If all the insurers had their way, there would be lots of eligibility rules for anyone that hoped to get compensated for a personal injury. Fortunately, those same insurers cannot find a way to restrict payments to all of the company’s policy holders. Still, there are times when an awarded claimant faces certain obstacles. With the changes to the Ontario Disability Support Program, things have become better for the accidental injury claimants. (more…)
Month: March 2018
Is There A Duty To Warn By Manufacturers In Medical Liability Claims?
Whenever the court tries to decide who might be held liable for a given injury, it seeks to determine the extent to which the responsible party had been saddled with a specific duty of care. In the eyes of the law, any adult has been given a duty of care towards the other members of society. Adults that fail to exercise their duties have become negligent, and can be held liable for a given injury. (more…)
Know More About The Payment Process For Claim Settlements
Once you have filed a personal injury claim and have hired a lawyer, you hope to be awarded the requested compensation. If you are successful, then you can expect to receive a payout. The money made available to you from that payout will reflect the amount awarded to you, as the result of either a settlement or a judgment. (more…)
The Fee Structure Used By Most Personal Injury Lawyers
Most personal injury lawyers charged make a point of charging their clients only a single fee, the contingency fee. Moreover, the lawyer does not seek to collect it until after the lawyer’s client has received the expected payment. That payment reflects the size of the award that the client has been won, as the result of either a settlement or a judgment. (more…)
What Sports Injuries Normally Allow Request For Compensation?
Perhaps you are asking one of these questions: Why would a sport-related injury not be like all the others? Why would it not qualify as one that does damage to a victim, a victim that should be compensated? The answer to those two questions should emerge from a closer look at the risk-taking aspects of participation in certain sports. (more…)