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7 Ways to Protect Yourself In A Car Accident

With the wild spring weather that’s been gripping the province and certain areas of the nation, hundreds of motor vehicles have been involved in road related accidents. The damages from these collisions has varied significantly, keeping insurance companies, autobody shops, first responders, medical professionals, and lawyers busy.

While the weather played a significant role in a lot of collisions, that will not necessarily stop people from suing other drivers to get compensation for their medical and personal needs. Legal action can be very costly, putting people in major financial debt. If you have been in an accident, it is important to protect yourself from litigation, so you will not lose everything because of the crash.  Here are some things you should do to protect yourself and your assets.

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5 Proper Protocols After A Bike Accident

It is important to protect yourself when riding a bike in Ontario. It seems that more people are riding bikes than ever before, especially during the warmer months. Even as it gets colder, many people still ride their bikes to work and only the brave few will ride one during winter with snow, ice and freezing conditions.

While these conditions are perfect for accidents to happen, they can happen even when the weather is good. This is why bike riders have to wear helmets and perhaps other forms of protection to stay safe and maintain their bikes to make sure it is in good order. However, if you are hurt in an accident, do you know what to do? Let’s look at some of the things you need to know, should this happen to you.

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4 Secret Weapons You Need to Win a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Accidents can be a common occurrence in our day-to-day lives and some of them lead to injuries. Some accidents are no one’s fault. Others occur when someone has been negligent or due to a deliberate act. In the latter instance, it can be necessary to seek compensation for a personal injury that you sustained.

Sometimes, personal injury lawsuits can be settled by the defendant offering compensation to settle the case. Other times they admit no fault and take the case to trial. In either situation, there are some commonalities that you will need to prove your case and below are 4 that, if you have them, will help in your search for compensation.

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4 Commonly Asked Questions About Car Accident Lawyers

If, or when, you’re involved in a car accident, the first thing you must do is report it to the insurance company. And while you shouldn’t delay in doing this, you should be aware of your rights and responsibilities before you try to deal with the insurer to settle your claim.

The best way to ensure you’re protected and receive any claim or benefits you’re entitled to is to speak with a lawyer who specializes in these types of cases. Here are a few things to consider when picking a car accident lawyer.Continue reading

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3 Steps to Take After You Were Denied Canadian Citizenship

There is nothing as good as having your Canadian citizenship application approved. It means that you become a legal citizen of Canada, enjoying more privileges than an immigrant with permanent residency. Some of the fundamental privileges that a person enjoys when granted Canadian citizenship include the right to vote and access to health care. However, there may be situations where you are denied Canadian citizenship but there is no need to feel frustrated and hopeless as you can file an appeal or re-apply for consideration. If there are valid reasons why you are not granted Canadian citizenship it may be advisable to forego such processes but if you feel that you were unfairly rejected you should definitely take steps to determine why you received this outcome. For those who have been denied Canadian citizenship, below are steps to take after receiving a rejection notification.Continue reading

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