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.
Child Safety As Ottawa injury lawyers, it’s stories like this that send a chill . Back in. Drive out. A Father’s Appeal for Children’s safety. This is a true story told by a local father after a terrifying experience last Sunday afternoon. As told by Rino Gombocz Spring is in the air and child safety isn’t always the first thing we think of. We’re shedding those heavy coats. The birds are singing. It feels like a new beginning. I love this time of year. I wanted to share a little experience that happened to me and Jack (my 7 Year old… Read More
Hit and run accident What happens in a hit and run accident when one of the drivers involved leaves the scene? How do the police determine who is at fault and where do the injured turn for compensation? Under normal circumstances when a hit and run accident happens, it does not matter who is at fault. If you were driving a car with insurance coverage, you would first contact your own insurance company. If you were injured as a passenger in another vehicle, you would contact the insurer of that vehicle as set out under the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule… Read More
Ignoring Auto Safety Recalls – A Growing Concern for Drivers Over the past six years, auto safety recalls of passenger vehicles have increased by 74 per cent from 133 in 2010 to 232 in 2015*. That’s more than five million vehicles recalls. From airbags inflators to electronic gearshifts and ignition switches these safety issues have the potential to cause serious injuries and even fatalities. Sadly, many of these auto safety recalls are being overlooked and today, it is an estimated one in six Canadian vehicles is on the road in need of repair and its owner has not responded… Read More
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