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.
CATASTROPHIC IMPAIRMENT IN MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule Regulation of the Insurance Act Last amendment: O. Reg. 347/13. A catastrophic impairment caused by an accident is, (a) paraplegia or quadriplegia; (b) the amputation of an arm or leg or another impairment causing the total and permanent loss of use of an arm or a leg; (c) the total loss of vision in both eyes; (d) subject to subsection (4), brain impairment that results in, (i) a score of 9 or less on the Glasgow Coma Scale, as published in Jennett, B. and Teasdale, G., Management of Head Injuries,… Read More
MINOR INJURY GUIDELINE (MIG) FOR MOTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE per s.268.3 of the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule – HIGHLIGHTS This Guideline is focused on the application of a functional restoration approach in the management of minor injuries in the acute and sub-acute phases of the injury. For the purposes of this Minor Injury Guideline: a) minor injury means a sprain, strain, whiplash associated disorder, contusion, abrasion, laceration or subluxation and any clinically associated sequelae. This term is to be interpreted to apply where a person sustains any one or more of these injuries. b) sprain means an injury to one or… Read More
What can our Ottawa personal injury lawyers do for you ? Fair question . We receive calls from clients who are about to settle their insurance claim with their adjuster and simply want to know should they ? It’s tough for our injury lawyers to answer this question without reviewing the file. Typically, when we receive a call of this nature, we set up a meeting (no charge) and look through the facts of the case. It’s important that everything be reviewing in case there have been areas of a personal injury file that were not discovered or covered by… Read More
Personal injury Ottawa cases and award amounts. Compensation for Dental Injury Every accident is unique and our lawyers see many accident scenarios. While many people have dental plans, not all dental injuries are covered and dental expenses can be very expensive. Accident Scenario: Our injury lawyers recently settled a case where a client was left unattended and fell off a table, while being treated. Due to the fall, our client suffered both physically and emotionally. Our injury lawyers knew that huge impact these injuries would have on our client both now and in the future. Injuries Resulting From Accident: Our client… Read More
Ottawa Personal Injury Lawyers David Hollingsworth and Associates.. You would think that if you have a green light and the other driver has a red light and they hit you, you wouldn’t be at fault…well, you could be… A recent decision came from the Ontario Court of Appeal sheds some light on liability and how a driver who has a green light can still be partially liable. Accidents and Red Lights By: Brent Meadows Evan Sant was a passenger in Joel Sant’s pickup truck that entered an intersection on a red light and was hit by Mr. Sekhon. The jury… Read More