Effective January 1, 2016, drivers and cyclists are now prohibited from proceeding into pedestrian crossovers until all pedestrians have completely cleared the roadway.
Extreme sports is a growing industry that is profiting from the human desire to experience the adrenaline rush associated with risk-laden activities.
The duties owed by educators to maintain safety in Ontario’s elementary and secondary schools are prescribed under the Education Act and its regulations, but also by the Occupiers’ Liability Act and the common law.
Are municipalities getting nailed with lawsuits for kids and families tobogganing on city property? Absolutely not! Are they held responsible when they know someone will get hurt, but do nothing about it? Sometimes, but it is extremely rare.
Recent research on concussions in children now indicates that even the mildest concussions need to be treated with “brain rest” to avoid injuries that can possibly have long-lasting effects on children.
Schools will often provide field trips and activities to enhance the students’ enjoyment and interest in education. These trips can be fun and exciting for your child. However, these trips may come with a certain level of risk.
Now that we are well into the fall and another school year has started, seas of yellow school buses are once again active in our neighbourhoods. School buses can be quite large and make frequent stops, picking up and dropping off students at their homes and schools throughout the day.
Early Diagnosis & Rehabilitation is the key to a successful future in Paediatric Brain Injuries.
While some birth injuries are unavoidable, others can occur because of failure to respond to complications during a woman’s pregnancy or delivery.
Kids often get bumps and bruises at school but a serious injury can have a negative impact on a child’s future. Read on to learn what to do if your child is seriously injured.