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21/12/20

Holiday Events – now known as “Social Gatherings”

It’s December and the temperatures have dipped however that’s the only familiarity I have with this year’s holiday season. My family doesn’t celebrate Christmas from a religious perspective, but we...

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Lake Safety

31/07/20

Canada has more lakes than any other country in the world. This year with borders closed and travel restrictions due to COVID-19, an increased number of people are exploring all of our gorgeous lakes which is amazing except unfortunately, this...

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Pedestrian Accidents

24/10/19

Walking around town is an environmentally friendly way to travel. Walking can also provide the health benefits associated with physical activity. Unfortunately, you can still be involved in a car accident as a pedestrian. In fact, when pedestrian-motor vehicle accidents...

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Kevin O’Leary’s Boating Accident Serves as a Reminder

3/09/19

Canada has more lakes than any other country in the world and more than the rest of the world combined.[1] As Canadians, we enjoy participating in various water sports and boating activities especially during the summer months that always seem...

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Rideshares and Your Safety: Making Informed Choices

27/08/19

Ridesharing services like those provided by Uber and Lyft have exploded in popularity in the past few years. Using these apps can be convenient for getting around the city, but it is important for customers to know the safety risks...

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Safety on Public Transportation

21/08/19

For many people, public transportation offers a convenient and affordable way to travel long distances in very little time. Whether you are riding the bus, taking the subway, or hopping on a street car, there are plenty of ways to...

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The Importance of Wearing Seat Belts – Protecting Your Health and Your Wallet

14/08/19

The importance of wearing seat belts cannot be overstated. Seat belts can save lives and prevent serious personal injuries. In Ontario, wearing a seat belt is the law. Adults in Ontario who are caught not wearing a seat belt can...

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The Importance of Knowing the “Threshold” and the Statutory Deductible

17/07/19

Citizens of Ontario are involved in car accidents on a daily basis. Unfortunately, car accidents often result in personal injuries. If you have been the victim of a car accident, it is normal to want to seek compensation for your...

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Tips to Keep Your Cottage Trips Injury Free

4/06/19

For many Canadians, nothing encapsulates summer better than a trip to the cottage with family and friends. We all love to spend time in nature relaxing, swimming, barbecuing and boating, but it’s important to be mindful of potential hazards even...

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Late Submission of an Application for Accident Benefits (OCF-1)

15/05/19

If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident, Ontario’s Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule, or “SABS” for short, provides you with access to a number of benefits known as “accident benefits”. Accident benefits under the SABS include, but are not...

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Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

10/05/19

Warmer Spring weather marks the return of motorcycle enthusiasts to roadways across Canada, and with it, a need to increase awareness about how to safely share roads with motorcyclists.  The Ontario Provincial Police released that in about half of the...

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