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The impact of COVID-19 on long term care homes

April 8, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted residents in long-term care homes. In Ontario (Canada), a total of 2,564 people has died from the novel coronavirus, 1,799 of which are residents in long-term care homes. It is no surprise that older age, complex chronic health conditions and underlying health problems are prevalent amongst residents in long-term care facilities thereby rendering […]

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Long Term Care Homes and the Risk to Seniors during COVID-19

April 5, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted residents in long-term care homes. In Ontario (Canada), a total of 2,564 people has died from the novel coronavirus, 1,799 of which are residents in long-term care homes. It is no surprise that older age, complex chronic health conditions and underlying health problems are prevalent amongst residents in long-term care facilities thereby rendering […]

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Children With Sports Injuries: Who Is Liable?

March 29, 2021

Bogoroch & Associates LLP strongly believes that injuries and accidents are entitled to access to justice. The following is based primarily on personal injury laws in Ontario, Canada: When a child plays on a sports team or participates in a physical education class, there is a serious injury risk. If your child has been injured […]

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When to Hire a Lawyer for Injuries at Work

March 26, 2021

All employers are by law required to give their workers reasonably healthy and safe working environments. Even so, this is not always the case, and you might be injured at your workplace. The common work-related injuries include slips, falls, spinal injuries from heavy lifting, strain injuries, equipment malfunction injuries in factories, and car accident-related injuries. […]

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Upcoming Changes to Accident Benefits: Drastically Reduced Coverage for Injured Persons

December 13, 2020

Bogoroch & Associates LLP strongly believes that victims of Personal Injury are entitled to access to justice. The following is based primarily on accident claims laws in Ontario, Canada:- In Ontario, every automobile insurance policy provides no-fault accident benefits coverage regulated by the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (known as Ontario Regulation 34/10).  Accident Benefits serve as a […]

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The Child Witness: Tips from the Trenches

September 19, 2020

Questioning a child witness is one of the most challenging tasks for the advocate. To do it well requires patience, skill, and a thorough command of the language, so that respondent answers are elicited to the questions asked. Introduction Questioning, a child witness, is one of the most challenging tasks for the advocate. To do […]

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Personal Injury Claims Will Be Slashed In 2020.

September 6, 2020

Certain changes to personal injury law have taken effect from April 2020. According to a personal injury lawyer, this will result in a reduction in compensation claims and will make receiving legal representation harder for claim victims. Find out if you have recently hired a personal injury lawyer. What Personal Injury Laws Are Changing? With […]

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Identifying Concussion Signs in Children and Teens

September 5, 2020

New contribution from a personal injury law firm, sharing useful information in respect of identifying signs of concussion. Parents, coaches, and teachers frequently overlook concussions by characterizing physical impact as a minor ‘bonk on the head.’  For example:  When a child or teen takes a hit while playing sports, they are usually assessed quickly at […]

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I was hit by a vehicle while jaywalking, what do I do?

June 4, 2020

In my professional practice of being a personal injury lawyer, I frequently represent individuals who have been injured in pedestrian accidents. There are instances when pedestrians bear some responsibility for being struck by vehicles, such as by jaywalking. According to a personal injury lawyer, whether an injured jaywalking pedestrian can recover damages hinges on the […]

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Illinois Nursing Homes May Be Unfit To Manage COVID-19

April 18, 2020

With its lethal effects on the elderly and those with immune deficiencies, COVID-19 poses a special threat to nursing homes nationwide. Illinois nursing homes and temporary rehab clinics are now tasked with caring for the infected while also containing the coronavirus pandemic. This is no doubt a monumental task for any state.  However, an analysis […]

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