Blog Posts in 2015

Women's Courage Awards 2015

On October 25 th, 2014, over 300 attendants joined together at the Women’s Courage Awards, as the Endless Possibilities and Hope Development Organization successfully celebrated their monumental ...
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Halloween Safety

Halloween is a fun and exciting time for children and many adults. During this spooky season, it is crucial to keep safety as your priority. The Toronto Police Services has advised that the average ...
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"Changes in the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule Leaves Accident Victims Vulnerable, Unprotected, and Inadequately Rehabilitated"

In 2010, the Ontario Liberal government made legislative changes to the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule set out in the Ontario Regulation 251/15. This change has allowed insurance companies to ...
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How You Can Prevent Liability for Your Dog's Aggressive Behavior

Many people consider their dog to be part of their family, but could that friend’s aggressive behavior be putting you at risk? Canada’s laws and regulations regarding dog bite liability ...
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Speed Limit Falls to 30 per Hour in bid to Make Streets Safer for Pedestrians

New signs are going up and speed limits are going down in parts of old Toronto and East York starting September 15, 2015. Many residential streets are seeing the top speed drop to 30 km per hour, down ...
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When to Sue or Settle?

If you have been injured in an accident, whether it’s an auto accident, slip-and-fall incident, or any other incident that someone else is liable for, you may consider a personal injury lawsuit. ...
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Water Safety for Labor Day

As we approach the last long weekend in Ontario it is time to turn our minds to being safe out in the water. The federal government has introduced boating safety regulations in order to help reduce ...
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Five New Traffic Laws That Are Coming Into Effect On September 1, 2015 That All Drivers Should Know

On September 1, 2015, the Province of Ontario will introduce a new set of traffic laws as part of its efforts to make driving safer in the Province. The “Making Ontario Roads Safer Act”, ...
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New Fines for Drivers

In Ontario, drivers are responsible for ensuring that there is no open alcohol in the vehicle while they are operating it, as per the Liquor Licence Act. If stopped by police, the driver may be ...
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About Distracted Driving & Preventing It

Distracted driving remains the number one cause of auto accidents in the Province of Ontario, followed closely by impaired driving. As a result, on June 2, 2015, Ontario has new rules of the road with ...
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5 Things to Do at a Car Crash Scene

When you are involved in a car crash, it is easy to panic or to forget to do important things that can help you after the dust settle. There are many instances where a victim can have poor judgment at ...
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Brain Injuries and Structured Settlements

Brain injuries can occur as a result of any kind of traumatic event, from motor vehicle collisions, to bicycle accidents, to slips and falls, workplace or sports injuries. The Lasting Effects of a TBI ...
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National Rail Safety Week: Avoid a Railway Accident

As April 27 to May 3, 2015 is National Rail Safety Week, let us take some time to learn about Operation Lifesaver, a partnership initiative of the Railway Association of Canada and Transport Canada. ...
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Use of Surveillance in a Personal Injury Case

The Ontario Court of Appeal has clamped down on the use by the defense and insurance companies of surveillance evidence against victims of personal injury accidents. The decision will impact ...
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The Dangers of Winter Activities

During the winter season, everyone should take extra care when participating in winter activities. Precautions should be taken to avoid danger or a personal injury. When participating in winter ...
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