Toronto Personal Injury Law Blog
There are many types of incidents that can result in amputation and/or disfigurement, including, but not limited to: motor vehicle accidents, sports accidents, and medical malpractice.
Not only are these serious, but they are also permanent. When a person suffers from an amputation or disfigurement, he or she will be forced to change their life in a number of ways.
If another party is responsible for your injury, there is a chance you could receive compensation. This is something many people consider as they are aware of the economic impact an injury like this can have on their life.… Continue Reading
Novice drivers often make mistakes on the road that cause an accident, leading to serious injury or death. For this reason, many countries are looking into ways to help beginner drivers to improve their skills in an efficient and effective manner.
A recent report by The Traffic Injury Research Foundation studies the new comprehensive Graduated Driver Licensing framework. This has been developed to deal with the increased crash risk of new and young drivers.
The framework is unique in many ways, including the implementation of driver education, testing requirements, and most importantly, in-vehicle monitoring.… Continue Reading
Ontario residents may be surprised to learn that, over the last 10 years, twice as many men have died in car accidents than women. According to the data, which was released on March 23, more than 2,300 men were killed while approximately 1,140 women died.
The data was taken between 2005 and 2014. The total number of deaths caused by car collisions within this time span was reported to be 3,504 individuals. It was determined that, of all of those who were killed, only 450 motorists were driving safely when they became involved in car accidents.… Continue Reading
According to authorities, two men died in a construction site accident on March 27 in the High Park neighbourhood in Toronto. Reportedly, the accident occurred following a collapse of scaffolding shortly after 11 a.m.
The two men were contractors working at the site. The site, located on Bloor Street near its intersection with Pacific Avenue, is currently being developed into a condominium complex. Officers with the Toronto Police Department were called to the scene along with emergency medical personnel. One worker was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.… Continue Reading
An accident at a steel company in Mississauga claimed the life of a male employee, according to reports. The incident, which involved a forklift, occurred around 9:30 a.m. on March 23. Responding to a medical emergency, rescue personnel from Peel Region arrived and declared the 62-year-old employee dead. The medical emergency, however, was actually a work-related accident, a representative for local law enforcement officials stated.
According to the preliminary investigation, an employee who was operating a forklift apparently hit another employee with the machine, killing him.… Continue Reading
Authorities say that two motorcyclists were injured in different crashes on March 13 in Haldimand County. One of the accidents involved only a motorcyclist crashing at the intersection of Regional Road 70 and St. John’s Road in the afternoon. The unidentified driver was hospitalised with non-life-threatening injuries.
In the other crash, a Pontiac heading north on Highway 6 was attempting to make a left-hand turn at First Line Road just as a Harley Davidson heading south on the highway was approaching the intersection.… Continue Reading
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