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…

OPINION: COMMON SENSE  NEEDED IN THE ONTARIO AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE REGIME There essentially two automobile insurance regimes in Canada. One regime is a pure no-fault system where there is no right to initiate legal proceedings and compensation is provided through a government agency.  Fault is not a consideration with respect to compensation. The other type of…

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…