Ottawa lawyer David Hollingsworth explains maximum award for pain and suffering compensation in Ontario.

Ottawa Personal Injury Lawyer David Hollingsworth and Associates: lawyers for Ontario accident victims. Compensation for Pain and Suffering in Ontario Ontario Insurance. There are  two types of damage compensation in Ontario: pecuniary damages and non-pecuniary. Pecuniary damages can be calculated and non-pecuniary damages cannot be calculated. Damages for Pain and Suffering in Ontario (Non-Pecuniary Damages) […]

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Orthopedic Injury, Broken Bones and Bone fractures: Why you may need an Ottawa Personal Injury Lawyer

Compensation for broken bone injuries Personal Injury Lawyer Ottawa David Hollingsworth One of the most common injuries in car accidents is broken bones; otherwise known as orthopedic injuries.  An orthopedic injury often may seem like a small injury; however these injuries often prevent people from returning to their everyday life and in some cases unable to return to […]

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Ottawa Police planning to streamline accident reporting process, cut costs and lower Ottawa accident reporting times.

Ottawa Accident Report Ottawa Police are planning to make improvements to their accident reporting system.  The accident reporting process should then be faster, safer, and more efficient  due to the new technology being used as well as designated Collision Reporting Centres (CRC) in Ottawa. Motorists who are involved in accidents and who have not suffered injuries […]

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If in an Ontario accident, do you have to provide your insurance information ?

Ontario Accident Insurance Claims If in an accident, do you have to provide your insurance  information ?  The answer is yes. Section 200 of the Highway Traffic Act states that any person involved in an Ontario accident must, when requested, must provide his/her name, address, driver’s licence number, insurance policy information and ownership information.  This information […]

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Ottawa Police aiming to reduce personal injuries by focussing on unsafe lane changes

Ottawa Personal Injury Lawyer David Hollingsworth…Ottawa Police and the City of Ottawa’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) are targetting  Ottawa motorists performing  unsafe lane changes and those who inappropriately use reserved lanes to help keep Ottawa’s roads safe. This will be the focus for April. Ottawa Accidents and Unsafe Lane changes Unsafe lane changes caused 1,130  accidents  reported in 2010, […]

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Slip and Fall Accidents and Personal Injury Statistics, Ottawa Lawyer

Ottawa Lawyer David Hollingsworth Discusses Slip and Fall Accident Statistics Sadly, slip and fall accidents are a big part of our personal injury practice. Did you know that over half a million of serious slip and fall accidents requiring hospitalization occur in North America each year?   Furthermore, of this number, over 300,000 are disabling […]

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