What to do after a motorcycle accident?


A motorcycle accident is a scary thing. They’re more severe than car accidents because you’re literally being thrown off your bike. Hence it goes without saying that, some of the things you can do after a car accident, you might not be medically capable of doing after a motorcycle accident. Having said that, if you’re … Read more

Will You Take The D.O.N.T. Pledge?


“Distracted driving is cited as a causal factor in 30 to 50 percent of traffic collisions in Ontario, but is probably much higher due to under-reporting.” (Source) This fact is from the Ontario Provincial Police and they know better than anyone what the results of distracted driving are. A CBC article from 2012 pointed out … Read more

Long Term Disability In The Time Of COVID-19

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We are all stressed and distracted due to Covid-19. Isolating at home, unable to spend time with friends and family, homeschooling while working from home, or possibly not working at all. The uncertainty of when this will end and what our new normal will look like is what makes it more difficult to process. When … Read more

Denied Disability Benefits? What You Can Do


Denied Disability Benefits? What You Need to Know Your job is your livelihood, and you depend on it to take care of your loved ones, your family and yourself. When your livelihood is jeopardized because you’re unable to work due to mental or physical disability, your first thought may be to turn to private insurance … Read more

If Your Loved One Contracts COVID-19 at a Care Home, Do You Have A Case?

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You’ve seen the news and you know the reality: a large number of those dying from COVID-19 are elderly people in long term care (LTC) facilities throughout Ontario. This virus is particularly dangerous for seniors, so LTCs have become hot zones of outbreaks: in close quarters, with underpaid and insufficient staffing, and with resources like … Read more

Signs Your Insurance Company Is About Cut Off Your Benefits


Having to go on long term disability is stressful. Knowing that you could be cut off at any time is even more stressful, especially if your healing is progressing slowly. While it’s never an easy situation, there are some signs that you can watch for that will give you a clue about what your insurance … Read more

Sore Neck: Soft Tissue Injuries Explained

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What are soft tissue injuries and how do you know if you have one? Scenario #1 — You are stopped at a red light when the driver coming up behind you isn’t paying attention and rear ends your vehicle at a fairly high velocity, knocking you forward. Scenario #2 — You are walking up a driveway … Read more

Why You Should Hire an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer


All lawyers aren’t created equally! For the record, I’m not talking about ability. Rather, I’m referring to experience and specialties. Most lawyers worth their salt are competent in interpreting the law—they tend to know a little bit about a lot of areas of the law—but the importance of specialization cannot be overstated. Why Do I … Read more