Ontario Law Firm Blog

Why You Should Not Discuss Your Case with Your Doctor

It can be tempting to discuss your ongoing personal injury case with your doctor, but there are several reasons why you should not. Sharing any legal advice or communications you have had with your lawyer can have serious repercussions. You do not want to say or do anything that could jeopardize your case. The best... Read More

Partner Jennifer Bezaire Making Guest Appearance for AM800 Radio’s Experts on Call

On Saturday, June 11th at 2 p.m. our partner Jennifer Bezaire will be making a guest appearance on the AM800 radio show, Experts on Call. AM800 is the leading Windsor radio station presenting the news and other business and local events. Experts on Call is an hour-long show that provides an opportunity for Windsor-Essex professionals... Read More

Child Injured in Riverside Drive Crash on Sunday

A child sustained serious injuries on Sunday afternoon following a collision near Riverside Drive and Langlois Avenue. The crash occurred around 4 p.m. and involved a motor vehicle and a pedestrian, according to a Windsor police spokesperson. The child was transported to hospital. Windsor Star reported that Riverside Drive remained closed to traffic between Parent... Read More

Challenges of Securing Accident Benefits for a Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are some of the most common car accident injuries. These injuries can range from mild concussions to more severe injuries leading to permanent and irreversible brain damage. However, current law makes it harder for Ontario car accident victims to obtain accident benefits for life-altering brain injuries. There are a lot of... Read More

Deadly Four-Vehicle Crash in Chatham-Kent Under Investigation

Two people died Friday evening in a four-vehicle crash on Queen’s Line in Chatham, Ontario. Four other vehicle occupants were also injured in this collision. Chatham-Kent police responded to the deadly Queen’s Line crash around 7 p.m. at Dillon Road. According to CTV News Windsor, police say the crash occurred when a 27-year-old Windsor man... Read More

Ontario Provincial Police Laid 9,392 Charges During Canada Road Safety Week

Canada Road Safety Week lasted six days and ended on Monday, with Ontario Provincial Police laying 9,392 charges, including 8,020 for speeding. OPP also responded to 935 crashes on the roads they patrolled and laid 138 charges for stunt driving, 216 for impaired driving, and 177 for distracted driving. Drivers and passengers were also issued... Read More

Can You Seek Compensation for a Crash if the Airbags Did Not Deploy?

If you were hurt in a crash and your airbag did not deploy, you may be unsure if you are able to seek compensation for your injuries. Depending on your situation, you may have a claim against the vehicle or airbag manufacturer and other liable parties. Reach out to one of our experienced Windsor-based car... Read More

What Are the Leading Causes of Motorcycle Crashes in Ontario Canada?

With warmer weather coming, more motorcycles will be on city streets, roads and highways. This can leave motorcyclists more susceptible to serious injuries in an accident with other motor vehicles. Motorcycle safety is a top priority for the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). While May is the start of peak riding season, it is also Motorcycle... Read More

Study Reveals Increase of Poor Driving Behaviours Amid Pandemic

A recent study from the University of Windsor revealed that driving behaviours deteriorated during the COVID-19 pandemic. Not only was there an increase in dangerous driving habits, but drivers also distanced themselves from acknowledging their own bad practices. The study is co-authored by University of Windsor Francesco Biondi, associate professor of kinesiology, and graduate student... Read More

Nine Traffic Fatalities Reported in Essex County This Year

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) released statistics today on the number of vehicle fatalities in the region. So far this year, Essex County OPP has responded to a total of six fatal collisions in 2022. These collisions have resulted in nine deaths. These numbers are only slightly less compared to the same time in 2021, when... Read More