Ontario Law Firm Blog

Does Not Wearing a Seatbelt Affect a Car Accident Lawsuit?

All drivers and passengers are required by law to wear their seatbelts while travelling on Ontario roadways. However, what happens when you become injured in a crash while not buckled in? Find out how not wearing a seatbelt could affect your potential… Read More

Greg Monforton & Partners Donates to Mental Health Emergency Relief Fund

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Windsor-Essex County Branch has been seeking emergency financial assistance for its most at-risk clients due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Greg Monforton & Partners has proudly donated to the Mental Health Emergency… Read More

Ontario Enables Auto Insurance Companies to Provide Driver Rebates

Due to the coronavirus, Rod Phillips, the Finance Minister of Ontario, has eliminated legal restrictions that now allows auto insurance companies to provide temporary rebates to drivers across the province. This decision comes after the Ontario government… Read More

One Motorist Hospitalized After Crash On County Roads 31 and 18 in Leamington

One person was taken to the local hospital on Wednesday morning, April 15th, with non-life threatening injuries after an accident at the intersection of County Roads 31 and 18 in Leamington. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) in Essex County responded… Read More

Establishing Duty of Care in a Personal Injury Case

Duty of care is a key element in personal injury cases as it relates to negligence. It is a legal obligation to act in a reasonable manner to prevent harm to other people. To have a valid case and pursue compensation for your injury, you must be able… Read More

Being Able to Connect a Personal Injury to an Accident

To pursue a personal injury claim, the burden of proof lies with the accident victim. The victim must have supportive evidence showing that negligence played a role and how it resulted in his or her injury. Our legal team at Greg Monforton & Partners… Read More

Partner Jennifer Bezaire Presenting an OTLA Webinar on Establishing a Catastrophic Impairment

On April 16, 2020, partner Jennifer Bezaire is presenting an Ontario Trial Lawyers Association webinar on how to determine if brain impaired clients with positive diagnostic imaging can be deemed catastrophically impaired.  Jennifer’s presentation of… Read More

Why Witness Credibility is Important in Car Accident Claims

There are various forms of evidence that may impact a car accident claim. Evidence that stems from an objective source is often stronger than subjective evidence, such as your own opinion about how the accident was caused. This is why witnesses often… Read More

Why Police Reports Are Important in Car Accident Cases

While it may not seem like calling a law enforcement officer to the scene is necessary for accidents that appear to be minor, getting a police report may be a big help to your claim if you choose to pursue compensation for the damages you suffered. If… Read More

Coronavirus Concerns? Get Your Free Claim Review from Home

Concerned about coronavirus but injured from an accident? Greg Monforton and Partners offers a free no-obligation consultation and electronic signups, so you never need to leave home to get experienced legal representation. Our initial legal consultation… Read More