General Interest Blog

CDC Issues First Evidence-Based Guidelines on Diagnosing Child Concussions

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently issued the first broad, evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of concussions in children. The guidelines are based on an analysis of 25 years of research on managing child concussions and focus on procedures that have the strongest evidence of benefit. Other organizations, including... Read More

Essex County Project Allows Brain Injury Survivors to Share Their Stories

Each year, more than 1,500 traumatic brain injuries are reported at emergency rooms in Windsor and Essex County. These injuries cause life-changing physical, psychological and emotional problems for victims, including difficulty walking, emotional outbursts and memory problems. Essex County’s Unmasking Brain Injury project is shining a light on the struggles of survivors of traumatic brain... Read More

Local Community Bands Together To Help Injury Victim

On May 25th, 2016, 15-year-old Madison Arsenault suffered a fractured skull after being impaled by a sawn-off golf club during a physical education class at the Ford Test Track. As a result of the injuries that Madison sustained, she has faced many day-to-day challenges including not being able to access her second floor bedroom and... Read More

Medical Experts May Have Bias Toward Insurance Companies

A recent article published by the National Post highlights a grave concern in personal injury litigation of bias among independent medical experts toward the insurance providers who hire them. The article noted several instances in which medical experts, who are supposed to provide an unbiased opinion on an individual’s health, failed to show impartiality in... Read More

Brad Robitaille Identifies New Amherstburg Waffle Destination

Brad Robitaille, co-founder of Greg Monforton & Partners and managing partner of the firm, was named in a recent CBC News article and segment of “Food with Jonathan Pinto.” Each week, the segment features some of the tastiest food in the region. Robitaille recommended that Windsor Morning’s Jonathan Pinto check out the popular yeast waffles... Read More

Windsor Vying to be Test Site for Autonomous Vehicles

The city of Windsor is one of the latest Canadian cities hoping to become a site for testing self-driving cars. The city teamed up with the University of Windsor and local colleges in a joint pitch to Ford Canada to become the location for its Canadian autonomous testing. Ford Canada has expressed its plan to... Read More

Ontario Provincial Police Encourages Snowmobiler Safety

Ontario Provincial Police is reminding residents that following snowmobile laws and being properly trained on how to handle the vehicles is important for maintaining safety this winter. Snowmobiling can be very dangerous and can result in serious accidents just like any other motorized vehicle. Ontario Snowmobile Laws There are a number of laws and regulations... Read More

Drinking and Driving Still a Problem in Ontario

With its annual Festive R.I.D.E. campaign coming to a close on Jan. 2, 2015, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has expressed concern that drivers are still not getting the message that driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is dangerous. This year, during the campaign that ran from Nov. 23 to Jan. 2, OPP issued... Read More

New Pedestrian Crossing Rules to Begin Jan. 1, 2016

Starting Jan. 1, 2016, drivers and bicyclists must stop and yield the whole road way at pedestrian crosswalks and school crossings where a crossing guard is holding a stop sign. As part of the Making Ontarios Roads Safer Act, these new regulations pertain to pedestrian crossings identified with specific signs, road markers and lights. However,... Read More

Greg Monforton & Partners Referral Services

Greg Monforton & Partners is committed to providing personalized attention and service to everyone who contacts us. When an injury victim calls us, we provide free resources to try give each caller the help that is needed. If we cannot take on a case, we often refer the caller to others in the community who... Read More