Personal injury law is without a doubt one of the most complex yet interesting areas of Provincial law in general. Unfortunately, it is oftentimes littered with myths and many preconceived notions about the rights we are entitled to. The public is constantly being bombarded by extreme, over-the-top advertising and sensational cases to hear and/or read about every day. However, if you’ve been considering filing a personal injury lawsuit, be aware of the following myths. (more…)
If you sustain injuries in any type of accident where the cause may have been another person’s negligence, you could be entitled to compensation from their insurer. Just keep in mind that as with any other personal injury claim, the insurance companies will always try to minimize the amount of compensation you receive. In some cases, they will take drastic steps to deny your claim altogether. There are at least a half dozen ways that they will attempt to reduce how much they’ll eventually pay. (more…)
Revisions about Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS) are set on the anvil in June 2016 about how rehabilitation therapy is going to be done. If you are looking to find more information about how it will affect the business of independent therapy clinics, read on.
Well, to start with the license will still be required from the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO). This is needed to get the payments directly from the various insurance companies. The therapists working at the clinics will still need the various certifications and licenses as before. Though scaling back of coverage is one of the things that might lead to the therapy clinics balancing the financial stability and needs of the patients. (more…)
One of the most common cases that a personal injury lawyer would undertake is related to product liability. It is important to note that this particular practice area in Canada is generally governed by the common law which is enforceable in all of the provinces except for Quebec. However, the city of Sudbury is located in the province of Ontario and as such the common law would be enforceable. Even though there are provincial laws which regulate this particular field of expertise, almost all of them are rather similar. (more…)