Personal Injury Claims and Limitation Period for Underinsured OPCF 44R Policy Claims

Ontario Personal Injury Lawsuits and Statutes of Limitations by: Brent Meadows The Supreme Court of Canada has denied leave to the Lombard General Insurance Company in a case involving the determination of the limitation period with respect to OPCF 44R claims. OPCF 44R Family Protection Coverage is an optional endorsement to the standard Ontario automobile […]

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“Thank you very much for advocating on my behalf” . An Ottawa injury lawyer review from a personal injury client.

Ottawa Personal Injury Lawyers David Hollingsworth.. We are so lucky to be able to be in a profession where we are able to help make people’s lives better. Most of our clients have had traumatic accidents in their lives and we are able to help them rebuild their lives following their accident.  Often times, it is […]

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Ontario accident benefits and indexation. Should you purchase additional accident benefits?

Ottawa Insurance Claims Lawyers David Hollingsworth In September 2010, The Ontario government through the Financial Services Commission of Ontario made significant changes to Ontario insurance plans. Not only did FSCO significantly reduce the accident benefits available to Ontario drivers, it introduced a 2 tiered approach for Ontario drivers. All Ontario drivers are required to purchase […]

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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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Ontario insurance fraud affects you.

Insurance ClaimsLawyer What is insurance fraud? Did you know that the month of March has been deemed ” Fraud Prevention Month”?  I wanted to remind all drivers that they can help to fight auto insurance fraud. Unfortunately, people do abuse the auto insurance system, and oftentimes the insurance companies raise premiums as a result of […]

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Ottawa personal injury lawyers get 64 year old woman compensation for chronic pain and psychological issues

Maximum compensation for pain and suffering in Ontario… Compensation for Chronic Pain Injury As Ottawa personal injury lawyers, we were very pleased to have been able to help another Ottawa accident victim get the help and compensation she needed following a serious accident. Accident Scenario: “BH” was 64 years old at the time of her […]

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Ontario Accident Benefits Forms Disability Certificate OCF-3 , Ontario Insurance Claims Forms

What is an OCF-3 Disability Certificate? If you have been injured in an accident in Ontario, you will likely need medical help and you may even need legal help.  Your insurance company is often one of the first calls that get made.  Typically, your insurance company will start your claim by sending you a package […]

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Help and compensation for concussion injuries in Ontario accident benefits.

Concussions Injury Compensation Ontario. I have had so many people come to me after a car accident in Ontario and they have no visible signs of an injury, yet they are suffering. After I hear about their day in and day out activities, it becomes quite apparent to me that they are suffering from a severe […]

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Ottawa Lawyer: Sport Injuries and Compensation

Head Injury in Sports Ottawa Personal Injury Lawyer David Hollingsworth I receive calls regularly asking me questions about sporting injuries and does one have the right to sue. In every sport, there are injuries. While some injuries may be avoided in sports, others aren’t.  Sporting injuries can happen anywhere; a friend’s house,  school, gymnasiums, sport fields and sport […]

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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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