Video Testimonial – Motorcycle Accident
When our client struck a train that was occupying a crossing on a dark country road, he was left a triple limb amputee. He found himself in a situation where he was unable to represent himself. Jim Mays stepped in to guarantee the best outcome for him. He tells his story here:Continue reading the post titled Video Testimonial – Motorcycle Accident
How Will My Personal Injury Settlement Affect My Family Law Separation or Divorce?
When a personal injury matter settles, there are two primary ways the settlement can be paid out for an adult claimant: a lump sum cash payment, or a structured settlement. A structured settlement is created when some or all of a personal injury settlement is deposited with a life insurance …Continue reading the post titled How Will My Personal Injury Settlement Affect My Family Law Separation or Divorce?
Chris Collins comments on Globe & Mail article about insurance assessment firms and accident victim reports
The Globe and Mail has written another article about abusive practices in insurer’s examinations. The article has the headline, “Insurance assessment firms altered, ghostwrote accident victim reports“. A couple of the problems the article covers, are assessors taking comments out…Continue reading the post titled Chris Collins comments on Globe & Mail article about insurance assessment firms and accident victim reports
Chris Collins comments on G&M article regarding independent medical examinations
Don’t accept insurer’s examinations without question: “Doctors are taking in millions of dollars a year by putting their names to accident injury reports for the insurance industry. Some of these reports unfairly discredit injury claims, leaving victims intimidated and exhausted.” Thanks to …Continue reading the post titled Chris Collins comments on G&M article regarding independent medical examinations
Video Testimonial – Rear End Collision
A rear-end collision that seemed relatively minor, turned into a permanent issue, a spinal disc herniation, for the person who was hit. After interviewing several lawyers, this person chose Jim Virtue and Rasha El-Tawil, who ensured he had a strong legal outcome. He tells his story here: htt…Continue reading the post titled Video Testimonial – Rear End Collision
What are Non-Earner Benefits?
Part of your contract with your own auto insurance company includes the potential payment of Non-Earner Benefits. Non-earner benefits are accident benefits that are available to insured drivers in Ontario. Details of these benefits are found in Part II of the Statutory Accident Benefits Sche…Continue reading the post titled What are Non-Earner Benefits?
What is an “Accident”: A Case Summary on Dittmann v. Aviva
The recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision of Dittmann v. Aviva Insurance Company of Canada provides an interpretation of what qualifies as an “accident” pursuant to the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (“SABS”). Subsection 3(1) of the SABS defines “accident” as “an inciden…Continue reading the post titled What is an “Accident”: A Case Summary on Dittmann v. Aviva
Video Testimonial – Post-Surgery Recovery
Our client’s surgeon expected our client to return to work within a few weeks of surgery. However, it soon became clear that our client did not feel physically nor emotionally capable of returning to her regular activities as quickly as expected. Personal injury lawyer, Rasha El-Tawil,…Continue reading the post titled Video Testimonial – Post-Surgery Recovery
Video Testimonial – Motor Vehicle Accident
After being rear-ended, our client tended to her daughter’s injuries before becoming concerned about her own. She soon realized that the back and neck pain she suffered had changed her life in more ways than she could have imagined. Emily Foreman and her team worked alongside our clien…Continue reading the post titled Video Testimonial – Motor Vehicle Accident
Video Testimonial – Slip & Fall
An icy patch on a walkway was reported to the condo core, but the walkway was not properly maintained. As a result of this oversight, our client suffered a slip and fall and sustained injuries that required legal support. Anna Szczurko and her team worked closely with our client to provide t…Continue reading the post titled Video Testimonial – Slip & Fall