There are a significant number of personal injury lawyers practicing in the Greater Toronto Area. The sheer number can overwhelm anyone. However, not all lawyers are the same and I always recommend that you investigate who you intend to retain before making any decision. When choosing a personal injury lawyer, it is important to consider the following:…

Wait!? I had a car accident and you’re telling me I’m not entitled to recover for my pain and ‎suffering?‎ I have heard this from injured people on numerous occasions during my career. There is a belief that if ‎someone has an accident then they are entitled to compensation. It is a shock for someone…

BEWARE OF BILL 118: Proposed limits to the Occupiers’ Liability Act Those injured in accidents are often faced with significant statutory and policy hurdles, which must be overcome to recover compensation.  It appears that further limits on the rights of injured Ontarians is rearing its head.  This time it’s  Bill 118, which is a private…

Don’t worry. A jury will believe me. As a personal injury lawyer in the City of Toronto, I have heard injured people say this to me over the years. The most adamant about the merits of their claim are those who have usually suffered soft-tissue injuries. As I have written in a previous article on…

When you are injured in a motor vehicle accident, you must apply to your automobile insurer for what are called accident benefits.  These benefits provide you, at a minimum, with medical and rehabilitation benefits and/or a weekly benefit.  In order to recover benefits under your policy of insurance, you must be in an incident in…