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.
Ottawa Personal Injury Lawyers and the Ontario Court of Appeal – Farmers insuring ATVs By: Brent Meadows The Ontario Court of Appeal had to decide whether an unmodified all-terrain vehicle (ATV) owned and used by a farmer for day-to-day farming operations was a “self-propelled implement of husbandry” (ie. vehicle for farming). If an ATV is considered as such, then it would not be subject to Ontario’s mandatory vehicle insurance regime. In other words, it wouldn’t necessarily have to be insured under said regime. Mr. Matheson, the plaintiff, owns approximately 900 acres of farm land that abuts onto a highway. On… Read More
Boating Accident Ottawa Lawyer Boating Accident Law in Ontario It’s finally here…Summer and that means lots of time outside and for many lots of time on the water. What many people do not know is that when it comes to driving a boat, there are many similarities to driving a car. A boat is considered to be a motor vehicle and must follow the laws, regulations and rules such as being licensed and registered. Did know that from 1991-2008, there were over 3,000 boating related deaths reported by the Canadian Red Cross, of which 86% were from recreational boating? In… Read More
Ottawa Cycling Accident Lawyer Well it is officially summer . What a gorgeous day to be out on a bicycle and although Ottawa has many designated cycling paths, a cycling accident can happen anytime, any place. We thought this would be a great time to review a few cycling safety tips and ideas on how to keep you and your children safe while cycling. The first tip is the most obvious: Always wear a helmet..that includes parents too. Although the law only requires cyclists under 18 to wear a helmet, it’s the right thing to do. Lead by example and… Read More
Sixth Annual Ottawa and Eastern Ontario Brain Injury Awareness Day Our personal injury lawyers are pleased to once again share that we are again sponsoring this wonderful event aimed at raising awareness, support and funds for people with a brain injury and their families . For the past six years, Vista Centre has organised this event and invited survivors, family members, health care professionals, educators, lawyers and all anyone involved in preventing brain injuries. Ottawa Brain Injury Lawyers Our personal injury lawyers are not only sponsoring this event , we will be available throughout the day to answer any questions regarding brain injuries and… Read More
Trampoline Accidents and Personal Injuries Trampolines. Are they fun? Yes. Are they a novelty? Yes. Are they safe ? In my opinion, no. There are many reasons why I would recommend keeping your children off recreational trampolines. Typically most trampoline accidents and injuries occur when there is more than one user. Often times there is more than one jumper and the lighter jumper is much more likely to be injured. In fact according to the Canadian Pediatric Society stated that 3/4 of injuries that occur on a trampoline happen when there are multiple jumpers. The severity of injuries increases by 14 %… Read More