Archive for the ‘Motor Vehicle Accidents’ Category

Why You Need Optional Benefits in Your Ontario Automobile Insurance Policy

By Roger Foisy on May 17th, 2022

On June 1, 2016, Ontario changed the benefits for automobile insurance, making adjustments that limit your access to long-term medical and rehabilitation benefits. This change was made quietly, and the people of Ontario were uninformed about the amendments made to their insurance policies. These...

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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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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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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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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 Speech-Language Pathologists Help Traumatic Brain Injury Victims

By Roger Foisy on December 6th, 2016

In my previous video (and blog) about finding the right team for your brain injury rehabilitation, one of the key specialists I mention is the speech-language pathologist. A speech-language pathologist is a medical professional who specializes in speech disorders and cognitive-communicative...

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New Auto Insurance Rules Reduce Rehabilitation Payout for Victim with Traumatic Brain Injury

By Roger Foisy on November 22nd, 2016

I have blogged frequently in the past few years about the reduction of auto insurance benefits in Ontario and how these changes are hurting car accident victims. In my last blog, I recommended Ontario drivers consider adding optional benefits to their insurance for this...

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Ontario Drivers: Do You Know about These Recent Reductions to Your Auto Insurance Coverage?

By Roger Foisy on November 1st, 2016

Did you know your auto insurance benefits were reduced on June 1, 2016? I have found many of my motor vehicle accident (MVA) personal injury clients are not aware of the recent changes to automobile insurance; I am writing this article because it is very important for every Ontario driver to know...

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Driving Rehabilitation Services after Personal Injury

By Roger Foisy on September 22nd, 2016

Driving rehabilitation is a service for personal injury clients who need assistance to get back into their vehicle and on the road to recovery....

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Helping Children Overcome Psychological Trauma after Car Accidents

By Roger Foisy on September 1st, 2016

Parents and caregivers should be particularly aware of the potential psychological fallout for children involved in car accidents – and even for those whose parents were in an accident without them. About 15-25% of children involved in car accidents show symptoms of depression that remain even...

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