Ontario Auto Accidents Blog

How Can Gap Insurance Help Me After an Accident?

If your car gets totaled in an accident and the value is less that what is currently owed on your loan, that balance would need to be paid. This balance could be quite costly, ranging in the thousands of dollars. This is where gap insurance could be… 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 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

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

Settling a Claim If the Other Driver’s Insurer Will Not Pay My Damages

If you have been in a car accident that was not your fault, the other driver’s insurance company is supposed to cover the cost of medical bills, vehicle repairs and other related expenses up to his or her policy limits. Unfortunately, even if you have… Read More

Serious Collision In Chatham-Kent Involving an ATV and a Motorcycle

Two people were transported to the hospital Sunday evening with serious injuries following a crash between an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) and a motorcycle. The Chatham-Kent Police Service and other first emergency services responded to the accident scene… Read More

Several Emergency Responders Called to a Multi-Vehicle Collision in Tecumseh

A multi-vehicle collision in Tecumseh on Thursday afternoon has left investigators wondering how the crash happened. Emergency crews, including several ambulances, responded to the accident scene on Walker Road and North Talbot Road at around 4:30 p.m. Tecumseh… Read More

Determining Liability When Someone Borrows Your Car

Letting a friend or family member borrow your car may seem like an innocent gesture. However, handing over the keys can have a significant impact on your insurance. Drivers need to understand their responsibilities as a car owner and the person who is… Read More

How Can I Be Compensated if Injured in a Hit-and Run?

It is illegal in Canada to leave the scene of an accident if it resulted in property damage, injury or death. Unfortunately, sometimes drivers can cause a crash and then flee the scene, often because they are uninsured or are trying to escape from any… Read More