Auto Accident News Blog

Woman Fatally Struck by Vehicle on Heritage Road in Kingsville

Police are investigating a fatal vehicle vs. pedestrian collision that happened in Kingsville Monday afternoon. According to BlackBurnNews.com, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Kingsville Fire Department and Essex-Windsor EMS were all called to the scene on Heritage Road at about 12:05 p.m. A 69-year-old woman was struck and killed by a vehicle while gardening in her... Read More

What Can I Do If My Insurer Has Denied Me Accident Benefits?

Being denied accident benefits can be a frustrating and stressful experience. These benefits help compensate injured accident victims for damages such as medical bills and lost income, regardless of fault. However, Ontario’s no-fault car insurance system does not guarantee fair compensation for all accident victims. Below, we discuss a few options available if you are... Read More

Are You Allowed to Make Changes to Your Auto Coverage at Any Time?

Sometimes an auto insurance policy does not provide as much coverage as you would like or there is certain coverage that you do not need. Fortunately, you can purchase an endorsement that increases or reduces your coverage amount while still ensuring that you meet your auto insurance requirements. In Ontario, this endorsement or add-on is... Read More

Can I Sue if I Slip and Fall on a City Sidewalk?

Slip and falls can happen in any season. In the wintertime, the most common cause is snowy or icy walkways. During the summer, falls are often the result of unsafe conditions, from wet surfaces or spills to debris and uneven walking surfaces. Thousands of people each year slip and fall on public sidewalks. If your... Read More

What Happens If I Am in an Accident Outside of the Province?

Every year, many Ontario drivers are involved in accidents while traveling outside of the province. These claims can often be complex depending on where the accident occurred. Did it happen in another province, such as Quebec, or in the U.S.? The insurance available will depend on the facts of the case. We explain below what... Read More

Do All Neck-Related Injuries in a Crash Qualify for Accident Benefits?

Many neck injuries after a crash are often mistreated or overlooked. This can lead to long-term pain and suffering. If you are in a crash and require medical treatment to heal a neck-related injury, you may be able to qualify for accident benefits coverage. These benefits are issued regardless of fault and must be included... Read More

Are Family Members Eligible for Compensation After a Fatal Accident?

Losing a loved one in a fatal accident is unimaginable, especially at the hands of a reckless and/or impaired driver. Although no amount of compensation can make up for such a loss, Ontario’s Family Law Act does allow for certain family members of the deceased victim to pursue a claim for compensation to help cover... Read More

Determining Liability for a Car Accident Involving U-Turns

U-turns are essentially sharp left turns and one of the most dangerous maneuvers a driver can execute. Drivers are required to yield to oncoming traffic before crossing into the opposite lane. In the event of an accident, fault often lies with the driver making the U-turn, although that is not always the case. Proving who... Read More

Do I Qualify for Caregiver Benefits After a Serious Ontario Accident?

If you suffered injuries in a serious Ontario accident, you may qualify for caregiver benefits, which can assist you in hiring someone to care for your dependents. However, having enough coverage to get the help you need will depend on your situation. You must be able to show that you sustained a significant impairment that... Read More

Challenges of Car Accident Cases Involving Back Pain

Back pain is common after a car accident. Any injury to the back can be quite costly, physically debilitating and emotionally traumatic. If you have suffered back pain from a crash, you may be eligible to pursue compensation to help cover your treatment and other medical-related expenses. However, back pain can be difficult to prove... Read More