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The best ways to protect yourself from an aggressive driver

Aggressive drivers often lose their patience easily on the road. You may see them barreling down major roads, weaving through traffic or blowing through red lights. Encountering drivers like this may be frustrating — even startling — but there are ways to reduce the likelihood of a crash with them. Some drivers may lose their...

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Where does driver impairment begin?

It's illegal to drive with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 percent or over throughout Canada. In Toronto and throughout Ontario, drivers can face legal consequences for driving with a BAC between 0.05 and 0.08 percent. Moreover, driving while under the influence of recreational drugs can get drivers arrested. Police all over Toronto work...

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An average of six pedestrians are struck by cars each day in Toronto

Toronto has become an increasingly dangerous city for pedestrians. Far too often do we see inattentive drivers blowing through traffic signals, speeding drivers zipping down residential streets, and aggressive drivers racing to get ahead on our major roadways. Toronto Life references a hit-and-run that killed a 54-year-old contractor in 2018. The man waited for the...

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Tribunal Confirms that "Boilerplate" Reasons for Insurer's Examinations Not Sufficient

A recent decision by the Licence Appeal Tribunal confirms that "boilerplate" reasons for an insurer's examination are not sufficient notice of an examination under the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule. Our client had applied for catastrophic impairment determination, which was denied by Aviva Insurance. Aviva scheduled insurer's examinations, one of which was an otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose...

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Injury at Private Motocross Competition an "Accident": LAT

The Licence Appeal Tribunal has determined that an injury at a privately-organized motocross competition is an "accident" and that the injured party is, therefore, entitled to accident benefits from his insurer. In the Reconsideration Decision Michael Beaudin v. Travelers insurance Company of Canada [17-006174/AABS], Associate Chair Jonathan Batty agreed with Michael Beaudin, who was rendered...

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Car Accidents and Insurance

Summer road trips can be fun, exciting, and create amazing memories for family and friends. However, getting into a car accident on a vacation can ruin those memories for everyone involved. Some injuries, like bumps and scraps, can be treated with minimal damage to your physical health. More severe injuries, such a concussions or spinal...

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3280 Bloor Street West Centre Tower

Suite 800
Toronto, ON M8X 2X3

Phone: 416-621-1551
Toll Free: 866-621-1551
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Brantford Office

330 West Street, Unit 6
Brantford, ON N3R 7V5

Phone: 519-754-1558
Fax: 519-754-1580

Simcoe Office

16 Norfolk Street South
Simcoe, ON N3Y 2V9

Phone: 519-426-9332
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