Ontario Personal Injury Blog

Expert Witnesses and Their Potential Impact on Personal Injury Cases

The potential success of a personal injury case is often connected to how well the victim and his or her lawyer can explain the facts and issues involved. Experienced personal injury lawyers know the value that an expert witness can provide in some cases… Read More

Assessing Pain and Suffering Values in an Ontario Personal Injury Lawsuit

In addition to compensation for medical expenses and lost wages, injury victims may also be eligible to recover compensation for the pain and suffering they have experienced after an accident. However, these types of damages are subjective, making them… Read More

What Kinds of Losses Can I Be Compensated for in a Personal Injury Case?

If you were injured in an accident in Canada, you may be eligible for monetary compensation for the losses that you have suffered. There are many factors that affect how much compensation you may receive for these losses, such as the severity of your… Read More

Suing Someone After Accepting a Personal Injury Settlement

When you accept a personal injury settlement, this often signals the end of your case. You generally cannot sue someone after you have accepted the settlement funds, even if you experience additional damages that you had not anticipated. However, there… Read More

What May Qualify as a Catastrophic Injury?

While many Ontario accidents only result in minor injuries, some can result in serious injuries that affect the rest of a victim’s life. Catastrophic injuries can cause significant physical, emotional and financial suffering. To further complicate matters,… Read More

What You May Discuss When You Meet With an Injury Lawyer

If you have been injured in an accident due to another person’s negligence, contacting an experienced personal injury lawyer can be an important part of the recovery process. You may be eligible to recover compensation for your medical bills, loss of… Read More

What Not to Do When Filing a Personal Injury Claim

When you pursue a personal injury claim, you want to make sure you obtain fair compensation for the injuries you have suffered. During the claims process, you must be careful not to make certain mistakes that can lead to a lower settlement offer or compromise… Read More

What Happens After an Insurance Company Makes its First Settlement Offer?

After a personal injury, the insurance company usually steps in and may offer a settlement to resolve the matter. This first settlement offer is usually not enough to cover all the expenses incurred from the accident, let alone the compensation necessary… Read More

Tactics Used by Insurance Adjusters After an Accident to Devalue or Deny Claims

Many accident victims are under the mistaken belief that insurance companies exist to help with their claim. In stark contrast, insurance companies sustain themselves by bringing in more premium payments than payouts for claims. Therefore, their adjusters… Read More

Why Keeping a Journal is an Essential Component to Your Injury Case

One of the things that a skilled personal injury lawyer will do to help you with your claim is to identify all aspects of the damages that you have sustained after an accident. While some of these damages are easier to quantify, such as vehicle repairs… Read More