Ontario Personal Injury Blog

Is COVID-19 Affecting Lawsuits In Ontario?

Since mid-March, Canada was under an unprecedented lockdown due to COVID-19. Restrictions are now being lessened and the majority of Ontario is entering Stage 3, allowing most businesses to re-open with health measures in place. However, despite these… Read More

Why Slip and Fall Accident Claims Can Be Difficult to Prove

Slip and falls happen more often than you realize. These accidents can occur on public and private property due to slippery or wet surfaces, uneven flooring, cluttered hallways and poorly lit areas, which may result in serious injuries. Proving negligence… Read More

Factors That May Delay the Personal Injury Claims Process

If you are considering filing a personal injury claim, you may be wondering how long the entire process could take. However, every case is different and presents its own unique challenges. Most claims are often settled out of court and may be resolved… Read More

Getting Compensation for Loss of Earning Capacity After a Personal Injury

If you have been injured in an accident due to another person’s negligence, you may be eligible to pursue compensation to help cover any financial losses you have suffered. One of these losses could include loss of earning capacity. Unlike medical expenses… Read More

Will My Case Go To Court?

The majority of personal injury cases are settled out of court. However, if a fair settlement cannot be reached between both parties, it may be necessary to head to court and have a judge or jury decide the case. This entire process could take months… Read More

How Plaintiffs Are Paid After Winning a Case

After your case has settled, you might be wondering when you would be receiving your settlement check. Although you can ask your lawyer to give you an estimate as to when this check is expected to arrive, there are several steps that need to take place… Read More

Establishing Duty of Care in a Personal Injury Case

Duty of care is a key element in personal injury cases as it relates to negligence. It is a legal obligation to act in a reasonable manner to prevent harm to other people. To have a valid case and pursue compensation for your injury, you must be able… Read More

Being Able to Connect a Personal Injury to an Accident

To pursue a personal injury claim, the burden of proof lies with the accident victim. The victim must have supportive evidence showing that negligence played a role and how it resulted in his or her injury. Our legal team at Greg Monforton & Partners… Read More

Understanding an Examination for Discovery in a Personal Injury Case

As you pursue a personal injury lawsuit, one step that is likely to be conducted before trial is an examination for discovery. Understanding how this process is conducted and how to best prepare for it could be beneficial to any case. If you were injured… Read More

Negligence Cases and the Reasonable Person Standard

In most personal injury cases, the reasonable person standard is what is used to determine if negligence has occurred and whether that negligence is connected to the accident and any resulting injuries. Our Windsor personal injury lawyers have helped… Read More