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Head Injuries From Pro Hockey A 'Hotly Litigated Matter'
The #NHL announced late last year of a tentative settlement of $18.9 million, to be given to over 300 retired players who sued the league for not warning or protecting them against #head injuries. This settlement is significantly lower than the billion dollar settlement between the #NFL and football players. Will these settlements force professional sports leagues to take head injuries more serious.
Insurer Pushing For New Auto Fraud Laws
A #Ontario insurer is calling for a more laws that would protect citizens from different forms of car insurance fraud. While fraud is already a federal criminal offence, the company is asking for non-criminal provincial offences.“As an industry we need a new set of provincial offences that will allow for the efficient and effective prosecution of fraud,” said a representative from the insurance company.
Flying Cars May Appear in Urban Skies by 2023
A scene from a futuristic Sci-Fi movie could soon become reality within the next four years. According to a report from early 2018, about 12 companies are working hard designing a model of a flying car. #Uber is one of those companies, and has plans to issue out Air taxis in LA, Dallas-Fort Worth and one international city by 2023.
Uber Autonomous Vehicle Testing Resumes In Toronto
After pulling the program back in March 2018, after a self-driving vehicle hit and killed an Arizona pedestrian, #Uber has reached a few self-driving vehicles in Toronto. Uber has modified the program, and has stated that the driver will be in control of the car at all times. Will this be the next step for automated vehicles, or is this a danger to Toronto?
CAA Launches Cannabis Education Campaign For Young Drivers
Many Ontario drivers believe there is a need for more eduction about the effects of driving while under the influence of #cannabis. After the legalization of the drug in October 2018, #CAA of Southern Cental Ontario has launched a cannabis education campaign, that’s goal is to educate young drivers on the effects of marijuana.
Ontario Motorists Overpaid $5B Over Five Years For Auto Insurance
Ontario has the second highest auto insurance rates in the country, but are they fair prices? A 2018 report by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, suggests drivers in Ontario over pay for #auto insurance.
Congratulations to Our Newest Partner, Zev Bergman
Congratulations to our newest partner, Zev Bergman! Zev has established himself as a diligent lawyer, skilled negotiator and dedicated mentor (to our growing team). He has appeared as a legal expert on various news outlets and has a passion for personal injury law. Congratulations Zev! We look forward to your continued success. Learn more about Zev Bergman here!