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 Lawyer 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. Below you will find recent articles that relate to personal injury law in Ontario , insurance news or what’s going on with our injury lawyer Ottawa team. We are a group of Ottawa personal injury lawyers that are actively involved in the Ottawa community. Many of us were born and raised in Ottawa and are raising our own families here.
Accidents in your home? Homeowner liability ? Yes, homeowner liability is not to be taken for granted. It happens. Guests to your home sometimes do have accidents when visiting. The truth is, it is very common. From the moment a visitor enters your home, you are responsible for their well-being. If they do get hurt at your home or on your property, you must take personal liability. This is legally known as premises liability or occupiers’ liability. What is a homeowner liability? The Ontario Occupiers’ Liability Act A homeowner liability mainly deals with the Ontario Occupiers’ Liability Act, it’s your… Read More
Ottawa slip and fall accident A pre-spring thaw has left Ottawa walkways wet and slushy and sadly this may lead to a slip and fall accident. Freezing temperatures forecasted for the weekend will turn that wet slush to ice, creating a hazard for those who may not prepared. Slip and fall injuries have serious consequences with injuries ranging from sprains and fractures to brain or spinal cord injuries. The weather aside, one of the biggest contributors to pedestrian accidents is distraction. People are walking, looking at their phones and not paying attention to what’s happening around them. Icy conditions increase… Read More
Accident while travelling? Avoiding an accident while travelling is so important. Another blast of winter weather has hit the capital enticing more and more people to travel south to escape the cold and snow. A word of caution to those travelers, take a good look at your travel insurance policy. Know your own health conditions and be clear about the details of your trip. Each winter thousands of Canadians travel south for a little of sun and fun. Unfortunately, many of them will be injured while on vacation. Their injuries can range from minor cuts and bruises to quadriplegia and… Read More
Fire Accidents Ottawa has seen a rash of house fire accidents this last week. The devastation from a fire accident is shocking and can leave lives in ruins. House fire accidents account for 30% of all fires in Canada, but 73% of fire-related deaths happen in the home. Cooking is the leading cause of house fires and injuries. The absolute best defense against a house fire accident is to be prepared. A household fire safety plan is an absolute must. When fire starts, it spreads quickly and can become life-threatening within two minutes. You need a plan to get out fast.… Read More
Ottawa Bus Accident Safety Over the past few weeks , we have seen troubling reports over our city’s transit system and Ottawa bus accident. Last week, 43 OC Transpo buses were pulled for weekend repairs, a double decker bus caught fire with 70 passengers on board and a bus driver was fired over reckless driving through a rail crossing. How to avoid an Ottawa bus accident While you, as a passenger, have little control over the safety of the bus or the actions of the driver, you should always be diligent and cautious when riding public transit. Never run after… Read More