Can Cities and the Province do more to Protect Cyclists?

  • January 23, 2018
  • by Will Davidson LLP
  • bicycle accident, cycling accident, cycling injury lawyer, personal injury, Personal Injury Lawyer, Will Davidson LLP,
Every Ontario personal injury lawyer is familiar with the frequency of car accidents and the grave injuries they cause. In particular, accidents involving vulnerable road users – cyclists and pedestrians – can result in serious, enduring injuries. Cycling has become a favourite mode of transportation in many of Canada’s largest cities. As more cyclists have
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After decisive public debate, Toronto City Council approves Bloor Street bike lanes

  • November 14, 2017
  • by Will Davidson LLP
  • bicycle accident, bicycle accident lawyer, bicycle lanes, Bike Lanes on Bloor, car accident, car accident lawyer, infrastructure, personal injury, Personal Injury Lawyer, Toronto, Toronto bicycle accident lawyers, Will Davidson LLP,
On the morning of October 18, 39-year-old David Delos Santos, a recent immigrant to Canada from the Philippines, was struck and killed while riding his bicycle in Toronto’s downtown Parkdale neighbourhood. This type of event is all too familiar to bicycle accident lawyers in Toronto, and to Parkdale residents: two pedestrians were killed in separate
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Cyclist safety remains a concern in Toronto

  • July 4, 2017
  • by Will Davidson LLP
  • cycling, cycling accident, cycling injury, cycling injury lawyer, cycling injury lawyers, cycling Toronto, Personal Injury Lawyer, Will Davidson LLP,
Cycling safety is a perennial topic of debate in the City of Toronto, particularly in the wake of serious accidents. In late May the issue once again came into focus after a five-year-old boy was struck and killed by a car while biking on a downtown pathway. Cyclists are inherently at risk in large cities
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Spring is here, and cyclists are back on the roads

  • April 4, 2017
  • by Will Davidson LLP
  • bicycle accident, bicycle accident lawyer, car accident lawyer, ontario, Personal Injury Lawyer, road safety, Toronto, vulnerable road user, Will Davidson LLP,
In February and March, the City of Toronto and Toronto Police released two closely related sets of data: the first showed a 36 per cent increase in cyclist traffic on Bloor St following the installation of bike lanes last August; the second found that “dooring” incidents – when a driver opens their car door and
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Ontario cyclists wary after rash of collisions

  • December 9, 2016
  • by Will Davidson LLP
  • accident, bicycle accident, bicycle accident lawyer, car accident, cycling accident, cycling accident lawyer, motor vehicle accident, Ontario personal injury lawyer, Ottawa personal injury lawyer, personal injury, personal injury law, Personal Injury Lawyer, Toronto personal injury lawyer, Will Davidson LLP,
Is it safe to ride your bicycle in Canada’s large urban centres? In cities like Ottawa and Toronto, you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s not. Ottawa, in particular, has experienced an ongoing rash of bicycle-automobile collisions since the beginning of September that has caused some residents to put their bikes away. In a collision between
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