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- What happens if you’re in a snowmobile accident?
When the winter season commences, so do the snow sports. For some, this means pulling out their snowmobile and enjoying rides around their property or through the trails. What most people don’t consider, however, is what would happen in the event of a snowmobile accident. The answer depends, largely … Read more »
- What is a litigation guardian? Who needs one? Should I be one?
Who needs a Litigation Guardian?Unfortunately, serious injuries can happen to anyone, including individuals who would legally be considered to be “parties under a disability”. A “party under a disability” is a person who does not have the legal capacity to instruct legal counsel. This includes infan … Read more »
- Building Negligence: A slippery slope
If you are walking down the street in the midst of a beautiful snow fall, you are likely not thinking of the potential accumulation of ice on buildings. The ice that accumulates at the edge of a roof is called an ice dam. Ice dams develop because rooftop snow melts at a faster rate than outside temp … Read more »
- WSIB Opt-Out – When It Applies
Overview:Persons who have been injured in the workplace are eligible to make a claim for compensation through the Workers Safety and Insurance Board (“WSIB”), provided their employer has coverage.In the 1920’s, compensation for work-related accident injuries claimed through the WSIB shifted to a no- … Read more »
- Slipping, Falling, Tripping…. Was I in a Car Accident?
It’s that time of year again. The landscape looks so pretty – marshmallow-covered roads, glistening sidewalks, diamond-crusted fir trees, right? The reality is quite different. As personal injury lawyers, at this time of year we are inundated with calls by injured people who have sustained fractures … Read more »