Are There Accident Benefits After Driving Without Insurance?

The truth is that despite the serious insistence of the Canadian government that insurance rates are declining; we all know that this is far from being the case. It is mandatory to get your vehicle insured when you own it in Ontario. However, if you decide to go ahead and skip this provision or get a fake pink slip or you fail to pay your premiums and your policy lapses – what’s going to happen if you get in an accident? (more…)

Difficulties In Handling Medical Malpractice Cases In Canada

If you take a look at the statistics, you’d notice a disturbing revelation when it comes to medical malpractice cases in Canada in general – they are extremely rare. Every single year, there is an average of about 911 cases which are brought against physicians. Only 20 of them are won while at least 342 are settled outside of the court. At the same time, the rest of them are either won by the doctors, abandoned by the patient or entirely dismissed. Despite the logic which poises an increase in the doctor ranks by a total of 38%. However, the medical malpractice cases have decreased by 5.5%. (more…)

Do You Have A Personal Injury Claim?

If you’ve been involved in a car accident of any kind and you want to decide whether to sue the driver who has been at fault is definitely a challenging decision. The truth is that the litigation process is tedious and oftentimes, contentious and long. The right, however, to sue is limited in Ontario and the provisions for this are contained within the Insurance Act. The same requires for the injured party to have suffered a permanent as well as a serious impairment on a very important mental, psychological or physical function. With this in mind, this is pretty much the threshold which is considered by the majority of lawyers who act for the plaintiffs and for the insurers. (more…)