If you’ve gotten into an accident in Ontario, you may think that the person that caused the accident is liable for all damages. That’s partly the case. The soon-to-be-defendant may be held responsible for monetary damages, such as injuries and vehicular damages. It’s easy to quantify the cost of these damages (medical bills, repair costs, etc.).
Car accidents are one of the leading causes of serious injuries in Canada. According to the Canadian Motor Vehicle Traffic Collision Statistics, more than a hundred thousand collisions are reported each year with serious and fatal injuries in the country. Rear-end crashes are the most common types of car accidents in most countries and are usually attributed to lack of concentration, speeding, or brake failure.
Law firms in Canada generate billions of dollars in revenue each year. Much of this revenue is generated by personal injury lawyers representing their clients in various settlement claims and lawsuits.
Zantac is the brand name of the drug Ranitidine, which was sold to treat overactive stomach acid, heartburn, and various other gastroesophageal diseases. The over-the-counter (OTC) medication was being used widely until it was recalled from the market last year because of the presence of a cancer-causing agent known as N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA).
Personal injury is an area of law that encompasses injuries and accidents that cause bodily or emotional harm. When another party acts in a reckless, negligent, or malicious manner that harms another person, they may be liable to pay damages.
The holidays are a time of festivity and celebration, but as it turns out, they’re also a time when potentially serious personal injuries are more common than ever. Studies show that the year-end is one of the busiest times of the year for firefighters.
Needless to say, an accident can put a damper on the holiday cheer. That’s why your and your family’s safety should be the primary consideration when visiting, decorating for the holidays, and cooking in groups.
The following are tips on what to do following a slip and fall accident:
GET HELP: If you are involved in a slip and fall accident call 911 or ask a bystander for assistance immediately.
WITNESSES: If a bystander helps pick you up off the ground following a...