Personal Injury Category Archives

Game Misconduct – City’s Liability on Outdoor Hockey Rink Maintenance

There is nothing more Canadian than checking the weather to find out that it is the perfect conditions for a good old hockey game with your friends at the outdoor public ice rink. But who is responsible for ensuring the property maintenance of these public rinks?

The Golden Years Doctrine in Ontario: Path to Justice or Path to Nowhere?

The perpetually rising statutory deductible jumping from $41,503.50 in 2022 to $44,367.24 in 2023 and the increasing monetary threshold (the point where the deductibles no longer apply) increasing from 138,343.86 in 2022 to $147,889.59 in 2023 are but two of many examples.

Clients with Personal Injuries Later in Life: Helping them Get what they Deserve

In August 2022, an Ontario labour arbitrator decided that an employer’s age cut-off of 65 for long-term disability, did violate section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms but it was saved under section 1 of the Charter.[1] In making this decision, the arbitrator noted that setting the cut-off age at 65 was reasonable considering the nature and demographics of the employer and …

How OTs Help Injured Parties in Pain Management

The treatment and management of chronic pain is complex. Part of the reason for this complexity is that the pain experience is deeply personal. Simply put, everyone experiences pain differently. Remarkably, our thoughts and feelings can affect our body’s chemistry and our response to pain.