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.
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
Snowmobile Accident Sadly at this time of year , we start to receive many calls regarding snowmobile accidents. Many people are wondering about what types of compensation are available to snowmobile riders , what type of insurance is required and what accident benefits come in to play if injured in a snowmobile accident. Safety Week January 21 – 29, 2017 This winter’s weather is bringing out snowmobilers and the OPP is urging them to focus on safety. A snowmobile is only as safe as the driver and the key to safe operation is knowing the rules and exercising good judgement.… Read More
Ski Accidents and Safety Ski season is in full swing. We have had significant snowfall and eager skiers are hitting the slopes in droves. It’s going to be a great season. Remember, though, that winter sports—with the crowds, the weather, and the slippery slopes can be dangerous. In fact, according to the Canadian Ski Council, Downhill skiing and snowboarding are the second and third most dangerous snow and ice activities in the county. Heading out to enjoy a day of skiing or snowboarding? Take some time to review a few simples safety tips and read the skiers’ responsibility code. Dress… Read More
Drug Impaired Driving The recent release of the McClelland task force report on marijuana legalization in Canada has raised some serious concerns for public safety; in particular drug impaired driving . Drug-impaired driving is a major concern as the legalization of the substance becomes a reality in our country and, moving forward, there is a lot to be done to ensure the safety of drivers on the road In November, a CAA poll found 63 per cent of Canadians worry that road safety will decline when marijuana is legalized. Public Education Needed for Drug Impaired Driving Currently, Ontario drivers impaired… Read More