Whenever one person’s negligence causes an accident, that negligent individual can be sued by any injured party. That fact holds true, even if the injured party has contributed in some way to occurrence of the accident. So, how does the law deal with the victim’s/plaintiff’s own negligence?
Statistics provided by the Public Health Agency of Canada have shown that the citizens are already dealing with roughly 1.4 million brain injuries per year. These injuries are brought on by sporting activities, motor vehicle collisions, falls, and many more activities that we may not actually deem to be particularly dangerous. However, head injuries are... Read More
Be it a birthday party, bachelor, or New Year’s party – most types of parties have become heavily associated with alcohol and drunken shenanigans. While we are all frequently warned about the dangers of drunk driving and binge drinking, the other dangerous aspects of intoxication are rarely addressed. People falling down stairs, falling asleep in... Read More
Why has the Supreme Court in Canada chosen to put a cap on the amount of money that a car accident victim can seek for pecuniary damages? That decision was made because an ever-growing number of victims had sought a large amount of money, as compensation for pain and suffering.
A motor vehicle is much larger than a single person. Consequently, if a person gets hit by such a vehicle it becomes difficult to see that same pedestrian as the individual who is liable for the unfortunate accident.
Someone that has been injured in a slip and fall or trip and fall incident must make a choice. He or she can pursue compensation in one of two ways. He or she could pursue the less-costly route, which entails settling out-of-court.
A long-term disability keeps the disabled adult from carrying out his or her former job responsibilities. Chronic pain can do that as well. Lawyers see pain as a disability; insurance If
Canadian law has made clear the point where a surgeon passes an imaginary line and joins others in the field of medicine that have been accused of medical malpractice. Canadian doctors can be charged with malpractice by you or your personal injury lawyer in Waterloo when their negligence falls to a level that lies below... Read More
While motor vehicle insurance is mandatory in Ontario, the same cannot be said for people living in the United States. Because of this, Canadians who find themselves injured during a motor vehicle collision in the States, will often discover that the other involved parties are underinsured.
Many people don’t know what to expect when they decide to launch a personal injury claim in order to obtain compensation for their losses. The legal system is complex and sometimes altogether frustrating, even with the guidance of legal counsel. In order to help you prepare for your case, we have put together some of... Read More