Personal Injury Blog

Understanding the Burden of Proof in an Injury Claim

In any injury case, the burden of proof falls on the victim. What does this mean exactly and what do victims have to do to meet this requirement? Learn more about the burden of proof in an injury claim, including why it plays such a critical role in the success of your case. Have you... Read More

Injury Claim vs. Lawsuit – How Are They Different?

It can be daunting if another person’s negligence causes you harm and leaves you with costly medical bills and other damages. When seeking compensation to recover those losses, however, the legal process is rarely straightforward. Should you file an injury claim or a lawsuit? Are these legal processes one and the same? In short, they... Read More

Can Waivers of Liability Be Enforced in Ontario?

Many recreational activities, from skiing to attending organized events, require participants to sign a waiver of liability. Most participants who sign a waiver may not fully understand the legal implications involved if they suffer a personal injury and whether the waiver is even valid and enforceable. Below, our legal team explains liability waivers in greater... Read More

What Are the Steps in an Ontario Personal Injury Lawsuit?

If you have suffered a personal injury due to another’s negligence, you may have grounds to file a personal injury lawsuit to pursue compensation. The problem is the legal process can be complex and confusing to try to manage on your own. That is why it is in your best interest to have an experienced... Read More

Two Injured When Impaired Boater Crashes into Break Wall

Police reported that on Saturday night, a Michigan man operating a boat struck a break wall in Tecumseh. According to Windsor News, the police, Tecumseh fire department and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) were all called to the 1400 block of Riverside Drive near Manning Road at about 11:45 p.m. that night. Upon arriving at the... Read More

Why You Should Not Discuss Your Case with Your Doctor

It can be tempting to discuss your ongoing personal injury case with your doctor, but there are several reasons why you should not. Sharing any legal advice or communications you have had with your lawyer can have serious repercussions. You do not want to say or do anything that could jeopardize your case. The best... Read More

How Long Does It Take to Resolve a Court Case in Ontario?

It is difficult to estimate the average time it takes to resolve a case because there are various factors involved. Most personal injury cases are settled before they reach the court, and this often happens after anywhere from a few to several months. If a settlement is not reached, it may be necessary to go... Read More

How Refusing Medical Treatment May Affect Your Injury Claim

Some accident victims refuse medical treatment after an accident. They may feel fine or think that their injuries are minor. However, if you refuse medical treatment after an accident, you may be giving the insurance company a reason to devalue or deny your injury claim. Let an experienced lawyer at our firm represent you. We... Read More

Chatham Man Charged After Dog Attack Left Woman Injured

A Chatham man has been charged after his dog attacked a young woman back in 2018. According to The Chatham Daily News, the 33-year-old dog owner was convicted in court in November. The woman, then age 22,  suffered significant injuries after being bitten on the arm by the animal. Animal Control in Chatham-Kent in a... Read More

Can I File a Lawsuit on Behalf of an Incapacitated Victim?

When a victim is severely injured in an accident, he or she may be physically or mentally incapable of pursuing compensation for his or her damages. If that victim is a loved one, you may be wondering if someone else may be able to take legal action on his or her behalf. The Windsor personal... Read More