Trying to make our roads safer

Maria Taverniti October 16, 2014

Ontario Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca is calling for mandatory entry-level training for truck drivers and a review of road test standards following a Star investigation. “We are going to go forward. We’re going to move as quickly as we can but we want to make sure that we get it right,” Del Duca told the […]

Do you suffer from whiplash after your automobile accedent? Will I ever recover?

Mick Vashishth October 15, 2014

How long do whiplash injuries take to heal (a week, a month, a year, permanent?) Whiplash may be a temporary thing or it may result in a permanent injury. Here at Taverniti Vashishth LLP we have represented clients who needed no treatment, needed only a few weeks – months of care, or who were rendered […]

Avoid alcohol and driving

Maria Taverniti October 14, 2014

Even drivers with a slight “buzz” are more likely to be at fault for accidents than the sober drivers.

Charge in Costco death raises interesting legal questions

Mick Vashishth October 12, 2014

There’s an interesting criminal law question in a new charge police have added against the driver involved in a horrific London, Ont., crash that claimed the life of a young girl and, days later, that of her newborn sister.‘It’s rather strange that so much legal consequence can be determined just by a fleeting few minutes […]

Government of Canada Improves Accessibility for Canadians with Disabilities in Oshawa

Maria Taverniti October 6, 2014

OSHAWA, ON, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ – Canadians with disabilities will gain better access to programs and services in their community, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, announced today on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development). The Oshawa Central Council of Neighbourhood […]

User fees threatened for patients across Canada if court challenge negotiations fail to uphold Medicare

Mick Vashishth September 29, 2014

TORONTO, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ – As Ontario’s new Health Minister Dr. Eric Hoskins sits down with provincial and territorial Health Ministers for their fall meeting this week, experts and patient advocates hope that he’ll carry a strong message. Across Canada advocates are calling on the B.C. Health Minister to hang tough on the Medicare […]

Children’s car seats and booster seats – How long are they safe?

Maria Taverniti September 15, 2014

TP 14563 – Consumer Information Notice Child Restraint Systems Road Safety Information: 1-800-333-0371 All children’s car seats and booster seats sold in Canada have an expiry or useful life date on them, even though this is not required by regulation. Manufacturers do this to inform current owners and prospective buyers of the potential risks of using […]

Dufferin OPP Warn of Pricey Phone Scam – Returning a Call could be Costly

Mick Vashishth September 9, 2014

Dufferin County OPP have put out an alert warning of an expensive phone scam that could hit you hard in the wallet if you fall for it. The scam has been around for years, but OPP in Dufferin County say it’s worth a reminder. OPP say a woman calls your phone and leaves a message […]

Economical Insurance provides $17,000 to raise awareness of prostate cancer

Maria Taverniti September 8, 2014

CNW – During their lifetime, one in eight Canadian men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer including an estimated 23,600 this year alone, according to Prostate Cancer Canada. In 2014, some 4,000 are estimated to die from the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Canadian men. “We want to help men over 40 understand that their best chance […]

Windsor Detroit Shiprider Team Arrests Two and Seize Contraband Tobacco, Vessel and Vehicle

Mick Vashishth September 8, 2014

WINDSOR, ON, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ – As a result of an integrated cross border investigation; federal investigators with the Windsor Detroit Shiprider team arrested two US citizens on Walpole Island, ON for Criminal Conspiracy and Excise Act 2001 offences. On Sept. 3rd, 2014; Shiprider investigators received information from the US Border Patrol that an […]

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