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Personal Injury Potential Settlement Values: Leg and Ankle Injuries

By Roger Foisy on October 17th, 2019

Lower extremity (leg, knee and ankle) injuries tend to occur over a wide range of unfortunate accidents.  As a general rule, less impact is required for knee and ankle injuries which can result from a slip and fall or a less impactful motor vehicle accident.  In contrast, the femur...

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Personal Injury Potential Settlement Values: Hip and Pelvis Injuries

By Roger Foisy on August 13th, 2019

Hip and pelvis injuries were once a common result of motor vehicle accidents. But with advanced safety features including lower console and lower door side airbags, these injuries have been greatly reduced. However they remain a prominent outcome of slip/trip and fall accidents, particularly for...

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Personal Injury Potential Settlement Values: Wrist and Hand Injuries

By Roger Foisy on July 10th, 2019

In our previous article, we discussed arm injuries and how they are often caused by defensive instincts just before impact from a motor vehicle accident. Similarly, wrist and hand injuries are often defensive, and particularly common in slip and fall accidents. In this article, we will take a look...

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Dress Down for Brain Injury Awareness Month This June

By Roger Foisy on June 4th, 2019

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, and it...

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Personal Injury Potential Settlement Values: Arm Injuries

By Roger Foisy on May 16th, 2019

Arm injuries are often caused by instinctively holding out ones arm as a defensive action just before accident impact and sometimes due to the impact from air bags deployed at explosive speeds. In this article, we will take a look at four arm injuries and historical examples of the personal injury...

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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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