If you are sick or hurt, medication can be a crucial element of your treatment and care plan. But if your medication doesn't work and ultimately causes more problems, could someone be legally liable? As is often the case, the answer is: maybe. First, you need to...
Avoid this common mistake after a car accident
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Sep 15, 2021 | Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury
No matter where you go these days, it’s rare to find someone who isn’t staring at their phone. As a society, we have become addicted to our devices – and our constant virtual connectedness. You probably already know it’s dangerous to use your cell phone while driving....
Ontario cycling advocate suing for personal injury re fall
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Aug 8, 2017 | Personal Injury
A well-known Ontario cycling advocate has launched a lawsuit against the City of Windsor, the University of Windsor and a number of contractors. The $600,000 personal injury suit stems from a trip-and-fall accident she had two years ago in a campus construction zone....
What to do after suffering a personal injury in a bicycle crash
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Jun 16, 2017 | Personal Injury
Bicycles are more common than ever on the streets of Ontario. With the rising cost of fuel, the resurgence in downtown residential living and improved infrastructure for cyclists in cities, it is a logical choice for many people. However, cyclists have an enhanced...
Can you sue in Canada for a personal injury suffered on vacation?
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Jun 15, 2017 | Personal Injury
When someone goes away for a holiday, all that's on his or her mind is having some fun in the sun and leaving the everyday stresses of life in Ontario behind. Some prudent types might think to take out travel insurance to guard against the unexpected. Few however,...
A personal injury can happen anytime, anywhere
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | May 31, 2017 | Personal Injury
When most people in Ontario think of hazardous situations, they probably think about dangerous drivers, cyclists negotiating city streets, icy sidewalks in the winter or other obvious dangers. The truth is many hazards either are hidden from view, or are not obvious...
Toronto trying to reduce vehicular personal injury incidents
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | May 16, 2017 | Personal Injury
The big cities of Ontario are hives of activity seven days a week. Downtown workers swell the numbers on weekdays, and shoppers and sightseers take over on the weekends. Given all the cars, trucks, bikes, motorcycles and pedestrians mixing, accidents seem inevitable,...
Know your rights after suffering a personal injury in a fight
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | May 11, 2017 | Personal Injury
Many injury cases are reasonably straightforward in that one person typically injures another party through some form of negligence. The victim is frequently just an innocent person who happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. Not all personal injury cases...
Hit-and-run personal injury becomes wrongful death situation
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Mar 27, 2017 | Personal Injury
Once a negligent act has been committed, there is little that can be done to undo it. A hit-and-run driver in Ontario's capital recently returned to the scene, but that did nothing to change the tragic events that had already occurred. After suffering a serious...
Cyclists at risk of personal injury from car doors
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Mar 23, 2017 | Personal Injury
Though the snow has recently returned, it won't be long before bicyclists return to Ontario streets. Bikes are inexpensive and environmentally friendly, and their compact nature makes them a favourite in downtown hubs. Unfortunately, many motorists are not looking for...
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