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.
How important is the job of an Ottawa personal injury lawyer ? Our Ottawa personal injury lawyers are proud of how we help others. We know how important our job is . We help change lives for the better. When we meet with someone, we listen and we put a plan in place. No two plans seem to be identical, as each individual and accident is somewhat unique. What’s important is that we tailor a plan specific for what our clients need. In most cases, the very first thing needed is support. Usually this involves us setting our clients up… Read More
What is an OCF 6 Form ? The importance of properly filling out the OCF 6 form when applying for Ontario Accident Benefits. If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident in Ontario, chances are you will need support and compensation. This support and compensation comes from insurance. Ontario Accident Benefits can also cover many expenses, supports and treatments. Ontario Accident Benefits can also cover lost wages. There is a section under Ontario Accident Benefits that are considered to “Other Expenses”. To apply for compensation for these benefits, you must complete and a detailed OCF-6 form, otherwise known… Read More
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