Ontario Law Firm Blog

Greg Monforton Helps Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the CMHA Windsor-Essex County Branch

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Windsor-Essex County Branch. CMHA Windsor-Essex is a lead provider and advocate of community mental health and addiction services with over 20 specialized programs and 160 staff members. To celebrate this milestone achievement, current executives and former board members are featured in a... Read More

Windsor Police Investigating Fatal Crash on Wyandotte Street West

Windsor police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash that happened at about 2 a.m. on Saturday on Wyandotte Street West near Partington Avenue. The crash involved a black Honda and a concrete utility pole. The Honda was heading westbound at a high rate of speed when it crashed, according to the Windsor police. Two people... Read More

How is Liability Assessed in a Collision Involving a Recalled Vehicle?

Most collisions are due to driver error. However, that is not always the case. Sometimes a collision may be caused by a defective vehicle. A manufacturer could be held liable if their vehicle was defective and caused a collision, but who may be liable for damages in a collision involving a recalled vehicle? Our legal... Read More

Longtime Essex Resident Receives Wheelchair Accessible Carport

Greg Monforton & Partners, in partnership with Timberland Homes, is proud to announce the completion of the design and construction of a carport allowing Mic Reaume of Essex, Ontario to safely and more easily access his customized van, particularly in inclement weather. Mic has been wheelchair-bound for more than 40 years and has had increasing... Read More

Do I Have a Case if My Car Accident Was Caused by Sun Glare?

When the days are shorter during the fall and winter months, the possibility of sun glare while driving significantly increases. Everyone at some point has experienced how blinding the sun can be when it hits the windshield and shines directly in your eyes. You suddenly can barely see anything in front of you. Sun glare... Read More

Two People Hospitalized After Serious Truck-Related Crash in Essex

Two people were sent to a nearby hospital after a crash involving a minivan and a transport truck in Essex this morning, BlackburnNews.com reports. Essex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the incident between County Road 46 and South Middle Road around 9 a.m. Two unidentified victims suffered undisclosed injuries. A section of Naylor... Read More

Driver of School Bus Charged After Crash in Kingsville Injures Three

A school bus driver has been charged after a crash in Kingsville that injured two students Thursday morning. Essex County OPP and Essex-Windsor EMS were called to the intersection of Road 8 East and Graham Side Road at about 7:50 a.m. According to CTV Windsor, five students were on the school bus when it hit... Read More

Investigation Underway After One Killed in Lakeshore Crash

One person has died and another was injured after a serious crash in Lakeshore Wednesday evening, BlackburnNews.com reports. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and other emergency personnel were called to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of County Road 42 and Renaud Line at around 7:15 p.m. The driver and passenger from one of the vehicles... Read More

What You Should Know About Ontario’s Statutory Accident Benefits

In Ontario, anyone injured in a motor vehicle accident may be able to claim various benefits under the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS). The purpose of the SABS is to provide insured individuals with access to necessary treatment and benefits in a timely manner. Our firm has previously discussed the different accident benefits available to... Read More

Two Killed, One Injured Following Head-On Collision in Leamington

Two people were killed and another injured after a head-on collision in Leamington Sunday morning. According to BlackburnNews.com, a crash between a northbound and southbound vehicle occurred at around 6:50 a.m. on Highway 77 between Mersea Road 5 and Mersea Road 6. The occupants of one of the vehicles suffered fatal injuries. A 72-year-old woman... Read More