Auto Accident News Blog

What You Should Know About Ontario’s Statutory Accident Benefits

In Ontario, anyone injured in a motor vehicle accident may be able to claim various benefits under the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS). The purpose of the SABS is to provide insured individuals with access to necessary treatment and benefits in a timely manner. Our firm has previously discussed the different accident benefits available to... Read More

Two Killed, One Injured Following Head-On Collision in Leamington

Two people were killed and another injured after a head-on collision in Leamington Sunday morning. According to BlackburnNews.com, a crash between a northbound and southbound vehicle occurred at around 6:50 a.m. on Highway 77 between Mersea Road 5 and Mersea Road 6. The occupants of one of the vehicles suffered fatal injuries. A 72-year-old woman... Read More

Evidence That May Prove a Speeding Driver Caused Your Collision

Many collisions are caused by speeding drivers. Going above the posted speed limit reduces a driver’s reaction time in a dangerous situation, increasing the likelihood of hitting another vehicle and causing serious injury or death. In most cases, the driver who was speeding could be held liable for damages. However, being able to prove that... Read More

Can Memory Loss Impact My Ability to Pursue Compensation After a Crash?

It is fairly common after a crash for victims to have a difficult time remembering exactly what happened. However, memory loss often makes many crash victims wonder if they will be able to file a legal claim. Even if you cannot recall details before, during or after the crash, you may still be eligible to... Read More

Can Punitive Damages Be Pursued in an Ontario Accident Case?

Most car accident cases are based on the legal theory of negligence. One party failed to exercise the degree of care that a reasonable person would have done and this failure caused harm to another. However, there are other times when an at-fault party’s negligence is particularly egregious and outside the scope of reasonable behavior.... Read More

Will My Auto Insurance Cover Damage From a Tire Blowout?

Tire blowouts can be a frightening experience and happen for numerous reasons. You may have hit an object, pothole or another hazard on the road that caused your tire to get damaged and rupture. A tire blowout can also lead to a crash, resulting in serious injuries. Seeking compensation can be challenging if an insurance... Read More

How Can Accident Reconstruction Prove Negligence in Lawsuits?

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If you were seriously injured in a crash, you may be able to file a lawsuit to seek full compensation for your damages. Establishing what really happened during the accident is of utmost importance. When the involved parties do not have all the information needed to assess fault, they may turn to an accident reconstructionist.... Read More

Can I Receive Housekeeping and Home Maintenance Benefits After an Ontario Accident?

If you sustained severe injuries in an Ontario accident, you may be able to receive housekeeping and home maintenance benefits, which can assist you in finding someone to help take care of your home. However, such expenses are only available under certain conditions. You must be able to show that you have a catastrophic impairment... Read More

What Happens If I Am Hurt in a Crash Caused by an Excluded Driver?

Sometimes an insurance company or policyholder may request to exclude a driver from an auto insurance policy. This is often done by insurance companies to prevent risky drivers from operating insured vehicles or by policyholders in order to save themselves money on their auto insurance. But what happens if an excluded driver causes a crash?... Read More

Can Returning to Work Too Soon After a Crash Hurt My Claim?

After a crash, you may be concerned about missing work to recover from your injuries. You may be worried about whether you will be able to return to work in the same capacity as before. Many crash victims return to work too soon because they feel that they cannot afford to take the time off.... Read More