What To Do If Hit By Underinsured Or Uninsured Driver

Present-day motorists enjoy the opportunity to add uninsured motorists’ coverage to their automobile policy. If a driver with such coverage gets hit by an uninsured driver, then that victim/driver can make a claim against his or her own insurance company. Drivers did not always have that option. Insurance companies began to introduce that option at some point during the 1960s. […]

How Does Pain And Suffering Get Determined For A Particular Case?

Even if the government has placed a cap on the amount of money that a plaintiff in a personal injury case can receive for pain and suffering, the plaintiff’s lawyer will seek to obtain an amount that is as close to the maximum as possible. How does an attorney influence the determination of pain and suffering for a given client’s case? […]

Medical Information of Value To Someone With A Personal Injury Claim

Once someone has been injured in an accident, that victim should seek medical attention as soon as possible. Still, the doctors working in an emergency room do not know the medical history of each patient that they examine. They base their initial conclusions on their observations, combined with the patient’s complaints and the physician’s familiarity with typical injuries and illnesses. […]

The Family Law Act And Wrongful Death Claims

Recent Ontario Provincial Police statistics have revealed that 1 out of every 5 collisions on Provincial highways involve at least one commercial truck. When someone dies from fatal injuries sustained in an accident involving one of these large vehicles, the victim’s family may be entitled to damages in a wrongful death claim, according to a Personal Injury Lawyer in Kingston. […]

Playing It Safe At Your Favorite Water Park

One of the many summer activities that Canadian families enjoy is cooling off at their favorite water parks. While this is a great way to cool off during the summer heat, it does come with certain inherent risks. While these risks involve accidents or injuries, they are not always attributed to unsafe equipment. In fact, statistics have clearly shown that only 4% of water park injuries are caused by equipment malfunctions while the other 96% are caused by the behavior of those using the park for summer fun. Irrespective of the reason why the accident happened, you maybe entitled to compensation and damages. Thus, after you have received the requisite medical aid, it is best to consult with the personal injury lawyer in Ottawa to help judge the merits of your case. […]

How To Proceed If Coverage Has Been Denied?

Someone that has filed a personal injury claim against the insurance company of the party responsible for a given accident does not have to abandon hope for receiving any compensation, if the requested coverage has been denied. Instead, the denied man or woman should work with a lawyer, in order to learn why the coverage was denied. […]