Toronto Personal Injury Law Blog
Recently one of our clients found, during the course of his lawsuit against the defendants, that their claim ought to be increased from the initial demand of $100,000 to $500,000.
While it is rare for our clients to issue lawsuit claims that limit themselves to $100,000 – which is the monetary threshold for cases which fall in Ontario’s Simplified Rules procedure – in this specific case, it was the correct move due to the advantages that are found in Simplified Rules.… Continue Reading
Your neck is a very flexible part of your body. Think of how many different ways you can move your head. All of that movement is made possible by your neck. When you are involved in a car accident, the flexibility of your neck can lead to an injury known as whiplash. This is because the extreme movements of your neck during the accident might injure the structures, such as the discs, ligaments and muscles, that are part of your neck.… Continue Reading
As we discussed last week, brain injuries can lead to a variety of changes in the victim. We focused on the emotional changes that might occur in the brain injury victim. Those changes, however, are only a small sampling of the overall changes that can occur. Some brain injury victims might suffer from hearing difficulties, fine motor skill troubles, memory issues and difficulty learning. All of this can make life very challenging for the victim.
We know that coping with a brain injury isn’t easy.… Continue Reading
If you or a loved one suffers a spinal cord injury, you can expect this to change your life in many ways. While some of these injuries can be healed over time, most result in some level of permanent damage. As a result, the patient will require ongoing treatment.
Spinal cord injuries can be the result of the following:
— Motor vehicle accident
— ATV accident
— Slip and fall
— Medical malpractice
— Sports accidents
In the most serious of situations, a spinal cord injury will cause quadriplegia, paraplegia or complete paralysis.… Continue Reading
Honda Motor Co. is one of the most popular automakers in the world. The company sells its vehicles, including the Civic and Accord, to consumers from one side of the globe to the next.
In North America, Honda has a long standing reputation for reliability. Unfortunately, this has come under fire as of late, thanks to its use of Takata air bag inflators.
According to recent reports, American Honda is in the process of recalling approximately 1.39 million vehicles to replace a potentially defective air bag.… Continue Reading
When you suffer any type of brain injury, there is a chance it could alter your life forever. This is particularly true in the event of a traumatic brain injury. Your ability to take care of yourself and your family could be compromised. Furthermore, you may not be able to return to work.
There are many causes of a traumatic brain injury. For example, this could be the result of a motor vehicle accident. The same holds true for a slip and fall or sports accident.… Continue Reading
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