Inherently Dangerous Activities

This blog was written by senior personal injury lawyer Louis DelSignore and summer student Aaron Ender. “Inherently dangerous activities” are becoming more common. For example, sky diving, bungee jumping, helicopter skiing, and white water rafting are taking on increasing popularity. Before engaging in inherently dangerous activities, the participant is usually required to sign a waiver.…


Dooring & The Dutch Reach

If you ride on two wheels, whether a bicycle or motorcycle, you will know that dooring is very real risk and is potentially fatal.  What is “dooring”?  This occurs when a person who is seated in a parked vehicle opens the vehicle door, creating a collision or near collision with a cyclist or motorcyclist.  Typically,…


Safety Tips and Responsibilities for Cyclists and Motorists

Summer is finally here, bringing longer days, warmer temperatures, carefree spirits, and many more cyclists on our streets, county roads and highways. Whether those cyclists are children riding around the local neighbourhood, adults commuting to work, families out for a casual ride to get ice cream, or athletes putting the miles on for training, cyclists…

car insurance to protect my family

Do I have enough car insurance to protect my family?

Car insurance used to be “one size fits all.” The government has changed this. The standard policy provisions have been reduced. The decision to get these benefits back is left up to you. Statistics show that less than 1% of consumers have purchased these now optional benefits. The amount payable in income replacement benefits by…

Avoid Collision

Are there any steps I can take to avoid a collision?

Sometimes accidents are caused by the failure of the other driver to abide by the rules of the road, and, unfortunately, there is not much you can do to ensure others are indeed following these rules. But there are some steps which can be taken that may reduce the chances of an accident happening. Making…