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Our Blog reports on accidents, safety information, personal injury law, insurance claims and local Ottawa events. If you have a topic you would like more information on, please contact our team and we would be happy to help. Below you will find recent articles that relate to personal injury law in Ontario , insurance news or what’s going on with our team.

Bill 118 Makes Changes to Slip and Fall Time Limit.

Slip and Fall Accident Time Limit. The Ontario government has recently passed Bill 118, also known as the Occupier’s Liability Amendment Act. The new bill changes the slip and fall time limit for people injured on ice and snow to make a claim to recover damages after a slip and fall injury caused by snow […]

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Brain injury prevention and City of Ottawa helmet rules.

New City of Ottawa rules aimed at concussion injury and brain injury prevention Safety rules on the City of Ottawa indoor rinks became a little stricter with the introduction of a new helmet policy. Effective February 1, 2021 kids 10 and under must wear a Canadian Standards Association (CSA) approved hockey helmet. Brain injury prevention […]

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How to Get the Best Ontario Insurance Premiums

Ontario Insurance Premiums Ontario insurance premiums have risen by unprecedented levels over the past three years leaving Ontario drivers with some of the highest provincial premiums. A recent report published by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) and York University professor, Fred Lazar revealed that not only are we paying more for insurance, we are […]

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Catastrophic Injury Impairment

Changes to Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule and Catastrophic Injury Automobile insurance is constantly changing . It seems that the government continues to strip away at some of the most vital services required for injured people, especially those who are severely injured and need it most, those with a catastrophic injury. The new definition will apply […]

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Occupational injuries and LTD.

LONG TERM DISABILITY AND WSIB Many employers provide group benefits packages to their employees, including long-term disability (LTD) benefits. In addition, some employers also have an additional LTD policy to cover workplace injuries and illnesses caused at/by the workplace, called an occupational long-term disability policy. Some Ontario industries (eg. construction) are required by law to […]

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David Hollingsworth has been a personal injury lawyer in Ottawa since 1999. David dedicates himself to helping people who have been injured in an accident, including car accidents, slip and fall accidents, motorcycle accidents, LTD claims, Accident Benefits claims and more. David and his team work closely with their clients and their families and help rebuild lives, following a traumatic accident. To learn more about David Hollingsworth, view his full profile.

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