David Gardiner Blog

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If You’ve Been in an Accident, Do You Really Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

You’ve been in an accident or incident. At the scene, you were surprised, perhaps even shocked. If it was safe to do so, you might...
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You’ve Been in an Auto Accident: What Are Your Rights?

There’s no doubt that experiencing an auto accident can significantly impact your life. Potentially, there are injuries to both you and your loved ones to...
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Back to School: Higher Likelihood of Traffic & Pedestrian Incidents

With school starting up again, it’s important for both drivers and pedestrians to be cautious. Your behavior can keep you and others safe. Sadly, even...
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Spilling Coffee at a Drive-Thru is still an Auto Accident

On May 25, 2017, we posted a blog entry about the case Dittman v. Aviva, wherein it was determined by the judge that a coffee...
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Ontario Motorists have overpaid for insurance by $5 billion

According to a report by Dr. Fred Lazar, drivers in Ontario may have overpaid by as much a $5 billion on their auto insurance premiums...
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Taking a Taxi? Buckle up!

In the recent case of Stewart v. The Corporation of the Township of Douro-Drummer, 2018 ONSC 4009 (CanLII), it was established that there is no...