With rising gas and transit costs, as well as the increasing congestion of public transit, the purchase and use of e-bikes and e-scooters has skyrocketed both during and post the COVID-19 pandemic. As a relatively inexpensive form of transit, with few government regulations, these transportation devices, dubbed “Power Assisted Bicycles” and “electric kick-scooters,” have inspired a growing legal discourse on the rising hazards posed by them and the few legal avenues for accidents victims to turn to for compensation.Read More
If you’ve found yourself asking this question, you are likely in a situation where you could benefit from speaking with a personal injury lawyer. This blog post will address some possible fears about hiring a lawyer, as well as looking at the benefits.Read More
One of the most popular summer activities in Canada is camping. Due to the pandemic, more and more families are resorting to camping as a vacation getaway. There are several risks that come with camping which may lead to injury. This includes unproperly maintained camping premises and uneven terrain during hiking. In the event that one is injured during a camping trip, who is responsible for such damages that arise out of that injury, including potential health care costs and lost employment income due to the injury?Read More
Cyclist, Pedestrian and Car Accidents
Getting in a car accident is any driver, cyclist or pedestrian’s nightmare. Unfortunately, hit and run accidents occur far too frequently.
A hit and run is when a driver hits a pedestrian, cyclist, property, another car, or causes any collision, and then flees the scene or doesn’t provide truthful information. In these cases, it is important to know what to do.Read More
In Ontario, victims of motor vehicle accidents must navigate their available options for compensation. There are two ways victims can obtain compensation:
- accident benefits claim and
- tort claim.
It is important to understand how they interplay with each other. Seeking legal representation is a very effective way to navigate the legal system when dealing with these claims.Read More
Since its inception in 2008, AirBnB has become the most popular online marketplace for private owners renting out their properties to individuals who are looking for accommodations. Globally it has reached 6 million listings worldwide. In Toronto alone there are currently over 15,000 active listings. 1 Read More
To understand the full benefits of hiring a personal injury lawyer when you are involved in an accident, you need to know what their job is. A personal injury lawyer is a person who acts on behalf of the injured party when it comes to talking to insurance companies, law enforcement, and hiring private investigators. If you have been hurt in any type of accident, it will benefit you to have someone on your side that is experienced in fighting for compensation.Read More
With the cold weather and snow now upon us, the threat of slip and fall accidents is a common winter-time conversation topic. Many of these accidents can result in serious injuries. Any injury that causes you to miss work, be unable to live as you normally would, or causes you to experience extreme pain can be considered a serious injury.Read More
Disability insurance is meant to provide peace of mind in case your physical and/or mental health stops you from working. Often employers will purchase disability insurance on behalf of their employees, as part of an employee benefit program. Individuals may on their own purchase disability insurance, as well. In any case, disability insurance is meant as a safety net, to help cover living and general expenses in the event you are unable to earn an income.Read More
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