Can you be liable for texting someone while they are driving if they cause an accident as a result of your text ?

I  recently read about a very interesting case that relates  to texting and driving.  An accident in New Jersey which caused very serious injuries was the result of distracted driving; more specifically texting and driving.  The question that was put to the courts was whether or not a remote texter can be held liable for […]

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What are Ontario Accident Benefits ? Are family members entitled to accident benefits?

Ontario Car Insurance Claims and Accident Benefits. Who can access Ontario benefits? Statutory Accident Benefits (SABS) are provided by law in every Ontario auto insurance policy. All Accident Benefits are standard and equal among insurance companies, unless you opt for “top up” coverage. Ontario  Accident Benefits provide compensation, regardless of who is at fault, for […]

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Ottawa personal injury lawyer supporting Ontario pedestrian accident study.

As an Ottawa accident lawyer and Ontario personal injury lawyer, I am very pleased with the recent announcement that a new study into pedestrian deaths will be done by the Ontario Coroner’s Office. The Ontario pedestrian study is calling for Ontario residents to offer personal insight into pedestrian deaths.  This brings relief to not only myself, but […]

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What is a mediation in a personal injury lawsuit? Ottawa lawyer David Hollingsworth explains.

Ottawa Accident Lawyer,  Ottawa Mediation and Personal Injury Lawsuits What is a mediation? If you suffered a personal injury in an accident and are involved in a personal injury law suit in Ottawa or in some other Ontario jurisdictions, one of the required steps is to work at resolving the dispute with your insurance company at the mediation […]

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