Driverless cars and their impact on road safety, insurance, and automobile accident lawyers

  • January 4, 2017
  • by Will Davidson LLP
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Autonomous vehicles – or driverless cars – are now a reality in Ontario. On November 28, a pilot project launched by the University of Waterloo, the Erwin Hymer Group, and BlackBerry QNX placed three autonomous vehicles (AVs) on the province’s road. The project will assess AVs’ impact on energy and land use, employment, and perhaps
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The holiday season is here, and many people are preparing to celebrate the season and say farewell to the end of the year. If you plan to host an event at your home or business, it is important to be aware of your legal responsibilities. For instance, if an intoxicated party guests drives home and
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How to avoid parking lot accidents this holiday season

  • December 19, 2016
  • by Will Davidson LLP
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The holiday shopping season is a boon to Canadian businesses, but can be a time of mental and economic pressure for consumers. Nowhere is this contrast better illustrated than in the parking lots of the nation’s shopping malls, where pedestrians and drivers aggressively jostle for position in the rush to spend. It’s no wonder, then,
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Most ATV accidents can be avoided by following a few simply safety tips

  • December 14, 2016
  • by Will Davidson LLP
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Despite a growing percentage of the Canadian population living in urban centres, our country’s landscape is dominated by intimidating rural expanses. And for the millions of Canadians who live, work, and play in those rural regions, ATVs are ubiquitous as both a tool on farms and ranches and as a recreational pursuit. Unfortunately, ATVs are
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Ontario cyclists wary after rash of collisions

  • December 9, 2016
  • by Will Davidson LLP
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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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Study: Rural Canadians at higher risk of birthing injury

  • November 30, 2016
  • by Will Davidson LLP
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In September, the Canadian Medical Association Journal published a report on the significant gap in birthing injuries between mothers in rural Canada and their urban counterparts. “Compared with women in urban areas,” the study found, “those in rural areas had higher rates of severe maternal morbidity and severe neonatal morbidity.” Children born in rural settings
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Ontario auto insurance reform limits benefits: can an accident benefits lawyer help?

  • November 23, 2016
  • by Will Davidson LLP
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In 2013, the Government of Ontario announced a plan to cut auto insurance premiums by 15 per cent by August 2015. In a release, Finance Minister Charles Sousa outlined a plan that included cracking down on fraud, making roads safer, and ensuring people “enjoy good benefits, security and proper care.” The government failed to keep
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Hospital errors and the role of a medical malpractice lawyer

  • November 16, 2016
  • by Will Davidson LLP
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When a patient is admitted to a hospital in Ontario, they are owed a certain standard of care by the staff and medical practitioners working at that facility. Unfortunately, that standard is not always kept, and at times, injuries resulting from the negligent behaviour of medical professionals can lead to medical malpractice lawsuits. In Canada,
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On Remembrance Day, how can we improve the lives of our aging veterans?

  • November 11, 2016
  • by Will Davidson LLP
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On November 11, Remembrance Day, Canadians take time to reflect on the sacrifices made by members of the country’s armed forces in conflicts around the world. Remembrance Day is a somber tradition, initiated at the end of the First World War, which aims to recognize the tremendous impact our servicemen and women have had on
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Can Ontario step back from the edge of an opioid crisis?

  • November 7, 2016
  • by Will Davidson LLP
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North America is dealing with a growing opioid crisis. In a September opinion piece for the Toronto Star, Tara Gomes, a Principal Investigator of the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network, grimly illustrated the issue: “Hundreds of codeine tablets stolen from the medicine cabinet of an elderly personal living alone in a rural community. Hydromorphone tablets
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Have you or a loved one used a drug called Abilify? Contact a product liability lawyer today

  • November 4, 2016
  • by WILL DAVIDSON LLP
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Abilify, one of the world’s most commonly prescribed drugs, is issued to people suffering from certain mental disorders, including bi-polar disorder, schizophrenia, Tourette syndrome, and certain autism symptoms. According to the Wall Street Journal, approximately 1.6 million Americans were prescribed the drug in 2015. As reported by Time Magazine, the use of Abilify has been
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When a consumer product causes injury to an individual, that person often faces steep odds in their battle for justice. Companies, especially ones as large as Johnson & Johnson, are represented by leading lawyers and have access to financial resources that most private citizens could never dream of. A product liability lawyer seeks to level the
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Road safety tips for a safe and happy Halloween

  • October 31, 2016
  • by WILL DAVIDSON LLP
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Halloween is a favourite holiday for kids of all ages: whether you’re guiding your young children around the neighbourhood, roaming the streets with a group of trick-or-treating friends, or enjoying the always entertaining Halloween nightlife, October 31st has something for everybody. Unfortunately, Halloween can also be a dangerous time for pedestrians and motorists alike. While
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Taxotere: Is There a Link to Permanent Hair Loss?

  • October 6, 2016
  • by WILL DAVIDSON LLP
Taxotere is used as a chemotherapy drug to treat patients with various forms of cancer. Taxotere was approved for the treatment of breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, advanced stomach cancer, head and neck cancer and metastatic prostate cancer. The drug is also being investigated to treat small cell lung, ovarian, bladder, and pancreatic cancers,
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Back to School Safety Reminder

  • September 13, 2016
  • by WILL DAVIDSON LLP
Summer is winding down which means kids are back to school. Each year drivers are reminded to slow down and pay attention to children who get on and off school buses or may dart out in front of cars unexpectedly. With all the attention surrounding this topic, distracted driving continues to be one of the
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Can Social Media Affect Your Personal Injury Case?

  • August 25, 2016
  • by WILL DAVIDSON LLP
Over the past decade, social media has exploded and has become a significant part of most of our lives. It has completely changed how we connect with each other, share information, stay current on Events, and promote ourselves and our businesses. Anyone who uses social media will inevitably leave some sort of online footprint, often times permanently.
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