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.
Our Ottawa Injury and Accidents Blog reports on Ottawa accidents, safety information, personal injury law, insurance claims and local Ottawa events. If you have a topic you would like more information on, please contact our injury lawyer Ottawa team and we would be happy to help.
What do we know about Ontario personal injury law ? Our Ottawa injury lawyers are often asked to provide insight and advice on current issues in Ontario personal injury law. Recently, our very own Ottawa injury lawyer David Hollingsworth, was interviewed by Advocate Daily magazine and was asked to offer up some advice on setting up clear expectations and guidelines during an initial meeting with a personal injury client. Of course, this advice can be used in any type of meeting; however David focused primarily on Ontario personal injury cases. What are Ontario Accident Benefits ? In particular , David discusses… Read More
Sports injury compensation claims By: Brent Meadows Our Ottawa personal injury lawyers are seeing more and more legal disputes in relation to recreational sports injuries. One of our lawyers recently posted an opinion piece on this topic when we discussed the Leighton v Best case. This case involved a recreational hockey player who was found liable for punching another player. Compensation awards for sports injuries In R v MacIsaac, a criminal case, the accused was convicted of one count of… Read More
Ottawa Injury Lawyer David Hollingsworth Featured in Lawyers Weekly Magazine David Hollingsworth is often approached my news and media outlets to give his opinion and speak about issues related to personal injury. Recently, David was contacted by Lawyers Weekly magazine to discuss some of the very common misconceptions that take place during an initial meeting with personal injury lawyers and new clients. In a nutshell, David believes the most common misconceptions about motor vehicle accidents are: Statutory Accident Benefits paperwork is not worth the hassle. NOT TRUE People believe that they have been injured in an accident and are… Read More
The risks of loaning your vehicle Lately , we’ve received a number of calls from Ontario drivers wanting more information about lending their cars to friends and family members . Of course there will be situations in life where it just makes perfect sense and is convenient to lend your car to someone. As Ottawa personal injury lawyers, we must caution you on making the decision to whether or not lend your vehicle to someone who is not listed on your insurance policy. There are certain risks and liabilities for both the owner of the vehicle and the driver who… Read More
Personal Injury Lawyer Ottawa Accident Scenario: Parking lot injuries can be very serious. Parking lot accidents seem to be reported less often. This is typically because parking lot accidents often result in minor injuries; however, they can be every bit as debilitating. The most common parking lot accidents involve a motor vehicle either hitting a pedestrian or a motor vehicle hitting another motor vehicle. Another type of parking lot accident is when a pedestrian slips, trips or falls in a parking lot. The Occupier’s Liability Act S. 3(1) clearly states that an occupier of premises owes a duty to ensure the… Read More