Changes in Ontario Insurance Legislation Limiting Medical Rehabilitation Claims

December 5, 2011 by  
Category: Personal Injury Law

Rein Lomax, personal injury lawyer with Lomax Law Firm of London, Ontario, describes changes in Ontario insurance legislation that limit the medical rehabilitation claim. A key change to legislation, effective September 1st, 2010, dramatically impacts consumers. The new legislation makes it much harder for individuals to have appropriate medical rehabilitation coverage if they are injured […]

Background To Recent Changes To Personal Injury Law In Alberta

October 23, 2009 by  
Category: Personal Injury Law

In October 2004, the legislation governing the compensation for soft tissue injuries was changed and the minor injury regulations were put in play. The minor injury regulations limit the compensation for pain and suffering caused by minor soft tissue injuries to $4000. That amount has been adjusted for inflation to currently just over $4500. These […]

Notice Periods And The Challenges For Someone Making A Slip And Fall Claim.

One of the challenges of a slip and fall claim is determining which company owns or occupies a particular property. When we become involved, we can do sub-searches of the property through the registry office and see who legally owns title to the property.In terms of a sidewalk or municipally owned parking lot, there’s a […]

How Owners Can Limit Their Liability

If a person has a slip and fall inside a particular store in a mall, the mall owner would be the owner of the property but that doesn’t necessarily make them the occupier. The occupier would be the store that occupies that particular location. Generally speaking, commercial leases require the store to take whatever reasonable […]

Why It Is Important To See A Personal Injury Lawyer As Soon As Possible After A Slip And Fall

If you have suffered an injury as a result of a slip and fall, you should get the advice of a lawyer sooner rather than later. One reason is because of the 7- and 10-day notice periods for registering an intent to claim. With such a short period of time available, it is important to […]

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