Ontario Law Firm Blog

Drop It and Drive

Zombie pedestrians and distracted drivers are plaguing the nation according to the Canadian Safety Council and Police departments across Canada. Despite legislation against the use of cell phones and texting while driving in all provinces except Nanavut,… Read More

Two Drivers Charged After Fatal Pedestrian Accident

The drivers of two vehicles have been charged after a fatal accident that killed an innocent bystander in mid-December. Andrew Jackson, 43, passed away after two vehicles collided with such force at an intersection that one of the vehicles was thrown… Read More

Windsor Court Reporter Retiring After 49 Years

Richard Lafreniere is retiring from court reporting by the end of the year after 49 years in a career that meant recording testimony from speeders, drug dealers, and murderers. Lafreniere was Windsors first male court reporter when he started in 1964… Read More

Focus Group Mock Jury Presentation

The law offices of Greg Monforton and Partners would like to extend the opportunity to individuals interested in being part of a mock jury presentation. Are you curious about this part of the legal process? This is an excellent opportunity to watch a… Read More

Snow Continues to Pummel Ontario and Quebec

Just two days after Essex County received a snowfall warning that 15 to 20 centimetres were forecast for Sunday, forecasters are warning of significant weather across eastern Canada, moving up from Texas, into the Toronto region and to the Maritimes.… Read More

Windsor, Essex County Snowfall Warning Issued

In a recent notice released by Environment Canada, a snowfall warning has been issued for Windsor, Essex County and Chatham-Kent, with 15 to 20 centimetres being forecast by Sunday morning, including strong winds and blustery conditions expected to develop… Read More

Huge Winter Storm Brings A Crash Every 2 Minutes

OPP Sgt. Dave Woodford says hes never seen more collisions in his 31 years as an officer than he did Saturday. Every highway the OPP patrols has had some kind of accident on it today, he said. By late afternoon, there were collisions being reported every… Read More

Intersection In East Windsor Closed By Police After Fatal Collision

A collision between 2 vehicles that occurred on Monday, December 16th at approximately 2 p.m has also involved a pedestrian that was struck by a pickup truck involved in the crash and subsequently thrown into a nearby pole. Despite being rushed to the… Read More

Windsor Police Ask For Help Finding Hit-and-Run Driver

Windsor police are looking for a driver who left the scene after hitting a pedestrian. The victim was crossing Tecumseh Road at Cadillac Street around 4:15 p.m. on Nov. 22 when a car ran into him. Police said the driver stopped to see if the pedestrian… Read More

Windsorites Recall Inspirational Mandela

Nelson Mandela's life in South Africa was largely defined by his race, but as local residents mourned one of the great figures of the 20th century it was his gentleness and humanity that defined him. Because of him a lot of things changed in my life,… Read More