The truth is that slip and fall accidents are particularly common in Ontario. This is due to the fact that the country is characterized by long and cold winters, particularly common for the northern parts. This is when the walkways get slippery. What is more, there are quite a lot of different retailers who wouldn’t take proper care of slippery surfaces, hence putting the health of people on them in danger. (more…)
The first thing that you need to take into account when it comes to dog bite is that they are quite common. Over 200,000 bites per year tend to happen in Canada and a good portion of those happen in Ontario. However, there are quite a few things that you might want to take into account when it comes to a dog bite case and this is mainly because of the fact that there are a lot of variables. (more…)
The unfortunate truth is that the province of Ontario is absolutely no stranger to car accidents. With this being said, vehicular accidents are the most common case for personal injuries and, unfortunately, death. Of course, when you stack the numbers the statistics is rather logical, considering the fact that there are far more cars than any other vehicles in the province. (more…)
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…)
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…)
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…)
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…)