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 slip and fall accident A slip and fall accident can be as minor as losing your footing, slipping for 10 seconds and then regaining your footing or as serious as someone falling and landing in a way that can cause a brain injury, spinal cord injury or even death. Two people can trip, slip or fall in the exact same situation with very different outcomes. One thing that is consistent with slip and fall accidents is that the responsibility is placed on owners to provide a safe and secure environment. Providing a safe environment may mean providing a well… Read More
Ottawa Pedestrian Accident Lawyer In a city such as Ottawa, pedestrian accidents are very common. Every 5 years, the City of Ottawa collects statistics on Ottawa pedestrian accidents. The last report we could find was in 2013 and it reported that in Ottawa, there were a total of 351 Ottawa pedestrian accidents, 5 of which resulted in death. Depending on the severity of the injuries and the facts surrounding the accident, pedestrians that are hit by a motor vehicle are entitled to compensation. The Ontario insurance regime provides accident benefits to compensate for medical expenses and other treatments. Pain and… Read More
Ottawa Slip and Fall Accident Lawyer Accident Scenario: People slip and fall everyday . Depending on where you fall and the extent of your injuries, you may be entitled to compensation. Compensation for general damages from slip and fall accidents in Ontario can vary and accident victims can be compensated for injuries by receiving compensation for pain and suffering, loss of income, home maintenance and housekeeping and various other health care expenses not covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan. In Ontario, the law states that it is the responsibility of the store, business, or private property owner to ensure… Read More
Ottawa Cycling Accident Accident Scenario: Did you know that there are roughly 300 reported collisions annually between bicycles and motor vehicles in Ottawa ? As Ottawa injury lawyers, we meet regularly with people who have been in a cycling accident and have been injured. It goes without saying that typically when an accident occurs between a cyclist and a motor vehicle, it is the cyclist that suffers the most serious injuries. One day we received a request for a free consultation from a woman. “AD” was looking for some advice as she had been cycling and suffered several injuries. She… Read More
Ottawa injury lawyer settles case in a hit from behind accident Accident Scenario: Rear-end collisions or ” hit from behind accidents” are some of the most common types of accidents we see as Ottawa injury lawyers. In most cases, when a vehicle hits you from behind, it is usually them who is at fault. Very rarely will the driver who was hit be found at fault. The rationale behind this is that typically all drivers are supposed to leave enough room in front of their vehicle that allows for enough room for the driver to come to a complete stop… Read More