Personal Injury Blog

Why Your Credibility is So Important During a Personal Injury Claim

There are many important elements of a personal injury claim, including the cost of the victim’s medical treatment, evidence from the scene of the crash and insurance policy limits to name a few. One element of an injury claim that sometimes gets less attention is the credibility of the victim. Your credibility is critical to... Read More

What are the Benefits and Drawbacks of Settling an Injury Claim?

If you were injured by someone else’s negligence, such as in a car accident or slip and fall, you have the right to seek compensation for your damages. There are two main ways to obtain compensation for a personal injury. You can either settle with the liable insurance company or file a lawsuit. Many personal... Read More

Why Injured Victims Are Often Unable to Work at Their Jobs

Some injured victims may think they can tough it out and continue working while they are recovering. However, an injury could make it very difficult to continue working in the same capacity as before. You may need to limit your hours, avoid certain activities, take frequent breaks or take other steps to make it possible... Read More

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