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Our injury lawyer Ottawa team devotes themselves to promoting safety and helping people who have been injured in an accident in Ontario. Since 1999, David Hollingsworth has built a team of experienced Ottawa injury lawyers and accident benefit specialists that serve the Ottawa and eastern Ontario community.
We travel throughout Ottawa and eastern Ontario and meet with people who have been injured and help them understand their legal rights and how best to proceed when it comes to insurance and maximum compensation.
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Ski Accidents and Safety Ski season is in full swing. We have had significant snowfall and eager skiers are hitting the slopes in droves. It’s going to be a great season. Remember, though, that winter sports—with the crowds, the weather, and the slippery slopes can be dangerous. In fact, according to the Canadian Ski Council, Downhill skiing and snowboarding are the second and third most dangerous snow and ice activities in the county. Heading out to enjoy a day of skiing or snowboarding? Take some time to review a few simples safety tips and read the skiers’ responsibility code. Dress… Read More
Drug Impaired Driving The recent release of the McClelland task force report on marijuana legalization in Canada has raised some serious concerns for public safety; in particular drug impaired driving . Drug-impaired driving is a major concern as the legalization of the substance becomes a reality in our country and, moving forward, there is a lot to be done to ensure the safety of drivers on the road In November, a CAA poll found 63 per cent of Canadians worry that road safety will decline when marijuana is legalized. Public Education Needed for Drug Impaired Driving Currently, Ontario drivers impaired… Read More
Social Host Liability Inviting a few friends over to celebrate the season or ring in the new year? Your social host liability and responsibilities go further than just providing the memorable music, drinks and delicious appetizers. As a social host, you are responsible for ensuring the safety of your guests. While you don’t have the same responsibilities as someone who runs a bar or restaurant, if you are having an event in your home or on your property where alcohol is served, you may have more legal responsibilities than you think. As a social host, you should be aware of… Read More
Slip and Fall Injury in Shopping Malls The parking lots are jammed, the line-ups are long and the potential for slip and fall injury is at its highest in city shopping malls. Your best defense against slip and fall hazards at this time of the year is to slow down and be aware of your surroundings. Slip and Fall Injury Caused by Slips on Wet Floors Slushy snowy conditions outside create slip, trip and fall hazards indoors. People track all of the snow and slush inside making the potential for slipping on a wet floor very high, especially near entrances. To… Read More
Understanding your Accident Benefits Following Changes to the Ontario Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule Catastrophic Injury Victim Beware ! In an effort to make insurance more affordable for all Ontarians, the Ministry of Transportation made some large scale changes to accident benefits coverage last June. These changes have reduced, changed and, in some cases, eliminated coverage. In particular those impacted by a catastrophic injury are most at risk. As many drivers do not regularly review the their policies, they may not be aware of the impact of the new lowered benefits. Many will find out only when an accident happens. … Read More