Winter Driving Tips for Safety
201702.27
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Winter Driving Tips for Safety

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Driving in bad weather can be dangerous, and costly. Avoid challenging circumstances and sticky legal situations by taking extra precautions and following some tips for winter driving: Create a Survival Kit When it starts to snow in some parts of Canada, it falls quickly and heavily. You may find your vehicle unexpectedly marooned in an…

How to Save Your Neck: Prevent “on-the-job” Injury
201702.08
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How to Save Your Neck: Prevent “on-the-job” Injury

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Life today revolves around technology. Working at a desk and/or computer is a requirement for many well-paying jobs or careers. Much of the working population find themselves sitting at a desk, in a stationary position, moving only our eyes, arms, fingers (and sometimes our toes) for hours on end. We often ignore the medical challenges…

Why Personal Injury Risk Increases During Winter
201701.27
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Why Personal Injury Risk Increases During Winter

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There are significantly more car accidents, collisions, and wrecks in winter than any other season. Law enforcement officials attribute this increase to winter weather, less sunlight (“shorter days”), and lower visibility. In Ontario (as well as much of Canada) snow can make driving difficult for all motorists. No matter how good a driver you may…

Zero Driving Visibility: A Canadian Nightmare
201701.11
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Zero Driving Visibility: A Canadian Nightmare

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Have you ever driven on a rainy QEW or the 401 and realized you could barely see brake lights in front of you? Has blowing snow covered your windshield, making driving terrifying and hazardous? Even fog can make it difficult to stay in your lane on regular city roads, especially in early morning or sundown…

Safe Driving during Holiday Weekends
201612.21
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Safe Driving during Holiday Weekends

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One of the greatest traditions in Canada is the long holiday weekend, especially during summer. We get in our vehicles and head to beaches, cottages, and campsites for a few days of relaxation. Sadly, these outings often coincide with tragedy. Traffic accidents rise during times of increased traffic and distracted driving. Road conditions, poor visibility,…

Celebrating Responsibly during the Holiday Season
201612.07
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Celebrating Responsibly during the Holiday Season

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As the holiday season approaches, celebrating responsibly is the name of the game. If you’re planning on attending parties this season, here are a few tips to consider. Understanding that there are ways to have fun while staying safe will protect you and others. 1. Designate a Driver – The holidays are a time for…

Daylight Savings Time And Car Crashes
201611.24
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Daylight Savings Time And Car Crashes

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Experts have warned that Daylight Savings Time (“DST”) can be bad for one’s health. People have debated about whether we should continue the practice of moving time forward and backwards. Proponents of this change argue that it helps reduce electrical consumption. People opposed to Daylight Savings Time have stated that this practice disrupts people’s sleep…

Winter Driving Hazards: Be Prepared
201611.08
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Winter Driving Hazards: Be Prepared

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Smart Use of Snow Tires and Chains Do you have snow tires or chains? Do you know how to fit the chains properly? If not, they won’t be useful. Snow tires designed for your vehicle can improve safety in the wintertime. Don’t buy the cheapest brand at the store; ask for professional advice from your…

Accident Benefit Claims: Most Common Injuries
201610.25
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Accident Benefit Claims: Most Common Injuries

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Car accidents are devastating. Depending on the severity of the impact and circumstances surrounding the crash, injuries may be inevitable. If you have been hurt in an accident, you may consider a personal injury lawsuit. You are not alone at this time of need; legal advice can help guide you through the difficult process and…

Time Is Critical for Addressing Spinal Cord Injuries
201610.13
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Time Is Critical for Addressing Spinal Cord Injuries

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Spinal cord injuries can happen when an individual is involved in an automobile accident or slips on a wet surface. Some people have accidents that were not their fault, and are eligible for compensation. An accident that involves the spinal cord can affect a person’s ability to work or support themselves and their families for…