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Motorcyclist in Hospital Following Thursday Afternoon Crash on Tecumseh Road

Windsor Police had to close a section of Tecumseh Road East on Thursday after a motorcyclist was injured in a crash. The crash happened at the intersection with Kildare Road. The police closed a section of Kildare Road between Lens Avenue and Seneca. Tecumseh Road was also closed between Durham Place and Chilver Road. The... Read More

How Seeking a Second Opinion About Your Car Crash Injury Could Affect Your Claim

Decisions about your medical treatment after a car crash should be based on what is best for your health and well-being. It is also important that victims trust they are getting the appropriate treatment. If you are unsure about one doctor’s treatment plan, you may think about changing doctors, or at least getting another opinion.... Read More

Could a Crash Victim’s Past Use of Marijuana Affect an Insurance Claim?

Car insurance companies would like to avoid paying full compensation to car crash victims, which gives them an incentive to question the victim’s credibility. If you have used marijuana or other cannabis products in the past, the insurance company may say you are partially to blame for the crash. They may be especially likely to... Read More

Associate Lawyer Heather Colman a Frequent Contributor to OTLA Blog

Greg Monforton and Partners associate lawyer Heather Colman frequently writes for the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) blog. Colman has written about a wide variety of topics, including: Fees in Ontario’s no-fault system Litigation experts versus participant experts Excluded driver endorsements Parental liability for a child’s injuries Liability waivers When crash victims do not have... Read More

Greg Monforton, Jennifer Bezaire Attend Private Dinner With U of W President Robert Gordon

On Thursday November 3 our founding partner Greg Monforton and our managing partner Jennifer Bezaire were honoured to attend a private dinner hosted by University of Windsor President Robert Gordon at his official residence. Also attending the dinner was Professor Reem Bahdi, Dean of the Faculty of Law at the University of Windsor. Our firm... Read More

Chatham-Kent Crash Causes Injuries to Eight People

There was a dangerous single-vehicle crash in Chatham-Kent yesterday that sent eight people to the hospital. Four had to be airlifted from Chatham-Kent Health Alliance to other hospitals. The crash occurred before 6:45 a.m. on Sunday. Chatham-Kent police responded to the accident on the westbound side of the road. According to the police, the vehicle... Read More

Can I Include Scarring and Disfigurement in My Car Accident Claim?

Some car crash injuries will eventually heal, while others could affect you for a long time, even the rest of your life. When people hear about permanent injuries from a car crash, they often think about traumatic brain injuries or spinal cord injuries that cause paralysis. Scarring and disfigurement can also be permanent, causing tremendous... Read More

Greg Monforton & Partners Team Attends Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Fall Conference

Partners Greg Monforton and Jennifer Bezaire are presenting at the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) fall conference today. The night before the big day, however, they took some time out with the rest of the team to enjoy dinner together at the acclaimed Alo Restaurant in Toronto. The OTLA fall conference takes place between 9... Read More

Pedestrian Passes Away After Being Hospitalized for Injuries From a Car Crash

A pedestrian who was critically injured in a crash last Wednesday succumbed to her injures on Friday. The 66-year-old victim got hit by a passing car after stepping out of her vehicle, causing the injuries that became fatal. The crash happened on Main Street in Ridgetown before 2 p.m. on October 19. The victim was... Read More

Stretch of Riverside Drive West Has Been Reopened After Accident

Riverside Drive West between Crawford Avenue and Elm Street was opened a little after 7 a.m. yesterday morning. This stretch of road had been closed because of a collision involving a car and a motorcycle. The motorcycle rider and another person involved in the crash were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. Anyone who witnessed the crash... Read More