Personal Injury Blog

Will My Case Go To Court?

The majority of personal injury cases are settled out of court. However, if a fair settlement cannot be reached between both parties, it may be necessary to head to court and have a judge or jury decide the case. This entire process could take months or years, depending on the case. Our Windsor personal injury... Read More

How Plaintiffs Are Paid After Winning a Case

After your case has settled, you might be wondering when you would be receiving your settlement check. Although you can ask your lawyer to give you an estimate as to when this check is expected to arrive, there are several steps that need to take place beforehand. This includes paying anyone that is owed money... Read More

Establishing Duty of Care in a Personal Injury Case

Duty of care is a key element in personal injury cases as it relates to negligence. It is a legal obligation to act in a reasonable manner to prevent harm to other people. To have a valid case and pursue compensation for your injury, you must be able to prove that the other side owed... Read More

Being Able to Connect a Personal Injury to an Accident

To pursue a personal injury claim, the burden of proof lies with the accident victim. The victim must have supportive evidence showing that negligence played a role and how it resulted in his or her injury. Our legal team at Greg Monforton & Partners is ready to conduct an investigation and gather evidence to help... Read More

Understanding an Examination for Discovery in a Personal Injury Case

As you pursue a personal injury lawsuit, one step that is likely to be conducted before trial is an examination for discovery. Understanding how this process is conducted and how to best prepare for it could be beneficial to any case. If you were injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, you may be... Read More

Negligence Cases and the Reasonable Person Standard

In most personal injury cases, the reasonable person standard is what is used to determine if negligence has occurred and whether that negligence is connected to the accident and any resulting injuries. Our Windsor personal injury lawyers have helped many injury victims over the years prove negligence and establish liability in these cases. To find... Read More

Expert Witnesses and Their Potential Impact on Personal Injury Cases

The potential success of a personal injury case is often connected to how well the victim and his or her lawyer can explain the facts and issues involved. Experienced personal injury lawyers know the value that an expert witness can provide in some cases and can offer recommendations on when it is in your best... Read More

Assessing Pain and Suffering Values in an Ontario Personal Injury Lawsuit

In addition to compensation for medical expenses and lost wages, injury victims may also be eligible to recover compensation for the pain and suffering they have experienced after an accident. However, these types of damages are subjective, making them more difficult to quantify. This is why it is in your best interest to reach out... Read More

What Kinds of Losses Can I Be Compensated for in a Personal Injury Case?

If you were injured in an accident in Canada, you may be eligible for monetary compensation for the losses that you have suffered. There are many factors that affect how much compensation you may receive for these losses, such as the severity of your injury and whether you sought medical care. An experienced Windsor personal... Read More

Suing Someone After Accepting a Personal Injury Settlement

When you accept a personal injury settlement, this often signals the end of your case. You generally cannot sue someone after you have accepted the settlement funds, even if you experience additional damages that you had not anticipated. However, there are some limited exceptions to this rule. This is an issue you can discuss with... Read More