Canadians enjoy taking part in outdoor activities. Some of them travel over all types of terrain using an ATV. Unfortunately, travel over certain types of terrain can increase the chances for an accident.
The legal system expects an accident settlement to provide a victim with a way to regain the financial security that he or she enjoyed prior to the accident. Still, no settlement can help a claimant/victim to recover all the time and effort that was expended, during the quest for a fair compensation.
An insurance company has promised to provide financial support to a policy holder that has suffered a covered loss. Still, that fact does not prevent the same insurance company from working to minimize the extent of that loss.
In Ontario, no driver can sue another driver, but, if you get hit while on the road, you can file a claim with your own insurance company. You can use that lawsuit to obtain money for repairs to a damaged vehicle or replacement of a totaled vehicle.
While a driver does not always have to report an accident to the police, it helps to recognize the times when such an action does become necessary.
It can prove difficult to assign any number or measurement to negligence. Yet that is exactly what a judge needs to do in a courtroom where the verdict in a personal injury case gets decided.
In Ontario, any employees receiving long term disability benefits lack the ability to function in the workplace for a certain period of time, normally a minimum of 2 years. Workers that qualify for that status need to satisfy certain obligations.
Whenever you sustain injuries in an accident caused by someone else, you need to know your options, especially if you plan on filing a claim for damages. However, delays in contacting a personal injury lawyer could seriously jeopardize your rights to any compensation that you are entitled to. Whether a delay results from procrastinating or... Read More
If you’ve sustained injuries in a motor vehicle accident, it will most likely be subject to Ontario’s no-fault. However, if you’re planning on filing a personal injury claim or lawsuit for damages, you’ll have to prove that the other party’s careless or negligent behavior caused the accident and your injuries. If you’re going to file... Read More
Generally speaking, medical malpractice cases typically arise when an individual has been harmed by a doctor’s or healthcare professional’s actions or inactions. In Canada alone, there are roughly 70,000 personal injury claims for medical malpractice recorded on an annual basis. Consequently, it’s important for you to understand how a medical malpractice claim works and know... Read More