Deutschmann Personal Injury & Disability Law - PERSONAL INJURY & DISABILITY LAW BLOGCar Insurance Category
Posted Mon, Sep 13, 2021
See a car with a green flashing light on the dash or roof? Yield the right of way. These are firefighters responding to an emergency.
Posted Tue, Aug 03, 2021
We are bad drivers and we know it.
Posted Mon, Jul 19, 2021
Lending your car to others can open you up to liability and insurance difficulties.
Posted Mon, Jun 07, 2021
Why don't we have fully self driving cars on the roads yet?
Posted Mon, Nov 30, 2020
The time to review snowmobile safety and riding regulations is here! Make sure to ride safely and have fun.
Posted Mon, Oct 05, 2020
Autumn is considered a dangerous time on the country roads and highways in Ontario due to the movement of large mammals, and the onset of snow and ice on roads.
Posted Mon, Jun 15, 2020
Tow truck driving seems to be riddled with illegal activity in the GTA.
Posted Mon, Jun 08, 2020
A new study is casting doubt on autonomous cars' ability to eliminate car crashes.
Posted Mon, May 04, 2020
Police report speeding in the Region has become a disappointing problem.
Posted Mon, Mar 23, 2020
Auto insurance rates are taking a jump again.
Posted Mon, Mar 16, 2020
Did you know that what you drive predicts your car insurance rate and to some extent how likely you are to have an accident?
Posted Mon, Jan 20, 2020
If you search the internet it does not take long to find videos that people have recorded live while driving. Are they legal?
Posted Mon, Nov 25, 2019
Crossing Guards have been struck twice in two years in Waterloo Region and Suffered Serious Injuries
Posted Wed, Oct 23, 2019
How do you find a personal injury lawyer?
Posted Mon, Aug 26, 2019
This new treatment for brain injury and Epipen is administered with an 'epipen' like self injection device.
Posted Mon, Jul 29, 2019
Concussion can have serious impacts on sleep and cause sleep disorders.
Posted Mon, May 20, 2019
Cycling is a great way to get around town and to get exercise.
Posted Mon, May 06, 2019
Drivers are increasingly passing stopped school buses and are endangering the lives of students. The government is planning to crack down on them.
Posted Sun, Feb 24, 2019
Huawei's new tech will call the cops if you're impaired or falling asleep a the wheel
Posted Tue, Feb 12, 2019
You are required by law to move over for emergency vehicles with lights flashing at the side of the road.
Posted Mon, Jan 14, 2019
A new non-invasive therapy for TBI shows promise in treating balance and gait.
Posted Sun, May 06, 2018
Successive governments have favoured insurance company bottom lines over injured Ontarians for decades.
Posted Sun, Jan 21, 2018
How we regulate and insure vehicles is changing.
Posted Sun, Mar 22, 2015
A lot of investment is happening in the self driving car market with the promise of increased safety.
Posted Sun, May 11, 2014
The pending provincial election should be the opportunity to discuss the reforms our broken car insurance industry needs.
Posted Mon, Nov 18, 2013
Getting the right insurance for your specific needs is crucial. Snowmobiles operated off your private property require insurance.
Posted Sat, May 11, 2013
Car insurance rates are affected by your driving record, geographic location and car model.
Posted Mon, Oct 22, 2012
An accident can occur even when a pedestrian has not been hit by the vehicle. There does not require direct physical contact. The use of automobile sets in motion a train of events which brings about offence causing injury.
Posted Mon, Oct 15, 2012
Car Accident Benefits after September 2010 changed in Ontario. Both the insurer and the insured should be aware of their obligations and benefits.
Posted Mon, Sep 17, 2012
Entitlement to non-earner benefits requires a claimant to compare their 'normal life' before the automobile accident with their normal life afterwards. In this case the insured continued to do a significant amount of what she did before the acci...
Posted Mon, Jul 30, 2012
A replacement worker hired for some of the duties in husband and wife partnership; non-injured spouse picked up extra hours; injured spouse had reduced role in business; issue was allocation for income – whether income based pre or post accident.
Posted Mon, Jul 16, 2012
FSCO Released a judgement awarding IRBs to an individual in financial need who is likely to be successful in their ongoing claim for IRBs.
Posted Mon, Jul 09, 2012
It can be very overwhelming looking for help after you've been injured.
Posted Mon, Jun 25, 2012
There have been significant changes for those that have purchased their car insurance policy after September 1, 2010 and have had a car accident occurred after September 1, 2010.
Posted Mon, Jun 11, 2012
Mr. P, an underage driver, was injured in a car accident after driving the car without the owner's permission. The Arbitrator was left to discern the state of mind of the driver, the insured, and the credibility of the parties involved.
Posted Mon, Jun 04, 2012
The changes to car accident benefits will see 70 to 80% of car accident victims with accident benefits reduced to $3,500.00 from $100,000.00.
Posted Mon, May 28, 2012
Nancy Stewart was injured severely in a motor vehicle accident in 2005. She brought a motion for a declaration of catastrophic impairment but failed to provide the expertise to support her claim. The Arbitrator denied her motion.
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