Injuries to the brain can cause anything from very little functional problems to severe disability. Often the result of a motor vehicle collision or other traumatic accident, an injury to one of the most important organs in your body can have lifelong impacts that affect you.
Spinal cord injury can lead
Orthopaedic Injuries & Fractures
Orthopedic injuries most often include injuries to your tendons and ligaments, but they can also include bone fractures. Tendon and ligament injuries or bone fractures that occur in your shoulders, legs, knees, back, neck and feet can cause severe damage, sometimes requiring surgery as well as long-term medical treatment.
Amputations are catastrophic injuries that result in the loss of a limb. They may be caused by a car accident, industrial accident or a failed surgical attempt to save a limb. Amputations are classified as either major (above or below the knee, forearm, above the elbow, etc.), or minor (digits, partial foot, etc.).
Catastrophic injury covers a diverse range of impairments, which include but are not limited to: serious head or spinal injuries, severe bone fractures, paralysis, loss of limbs or the use of limbs and loss of vision or hearing.
Of all the injuries that can change one’s life, chronic pain is possibly one of the most damaging. Chronic pain can occur anywhere in the body and it is characterized by persistent and debilitating discomfort that affects the ability to move, work and live as you once were able.
Motor Vehicle Accidents
The injuries sustained from a motor vehicle accident can be life changing – they may affect everything from your basic mobility to your ability to earn an income and take care of yourself or your family.
With hundreds of lakes to choose from and much of the summer spent enjoying them, it comes as no surprise that hundreds of people in Ontario are injured in boating and water
Being bitten by a dog can have a lasting aftermath. Severe injury and disfigurement are some of the possible physical effects sustained by a dog bite, but there are emotional factors to account for as well.
Slip & Fall
What may sound like a simple case of losing your balance or footing can be far more complicated, especially if it leads to injuries that require medical care, a loss of mobility or emotional strain of any kind.
Disability Claims (Long & Short
Disability Insurance is usually provided through a group benefits plan to offer the support that an employee needs when they are unable to work. Disability can be claimed for a vast and diverse range of physical impairments or psychological conditions that prevent an employee from performing their job.
Every insured driver in Ontario is covered under the Insurance Act. Under the regulations set out in this Act, automobile insurance policies are required to provide a minimum of no-fault coverage. Any driver, passenger or pedestrian that has been hurt in a motor vehicle accident is entitled to apply for Accident Benefits.
There is nothing more emotionally difficult and traumatic than losing a loved one. When that death is caused by the negligent or willful act of another individual, that loss is amplified by confusion, anger and a need for answers. The wrongful death of someone we love carries with it heavy financial burdens along with already crushing emotional distress.
Under Canadian Tort Law, you have the right to seek compensation for damages to you or your property that resulted from another person’s wrongful act. Tort claims seek compensation for victim’s that have sustained personal injuries causing physical, emotional, or psychological suffering, as well as any damage to property or even financial injuries.
Every year, approximately 70,000 Canadians experience serious but preventable injury because of medical malpractice. You trust your doctors with your health and wellbeing – and their mistakes put your life at risk. The serious and potentially fatal consequences of a medical malpractice warrant your legal action. Most medical malpractice cases involve a doctor’s negligence.
Some products are unsafe, unreliable, or unfit to perform their purpose. When used unknowingly, a defective product can cause serious injuries including wrongful death, property damage, and economic loss. Canada’s product liability laws allow you to hold either the designer, manufacturer, or seller of a defective product accountable for the negligence that led to your suffering.