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Our team devotes themselves to promoting safety and helping people who have been injured in an accident in Ontario. Since 1999, David Hollingsworth has built a team of experienced injury lawyers and accident benefit specialists that serve the Ottawa and eastern Ontario community.

We travel throughout Ottawa and eastern Ontario and meet with people who have been injured and help them understand their legal rights and how best to proceed when it comes to insurance and maximum compensation.

Our Blog reports on Ottawa 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. We are a group of lawyers that are actively involved in the Ottawa community. Many of us were born and raised in Ottawa and are raising our own families here.


What is the Strengthening Motor Vehicle Safety for Canadians Act ?

Strengthening Motor Vehicle Safety for Canadians Act The Ministry of Transportation has been given new safety powers to protect Canadians from vehicle defects. Early this month, the Strengthening Motor Vehicle Safety for Canadians Act was enacted to provide the Federal Transport Minister the power to order car companies to recall a vehicle to correct a […]

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Want the best auto insurance? Let’s look at Ontario’s Fair Auto Insurance Plan.

Ontario’s Fair Auto Insurance Plan aims to provide the best auto insurance plan.  We all want the best auto insurance. Ontario is taking action to make auto insurance more affordable for the province’s almost 10 million drivers.  Since 2013, in an attempt to provide the best auto insurance, the government has introduced a number of reforms that […]

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Clarifying what it means to be Additional Insured.

Additional Insured coverage What does it mean to be additional insured ? The law, like most things, can sometimes be ambiguous.  Where some laws are straight forward and easily understood, others leave a great deal of room for interpretation.  In the latter case, it is often left to the courts to interpret the law and […]

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Ontario Court of Appeal Ruling on lawsuit involving burning hot water.

Ontario Court of Appeal Ruling A Starbucks employee has landed in hot water in a lawsuit after a recent ruling of the Ontario Court of Appeal allowing a Brampton, Ontario teenager to proceed with her lawsuit against Starbucks, the store manager and the barista for negligence over a scalding incident that took place in 2015. […]

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Changes to ODSP will impact personal injury cases.

ODSP -What you need to know..   Recent changes to the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) will have a huge impact for those who receive these benefits and are involved in personal injury cases.   As of August 1, 2017, awards for pain and suffering are fully exempt from personal injury settlements and are no […]

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Should you settle your personal injury lawsuit out of court?

Settling Personal Injury Lawsuit Out of Court If you have been injured in an accident and are considering a personal injury lawsuit you may be somewhat familiar with the process – accident, evidence, lawyers, court rooms, trial and compensation. But what about settlement? Most accident victims don’t consider settlement, yet the majority personal injury cases […]

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It’s fair season. How safe are Canada’s amusement park rides ?

Amusement parks and safety We have all seen the horrific videos of innocent thrill seekers thrown from amusement park rides while spectators below watch in disbelief. Most recently, a young man at the Ohio State Fair fell to his death when a faulty part caused him to be ejected from the ride he was on. […]

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What exactly is homeowner liability ? Our injury lawyers explain…

Accidents in your home? Homeowner liability ? Yes, homeowner liability is not to be taken for granted. It happens. Guests to your home sometimes do have accidents when visiting.  The truth is, it is very common. From the moment a visitor enters your home, you are responsible for their well-being. If they do get hurt […]

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Our Ottawa Personal Injury Lawyers Discuss Social Media Being Used as Evidence? 

Problems for Personal Injury Lawsuits More and more, our Ottawa injury lawyers are finding that the things that social media , the things you post online are being admitted into in court as evidence.  Think about it. The updates, photos and videos you post to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat can be very easy […]

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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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