Ontario Law Firm Blog

Community Remembers Tecumseh Firefighter Killed in Motorcycle Crash

The local community is mourning the death of a Tecumseh firefighter and engineer with the City of Windsor killed in a motorcycle crash last Friday night. Michael Anthony Abaldo, 38, was riding his motorcycle when he collided with a motor vehicle. It… Read More

Fatal Collision on Highway 3 Being Investigated By Essex County OPP

One person has died and another person was treated for minor injuries Friday night following a collision in Tecumseh between a motorcycle and a motor vehicle. Essex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Essex-Windsor EMS, and Tecumseh Fire Rescue Service… Read More

Holding a Third Party Responsible for an Impaired Driving Accident

Impaired driving accidents often happen when people drink too much at a bar, tavern, or restaurant and choose to get behind the wheel. When an at-fault driver is found impaired after an accident, it is reasonable to question whether the establishment… Read More

Associate Irina Rosca Selected as Young Advocates’ Standing Committee Member

Greg Monforton & Partners is pleased to announce that our Associate Irina Rosca has been selected to serve as a member of The Advocates’ Society’s Young Advocates’ Standing Committee (YASC) for the 2020/21 term. Since 1963, The Advocates’ Society is… Read More

When Does a Plaintiff Meet the Injury Threshold in Ontario?

In Ontario, if you are injured in an accident caused by another person’s negligence, he or she is not automatically liable for pain and suffering or other non-pecuniary damages you sustained. However, if your injury meets the threshold as defined under… Read More

Teen Hit By a Car on County Road 20, Charges Currently Pending

A 14-year-old was rushed to the local hospital with life-altering injures after being hit by a car in Kingsville on Sunday afternoon. Essex County OPP and EMS were called to the accident scene on County Road 20 near Simmers Avenue. Police say that around… Read More

Op-Ed: It is Time to Get Rid of Civil Juries

The following op-ed piece on civil juries was originally published in the Globe and Mail. Laura Hillyer is an injury lawyer as well as the vice-chair of the Ontario Safety League and president of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association. By Laura Hillyer I… Read More

Kingsville OPP Seeking Witnesses After Serious Single-Vehicle Accident

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are seeking witnesses after a serious single-vehicle collision that injured three people in Kingsville on Sunday night. It took place on County Road 20 west of County Road 45 at about 10 p.m. Police say a white SUV left… Read More

Do Prior Convictions Impact the Outcome of a Car Accident Lawsuit?

Having a prior driving conviction, no matter how minor, can not only affect your insurance rates, but it could also impact your chances at recovering damages in a car accident lawsuit. This is why is it important to have an experienced lawyer by your… Read More

Common Misconceptions With Filing a Lawsuit

Being injured in a serious accident can leave victims with costly medical bills and loss of income from an inability to work while in recovery. However, many people are often discouraged to seek legal representation to file a lawsuit because of misconceptions… Read More