Personal injury law blogs & blawgs

Guest personal injury law blogs and blawgs from lawyers, solicitors and legal professionals.

Jury trials in Ontario suspended until 7th June 2021

by Legal Author May 17, 2021 Personal Injury

In response to the rising COVID-19 cases, a declaration of Emergency was made on January 12, 2021, for all of Ontario. With the declaration of Emergency came new provincial restrictions on January 14, 2021. In light of these restrictions, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice had suspended jury trials until May 3, 2021, at the […]

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Can You Sue Someone For Burning You?

by Legal Author May 12, 2021 Personal Injury

Burns happen for a variety of reasons, and oftentimes it can cause bodily harm. It would be a good idea to consult some burn injury lawyers to see what kind of a case you may have. How Can Burns Occur There are many different ways that people can get burned: Chemical Burns – This could […]

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Physician Licensing – The Response During COVID-19

by Legal Author April 6, 2021 Personal Injury

The COVID-19 pandemic has put incredible strain on health care systems, in Ontario and across the world. In response, many governments and health professional regulators have adopted creative approaches to licensing doctors and other health care providers, so that as many competent front-line workers as possible are available to fight the pandemic. In Ontario, for […]

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Winter Accidents: What You Need to Know About the 10-day Notice Period

by Legal Author November 3, 2020 Accident Claims Law

New post regarding winter accident claims, based on personal injury laws in Ontario. While the holidays are generally a time of celebration, the excessive cold, snow, and ice can even walk on the sidewalk or drive to work more dangerous. These dangerous conditions also increase the number of accidents on municipal property. For example, suppose […]

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When Injury Strikes

by Legal Author October 23, 2020 Accident Claims

Based on personal injury claims law in Ontario. No one expects to be injured while driving to work, or on a family trip, or walking on a sidewalk, or while enjoying a pleasant weekend. Unfortunately, if an injury does occur, one needs to know what to do and where to turn. Every person injured as […]

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Spinal Cord Injuries and Diving Accidents

by Legal Author September 9, 2020 Personal Injury

During the hot summer months, there is one devastating scenario emergency doctors hate to see:  diving-related spinal cord injuries.  Underestimating water depths and unfamiliarity with a body of water can lead to tragic outcomes.  Combine that with a few alcoholic beverages and the carefree attitude that warm weather brings – and these are the leading […]

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Does a medical negligence claim take time to pay?

by Wright Hassall August 23, 2020 Clinical medical negligence

Are you familiar with medical malpractice? Or clinical negligence? It’s a term used by personal injury lawyers to describe the negligible actions of a medical practitioner, whose actions and decisions have resulted in additional (and avoidable) pain, injuries and suffering. Simply put, if your doctor fails to provide a certain standard of care or they […]

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What Workers’ Compensation Benefits Cover?

by Legal Author November 28, 2019 Accident Claims

Processing your work comp claims will be easier and more convenient if you hired an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer to help you handle matters. This will even be more important immediately after you were badly injured in a work-related accident or have fallen seriously ill because of poor work conditions. The workers’ comp lawyer will […]

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Death and No-Fault Car Insurance

by Legal Author September 24, 2019 Car Accidents

One of the worst things imaginable is for your loved one to die because of someone’s negligence. This often happens in fatal car accidents. The other driver fails to obey traffic laws and the result is the death of your loved one. According to New Jersey’s “no-fault” insurance system, the insurance company, or insurer, automatically […]

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Personal Injury Law: Defining Compensatory Damages and What It Entails

by Steve Roberts August 24, 2019 Personal Injury

New post regarding definition of compensatory damages for personal injury and what it entails (based on law in the US).  When people are considering filing a personal injury lawsuit, one of the first questions that they ask is how much they can receive in compensation for their injuries. In order to know how large the […]

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