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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Soft tissue injury compensation- Lanark accident Accident Scenario: Our client suffered a serious soft tissue injury. We worked closely with “CW” to ensure she received maximum compensation for her soft tissue injury. CW was a 38-year-old married woman with two teenage children from Lanark, Ontario. One day, her husband was driving their vehicle when a vehicle travelling in opposite direction swerved into their lane causing a collision. Injuries Resulting From Accident: CW suffered soft tissues injuries to her lower back, hip, shoulder and neck. Prior to the collision CW suffered from a pre-existing back injury that prevented her from working… Read More
Our Ottawa personal injury lawyer settle cases almost daily. Here is a case Denis Alisic recently settled for our client , without having had to go to court. Ottawa Accident Scenario Our Ottawa injury lawyers set out to help get our client what she needed: support and compensation for soft tissue injury. Our Ottawa injury team worked closely with “TP” following her accident. Our goal is to always ensure all our clients receive maximum compensation for their injuries and TP was no different. . TP was a 43-year-old single woman from Ottawa, Ontario. One day, she was driving her vehicle… Read More
Do I have to be examined by the insurance company’s doctor ? Insurance companies have their own set of experts and this includes doctors. Typically , when a personal injury claim is made, both sides will prepare their case and part of this preparation involves having the injured party get a medical opinion on the extent of the injuries. The insurance company’s doctor will provide an assessment. Both the plaintiff and the insurance company will have their own medical specialists who will conduct a thorough medical examination. The findings of these independent medical examinations are then shared with the other… Read More
What is an arbitration and how can one prepare ? If you are involved in a personal injury lawsuit and are trying to reach a settlement with your insurance company you may end up at the arbitration stage . Arbitration at the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) is a bit of a last resort when the insurance company and the insured cannot come to an agreement. It is less formal than going to court but one step further than a mediation at the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) . Before an arbitration, a mediation involving both parties will… Read More
Ottawa personal injury lawyers: Ontario residents- new rules at pedestrian crossovers and school crossings aiming to reduce pedestrian accidents. 2016 has arrived and with it are some new rules that are aimed at reducing the number of pedestrian accidents. Beginning on January 1st, Ontario drivers and cyclists must stop and yield the whole roadway at pedestrian crossovers as well as at school crossings where there is a crossing guard displaying a school crossing stop sign. Only when pedestrians and school crossing guards are safely on the sidewalk, can drivers and cyclists proceed to drive or cycle. Do drivers have to stop at all crossovers… Read More