If you are capable of showing that the injury you’ve suffered as a result of an acknowledged accident has caused you long-lasting or even permanent effect, the amount of the damages award that you will be legally entitled to could spike up significantly. This is definitely something that you want to account for when it comes to it. The more serious the effect of the injury on your life is in relation to your home, recreation and work, the higher your compensation is going to be. (more…)
Month: March 2017
Is The Municipality Liable In Slip And Fall Accidents?
As opposed to what the majority of people tend to believe, not only premise owners and tenants can be liable under the Occupier’s Liability Act of Ontario. If you’ve slipped and fallen on a frozen sidewalk which is owned by the municipality, it is obligated to compensate you for the damage. While the legal principle is the same, there are quite a few technicalities that should be taken into account. (more…)
Defining And Adjusting Fault Determination In A Car Accident
There are quite a lot of things which need to be thoroughly accounted for when it comes to assigning fault in a car accident. With this in mind, it’s important to understand that the province of Ontario is governed by the Insurance Act. Characteristically for Canada, different provinces enact slightly different regulations for certain instances and that’s something that you need to account for. (more…)
Do Personal Injury Lawyers Handle All Aspect of The Dog Bite Injury Claim?
What Is Pain And Suffering And Why Is It So Hard To Prove?
In Ontario, victims of accidents have the ability to seek compensation for something called “pain and suffering”. Compensation claims are called “tort” claims and are meant to recompense for general, or non-pecuniary damages (pain and suffering), or pecuniary or special damages (out of pocket, punitive or aggravated damages) which are more quantifiable. (more…)