After an especially cold and harsh winter, residents in the Nation’s Capital can finally breathe in that sweet spring air! And now that winter is officially over, Canadians everywhere can begin to say goodbye to winter driving conditions. But even though ice, snow and freezing rain will soon be a thing of the past, it’s
Living in Ontario has many upsides, including: gorgeous lakes and scenery, many large and small cities rich with history and cultural diversity. This makes it a great place to call home. But, like anything, there are some challenges that go along with all the benefits of living here. One common challenge for everyone is winter.
According to the Government of Ontario, the deaths from collisions caused by distracted driving have doubled in the province since 2000 and Ontario lawmakers updated new driving laws to combat distracted driving amid pervasive new technology.
The number of vehicle accidents, specifically collisions, have been steadily climbing with Canada’s expanding population. While there are a variety of factors that lead to road accidents, most often they involve driver negligence. This article reviews some of the common causes of vehicle collisions, the correct course of action to take if you’ve been involved
In a work vehicle accident, the driver who is at fault or their insurance company is liable to pay for the damages. However, when the accident involves a work vehicle, then the issue of liability gets a little complicated. Three things need to be determined when deciding who should pay for the damages: Who
Road safety has become a big problem in Ottawa. Last year only, 14,394 reportable collisions occurred, an increasing number of which were a hit and run accident. Often enough, the people involved in a hit and run do not know how to react due to the trauma. However, knowing how to react, what to do,
As you know, drivers in the province of Ontario must have car insurance. Despite increases in premiums over the years, the benefits that insurance companies pay out are decreasing. Since 2010, insurance companies restrict most people to only $3,500 in rehabilitation coverage. Did you also know that Ontario is the only province in Canada with a $38,000
Recent statistics have shown that distracted driving is on the rise and it is a definite concern on the road. While you cannot control other drivers, you can limit how distracted you are behind the wheel, which will also limit the chances of getting into a car accident. Cell Phones are for Emergencies While
A Personal Injury Lawyer is needed all year round, but injuries from collisions are more likely during the colder months. Anyone who experiences winter in Canada knows one simple fact; roads are icy and downright hazardous. The outrageous part? At times people choose to drive as though the road conditions are normal. These people have
Pursuing legal action after accidents are delicate work with very little room for error. Even with the best personal injury or accident lawyer on your side, the tiniest detail can derail an entire case, drastically changing the outcome, and leaving you high and dry. That’s why it is important to take the right steps, ensuring
There’s really no such thing as a good time and place for car accidents — but where your car accident occurs can have a tremendous impact on the outcome. When you picture a car accident in your mind, you most likely envision a collision on the road. While there are countless accidents on roads every
All auto insurance policies are not created equal. Depending on your insurance provider, the specific benefits package that you purchase, and the provisions of those benefits, you could be compensated very differently depending on the nature, circumstances, and liability of a car accident. A personal injury lawyer can help you make sure that you are