Ontario Law Firm Blog

How Are Soft-Tissue Injuries Valued in a Claim?

Although an accident can leave victims with serious injuries, such as broken bones or internal injuries, soft-tissue injuries are also quite common, but often dismissed as minor and not treated properly. Failure to seek immediate medical care for these… Read More

What is a Functional Capacity Evaluation?

If you have been injured in a car accident in Ontario, you may be eligible for accident benefits. These accident benefits are paid by your own car insurer, regardless of fault. Should you be unable to work for some time, these benefits could include income-replacement… Read More

Is COVID-19 Affecting Lawsuits In Ontario?

Since mid-March, Canada was under an unprecedented lockdown due to COVID-19. Restrictions are now being lessened and the majority of Ontario is entering Stage 3, allowing most businesses to re-open with health measures in place. However, despite these… Read More

Now Hiring: Legal Assistant/Clerical Staff

The legal team at Greg Monforton & Partners is currently looking to hire a legal assistant/clerical staff to support needed expansion. The ideal candidates must have excellent listening and client service skills as well as written and interpersonal communication… Read More

Is the Rear Driver Always Liable for a Rear-End Collision?

When one vehicle strikes another from behind, the rear driver is almost always found legally liable under Ontario law. This is based on the premise that had the driver of the rear vehicle been driving in a safe manner, he or she would have had enough… Read More

Why Slip and Fall Accident Claims Can Be Difficult to Prove

Slip and falls happen more often than you realize. These accidents can occur on public and private property due to slippery or wet surfaces, uneven flooring, cluttered hallways and poorly lit areas, which may result in serious injuries. Proving negligence… Read More

What Happens If I Am Injured by an Underage Driver?

As more young drivers take the roadway, this increase in independence does not come without its risks. Studies have shown that the risk of car accidents, injuries and damage to property is much higher among novice or underage drivers than drivers with… Read More

OPP in Lakeshore Investigating Serious Crash on Country Road 42

Two people were taken to a local area hospital Saturday morning following a collision in Lakeshore that resulted in serious injuries. Essex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to the scene on Country Road 42 between West Belle River Road… Read More

Factors That May Delay the Personal Injury Claims Process

If you are considering filing a personal injury claim, you may be wondering how long the entire process could take. However, every case is different and presents its own unique challenges. Most claims are often settled out of court and may be resolved… Read More

Eliminate Jury Trials to Lessen COVID-19 Court Delays

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Windsor injury lawyer Greg Monforton today announced that he and all 12 lawyers in his law firm have responded to a call for input by Attorney General Doug Downey by publicly supporting an initiative to eliminate civil jury trials… Read More