Ontario Personal Injury Blog

Free Services Provided by Greg Monforton & Partners

Since 1981, Greg Monforton & Partners has been dedicated to providing affordable access to legal services for those who have little or no access to lawyers. Each year we help protect the legal rights of hundreds of Windsor-Essex County people who have… Read More

Halloween Safety Tips

While Halloween may be a fun night to celebrate by going to parties, dressing up and getting candy, it is wise to take precautions regarding your childrens safety. Here are seven Halloween safety tips that could make the holiday a little safer and give… Read More

Volkswagen Probe Initiated after Takata Airbag Incident

A collision in June between a deer and Volkswagen SUV where a side airbag inflated too forcefully has once again raised concerns about the safety of Takata airbags. Volkswagen is recalling 460,000 cars in North America because of possible issues with… Read More

OPP Reports on Deadliest Civic Day Weekend in Recent History

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reporting that the weekend of Aug. 1, 2015, was one of the deadliest long Civic Day weekends in recent history. According to the OPP, 16 people died over the weekend in a number of accident-related incidents. If… Read More

How to Prevent Summer Recreation Injuries

Accidents occur frequently during the summer because some people are preoccupied with their activities to the point that they are not aware of their surroundings. If you or someone you love is injured this summer as a result of another individual's negligence,… Read More

Health Canada Considers New Guidelines for Acetaminophen

Following liver injuries being linked to high doses of acetaminophen, Health Canada is considering changing the daily maximum dosage for these popular medications. A recent local investigation revealed that over the last decade, acetaminophen has led… Read More

Study Reveals Overprescribing of Antibiotics in Nursing Homes

A new study published in the JAMA Internal Medicine medical journal examined the use of antibiotics in Ontario nursing homes, and revealed an increased use of these drugs in Ontario nursing homes. According to the study, about two-thirds of nursing home… Read More

Study Reveals Nursing Home Caretakers Spend Insufficient Time Taking Care of Residents

A recent study published in the Journal of Nursing Studies has uncovered that long-term care nurses spend less than half of their time taking care of residents. Seven Canadian nursing homes were observed for two months. Registered nurses, licensed practical… Read More

Judge Awards $15B in Damages to Quebec Smokers

A Quebec Superior Court has ordered three tobacco companies to pay $15 billion in damages in what is being considered the biggest class-action lawsuit in Canadian history. Imperial Tobacco, Benson & Hedges and JTI-MacDonald were ordered to pay for punitive… Read More

Takata Airbag Recall Affects More Than One Million Vehicles in Canada

Following the expansion of the Takata airbag recall in the United States, Transport Canada has announced the recall of approximately 1.2 million vehicles. Although the agency is not aware of any incidents in Canada, more than 100 injuries have been reported… Read More