Why I Became A Personal Injury Lawyer, In My Own Words

Have you heard this one? What’s the difference between a lawyer and a jellyfish? One is a spineless, poisonous blob. The other is a form of sea life. Awful, right? Bad lawyer jokes persist over time because somewhere, at some point in time, there has been a lawyer who fit the bill to a tee. … Read more

Denied Long Term Disability Benefits? Now What?

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What do you do if you’ve been denied long term disability benefits? You’re in a tough situation but don’t panic. I’m going to walk you through those things you can do to build your case and get the help you need. The first thing to understand about long term disability decisions is that the decision … Read more

How To Hire A GREAT Personal Injury Lawyer!

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In the best case scenario, you’ll already have someone in mind even if you haven’t had an accident. Why? Because during those stressed filled minutes, hours and days following an accident, there’s a lot to do properly to ensure that any future claim you might have will go smoothly. If you already know who you … Read more

Pokemon Go – A Personal Injury Lawyer’s Perspective

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Finally, a video game that gets people OFF the couch and outside. Who could have anticipated the barrage of backlash, injuries and legal implications? How about a personal injury lawyer? Here’s my take… First off, I want to be clear that any game that encourages people to get outside is a good thing. Personally I … Read more

Ontario Traffic Laws: 5 Things in the Highway Traffic Act You Forgot

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Ontario Highway Traffic Laws You “Think” You Know…but may have forgotten! The average age of a person in Ontario is 40.4 years old. Let’s just round that down and say the average is 40. That means, if you are in or around this number and you learned to drive when you were 16 years old … Read more

Long Term Disability Claims – How Long Will It Take?

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The other week I wrote about why accident claims take 2-3 years to resolve. If there’s anything positive to be said about long term disability claims, it’s that they resolve more quickly. 1-2 years is the norm. There’s two main reasons I’m going to outline today: The Nature of the Claim Itself If you read … Read more