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.
Canadian Pension Plan Disability Benefits Exempt from Excess Insurance Payments A win for accident victims and no insurance claims Accidents happen and sometimes there is no insurance. A recent court decision of the Supreme Court of Canada is considered a win for accident victims across Canada. The decision, reached in a Nova Scotia case, ruled that an insurer could not deduct a man’s Canada Pension Plan Benefits from his excess insurance payments according to the Family Protection Endorsement Essentially, this decision allows accident victims to get the benefits they deserve without threat of deductions from the insurance company. What happens… Read More
What to do if you are involved in a cycling accident Being involved in a cycling accident can be an absolutely dreadful experience. When the other driver fails to remain at the scene of the accident even the simplest collision can quickly turn into a nightmare. Hit and run accidents are all too common. People driving without insurance, driving under the influence or driving without registration are likely to flee rather than face the music when an accident happens. Any driver involved in an accident of any kind is required by law to stay at the scene of the accident… Read More
Amusement parks and safety We have all seen the horrific videos of innocent thrill seekers thrown from amusement park rides while spectators below watch in disbelief. Most recently, a young man at the Ohio State Fair fell to his death when a faulty part caused him to be ejected from the ride he was on. The disturbing video was seen across the internet causing many to question the safety of these carnival rides. Canada and amusement park safety How safe are Canada’s amusement park rides? Very safe according to the Technical Safety Standards Authority (TSSA). In fact, Canadian amusement park… Read More
Liability and worker’s injury Planning to hire a contractor to do some work on your house this year? You better make sure that they are well qualified. Take time to check references and look them up online to see that they are dependable. Personal liability claims for workers’ injuries can extend to homeowners and, if a contractor or their employees are injured on your property, you could be liable for their medical bills, lost wages or damages for pain and suffering. Construction work can be dangerous and your home, when it’s under renovation, becomes a work site. Any renovation involves… Read More
Summer in Job Ottawa . Students Stay Safe on the Job. Kids are out of school and many are looking for a summer job in Ottawa and off to work at summer jobs. For many this is the first time they will be formally employed. It is important to learn from the start to make workplace safety a priority. According to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, in 2009, 35 Canadian workers aged 15 to 24 were fatally injured as a result of a workplace hazard. No matter where kids find work this summer, they must take… Read More