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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Top Choice for Injury Law Firm For the second year in a row, David Hollingsworth and his personal injury team have been chosen as the Top Choice for Injury Law Firms in Ottawa, Ontario. Through months of surveying, hundreds of thousands of votes and real ratings based on customer experience, Top Choice has identified the very BEST in your Ottawa and our personal injury team couldnt be more proud or thrilled. This year’s survey was conducted in 13 cities across Canada and gathered answers from over 450,000 participants. The goal was to identify Canada’s brightest and renowned businesses, and they did..US !… Read More
Assault in Recreational Sports By: Brent Meadows Personal Injury and Sports Recreational sports are a great source of fitness and fun. When we play sports we understand that certain risks may be involved. When people play in any form of organized sports they are consenting to some sort of risk. For example, in hockey, participants consent to some form of bodily contact and the consequential risk of injury that may arise from that. Further, ‘voluntary of assumption of risk’ is a legal principle meaning that incidental or accidental contact that falls within the rules of the game are consented to.… Read More
Compensation for Traumatic Brain Injury, chronic pain, and pelvic and ankle fractures Accident Scenario: Our client was crossing the street in a safe and prudent manner when suddenly and without warning she was hit by a motor vehicle. The car accident caused serious personal injuries more particularly described below. Had the matter proceeded to trial it was very likely that a judge or jury would have found the driver entirely liable for the accident. Injuries following the accident: The head injury, an intracerebral bleed, was the primary injury causing her to suffer from headaches, dizziness, cognitive impairments, among other symptoms.… Read More
Sweeping changes proposed to the Insurance Act Reduction in Accident Benefits In an effort to reduce insurance rates across the province, the government plans to amend the Insurance Act. In the new 2015 budget, notable amendments include: · Catastrophic limits changed to $1 million combined for medical/rehabilitation and Attendant Care (reduced from $2 million to $1 million). Attendant Care was not included in medical/rehabilitation benefits before. · Medical/rehabilitation and Attendant Care benefits for non-Catastrophic injuries are to be combined totaling $65,000 (reduced from $86,000 to $65,000) · Medical/rehabilitation benefits for non-Catastrophic injuries limited to 5 years instead of 10 years · … Read More
David Hollingsworth, Ottawa Injury Lawyers chosen as Consumer Choice Awards top Personal Injury Lawyer in Ottawa
Chosen as Best Ottawa Personal Injury Lawyer Our personal injury team is proud to announce that David Hollingsworth, Personal Injury Lawyers received the Consumer Choice Award for Personal Injury Lawyer in Ottawa for 2015. This is an award we are extremely proud of and feel like we have worked very hard to get here. Since 1987, Consumer Choice Award has been one of Canada’s only seal of business excellence chosen from an independent research survey. What makes the Consumer Choice Award so special is that Consumer Choice Award recipients are researched and selected by consumers. There is an extensive amount of research that goes… Read More