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Summer road safety tips

May 19, 2017

Safety tips for all drivers, and co-pilots, to keep mind before heading out on the road.


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Safety Tips For Daylight Savings

Nov 07, 2016

Yesterday, the clocks turned back one hour.


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Understanding the June 1st Accident Benefit Changes

May 18, 2016

On June 1, 2016 significant car insurance changes will come into effect in Ontario. These changes mean major reductions to the Accident Benefits available to you and your family in the case of a serious accident. On this page you will find important information, including articles and videos, to help you better understand these changes.


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Pedestrian Crossovers: A Welcomed Change, Especially For Children

Jan 13, 2016

Effective January 1, 2016, drivers and cyclists are now prohibited from proceeding into pedestrian crossovers until all pedestrians have completely cleared the roadway.


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Winter Driving Safety Tips

Jan 11, 2016

Winter looks like it is finally here! Keep yourself safe on the roads by following these winter driving safety tips:


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Calculating Future Care Costs

Apr 15, 2015

When you have been injured in a motor vehicle crash it is very important to seek the assistance of a lawyer as soon as possible.


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Risky Business - Unregulated Extreme Sports Are On The Rise, Along With Lawsuits

Feb 19, 2015

Extreme sports is a growing industry that is profiting from the human desire to experience the adrenaline rush associated with risk-laden activities.


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How Safe Does Your Child's School Have To Be?

Feb 04, 2015

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.


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Its More Than Just A Lift Ticket - Ski Hill Liability

Jan 28, 2015

The leaves are gone and the snow has returned. Winter is back! With the return of winter comes the return of ski season.


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The War On Toboggans Is Not Due to Lawsuits Or The Court

Jan 21, 2015

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.


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Travel Insurance: Learning from the Million Dollar Baby

Jan 14, 2015

By now, most people have heard the story of Jennifer Hucuulak-Kimmel. She and her husband travelled to Hawai’i on October 27, 2013, while Jennifer was 24 weeks pregnant.


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Children and Concussions - The Importance of "Brain Rest"

Jan 07, 2015

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.


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Drinking and Driving During the Holidays

Dec 31, 2014

Mothers Against Drunk Driving Canada (“MADD Canada”) estimates that 1,082 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Canada in 2010 due to impaired driving. MADD Canada further estimates that approximately 63,821 injuries occurred in impairment-related crashes in 2010 (roughly 175 per day).


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Office Holiday Parties and Liability of Business Owners

Dec 17, 2014

December is a festive time of year. Often times, company holiday parties are a way for company owners to show their appreciation to their staff and spouses for the work that they do all year.


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Winter Driving Safety Tips

Dec 03, 2014

It looks like we are in for a lot of snow this season. Drive safe by following these easy winter driving safety tips.


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Permission Forms On School Trips

Nov 19, 2014

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.


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School Bus Safety: Top 5 Tips For Sharing the Road

Oct 08, 2014

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.


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Recreational Sports Injuries

Sep 24, 2014

The benefits of living an active lifestyle are becoming ever more widely known. As a result, our community is increasingly involved in sports and recreation. Most of us understand that there is an inherent or acceptable risk of injury associated with playing sports.


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Helmets do not prevent concussions

May 28, 2014

While helmets may not prevent concussion, they are an effective piece of safety equipment when participating in sports that take place on hard surfaces.


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Bicycle Safety

May 07, 2014

Biking can be a great form of commuting, exercise, and recreation, there are some important things to keep in mind while cycling.


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Is Ontario's street racing legislation a real deterrent?

Apr 23, 2014

In Ontario, Bill 203 appears to have had a positive effect, the one thing that remains certain is that speeding remains the second most common contributor to motor vehicle fatalities.


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Cyclists, mind the gap

Apr 02, 2014

Be safe on the roads this spring, report any potholes and road damage to the city for repair.


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Stay safe and have fun this winter!

Jan 29, 2014

Helpful tips to keep you safe while having fun this winter.


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Helmets help to prevent ski and snowboard related fatalities

Jan 15, 2014

Will mandatory helmet legislation save lives?


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Winter Driving Safety Tips

Jan 08, 2014

Helpful tips to keep you safe on Ontario’s icy winter roads.


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Safety Tips for Daylight Savings

Nov 01, 2013

Top tips for keeping safe when the clocks roll back this weekend.


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Bike safely at night

Oct 29, 2013

Cycling at night is dangerous without the following required safety equipment.


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Drivers and Cyclists share equal rights to the road

Aug 21, 2013

A ‘bicycle’ is a vehicle under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act, which means cyclists and drivers share equal rights and responsibilities when it comes to the road.


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Summer Swimming and Water Safety tips

Aug 02, 2013

Whether it’s up north to the cottage, or swimming in one of Ontario’s fresh water lakes the Personal Injury Alliance has some safety tips to keep in mind when in, on or around the water.


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Motorcycle Safety Gear

Jul 23, 2013

Motorcycle safety gear gets sophisticated.


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Summer Boating Safety Tips

Jun 26, 2013

Whether you’re operating a sailboat, speed boat, jet ski or canoe, the law firms of the Personal Injury Alliance have some summer boating safety tips for you to follow.


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