Personal Injury: What You Need To Know When The City Is At Fault

If you’ve faced a personal injury on city property, or have been injured because of your local government’s lack of planning or use of due care, it is possible to launch a personal injury lawsuit against the municipality. Many people believe that personal injury lawsuits can only be filed against an individual, but this is not so. Governments, businesses and institutions can also be found at-fault in personal injury cases, and ordered to pay compensation to the injured party. (more…)

Understanding The Right of Way At Intersections In Ontario

The province of Ontario has unusually strict laws about who has the right of way in a given driving scenario. For drivers and insurers, this means that accident reports and deciding who is at fault for an accident can be much simpler. If you’ve been in an accident, understanding Right of Way law in Ontario can help you determine who was at fault, who is responsible for paying damages, and what impact an accident may have on your insurance premium. (more…)

The Devastating Impacts of A Spinal Cord Injury

A Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) is one of the most devastating injuries that a person can face in their life. The fallout of a spinal cord injury can have lifelong consequences, creating ruinous financial and personal impacts for those who have an SCI. If someone suffers a spinal cord injury because of negligence, or because a company or person failed to exercise due care, it is possible to file a personal injury lawsuit and win compensation for losses. (more…)

What To Do If You Have Been Bitten By A Dog In Ontario

Summer often goes hand in hand with some things. Picnics. Boating. Dog bites.

Unfortunately, this is the season that Chatham personal injury lawyers see an increase in claims resulting from dog bites or attacks. Yes, victims of dog bites can hold the dog’s owner responsible and be compensated for their injuries. But there are some things you must know about our dog bite laws in order for you to do this successfully. (more…)