Ontario Law Firm Blog

Evidence That May Prove a Speeding Driver Caused Your Collision

Many collisions are caused by speeding drivers. Going above the posted speed limit reduces a driver’s reaction time in a dangerous situation, increasing the likelihood of hitting another vehicle and causing serious injury or death. In most cases, the driver who was speeding could be held liable for damages. However, being able to prove that... Read More

Can Memory Loss Impact My Ability to Pursue Compensation After a Crash?

It is fairly common after a crash for victims to have a difficult time remembering exactly what happened. However, memory loss often makes many crash victims wonder if they will be able to file a legal claim. Even if you cannot recall details before, during or after the crash, you may still be eligible to... Read More

Partner Jennifer Bezaire Receiving Dean Edgell Award From OTLA

Today at 3 p.m. is the 2021 Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Virtual Award Ceremony. This annual event (usually held in person in Toronto) honours and presents distinguished awards to exceptional members and safety leadership organizations in Ontario. Today’s event is special because our partner Jennifer Bezaire is this year’s recipient of the Dean Edgell Award. This prestigious award... Read More

Can Punitive Damages Be Pursued in an Ontario Accident Case?

Most car accident cases are based on the legal theory of negligence. One party failed to exercise the degree of care that a reasonable person would have done and this failure caused harm to another. However, there are other times when an at-fault party’s negligence is particularly egregious and outside the scope of reasonable behavior.... Read More

Partner Jennifer Bezaire Featured on CBC Radio Discussing Civil Lawsuits

On Monday, October 18th, partner Jennifer Bezaire took part in the CBC Radio One show Windsor Morning with Tony Doucette. Jennifer was joined by Krystal Mann, a car accident victim she is representing whose civil trial has been delayed for several years due to COVID-19 and a backlog of cases. In 2014, Krystal sustained life-altering injuries after a truck... Read More

Will My Auto Insurance Cover Damage From a Tire Blowout?

Tire blowouts can be a frightening experience and happen for numerous reasons. You may have hit an object, pothole or another hazard on the road that caused your tire to get damaged and rupture. A tire blowout can also lead to a crash, resulting in serious injuries. Seeking compensation can be challenging if an insurance... Read More

How Can Accident Reconstruction Prove Negligence in Lawsuits?

General Interest

If you were seriously injured in a crash, you may be able to file a lawsuit to seek full compensation for your damages. Establishing what really happened during the accident is of utmost importance. When the involved parties do not have all the information needed to assess fault, they may turn to an accident reconstructionist.... Read More

Can I Receive Housekeeping and Home Maintenance Benefits After an Ontario Accident?

If you sustained severe injuries in an Ontario accident, you may be able to receive housekeeping and home maintenance benefits, which can assist you in finding someone to help take care of your home. However, such expenses are only available under certain conditions. You must be able to show that you have a catastrophic impairment... Read More

Greg Monforton to Discuss Topics Covering Personal Injury Law on the AM800 Experts on Call Show

On Saturday, September 25th, our founding partner Greg Monforton will be making a guest appearance on the AM800 Experts on Call show beginning at 3 p.m. AM800 is Windsor’s leading radio station for news, business and local events. Experts on Call is an hour-long show that provides Windsor-Essex businesses a platform to share information and insight... Read More

Associate Irina Rosca and Partner Jennifer Bezaire Involved in Live Online Event for Junior Lawyers and Students

On Wednesday, October 13th, Associate Irina Rosca will be chairing a live online event hosted by the Young Advocates’ Standing Committee (YASC) titled, “Top Mistakes in the First 5 Years & How To Avoid Them.” The event is being organized by Irina. Firm partner Jennifer Bezaire will also be in attendance as a speaker. The event will focus on how... Read More