Ontario Law Firm Blog

Greg Monforton & Partners Become Million Tree Challenge Partners

The law offices of Greg Monforton & Partners are proud to announce their commitment to London’s Million Tree Challenge! Originally created as an initiative of Reforest London and the City of London also known as “The Forest City”partners of the program pledge to help promote tree planting and tree care within their respective organizations and... Read More

Dramatic Drop in Smoking Rates Cheered By Health Advocates

The local smoking rate has hit an all-time low, dropping lower than the provincial rate for the first time in memory. The 16.9 per cent rate for daily and occasional smokers is under the 19.2 per cent provincial rate and is half what it was in the late 1990’s when the local smoking rate was... Read More

LEXPERT Names Greg Monforton A “Leading Practitioner” For 8th Consecutive Year

It’s with great pleasure that we announce our founder, Mr Greg Monforton has been named as a “Leading Practitioner” for the eighth consecutive year by LEXPERT, Canada’s leading source of information and news in the legal industry. Greg, who is a highly regarded member of the Ontario and Nunavut bars, earned his law degree from... Read More

Top 5 Tips For Snow Driving

With the recent deluge of snow that Ontario drivers have had to endure over the winter driving period, many motorists have faced a variety of driving conditions that have made traveling on Ontario’s road very dangerous and prone to causing serious auto accidents. With this in mind and in the interest of driver safety we’d... Read More

Highway 40 Accident Results In 1 Fatality And 2 In Hospital

It has been reported that on Saturday, January 11th a two vehicle collision occurred on Highway 40 just near Heritage Line, resulting in the death of one motorist and the hospitalization of two other people also involved in the crash. Police Constable Janine Belanger has confirmed that initial results from investigations have determined that the... Read More

Roadside Assistance Calls Soar In Cold Weather

In a report recently released by the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA), it has been revealed that on January 7, 2014, more than 1,000 calls PER HOUR were received from stranded motorists in need of roadside assistance by the South-Central Ontario office of the Association. By direct comparison, the daily volume of calls is generally 2,500... Read More

Black Ice The Cause Of Fatal Highway Accident for Windsor Woman

In a story posted yesterday that detailed the death of a Windsor woman involved in a highway crash in Kentucky, the Laurel County Sheriff’s Department has revealed that the car lost control after hitting a patch of black ice, which caused it to spin and then collide into a tractor trailer. The victim, Ms Svetlana... Read More

Kentucky Car Accident Kills Windsor Woman

The Laurel County Sheriff Department has just released information about a Windsor woman that was killed after her vehicle drove hit a patch of ice and slid into the path of a southbound tractor trailer on I-75 in Kentucky on Monday morning. After hitting the ice, Police believe that the vehicle spun out of control,... Read More

Record Cold Blasts Ontario Prompting Driver Warning

With a forecast low of -20 Deg C and a wind chill dropping the apparent temperature even further, the current cold weather blast being felt throughout Ontario and the Northern US states is expected to break the current January low temperature of -20.6 Deg C, which was recorded in 1942, according to Environment Canada meteorologist... Read More

Toronto Plane Skids Off JFK Runway

Federal officials revealed that an aircraft originating from Toronto has been reported as skidding off a JFK International Airport runway on Sunday, January 5th, 2014. With an estimated landing time of 8:00 a.m, the Endeavor Air Bombardier CRJ jet slid in the slippery conditions while trying to execute a turn from the runway onto a... Read More