Do not let your insurance company coerce you into an unfair agreement. Educate yourself with the following insurance-related blog posts including topics ranging from understanding what arbitration is, defining emotional distress, to the changing landscape of statutory accident benefits under the Insurance Act.
If you’re injured by a third party, what rights do you have? Can you sue for pain and suffering as you would in an auto accident? It’s different for both off-road vehicles and watercraft. In this article, we explain the differences and also give some great advice for staying safe off-road and on the water.Read More
Ontario requires all motorists to be insured, provided by insurance companies in the form of policies. After an accident, a policy provides coverage and benefits to motorists. Read this post to learn more about how the process works in Ontario and why your claim should be handled by an experienced lawyer.Read More
In almost all car accidents, you must prove who was responsible. While it may seem obvious, just saying so isn’t enough for insurance companies. By supporting your side of the story, you can make an argument to your insurer to seek maximum compensation. Read this post to learn more.Read More
You’re in good standing with your insurance company, but they have just rejected a claim for your personal injury – that does not mean you are not entitled to any benefits or money. Fight their decision by contacting a personal injury lawyer. Read this post to learn more.Read More
As the temperature gets warmer, many Canadians begin to make travel plans for their summer vacations.Read More
The foremost question in a customer's mind when buying car insurance is “how much will it cost?” Of course, that is an important question, but it is not the only important question.Read More
Accidents happen. That is, and always has been, a fact of life. When an accident happens to drivers and passengers of motorcycles, some pretty serious injuries can occur. Everyone knows this. And accidents don’t just happen to “other people”Read More
If you are a rider, it could be the wonderful feeling of paying less, prepaying the fee and even watching your Uber driver approach via GPS. If you are a driver, the ability to generate extra cash anytime is always irresistible. Both the driver and the rider can even view each other’s profiles before agreeing to the ride.Read More
It is every dog owner’s worst nightmare that their precious pup may one day turn violent. And while the first concern must always be the well-being of the victim, there is always the risk that the dog owner may be held liable for the actions of man’s best friend.Read More
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