Personal Injury Blog

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

How Can a Delay in Treatment After an Accident Impact My Case?

If you have suffered an injury in an accident, seeking medical care is one of the most important things you can do. It may be tempting to delay treatment if you think your injuries are minor but doing so could hurt not only your health, but also your ability to recover fair and just compensation. Greg... Read More

What Does Solicitor-Client Privilege Mean for Injury Victims?

When a personal injury victim meets with a lawyer for the first time during a free initial consultation, everything that is said remains confidential. This confidentiality is necessary to help ensure that clients are comfortable providing candid information and so that lawyers can offer confidential advice and legal representation. Lawyers not only have a duty... Read More

Do I Qualify for Attendant Care Benefits After an Injury in Ontario?

If you have been seriously injured in an accident in Ontario, you may qualify for attendant care benefits, which are intended to assist you in improving your health and recovery. However, having expenses covered to hire someone to help care for you after an injury is only offered in certain cases. You must be able... Read More

Are Parents Allowed To File a Lawsuit on Behalf of Their Child?

When a child suffers a serious injury due to the negligence of another, his or her parents may have the right to take legal action to pursue compensation for their child’s medical care and pain and suffering. While seeking a financial recovery on behalf of your child is possible, it is important to know that... Read More

Building Future Care Expenses Into a Damages Lawsuit

In most cases, victims who have been severely injured in an accident will suffer the effects of their injuries into the future. They may require ongoing care in the form of future surgeries, treatments and medications even after reaching maximum medical improvement (MMI). MMI is when a victim has recovered as much as he or... Read More