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  • Sunday, 30 March 2014
Why You Need More Insurance
Sun Media Yes you heard it here first people, I am a personal injury lawyer encouraging you to spend more money on insurance. Now that you have recovered from your shock I will tell you why you need more insurance. Most people in Ontario have 1 million in coverage. Sounds like a lot right? It’s…
  • Saturday, 22 March 2014
Facebook and Personal Injury Law
Many of you are aware of such social networking sites such as ‘Facebook’ or ‘Myspace’ on the Internet. Such sites allow users to post information on the web about their personal life including pictures, blogs, messages and even updates on day-to-day activities. Although these sites may seem private and fun to you, they can have…
  • Saturday, 22 March 2014
Victims
We have been shooting testimonials for our new Diamond and Diamond commercials and one of the things pointed out by our legal team, quite astutely, was stories do not resonate immediately. What she meant is that working for insurance companies for 13 years, she did not see clients until at least two years postaccident. By…
  • Saturday, 15 March 2014
More Changes to Auto Insurance Law
Sun Media Yes, the government is proposing changing the auto insurance law again. Don’t be shocked, but those changes will benefit insurance companies again Now that you are over the initial shock, I will tell you how this will affect you. I know most of you do not care about the changes and will kick…
  • Sunday, 09 March 2014
Front Line Support Workers
Sun Media The unsung heroes are often the most overlooked. We were reminded of this during the tragedy of 9/11. After that harrowing time we were reminded of all the people in our world whose occupation is simply to help their fellow man. After several weeks of horrific car crashes and devastating falls I realized…
  • Sunday, 02 March 2014
Distracted Driving Law
Sun Media The new law put into effect basically doubles the distracted driving fine. I hate to be “that person” but I am very happy. Not because the government is getting more of our hard earned dollars, rather because it is punitive. We need to discourage distracted driving in an aggressive manner. This phenomenon is…
  • Sunday, 23 February 2014
New Legislation
Sun Media The problem with new legislation is that every time the government changes the law, it can take years to figure out what that law actually means. In the insurance industry we are now figuring out the 2010 changes to motor vehicle accident legislation. We just got a whole list of recommendations on how,…
  • Monday, 17 February 2014
Pedestrians
Sandra Zisckind We unfortunately have suffered from our first fatality of 2014. Pedestrian fatalities are becoming more and more common for a simple reason, we are not paying attention. I know I keep harping on this point but it’s crucial. Pedestrians almost always have the right of way, in fact you are usually presumed guilty…
  • Monday, 03 February 2014
Bragging Rights
Sun Media I am taking a moment to brag a little because two people near and dear to my heart performed acts of bravery. While we at Diamond and Diamond help victims every day as a matter of course, it is also nice to see that faced with an emergency, none of shy away. The…
  • Wednesday, 22 January 2014
Driving drowsy can cause police reported crashes! You may want to read this.
Tired while driving It is very relevant to speak about being tired while driving especially as we are all suffering some slight lag due to daylights savings time changes. Drowsydriving.org reports that in the U.S. drowsy driving causes 100,000 police-reported crashes with an estimated 1,550 deaths and 71,000 injuries. And the numbers are increasing. When I am…

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