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I was hit by a car while biking and was injured. I don’t own a car and don’t have car insurance. What can I do?

Although you may not have your own automobile policy, you can still access no-fault benefits, also known as Statutory Accident Benefits (SABS), because you were injured in a motor vehicle accident.

Pool Parties and the Risk of Lawsuits: Read Before Hosting Your Next Get-together

Pool season is fast approaching and if you are like me, you love having friends, family, and colleagues over for parties around the pool.

Pool Safety

Pool Parties and the Risk of Lawsuits: Read Before Hosting Your Next Get-together     

Pool Safety

Pool Parties and the Risk of Lawsuits: Read Before Hosting Your Next Get-together     

I am a commercial truck driver and I surprised by the number of trucking accidents which occur on the roadways. What are the causes of truck accidents?

According to statistics released by the OPP in 2017, one in five fatal collisions on Ontario provincial roads between 2012 and 2016 involved a transport truck

Ontario sets national standard for concussion safety

Ontario sets national standard for concussion safety

Will a lawyer visit my family member at their hospital bedside?

I have a family member in the hospital after a serious car crash, will the lawyer come to the hospital to meet with us or should we wait until my family member is discharged home?

Concussion legislation may be too onerous for some sports groups

Concussion legislation may be too onerous for some sports groups

Timelines for suing a municipality after an injury

I heard that there are special notice and time requirements if you want to sue a municipality for failing to salt and sand a roadway that caused a car accident and injuries, is that true? What is it?

 

What should I do if I am involved in a car accident?

What should I do if I am involved in a car accident?

I’ve been off work with a serious medical condition for nearly two years. My long-term disability insurer has just informed me that, although I have not recovered, they are ending my benefits after I

I’ve been off work with a serious medical condition for nearly two years.  My long-term disability insurer has just informed me that, although I have not recovered, they are ending my benefits after I have been off for two years.  Can they do this?
 

Contingency Fees should be simple and standard.

After making changes to referral fees and advertising, the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) is turning its attention to contingency fees.

ODSP and settlement payments

I am receiving Ontario Disability Support payments (ODSP).  I was involved in a car accident that was not my fault and I have sued the at-fault driver.  Will a settlement of my lawsuit affect my receipt of ODSP benefits?
 
 

Auto Insurance Renewal

It is time to renew my automobile insurance.  Do I need to purchase optional insurance benefits?
 
 

My auto insurer has cut off my weekly income replacement benefit. I was receiving $400.00 per week and now I have no cheque coming in and I am unable to go back to work. Can I fight this?

Yes.

If your auto insurer has inappropriately cut off your weekly income replacement benefit (IRB), you have the right to dispute this termination.