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 Lawyer 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. Below you will find recent articles that relate to personal injury law in Ontario , insurance news or what’s going on with our injury lawyer Ottawa team. We are a group of Ottawa personal injury lawyers that are actively involved in the Ottawa community. Many of us were born and raised in Ottawa and are raising our own families here.
Dog Bite Victims and the Dog Owner’s Liability Act We love dogs! While certain breeds of dogs tend to have lower dog bite statistics, there is really no 100% guarantee that any dog will not bite you. Dog bites happen every day. In fact, there are close to 5 million people in North America that are injured by dogs on an annual basis. Furthermore, 81 % of dog attacks are on children (dogbite.org) . Ontario’s Dog Owner’s Liability Act The Ontario government has very specific laws when it comes to dog attacks and liability. The Dog Owner’s Liability Act (R.S.O. 1990, c.… Read More
A quick review of bicycle safety rules. Ottawa’s cycling culture continues to grow at a rapid pace. With the introduction of bike new bike lanes, cycling safety education, new safety measures such as Bill 31, Making Ontario’s Roads Safer, Cycling Safety Awareness Program (CSAP) and a general awareness less, it seems that there are more and more cyclists on Ottawa’s roads and many cycling infrastructure improvements . Cycling rules in Ottawa In Ottawa, cyclists are allowed on mixed-use pathways; however cyclists should follow these safety guidelines: Where there is one, always stay on the right of the yellow centre line Pass other… Read More
Ottawa injury lawyer reviews Our Ottawa injury lawyers are happy to receive feedback from our clients. We take these words to heart and although we know we’ve been able to help people change their lives, we will often have clients pop by the office, or email us, once their case has settled and is closed. They just want to say thanks. Here are a few words from a couple of recent clients: “I would like to thank you for all that you have done. It’s been a long journey but made much easier by yourself and your team.” Thank you.”… Read More
Reducing Ottawa Cycling Accidents If you haven’t heard by now, the rules of road are still changing. As of June 21st, Ottawa police began testing the one meter rule that was passed as part of Ontario’s “Making Ontario’s Roads Safer Act” back in September of 2015. The act was designed to make roads safer for everyone, especially cyclists. The idea behind the act is that if drivers remember to leave 1 metre between themselves and a cyclists when passing to ensure a safe passing, fewer cycling accidents will occur. Ontario drivers who violate this law can face a $180 fine and… Read More
Out of Province Accident? Will you need to hire a local personal injury lawyer ? Our Ottawa injury lawyers often receive calls from Ontario residents who were travelling and got into an out of province accident. The question then becomes do I need to hire an Ontario personal injury lawyer or a lawyer from the province or country where I was injured? For instance, many people who live in Quebec work in Ontario and driver regularly in Ontario. What happens when they get into an accident in Ottawa but they have Quebec insurance? The answer is somewhat complicated for an… Read More