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Understanding the Lasting Impacts of a Spine Injury

By Roger Foisy on March 6th, 2019

Whether the result of a slip and fall, a serious motor vehicle accident, or another accident, a spine injury can be serious and have profound impacts on a person’s life. Often, the effects extend far beyond the physical injury itself and may have lasting influences on someone’s physical and...

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

By Roger Foisy on December 18th, 2018

On behalf of the Roger R Foisy team, we would like to wish you a Merry Christmas. We hope you are able to enjoy the season in the company of your closest family and friends, and we wish you all the best in the New Year. Our Holiday Hours December 21: Closed at 2:30 pm...

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How Past Marijuana Use May Impact Personal injury Claims

By Roger Foisy on November 15th, 2018

Marijuana is the most commonly used drug in North America. Most marijuana users begin experimenting in adolescence, and according to the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction, over 25% of Canadian youth aged 15-24 use marijuana.1 With the recent legalization of cannabis for recreational...

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Social Media and Personal Injury Law: Can Social Media Affect Your Case?

By Roger Foisy on October 11th, 2018

Social media plays a prominent and important role in our day-to-day lives—enabling us to share photos we like, post updates about experiences, and catch up with friends and family. But if you have sustained an injury and are involved in a personal injury case, these simple posts and pictures can...

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After the Event Insurance: The New Legal Safety Net

By Roger Foisy on August 20th, 2018

Personal Injury Client Costs and Fees In Ontario automobile and non-automobile personal injury cases, the costs and fees can be a heavy burden for a client. Generally, lawyers and clients establish a Contingent Fee Agreement (CFA) where a client agrees to pay the lawyer’s costs only if...

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Members of Our Legal Team Completed the Ontario Brain Injury Association’s Brain Basics Training Program

By Roger Foisy on July 17th, 2018

The Ontario Brain Injury Association’s (OBIA’s) Brain Basics Training Program is a foundational course that gives professionals, caregivers, and survivors alike the opportunity to develop a holistic understanding of how the brain works. We are always seeking ways to improve ourselves...

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Congratulations to Harpreet S Sidhu for Being Called to the Bar!

By Roger Foisy on July 10th, 2018

We are proud to announce that Harpreet S Sidhu, a part of our staff since 2015, was recently called to the bar. This is a milestone in a lawyer’s career, and we congratulate Harpreet for his achievement! He has already begun the transition from student to a member of our injury and disability...

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How Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries (mTBIs) Affect the Family

By Roger Foisy on June 19th, 2018

Suffering an mTBI can be a life altering event for a person, disrupting their day-to-day routines and leaving them feeling scared, vulnerable, and confused. It is important to remember, however, that the effects go beyond the individual—changing the lives of close family members who in many cases...

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Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of a Concussion [Infographic]

By Roger Foisy on June 5th, 2018

June is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Every year approximately 160,000 Canadians sustain brain injuries, the majority of which are concussions. Unfortunately, because people often think of a concussion as “just a concussion”, trauma to the brain can easily be overlooked. It is important that a...

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Dress Down for Brain Injury Awareness Month This June

By Roger Foisy on May 29th, 2018

This coming June is Brain Injury Awareness Month. In Canada, approximately 160,000 Canadians suffer brain injuries every year with incidence and reporting rates continuing to rise. The prevalence of brain injury outpaces breast cancer, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, and HIV/AIDS combined,...

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