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Springtime Means Fresh Safety Concerns for Vulnerable Road Users, Car Accident Lawyers

Winter is the most dangerous time of the year on Ontario’s roads, but spring brings with it certain unique safety risks. This is especially true for vulnerable road users, defined as pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists, and anyone else who uses our streets without the protection provided by a standard motor vehicle. Every spring, car accident lawyers …

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Injury and Liability Risks with Virtual Healthcare

The COVID-19 pandemic forced professionals in many industries to adopt new ways of doing business. At Will Davidson LLP, our team of personal injury, insurance defence, and medical malpractice lawyers moved out of the office and into online spaces. The wider Ontario justice system adopted new virtual alternatives to in-person proceedings, some of them long …

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Success Rate in Medical Malpractice Claims at All-Time Low

A sad reality of Canadian civil law is that the rate of plaintiff success in medical malpractice claims is incredibly low. It wasn’t always this way: according to a CBC News analysis of the Canadian Medical Protective Association’s (CMPA) annual reports dating back to 1901, roughly one in three lawsuits were decided in the plaintiff’s …

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COVID-19 and Nursing Home Negligence

Long-term care facilities are ground zero in the fight against COVID-19 in Canada. Unfortunately, some facilities are losing the battle. As of mid-April, nearly half of all Canadian COVID-19 deaths occurred in long-term care residences. That figure has caused concern among healthcare experts, patients’ rights advocates, and nursing home negligence lawyers. In Quebec, where more …

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Is Canada Falling Behind on Road Safety?

Serious car accidents continue to occur in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), despite restrictive physical distancing measures in place to arrest the spread of COVID-19. On March 30, one person was killed in a single vehicle accident at Toronto’s Exhibition Place; on April 3, another fatality occurred in a three-car crash near Islington and Steeles …

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When are Hosts Responsible for Guests’ Injuries?

A personal injury lawsuit in British Columbia’s Supreme Court could inform Canada’s evolving social host liability rules. The case, in which Calder McCormick is seeking damages for injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident following a 2012 house party, went to trial in mid-February. Personal injury lawyers are eagerly anticipating the decision. What is Social …

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Quick Road Safety Fixes for Ontario Cities

Many of the road safety concerns that worried Ontario’s car accident lawyers in 2010 remain relevant at the dawn of the new decade. Speeding, dangerous driving, and impaired driving continue to contribute to serious injuries and fatalities across the province, while new concerns such as legalized marijuana and widespread distracted driving are causing additional challenges. …

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