Personal Injury Blog

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

What If My Injury Worsens After Reaching a Settlement?

Certain injuries can be unpredictable. You may not be responding to treatment well as your doctor had hoped. Even with treatment, your condition may continue to worsen. For instance, you may suffer from an infection that requires on-going medical care. It can be challenging to factor these issues in a personal injury settlement. The damages... Read More

Is an Independent Medical Examination Required by Ontario Insurers?

If injured in an accident in Ontario, you may be eligible to claim accident benefits to help cover your medical bills and other related expenses. The amount of available accident benefits coverage to you will depend on the severity of your injuries. To help prove the extent of the injuries you sustained, an insurer may... Read More

What is Considered Reasonable and Necessary Treatment in an Insurance Claim?

If you have been seriously injured in an accident, your insurer is supposed to pay for any reasonable and necessary medical treatment not covered by Ontario’s health care plan or group insurance plan, up to the policy limits. But what is deemed reasonable and necessary treatment? And how can this be proven to an insurer... Read More