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Personal Injury Potential Settlement Values: Scarring and Disfigurement of the Face and Neck

By Roger Foisy on October 17th, 2017

Catastrophic injuries can cause scarring and disfigurement that can have a lifelong impact, physically, psychologically, and emotionally. The high visibility of scarring and disfigurement on the side of the face and neck can also affect a person’s quality of life in numerous ways, such as lost...

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Personal Injury Potential Settlement Values: Basal Skull Fracture

By Roger Foisy on October 5th, 2017

A basal skull fracture, most often caused by motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall accidents, and child abuse cases, is considered a severe head injury. It is a fracture at the base of the skull and is frequently accompanied by a brain injury, which can cause significant challenges for...

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Are You Ready for Back to School? (ICE Program and Auto Insurance Coverage)

By Roger Foisy on September 8th, 2017

As September comes into full swing, the kids are now back to school. While it’s an exciting time for families, it can lead to worries about safety. Unfortunately, accidents can happen whether a child walks to school on their own or their parent drives them in. The best way to face the possibility...

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Roger R. Foisy Completes Executive Certificate in Conflict Management

By Roger Foisy on August 23rd, 2017

I am always working to improve myself as a lawyer, so I can better help my clients and achieve the best possible outcomes for them. As of July 21, 2017, I have completed an Executive Certificate in Conflict Management through the Stitt Feld Handy Group in association with the University of Windsor...

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Personal Injury Potential Settlement Values: Whiplash Injuries

By Roger Foisy on August 11th, 2017

Whiplash injuries are generally the result of the head snapping forward and then back again, especially in rear-end motor vehicle accidents. Other similar activities gone wrong can cause a whiplash, such as a roller coaster, skiing, or from a sports injury where you might be accidently hit, kicked,...

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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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