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.
Ontario Personal Injury Lawsuits and Statutes of Limitations by: Brent Meadows The Supreme Court of Canada has denied leave to the Lombard General Insurance Company in a case involving the determination of the limitation period with respect to OPCF 44R claims. OPCF 44R Family Protection Coverage is an optional endorsement to the standard Ontario automobile insurance policy in Ontario. It provides protection to the named insured and her/his spouse or dependant relative in the event that they are faced with a situation where there is an insufficient amount of insurance proceeds to compensate for injuries sustained as a result of… Read More
Ottawa personal injury cases and compensation amounts. Compensation for Soft Tissue Injury We often have people call us and wonder whether or not they have “a case” . Thankfully not all accidents result in serious and permanent injuries. We recently helped a man who was in a scooter accident. His injuries were not permanent but were very real. Did he have a case and how much was his case worth? Our client was unsure of whether or not to start a lawsuit. He was told his injuries would heal and wasn’t sure if going through with a personal injury lawsuit was… Read More
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