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Senior Associate Joanna Sweet and Partner Jennifer Bezaire at OTLA Panel Discussion

Our senior associate Joanna Sweet is co chair of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Spring Conference and the moderator of a panel discussion regarding the civil trial backlog and moving forward since the pandemic. Our partner Jennifer Bezaire is a panelist. Here are Joanna and Jen in action at the conference. Joanna is seated at... Read More

How Long Does It Take to Resolve a Court Case in Ontario?

It is difficult to estimate the average time it takes to resolve a case because there are various factors involved. Most personal injury cases are settled before they reach the court, and this often happens after anywhere from a few to several months. If a settlement is not reached, it may be necessary to go... Read More

Fatal Multi-Car Crash Closes Queens Line in Tilbury

Chatham-Kent police say one person suffered fatal injuries and another was badly injured in a crash that happened early Monday morning on Queens Line in Tilbury. According to a report in Windsor News, emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle crash at about 6:56 a.m. Monday morning near Davidson Road. As a result of the crash,... Read More

Partner Jennifer Bezaire on OTLA Panel to Discuss LAT Updates

Jennifer Bezaire will be one of three other lawyers speaking in an upcoming panel discussion sponsored by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA). This event is scheduled to take place online, Wednesday, May 25, 2022, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. The purpose of this roundtable discussion is to help to provide ongoing updates and insight regarding the... Read More

Ontario Police Report More Than 340 Motorcycle Deaths in Past Decade

Following the start of Motorcycle Awareness month 2022, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have released a new report examining motorcycle crash data between 2012 and 2021. During that decade, the OPP responded to 326 fatal motorcycle crashes. Those crashes resulted in the deaths of 342 motorcyclists. By taking a closer look at this data, the... Read More

Senior Associate Lawyer Joanna Sweet To Co-Chair OTLA Spring Conference

We are excited to announce senior associate lawyer Joanna Sweet will be co-chairing an upcoming Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) Spring Conference at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. She will also be moderating a panel discussion and one of the panelists in that discussion will be partner Jennifer Bezaire. The panel discussion begins on Friday,... Read More

Is It Ever Too Late or Too Soon to Call a Lawyer for Help?

Many times, car crash victims are unsure if they need a lawyer to help them pursue compensation for their medical bills and other damages. That is often the reason some victims wait to contact a lawyer or try to manage the legal process on their own. However, if you wait too long to call a... Read More

19-Year-Old Driver Dies Following a Crash in Chatham Kent

A 19-year-old man sustained fatal injuries in a single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning. A female passenger in the vehicle, also 19 years-old, suffered life-threatening injuries. According to a Windsor News report, emergency personnel arrived at the scene of the crash around 7 a.m. on Sunday morning. The single-vehicle collision happened on McNaughton Line East at... Read More

Questions Crash Victims Should Have About a Settlement Offer

Insurance companies often undervalue car crash claims and make lowball offers to victims. Their goal is to pay out the least amount of compensation possible to protect their bottom line. An insurance company is also less likely to offer more in compensation unless a lawyer is involved. This is why it is important to be... Read More

Greg Monforton and Partners Celebrates Administrative Professionals’ Day 2022

Today is Administrative Professionals’ Day and the legal team at Greg Monforton and Partners would like to thank all the administrative professionals at our firm for all that they do. We are so fortunate to have such an amazing team and we could not do what we need to do without you. We celebrated today... Read More