg Monforton and Jennifer Bezaire Selected by Their Peers for 2023 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory

We are proud to announce that two of our partners, Greg Monforton and Jennifer Bezaire, have once again been selected for the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in the personal injury practice area. The lawyers on this prestigious list are selected by their peers in an extensive surveying process. Greg Monforton has been included in this... Read More

Heather Colman Promoted to Senior Associate; Kortney Larocque Promoted to Office Manager

Effective today our associate lawyer Heather Colman has been promoted to Senior Associate. Heather started her legal career with Greg Monforton & Partners as an articling student 7 years ago and has become a stellar leader in our office. She is an excellent lawyer with strong mentoring and team building skills. We are so pleased to... Read More

How Insurance Tracking Data May Be Used in an Auto Accident Claim

Many drivers jump at the chance to save money on their car insurance. That is why many drivers decide to enroll in their insurance company’s safe driver program, which involves tracking driving habits. Drivers who enroll in these programs and avoid risky driving behaviours could see a reduction in their monthly premiums. These devices collect... Read More

Partners Greg Monforton, Jennifer Bezaire and Joanna Sweet Attend Lobby Day

Yesterday our partners Greg Monforton, Jennifer Bezaire and Joanna Sweet attended “Lobby Day” at Queen’s Park in Toronto on behalf of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association. Greg, Jen and Joanna spent the day with a number of cabinet ministers and backbench MPPs, providing them with needed information on the impact of governmental policies on our... Read More