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Cycling has become an increasingly popular mode of transportation for commuting, exercise, recreation, for both casual and formal competition and even for running errands. Unfortunately, Ontario’s cycling infrastructure is struggling to keep pace, and drivers are often unfamiliar with the challenges faced by cyclists in the urban and rural settings throughout the Greater Hamilton and Southwestern Ontario region.Read More
Ontarians own more pleasure craft than residents of any other province. Mishaps on the water can seriously affect the lives and livelihoods of boating enthusiasts. Many of these unfortunate incidents occur in Greater Hamilton and South Western Ontario area, thanks to their proximity to the many lakes throughout these areas.Read More
A car accident can change one’s life forever. Here in Ontario, thousands of motorists suffer car accident-related injuries every year. Many of these car accidents affect residents of Hamilton, Burlington, Brantford and Niagara.Read More
It is always a crushing experience to lose a loved one, but when that death comes as the result of a fatal accident, its impact can be doubly devastating to the grieving parties.Read More
Whether you have been injured in a collision with a car, lost control of your bike or suffered a fall on a dangerous stretch of road, a motorcycle accident can wreak havoc upon your life and livelihood. Here in Ontario, more than a thousand motorcycle riders are injured in accidents every year.Read More
The simple act of crossing the street can become a nightmare for pedestrians hit by cars. More than 4000 Ontario pedestrians are injured by cars in a typical year, and there are more than 100 pedestrian deaths in the province during that same span.Read More
In an ideal world, our workplaces, stores and business that we frequent would always provide us a safe environment. Generally, this is the case. Unfortunately, every year, thousands of Ontario residents are injured due to unsafe or poorly maintained conditions on a property that they do not own.Read More
Trucks make up a significant percentage of the traffic on Ontario highways and because of their size, accidents involving these vehicles can cause serious injuries.Read More
Canada Pension Appeals
The Canada Pension Plan Act was established to protect the quality of life of retirees, survivors of deceased spouses, people coping with disabilities and their children. Every year, many Greater Hamilton and South Western Ontario Area residents are denied access to CPP benefits without proper cause. Citizen who object to the denial need to move quickly as there are strict time lines.Read More
Your disability insurance policy was designed to protect you and your family against any unforeseen circumstances that might prevent you from earning income and taking care of your financial responsibilities.Read More
Ontario consumers have the right to expect safe and reliable results from the products or services that they purchase. In order to conduct business in this province, manufacturers and retailers are required to take all reasonable precautions against the distribution and sale of defective, inadequate or otherwise dangerous merchandise.Read More
Slips, Trips and Falls
Even the simple and seemingly automatic act of walking outside of your home can become hazardous when conditions are unsafe or property is improperly maintained. Every year, thousands of Ontario residents are injured in slip, trip and fall accidents – and a large percentage of these mishaps occur in the Greater Hamilton, South Western Ontario Area.Read More
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