Ontario Law Firm Blog

Will the Insurance Company Cover a Collision With a Fixed Object?

Collisions between a vehicle and a fixed object happen quite often, causing serious, life-threatening injuries. Fixed-object collisions may involve hitting guardrails, road signs, trees and utility poles. These types of collisions may involve multiple parties. Sometimes another driver may be at fault for the collision. At other times, a government entity responsible for maintaining the... Read More

Holiday Public Service Announcement: Making Amends

The holiday season is a magical time of the year. For many people, it is a time to reflect, ask for forgiveness and make amends. Founder Greg Monforton in our annual public holiday service announcement is encouraging everyone to use the holidays as an opportunity to reconcile with estranged loved ones. We understand how heartbreaking... Read More

Chatham Man Charged After Dog Attack Left Woman Injured

A Chatham man has been charged after his dog attacked a young woman back in 2018. According to The Chatham Daily News, the 33-year-old dog owner was convicted in court in November. The woman, then age 22,  suffered significant injuries after being bitten on the arm by the animal. Animal Control in Chatham-Kent in a... Read More

When Can a Good Samaritan Be Sued for Helping an Injured Accident Victim?

Witnessing a car accident may compel someone to stop and render aid. He or she may dial 9-1-1, check for injuries and/or try to keep victims safe and calm while waiting for emergency personnel to arrive. Good Samaritans are generally legally protected from liability when attending to accident victims in distress. However, they are only... Read More

Child Hospitalized After Being Struck By Vehicle in Dresden

A nine-year-old boy was hospitalized after he was hit by a vehicle at a busy intersection in Dresden on Tuesday afternoon. According to a report by CTV Windsor, the incident occurred on North Street between Holden Street and Wrights Lane at about 3:30 p.m. Chatham-Kent OPP says the boy was transported to a local area... Read More

Serious Crash on Highway 401 Being Investigated by Chatham-Kent OPP

One person was injured after a serious crash in Chatham-Kent between a tractor-trailer and a cargo van early Monday morning. Chatham-Kent OPP was called to the scene near the 121 km market in the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 at about 2:30 a.m. According to CTV Windsor, the force of the impact caused the cargo... Read More

Greg Monforton & Partners Donates to the Canadian Mental Health Association

Mental health is important. People living with mental health issues deserve care, understanding, compassion, healing, recovery and above all, support. Fortunately, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Windsor-Essex County Branch offers a range of services to people struggling with mental health and substance use in the local community. Greg Monforton & Partners has proudly donated... Read More

Greg Monforton & Partners Participates in Sparky’s Toy Drive

Each year during the holiday season, Greg Monforton & Partners selects an organization in the community to contribute to. This year, we selected Sparky’s Toy Drive. Our team members brought in a donation of $20 – $25 and placed it under the firm’s tree. Sparky’s Toy Drive was created by the Windsor Fire Department. This... Read More

Can I Pursue Compensation for a Collision in Whiteout Conditions?

Driving in whiteout conditions can be a scary and dangerous experience, increasing the risk of a collision. Multi-vehicle pileups, severe injuries and road closures due to whiteout conditions are reported each winter by Ontario Provincial Police. Drivers are urged to use extreme caution on the road. However, collisions can and still do happen. Being able... Read More

Leamington Crash on Highway 77 Leaves Two Dead

Two people were killed after a crash involving an SUV and transport truck in Leamington this morning. According to AM800 CKLW, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the crash on Highway 77 between Mersea Road 10 and County Road 14 at about 6 a.m. Two occupants of the SUV died at the scene. No other... Read More