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20 03, 2020

Embarrassed by a Fall?

2020-04-02T19:10:00-04:00March 20th, 2020|Insurance, Lawsuit, Litigation, Settlement, Slip and Fall|0 Comments

If you accidentally trip or slip, gravity takes over and you hit the ground, often causing injuries. If you are like most Canadians, your initial reaction is embarrassment and a feeling that it was somehow your fault. Under our laws, the owner or tenant of the place where you fell is responsible to keep the area reasonably safe. If they knew or should have known [...]

7 12, 2018

Why Sue?

2020-04-02T19:12:22-04:00December 7th, 2018|Insurance, Lawsuit, Litigation, Settlement|0 Comments

Most of us Canadians aren’t litigious by nature. When we are involved in an accident, suing whoever might have caused it is often the last thing on our mind. So why sue? Firstly, it is important to consider who is really paying out in lawsuits the vast majority of the time: insurance companies. Whether we were in a car accident, slipped and fell on some [...]

3 04, 2018

Dog Bite Liability

2018-12-07T11:49:11-05:00April 3rd, 2018|Dog Bite Liability, Insurance, Settlement|0 Comments

Dog bites often occur to friends or family members of the owner of the dog in question. As a result, many dog-bite victims choose not to pursue a lawsuit against the dog’s owner, whereas they most likely would have if he or she had been a stranger. This should not be the case. Under the Dog Owners’ Liability Act in Ontario, the owner of a [...]