Flood Insurance Law
Mar31

Flood Insurance Law

Everyone remembers the epic rainstorm of July 2013. A storm that shut the city down for hours and caused havoc on the roads, emergency recovery efforts on GO trains, and 1000s of flooded basements across southern Ontario. As climate change intensifies our weather systems, we can continue to expect more intense rainstorms that occur more frequently.  It could be more important than ever to carry flood insurance on your home or...

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Cyclist Injuries and Legal Help
Jan22

Cyclist Injuries and Legal Help

As a cyclist in Toronto the potential for injury seems to be increasing on a daily basis. In 2011 we had 2 cyclists killed on Toronto roads, 2012 saw 3 deaths, and in 2013 4 cyclists were killed. These stats don’t include any cyclist injuries either. Clearly there is a growing trend that needs to be addressed. What can be done for cyclist safety in 2015? Share The Road is a cycling coalition in Toronto who has some great tips on...

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Snow Storms and Sidewalk Slip Injury
Nov20

Snow Storms and Sidewalk Slip Injury

What is your responsibility when it comes to clearing the sidewalk in front of your home? This very much depends on where you live. Ontario municipalities all have different bylaws that dictate whether it is the cities responsibility or the homeowners. If you’re living in Hamilton, Kitchener, Windsor, or maybe Waterloo the responsibility is on the home or business owner. Your section of sidewalk should be cleared within 12 hours of...

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