texting-and-driving

New Stiff Penalties for Distracted Driving

It’s always been illegal to drive while distracted in Ontario. That is, if you take your eyes off the road while driving to look at the muffin in your lap or to adjust your child’s seatbelt, then you have broken the law. The fastest-growing category of distracted driving involves using mobile devices, like smartphones, to…

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Changes To The Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule Another Victory For Insurance Companies

Toronto personal injury lawyer Albert Coforzi: The current government of Ontario, following in a long tradition of governments of every political stripe bending over backwards for the benefit of the insurance company lobby, has signalled changes to what constitutes a “catastrophic impairment.” The changes come into effect on June 1, 2016. Among the more egregious…

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Albert Conforzi