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22 06, 2020

Long-term Disability (LTD) Claims

2020-06-22T12:45:08-04:00June 22nd, 2020|Insurance, Lawsuit, Litigation, LTD Claims, Settlement, Slip and Fall|0 Comments

Many businesses offer group insurance polices to their employees, which include insurance for long-term disabilities, or LTDs. LTD claims are, however, often denied by insurance companies, leading frustrated, disabled employees having to resort to suing the insurance company that denied the claim. But what if the long-term disability is a result of a car accident or a slip-and-fall? You may have seen commercials advertising law [...]

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 [...]