There are many things to dislike about a Canadian winter. Heading outside to shovel or salt your driveway isn’t much fun when the temperature is -20, however, if you fail to shovel and salt your driveway or walkway you are putting yourself at risk to get sued.
Oatley, Vigmond personal injury lawyer Brian Cameron recently was interviewed by Jim Richards on Newstalk 1010, to discuss both the legalities and risks of drinking and boating. Brian is a […]
On December 29, 2013, 7-time world champion Formula One race car driver Michael Schumacher sustained life-threatening injuries while skiing in France. Doctors believe that the helmet Mr. Schumacher was wearing when he fell may have saved his life.
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Cruise ships have become a very popular form of vacation getaway for Canadians. But what rights does a passenger have if an injury occurs as a result of negligence onboard that cruise ship?
A bicycle is a vehicle under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act (HTA). This means that a bicyclist has the same rights and responsibilities as anyone else using a road. It also means that motorists share the same responsibilities towards bicycle riders as they do to other motorists.
A bicycle is a vehicle under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act (HTA). This means that a bicyclist has the same rights and responsibilities as anyone else using a road. It also means that motorists share the same responsibilities towards bicycle riders as they do to other motorists. Unfortunately, the interactions between bicycles and motor vehicles can lead to serious and deadly injuries.
Even though motorcycles are inherently more dangerous to operate than passenger cars, we are seeing an increase in the popularity of this mode of transportation. In an effort to reduce the risks of riding a motorcycle, enthusiasts are taking considerable steps to protect themselves through the use of sophisticated safety gear. Some examples include protective gloves, plated or padded jackets, reinforced boots and protective pants.
A person must be involved in an “accident” to be entitled to statutory accident benefits from their motor vehicle insurer. In its everyday use the word accident describes an untoward event which is not expected or designed. There are two questions to ask when determining whether an incident is an “accident” under the SABS. First, did an intervening act cause injuries that would not be part of the ordinary use or operation of a vehicle? Second, was the use or operation of the vehicle a direct cause of the injuries?