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Your Auto Insurance Coverage Has Been Cut Back

By Roger Foisy on July 21st, 2017

On June 1, 2016, auto insurance coverage in Ontario was changed. As of June 2017, all Ontario drivers will have renewed their auto insurance and will be on the new coverage. Your new auto insurance makes cuts to coverages and increases the difficulty in qualifying for certain coverage in the event...

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Personal Injury Potential Settlement Values: Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Injury

By Roger Foisy on June 23rd, 2017

TMJ injuries involve pain and dysfunction of the muscles that move the jaw and the joints which connect the jawbone to the skull. Some causes include injury to the teeth, jaw, or arthritis. In this article, we will take a look at two TMJ injuries and historical examples of the personal injury...

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New Resource! Personal Injury Potential Settlement Values

By Roger Foisy on May 29th, 2017

I am excited to announce the launch of a new educational section of my website: Illustrations of Common Injuries & Potential Settlement Values. This resource offers injury information and settlement examples for a large number of common personal injuries. Each injury has a unique page that...

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10 Ways Employers Help Prevent Employees from Developing Psychological Long Term Disabilities [Infographic]

By Roger Foisy on April 11th, 2017

A good workplace can help reduce the anxiety and stress that often leads to a psychological long term disability claim. Although every mental illness is unique to the specific individual and circumstances, I have some general tips for employers to take proactive steps in making the workplace a...

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Personal Injury Potential Settlement Values: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

By Roger Foisy on March 28th, 2017

Brain injuries are classified mild, moderate, or severe. The leading causes are vehicle-related collisions, falls, sports injuries, and assaults. Of these brain injuries, 70-90% are considered “mild” and are commonly referred to as “concussions”. It is important to realize, however, that...

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Educational Long-term Disability Resources

By Roger Foisy on March 15th, 2017

At the Roger R. Foisy injury law firm, we strongly believe in educating people as much as possible about the process of injury and long-term disability (LTD) law in Ontario, as well as helping them understand what to do and what to expect after an injury or disability. In pursuit of this goal,...

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Riskier Roads – GTA Pedestrians and Cyclists Being Run Down at Record Rates

By Roger Foisy on February 28th, 2017

A rash of pedestrian and cyclist accidents in the GTA has been alarming to those people who choose to walk or bicycle. It is particularly upsetting because these accidents have caused increased pedestrian fatalities. With the continual increase in the number of automobiles in Ontario coupled with a...

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How the Possible Upcoming Legalization of Marijuana May Affect Medical Marijuana Users

By Roger Foisy on February 16th, 2017

Currently, the possession, distribution, and production of marijuana is illegal in Canada except for certain medicinal uses (studies show it can be effective to treat conditions including chronic pain, PTSD, and depression). However, in spring 2017 the Canadian federal government is expected to...

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Some Do, We Don’t – Roger R. Foisy Addresses Toronto Star Article

By Roger Foisy on January 31st, 2017

A Condemnation of Ontario Injury Lawyers Charging Unjust Fees On Saturday, the Toronto Star published an investigative article titled “Double-dipping lawyers taking big slice of injury settlements”. The article details the practice of some Ontario Personal Injury Law Firms of charging a...

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10 Things Employers Can Do to Accommodate Employees with Physical Long Term Disabilities [Infographic]

By Roger Foisy on January 24th, 2017

Ontario employers have a legal duty to accommodate employees with long term disabilities who are returning to work. Although accommodations must be made based on the specific individual and their particular disability and circumstances, I have some general tips for employers seeking to properly...

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