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Front Line Support Workers

Sun Media Sunday, 09 March 2014

Front Line Support Workers

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....

Distracted Driving Law

Sun Media Sunday, 02 March 2014

Distracted Driving Law

Ontario is nearly doubling fines for distracted driving. I hate to be “that person” but I am very happy. Not because the government is getting more of our hard earned dollars, but rather because the stiffer fine is punitive...

New Legislation

Sun Media Sunday, 23 February 2014

New Legislation

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...

Pedestrians

Sandra Zisckind Monday, 17 February 2014

Pedestrians

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 if you hit ...

Bragging Rights

Sun Media Monday, 03 February 2014

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...

Driving drowsy can cause police reported crashes! You may want to read this.

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 questioning a defendant under oath, one of the first questions I am asking is did you have a good night sleep the night before the incident? What time did you get home? Did you have anything to drink the night before?

Injuries While Travelling

Sunday, 19 January 2014

With the current deep freeze we are experiencing it is no wonder most of us are either fantasizing or planning a vacation anywhere south. I know that I am. That being said I got a lot of interesting calls over the December break from people who were injured or hurt abroad...

Inconveniences

Sun Media Sunday, 12 January 2014

 Inconveniences

It seems like the past two weeks have been all about inconvenience. We all have stories about power loss, delays and cancellations...

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