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.
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May is Motorcycle Accident Safety Awareness Month As the weather gets warmer, more and more motorcycles will be on the road. Whether you are on two wheels or four, it’s everybody’s responsibility to drive safely and provide a safe environment for all road users. Here are some quick tips to promote motorcycle accident safety: • Look for motorcycles, especially when checking traffic at an intersection. • Motorcycles are smaller than most cars and trucks so they may look farther away than they are. For that reason, it may also be difficult to judge a motorcycle’s speed. When checking traffic to… Read More
Insurance claims, liability and floods Flooding has become a frequent occurrence over the past years as we hear of more and more homes and families wiped out by water damage and without insurance coverage to bail themselves out. Water damage can be costly for homeowners. Water can damage just about anything leaving homeowners devastated and dealing with soaring repair bills in the hundreds of thousands of dollars. Unfortunately, flood coverage is not automatically included in all home insurance policies. Know your homeowner’s liability policy Read your homeowner’s liability policy, commercial liability policy and / or tenant’s insurance policy to make sure… Read More
Cycling Accident and Safety It’s a sure sign of spring when neighborhood streets and sidewalk traffic is jammed with kids on bikes, their flowered baskets and suped up BMX models. Kids love bikes, but travelling at high speeds, lack of control over the bike when learning and neglecting to wear a helmet contribute to the risk and a cycling accident can be the end result for this popular spring pastime. Who is at most at risk of a cycling accident? Much has been written about the safety of our urban cyclist and cycling accidents and commuters, but children between the… Read More
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder A very normal response to a tragic and abnormal event, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a common form of mental illness brought on by exposure to serious trauma and events. People who suffer from this disorder are not always soldiers returning from the war front as we once thought. In fact, car accidents, cycling accidents and violent assaults are some of leading causes of PTSD. When do PTSD symptoms appear? While it is normal to be upset and anxious after a traumatic event, symptoms usually disappear within a few weeks. When they fade or get… Read More
Disability Insurance – The Long and Short of It Life happens and it’s never predictable, making it difficult to plan for the trials and tragedies that come our way. Sadly, good health and well-being are not guaranteed. This is where disability insurance comes in. Accidents happen and poor health finds us. Thankfully, we can purchase insurance to protect ourselves long- or short-term. What does disability insurance cover? In the unfortunate circumstance that we are temporarily unable to work, short-term disability insurance will replace wages as a temporary provision until we are able to return to work and resume our responsibilities.… Read More