The effects of a car crash often extend beyond the injured victim and have a significant impact on the victim’s family. If a person is injured or killed by the fault or negligence of another, family members may make claims under the Family Law Act.
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Accidents involving public transportation vehicles pose unique legal challenges, often leaving injured individuals unsure of their options. It is important to speak to an experienced personal injury lawyer as soon as possible after an incident to discuss these options. Ontario laws governing the recovery of benefits or compensation for injuries sustained on public transit depend on several factors, including: the owner(s) of the vehicle(s), who …
This was an appeal of a preliminary award in which the arbitrator determined that an insurer’s policy had expired prior to the collision in question. The issue on appeal was whether an improperly cancelled policy remained in force.
After being released from the action, the defendants were unsuccessful on their motion for costs of the action.
On June 1, 2016, the automobile insurance coverage available to Ontarians fell dramatically, meaning car crash victims will now receive significantly less money to help them get back on their feet. The decreased coverage will take effect upon policy renewal. Unless consumers purchase optional additional coverage, the amount of coverage they have will be significantly less than it was prior to the June 1st changes. …
Despite concerns regarding the credibility of the parties, Justice Dow grants Summary Judgment in “very exceptional case where the paper record was sufficient to reach a fair conclusion”