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.
Cycling Accident and Safety It’s a sure sign of spring when neighborhood streets and sidewalk traffic is jammed with kids on bikes, their flowered baskets and suped up BMX models. Kids love bikes, but travelling at high speeds, lack of control over the bike when learning and neglecting to wear a helmet contribute to the risk and a cycling accident can be the end result for this popular spring pastime. Who is at most at risk of a cycling accident? Much has been written about the safety of our urban cyclist and cycling accidents and commuters, but children between the… Read More
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder A very normal response to a tragic and abnormal event, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a common form of mental illness brought on by exposure to serious trauma and events. People who suffer from this disorder are not always soldiers returning from the war front as we once thought. In fact, car accidents, cycling accidents and violent assaults are some of leading causes of PTSD. When do PTSD symptoms appear? While it is normal to be upset and anxious after a traumatic event, symptoms usually disappear within a few weeks. When they fade or get… Read More
Disability Insurance – The Long and Short of It Life happens and it’s never predictable, making it difficult to plan for the trials and tragedies that come our way. Sadly, good health and well-being are not guaranteed. This is where disability insurance comes in. Accidents happen and poor health finds us. Thankfully, we can purchase insurance to protect ourselves long- or short-term. What does disability insurance cover? In the unfortunate circumstance that we are temporarily unable to work, short-term disability insurance will replace wages as a temporary provision until we are able to return to work and resume our responsibilities.… Read More
Child Safety As Ottawa injury lawyers, it’s stories like this that send a chill . Back in. Drive out. A Father’s Appeal for Children’s safety. This is a true story told by a local father after a terrifying experience last Sunday afternoon. As told by Rino Gombocz Spring is in the air and child safety isn’t always the first thing we think of. We’re shedding those heavy coats. The birds are singing. It feels like a new beginning. I love this time of year. I wanted to share a little experience that happened to me and Jack (my 7 Year old… Read More
Hit and run accident What happens in a hit and run accident when one of the drivers involved leaves the scene? How do the police determine who is at fault and where do the injured turn for compensation? Under normal circumstances when a hit and run accident happens, it does not matter who is at fault. If you were driving a car with insurance coverage, you would first contact your own insurance company. If you were injured as a passenger in another vehicle, you would contact the insurer of that vehicle as set out under the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule… Read More