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July 15, 2015

Learn about Whiplash Injuries

If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident involving a car, bus, truck or motorcycle, Ontario's no-fault auto insurance enables you to receive compensation for lost wages and out of pocket medical expenses from your own automobile insurance company.
July 9, 2015

The Minor Injury Guideline

The Minor Injury Guideline (MIG) was formulated in 2010 and revised in 2011 and 2014. MIG was implemented within the context of Ontario's 'no fault' insurance reforms and came into effect for accidents that happened on September 1, 2010 or later.
May 12, 2015

Skiing Waivers

Can a waiver prevent an individual from suing a ski resort if they are injured?
May 6, 2015

Crush Injuries

In March 2015, an Ottawa man's legs were crushed by the elevator in a senior's co-op building.
January 12, 2015

Ice Skating: Protect Your Head!

The time for skating on Canada's longest outdoor skateway has finally arrived! People of all ages and from all around the world will put on ice skates and test their skating abilities in the following weeks on the Rideau Canal in Ottawa.
December 17, 2014

South Ottawa crash causes serious injury; impairment suspected

Since the start of the holiday season, we've been discussing the dangers of impaired driving, as the rate of alcohol-related crashes tends to be higher in the midst of holiday festivities. Far too often, impaired driving has devastating consequences for Ontario residents.
November 27, 2014

OPP launches Festive RIDE Campaign against impaired driving

The holiday season is a delightful time to gather with friends, family and co-workers to celebrate the old year and welcome the new one. In anticipation of the festivities, we recently put together a list of 10 tips for hosting a safe holiday party.
November 8, 2014

SCI patient able to walk again after breakthrough procedure

According to Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, each week 11 people in the province suffer a new spinal cord injury, and 33,000 people in Ontario are currently living with SCI. Effective surgeries for treating of this kind of devastating injury have historically been elusive, but doctors and scientists con
October 24, 2014

What are the consequences of over-serving a patron?

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario has strict rules about serving alcohol to intoxicated bar and restaurant patrons.
October 19, 2014

Minimizing liability while event hosting

Some readers from Ontario may have an interest in event hosting. While such activities can indeed be fun for those involved, it may also be important to take a few precautions to protect oneself from liability in case of an incident.
September 8, 2014

Assault by bouncer

Unfortunately, all too often, there are incidents at bars and nightclubs which involve staff (typically bouncers, but not always) assaulting patrons. These establishments (taverns) are subject to very specific rules when it comes to the service of alcohol and the use of force.
July 18, 2014

4 injured in roller coaster derailment

Ontario thrill-seekers might be surprised to read about an amusement park accident that injured four people on July 7 near Los Angeles, California.
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