Ontario Law Firm Blog

Am I Covered if I Get into a Car Crash During a Test Drive?

Test driving a vehicle is the best way to determine if it is right for you. However, what if you are involved in a car crash during a test drive? What if you or someone else is injured in the crash? Is the car dealership responsible for covering the damages? What if you do not... Read More

Young Child Injured, Driver Charged After Hit-and-Run Crash

A male driver has been charged after hitting and injuring a young girl near the Ambassador Bridge blockade Friday night. Windsor Police were called to the scene at the intersection of Tecumseh Road West and Huron Church Road. The driver fled before emergency personnel arrived. Fortunately, the child did not suffer any life-threatening injuries. The... Read More

When Both Drivers Have Different Versions of the Accident

After a car crash, it is not uncommon for a driver to say that the accident happened one way and the other driver to say something entirely different. This is a typical “he said, she said” situation. Different versions of the accident can make it harder to determine who is at fault and liable for... Read More

Two People Hospitalized After Crash on County Road 20

Two people were taken to the local hospital this morning after a serious crash on the border of Essex and Kingsville. At around 7 a.m., Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of County Road 20. One of the occupants of the vehicles suffered life-threatening injuries while the other occupant... Read More

Claims for Car Accidents Caused by Running a Stop Sign

Stops signs are used to help determine who has the right of way at an intersection and to make sure that traffic flows smoothly and efficiently. When a driver fails to stop at a stop sign, it can lead to an accident resulting in serious injuries and damages to other motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists. If... Read More

Partners Greg Monforton and Jennifer Bezaire Named to Best Lawyers in Canada 2022 List

Our firm is proud to announce that partners Greg Monforton and Jennifer Bezaire have been recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada© for their work in personal injury litigation. This is the 16th year in a row that Greg has been selected by his peers in the legal industry for this honour and Jennifer’s first year on... Read More

Three Injured in This Morning’s Crash on Highway 401, One in Critical Condition

There was a crash this morning in the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 at Chatham that caused three people to be hospitalized, including one with critical injuries. First responders, including paramedics, fire crews and police were called around 9:30 a.m. about a crash that happened near the exit to Dillon Road. All three were transported... Read More

Greg Monforton & Partners Seeking Associate Lawyer

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Greg Monforton & Partners is seeking an Associate Lawyer to join its expanding team. The position includes assisting with all aspects of our clients’ tort claims (pleadings, examinations for discovery, motions, mediations, trials, etc.), as well as our clients’ accident benefit and disability claims. The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal, communication and... Read More

Someone Hit My Parked Car – Do I Have a Claim?

If you were injured or sustained property damage while your car was parked, you may be unsure of your next steps. You may be wondering: Do I Have a Claim? Will I Be Covered? Am I Owed Compensation? It is important to act quickly to protect your right to compensation. This includes calling the police... Read More

What Are My Legal Options in a Changing Lanes Car Accident?

Changing lanes on a busy road can be especially dangerous. Drivers may speed up or fail to use their vehicle’s turn signals to indicate their intent to switch lanes of traffic. Sudden and unexpected lane changes have the potential to cause an accident, resulting in serious injuries and property damage. Determining fault for these kinds... Read More