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- Who Really Understands Their Car Insurance Policy?
The Ontario Automobile Policy (OAP 1) states: “If you own an automobile that is operated on a highway in Ontario, certain insurance coverages are required by law.” If certain insurance coverages are required by law, then what isn’t required and what could you be liable for if you injure or kill some … Read more »
- If You’ve Been Injured, Can You Still Sue After Two Years?
In Ontario, the Limitations Act, 2002 sets out time limits for when a person can sue another person for certain claims, such as with respect to a personal injury claim. An injured person generally (and simplistically stated) has a maximum of two years from the date of injury, or when the person ough … Read more »
- Avoid Slips, Trips and Falls at a Holiday Party
Holiday parties have already begun. Be safe and watch out for these potential slip, trip and fall accident scenarios that can occur outside or inside of a restaurant, hotel, or other party venue. Slip, Trip and Fall Hazards When walking to and from the party venue, be aware of the surface conditions … Read more »
- Ward Off a Drug or Alcohol-Related Motor Vehicle Tragedy
Cannabis is the talk of the town. With the recent legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada, people are concerned with drivers being impaired by marijuana use. This is a good time to reflect on what we can do to proactively try to avoid a motor vehicle tragedy from happening. Think about this … Read more »
- Are You Covered If Someone Drives Your Car?
In Ontario, as the owner of a motor vehicle, you need to have auto insurance. What happens if someone drives your car and gets into an accident? Can you be liable and, if you are, will you be covered by your automobile insurance coverage? For example, consider the situation of a friend, neighbour or … Read more »
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