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Must Have Tips on Local Skating Rinks And Staying Safe

01/12/2018 00:00:15 AM

Skating rinks in the Hamilton & Niagara area a great way to enjoy the winter season! Nothing says winter like a nice long ice skate, followed by hot chocolate and marshmallows. It’s quintessentially Canadian, what with our love for hockey ...

3 Major Causes of Car Accidents & How To Prevent Them

12/22/2017 00:00:40 AM

In my line of work, I’ve seen it all. From someone causing a four car pile up because they stopped to let a squirrel cross the road to another person being rear-ended by someone applying makeup while driving. The results of these accidents ...

5 Important Tips On Christmas Tree Safety

12/08/2017 00:00:37 AM

It’s that time of year, and the last thing you want is an accident in your home Having a Christmas tree is an annual tradition for many Canadians. Decorating, lighting it and just enjoying it are activities many of us look forward to year ...

7 Must Know Car Hacks For Safe and Smart Winter Driving

11/17/2017 00:00:40 AM

When the weather gets frightful, it’s important to step up your driving! We all know that winter tires are better than all season, and it’s not a bad idea to add a little fuel line antifreeze to avoid choking your car, but those are only ...

The Vision Zero Plan For Pedestrian Safety

11/02/2017 23:00:05 PM

Vision Zero is on the fast track in Toronto, but could it work for Hamilton too? Five pedestrians in a week were killed in Toronto. In a week. Forty-three pedestrians were killed on Toronto streets in 2016. That seems extraordinary in raw numbers ...

5 Simple Tips to Stay Healthy While Dealing With An Injury

10/20/2017 00:00:36 AM

Ever noticed how winter’s makes injury recovery feel harder? As if getting hurt in an accident isn’t bad enough, to add insult to that injury, the cold winter weather makes everything even more complicated. Spending time out of doors, getting ...

10 Bigtime Driving Hacks That Will Immediately Change How You Drive

10/06/2017 00:00:21 AM

These driving hacks will keep you, your passengers and those around you safe when you’re on the road Seeing how some people drive, you have to wonder if they remember that a) driving is a privilege and b) a two ton vehicle is basically a weapon, ...

Derek’s and Sherry’s Awesome Fall List of Things To Do Around Niagara Falls

08/18/2017 00:00:51 AM

Just a few of our favourite things in Niagara Falls and beyond! Even though autumn also means back to school, it doesn’t have to mean the end of the fun. Autumn in Niagara is a beautiful time of year. The weather is mild, so it’s a great ...

Ontario Traffic Laws: 5 Things in the Highway Traffic Act You Forgot

08/04/2017 00:00:53 AM

Ontario Highway Traffic Laws You “Think” You Know…but may have forgotten! The average age of a person in Ontario is 40.4 years old. Let’s just round that down and say the average is 40. That means, if you are in or around this number ...

Visiting Historical St. Catharines: Top 3 Must Do Things

07/21/2017 00:00:52 AM

If you’re like me, you enjoy a little history from time to time. It’s fascinating to see how far we’ve come, as a nation, in so little time. After all, Canada is only 150 years young, but every corner of this country has something interesting ...

What To Do If You Have A Slip And Fall At A Tourist Site Like Niagara Falls

07/09/2017 17:28:03 PM

A little while ago, I wrote about accessible friendly places to visit in Niagara Falls. By sheer coincidence, I got a call a day later from someone who had sustained an injury in a slip and fall accident, at a tourist venue in Niagara Falls. ...

How To File A Personal Injury Lawsuit Without A Lawyer

06/23/2017 00:00:15 AM

Here is how to file a personal injury lawsuit without a lawyer…Step 1: Don’t do it. Okay, okay, you had to know I was going to write that. While it’s possible to file a personal injury lawsuit without a lawyer, it’s not recommended. ...

Niagara Falls Wheelchair Accessible Attractions [Top 4]

06/12/2017 10:27:47 AM

Having wheelchair accessible issues? There is no reason to miss one of the most truly awesome sights in Canada! One of the great things about living in Southern Ontario is the range of amazing places to visit and day trip, just an hour or two ...

Why You Should Hire an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

05/05/2017 00:00:35 AM

All lawyers aren’t created equally! For the record, I’m not talking about ability. Rather, I’m referring to experience and specialties. Most lawyers worth their salt are competent in interpreting the law—they tend to know a little bit ...

How Do Personal Injury Lawyers Find Clients

04/26/2017 14:59:20 PM

Hint: We do not standby in emergency room waiting areas! It’s an old, tired tale that describes lawyers as ambulance chasers, pursuing the potential payout and not caring about the people affected by accidents and injuries… These days, ...

Pedestrians: Protect Yourself and Don’t Become A Target

04/21/2017 00:00:16 AM

As a pedestrian hit by car, you should know what your next steps need to be. In 2016, 43 people pedestrians died in traffic related accidents in Toronto. That was the highest number recorded since 2005. A disproportionate number of those killed ...

What is Whiplash: Everything You Need To Know and What To Do

04/07/2017 00:00:09 AM

Soft tissue injuries like whiplash can go well beyond pain. Being in a car accident is hard enough, but being injured in a car accident is worse. When you add pain and PTSD into the mix, what seemed like a simple soft tissue injury can quickly ...