Ontario Law Firm Blog

What if I Was in a Collision Due to Improper High Beam Use?

High beams benefit drivers on dark roads at night and at other times when it is hard to see. However, improper high beam use could be dangerous. In Ontario, there are laws to define proper use of high beams to help avoid hazards that could lead to a severe crash. However, what happens if a... Read More

Partner Jennifer Bezaire Speaking on OTLA Webinar on Amendments to Civil Procedure

On March 9, 2022, our partner Jennifer Bezaire will participate in a webinar to discuss the recent amendments to the Rules of Civil Procedure. The webinar, hosted by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) will commence online using ZOOM, from 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM ET. These amendments were filed on January 21, 2022, in... Read More

Protecting Yourself if a Victim of a Staged Auto Accident in Ontario

Auto accidents can be stressful and confusing experiences. Unfortunately, scammers count on this and know how to prey on a victim’s state of mind after a crash. Deceptive drivers may try to intentionally cause an accident so they can file fraudulent claims against another driver’s liability insurance. Staged auto accidents are more common than you... Read More

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