Our Ottawa injury lawyers want you to know that October 16 – 22, 2016 is National Teen Driver Safety Week

National Teen Driver Safety Week #GETHOMESAFE Teen driver safety is so very important. As Ottawa injury lawyers, we meet with families regularly who have lost a teen in an accident.  Sadly, teen drivers are the most at risk drivers in our country. Inexperience, coupled with immaturity, can result in not knowing how to react or even […]

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Lead by example. Do you wear a helmet or do you just make your kids wear one?

Child Head Injury Please practice what you preach. Helmets might not always be the “coolest” or “most comfortable” option but they are absolutely the smartest option. I’m so pleased with this initiative. The Ottawa Public Health and CHEO have joined forces to promote the use of helmets during winter activities. Ottawa’s neurosurgeon Dr. Michael Vassilyadi […]

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Ontario personal injury, What is a mediation? Ottawa injury lawyer explains…

Ottawa Ontario personal injury lawyer David Hollingsworth.. What is a mediation? How does a mediation affect an Ontario personal injury lawsuit?  Not all Ontario personal injury lawsuits get to the mediation stage.  Some may settle before that.  A mediation in an Ontario personal injury lawsuit is a step that both sides agree to take in order for […]

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Ottawa Bicycle Accidents, Cycling safety in Ottawa : What to look for in a helmet.

Ottawa Bicycle Accidents Lawyer Did you know that bicycle helmets can prevent up to 88 % of brain injuries when used properly? Sadly,  Ottawa bicycle accidents can  happen anywhere, anytime. Earlier this month, Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson announced June 5, 2011 as Helmet Day in the City of Ottawa to support the avoidance of personal injuries and to emphasize […]

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Social Host Liability..Do whatever it takes to keep your guests safe..Ottawa lawyer David Hollingsworth

Social Host Liability It’s that time of year again- Holiday parties and family get togethers.  It is also the time of year when people are more social and therefore are sometimes drinking more.  One question I am often asked  as an Ontario personal injury lawyer concerns social host’s responsibility. Many people want to know if […]

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Ottawa Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer, Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer, Ottawa Paraplegia and Quadriplegia Lawyer, in Ottawa

Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer If you have suffered a catastrophic injury in Ontario as a result of a car accident, motor vehicle accident, or slip and fall, as soon as possible you need to hire an reputable and highly experienced Ontario personal injury lawyer; preferably one that has experience with your particular injury. Over the […]

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Ottawa Accident Lawyer : Ontario Accident Benefits and No fault Insurance Claims

Ottawa accident Lawyer David Hollingsworth explains Ontario No-Fault Accident Benefits Important: Report Your Accident! The first step in the personal injury process is to report your accident! If you have been injured in an accident in Ottawa or Ontario, there are specific rules that must be followed to secure your personal injury claim. Your top […]

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