The Civic Holiday long weekend is a chance for many to escape the heat of the city and head to cottage country. While swimming and boating on Ontario’s lakes can provide much enjoyment, the Personal Injury Alliance reminds everyone to keep these water safety tips in mind.
Safety tips for all drivers, and co-pilots, to keep mind before heading out on the road.
Yesterday, the clocks turned back one hour.
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.
Effective January 1, 2016, drivers and cyclists are now prohibited from proceeding into pedestrian crossovers until all pedestrians have completely cleared the roadway.
Winter looks like it is finally here! Keep yourself safe on the roads by following these winter driving safety tips:
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.
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.
The leaves are gone and the snow has returned. Winter is back! With the return of winter comes the return of ski season.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
It looks like we are in for a lot of snow this season. Drive safe by following these easy winter driving safety tips.
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.
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.
While helmets may not prevent concussion, they are an effective piece of safety equipment when participating in sports that take place on hard surfaces.
Biking can be a great form of commuting, exercise, and recreation, there are some important things to keep in mind while cycling.
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.
Be safe on the roads this spring, report any potholes and road damage to the city for repair.
Helpful tips to keep you safe while having fun this winter.
Will mandatory helmet legislation save lives?
Helpful tips to keep you safe on Ontario’s icy winter roads.
Top tips for keeping safe when the clocks roll back this weekend.
Cycling at night is dangerous without the following required safety equipment.
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.
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.
Motorcycle safety gear gets sophisticated.
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.