Why Call A Personal Injury Lawyer If Your Child Been Injured At School?

Children get injured – that’s something rather common. They play, they trip, they fall, they hurt themselves – these are all important parts of their overall development. However, when your kid gets seriously injured at school, things can get particularly challenging and rather terrifying. They attend school with you assuming that everything is kept under control and that the teachers are keeping them perfectly protected but that’s not always the case. Childhood should be more about learning and growing and being able to trust the teachers who are handling these things. (more…)

Legal Rights To Claim Compensation For In Work-Related Personal Injuries

If you live in Ontario or any other province in Canada, employers are required to provide their workers with the necessary and reasonable safe as well as healthy work conditions. However, there are certain situations in which the employer is going to fail in doing so. The result is almost always the same – an injured worker. However, in some situations the employee can still be injured even though his employer provided the necessary and reasonable effort to ensure the safety of the working conditions. These are injuries which may include particularly everything from basic orthopedic traumas to psychological issues. With this in mind, it’s important to be well aware of what happens in such situations. (more…)

General Information About Whiplash Injuries After An Accident

There are quite a lot of different injuries which could stem from the general accidents which encompass personal injury law and that’s most definitely something that you want to take into proper account. With this in mind, one of the most subtly dangerous injuries that you can go through is whiplash. This is basically a non-medical term which lawyers and practitioners use in order to properly describe a range of injuries to your neck. This is an injury which is most commonly caused by a sudden extension or a flexing of your neck secondary to an injury which happened at high speed such as a car accident, for example. Of course, this is something particularly abstract and it’s important to provide further clarification. (more…)

Who Is Liable For Poor Road Conditions Leading To Damage To Your Vehicle?

Now, it doesn’t take much to figure out who is liable for the majority of vehicle accidents. If you’ve stopped at a traffic light and someone hits you from the back, it’s quite obvious who’s going to be deemed liable. However, there are a few different scenarios which might turn out to be a bit trickier. Let’s say that you have damaged your car because of: (more…)

Will A Personal Injury Lawyer Represent You After Any Travel Accidents?

Traveling is undoubtedly something that quite a lot of people are quite passionate about. It provides you with the great opportunity to meet new people and also to explore brand new places and exotic destination. However, when it comes to it, the last thing that you want to have to go through while on a vacation and traveling to another country is an accident. This is something that could ruin your entire trip and it could also cost you quite a lot. (more…)

What Causes Spinal Cord Injuries?

The first thing that you need to take into account is that there is a tremendous amount of different injuries which could stem from an accident as grave as a car accident, for example. From regular physical injuries and psychological damage to catastrophic consequences – the options are particularly numerous. One of the most damaging and impactful types of damages that you can actually go through is a spinal cord injury. (more…)

Recovering Damages For A Knee Injury After Slip And Fall Accident

There are quite a lot of different accidents that could lead to orthopedic injuries and that’s the main reason for which personal injury law is one of the broadest fields of expertise. However, when it comes to slip and fall injuries, a lot of people tend to be underestimating them dramatically. It just doesn’t seem to strike them as something dangerous. However, the reality is far more alarming that you might want to know. (more…)

FAQ’s Regarding Personal Injuries Attributed To Auto Accidents

If I am in an auto accident with an uninsured motorist and they are at fault, what happens then?

Drivers are required to carry some form of auto insurance in every state of Canada.  In most states, you must carry minimum liability coverage for bodily injuries and property damage.  In the case of the uninsured motorist, your auto insurance company will compensate you provided your policy includes uninsured motorist coverage. (more…)

Does Ontario Family Law Cover Wrongful Death Claims?

Unfortunately, wrongful death lawsuits in Ontario are particularly common in civil courts. When someone is fatally injured because of the maleficence of another individual, the family members of the victim are entirely entitled to file a lawsuit against the party at fault for wrongful death. This claim could be brought up against different individuals. However, something that needs to be accounted for is that the same claim can also be filed against companies as well as against government agencies. (more…)

Benefits You Get After Winning The Insurance Claim

People who have been injured in any kind of motor vehicle accident in the province of Ontario are eligible for certain accident benefits. This is regulated in the Insurance Act of Ontario. Set forth in it is a rule which allows you to seek compensation under your automobile insurance policy. Now, the important thing that you need to understand is that there are a few different benefits that you can claim. Let’s have a look. (more…)