David Gardiner Blog

News from the legal field as well as insights to help you know your rights.
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Slip and Fall on City Parking Lot

Many accidents and injuries happen as a result of slippery, icy or otherwise hazardous conditions on walkways, sidewalks or other similar surfaces.  If an incident...
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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...

A Winter Storm is Brewing

A court decision I wish to share is: Belanger v. Sudbury (Regional Municipality), 2017 ONCA 428.  This case demonstrates the relatively high maintenance standards expected...
McDonald's Drive Thru

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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