David Hollingsworth has been an injury lawyer Ottawa residents have turned to for help since 1999.
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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Personal Injury Lawyer Ottawa discusses vehicle owner’s vicarious liability by Denis Alisic ATV Accident Recently, a Court of Appeal of Ontario decision released on August 10, 2015 in Fernandes v. Araujo overruled a 1952 decision on the issue of vehicle owner’s vicarious liability for negligent use of the owner’s vehicle; where the owner of a vehicle gives the driver permission to possess the vehicle but limits the driver with respect to operation of the vehicle. In Fernandes the Plaintiff, Ms. Fernandes, and the Defendant, Ms. Araujo, were visiting a farm owned by a Mr. Almeida. During their visit they decided… Read More
Ottawa injury lawyer discusses laser treatments and compensation for burn injuries. There are all sorts of laser treatment therapies on the market these days. It’s important that one does complete research before seeking out such treatments. The reality is that laser treatments can also result in very serious accidents. The product or machine can fail, technicians may not be well trained. Lawsuits relating to injury from laser surgery are on the rise, and physicians have been held liable even if they were not personally operating the machinery or performing the procedures. Health Canada watches over the sale, importation and labeling of… Read More
Pembroke Accident: Slip and Fall Accident Scenario: Our Ottawa personal injury lawyers received a call one day from a woman. She was going about her daily routine when suddenly she slipped and injured herself. She was unsure of her rights. Can you sue for a slip and fall accident? Who would she sue? Would an insurance company cover her costs? Would an insurance company compensate her for her injuries? What if she knew the person who owned the property? These are all valid questions and questions our Ottawa injury lawyers are asked daily. The most frequent question we get asked… Read More
Ottawa Personal Injury Lawyers for Safer Roads and Fewer Accidents written by Qasim Ebrahimi Ontario’s Safer Roads Act The Ontario government passed the Making Ontario’s Roads Safer Act, which makes a number of amendments to the Highway Traffic Act in an effort to improve road safety. Some of the new measures will come into force over the coming months, while others may take up to a couple of years. These measures affect drivers, cyclists and pedestrians, in addition to increasing the fines for distracted driving and “dooring” cyclists. The amendments will include the following, in addition to a number of… Read More
Ottawa Slip and Fall Accident Accident Scenario Our injury lawyers in Ottawa worked closely with our client “GP” to ensure she received maximum compensation for her injuries. GP was a 63-year-old woman from Ottawa. One day she was walking in a parking lot and slipped and twisted her right ankle on a freshly painted line during a rain storm. These types of slip and fall accidents are not uncommon. A change in weather can suddenly bring on hazardous situations. Often times when it rains, the ground can become slippery. Freshly painted ground can cause an even bigger hazard. Injuries Resulting… Read More