Distracted driving has been defined as the act of driving while doing other activities that take a driver’s attention off the road. Distracted driving is nothing short of dangerous and, in Ontario, it now surpasses drunk driving as the number one cause of motor vehicle fatalities. Yes, in fact it now causes more deaths than drunk driving and speed combined. (more…)
Month: February 2017
What Should I Expect When Meeting With A Personal Injury Lawyer For The First Time?
For most people, the thought of having to hire a lawyer can be intimidating and uncomfortable. The lawyer you eventually hire should be one you are comfortable with and who addresses your questions and concerns with patience and understanding. You should expect a certain amount of responsiveness, even with an initial phone call. That said, a good lawyer will usually ask to meet with you personally, if at all possible, to understand all facets of your case before giving you advice. (more…)
What Should I Do After A Motor Vehicle Accident?
The moments, hours and days after a motor vehicle accident can be frightening and confusing. Though there is never a convenient or rational time to be the victim of an accident, here is a checklist of what to do if you find that you have been involved. (more…)
What Does A Motor Vehicle Injury Case Involve?
If I’ve been injured in an automobile accident, what am I entitled to as a victim?
Car accidents are the most common cause of personal injury complaints on record today. If you’ve been hurt in an auto accident through no fault of your own, you may be entitled to compensation. Be aware that insurance companies will want to close the file quickly with the least possible cost and not advocate for you. This may leave you exposed to compensation that is not nearly enough to take care of your losses. That’s why a quick call to A M Injury Law is good practice to learn what financial compensation you could be entitled to. (more…)
What Do Insurance Companies Look At After A Motor Vehicle Accident?
You have been involved in an car accident and you aren’t at fault. You are entitled to compensation, right? Not necessarily. Be aware that insurance companies try to pay out as little as possible and will try to minimize your claim based on some of the following factors. (more…)