Ottawa Personal Injury Cases

A Sample of our Ottawa Personal Injury Cases from 2009 – 2013

  • A father injured in a hotel parking lot settled his broken wrist case for $80,000 after filing a statement of claim but before discovery.
  • An executive director injured with a concussion when another vehicle went through a red light received $85,000 at mediation.
  • A soldier injured with a leg fracture in a motor vehicle accident received $154,000 as a result of settlement negotiations.
  • A cyclist who was injured due to a defect on an Ottawa  bike path was awarded $100,000 in settlement negotiations.
  • After an appeal by our law firm, our client with post-traumatic stress disorder was granted CPP disability benefits.
  • A former firefighter settled his accident benefit claim for $25,000.
  • As passenger in a single vehicle rollover received $585,000 from the insurer for the driver of the vehicle at a pre-trial.
  • A passenger in a vehicle that made an improper left hand turn settled her accident case for $300,000 after a pre-trial.
  • An electrician settled his motor vehicle accident case for $85,000.  The case settled before examination for discovery.
  • A restauranteur injured with a fractured hip on an icy parking lot received $270,000 at mediation.
  • A nurse injured in a motor vehicle accident received $120,000.  Her case settled during examination for discovery.
  • An administrative assistant who broke her wrist on an icy walkway received $75,000.  The case settled before discovery.
  • A lady in her 40′s was struck in her vehicle.  She received $90,000 for her whiplash injuries at mediation.
  • A travel agent who slipped and fell received $70,000 at mediation.  She fell during the first snow fall of the year.
  • A woman from Northern Ontario received $124,000 at mediation.  She was the driver in a vehicle that was rear ended.
  • A public servant received $235,000 at mediation.  She was a passenger in a motor vehicle accident.
  • A cyclist received a settlement of $55,000 at mediation. He struck the back of the vehicle in front of him.
  • A passenger received an accident benefit settlement of $140,000 at mediation from her own insurer.
  • A pedestrian struck near Kanata Centrum received $300,000 before mediation.
  • A woman who slipped and fell at a grocery store received $25,000.
  • A father and daughter injured in a car accident received $242,000 at mediation.
  • A woman injured while a passenger received $250,000 at mediation.
  • A woman injured in the back of her daughter’s car received $90,000.  She was not wearing a seatbelt.
  • A man struck by a car on his bicycle received $590,000 at mediation.
  • A senior citizen received $100,000 following an accident on an OC Transpo bus.
  • A woman in her twenties received $175,ooo for her injuries after a pedestrian accident.
  • A woman from Cornwall received $168,000 for injuries to her foot after a head on motor vehicle accident.
  • A supply teacher received $137,000 at mediation for injuries suffered when her vehicle was rear ended.
  • A sales woman rear ended in her vehicle near Cornwall received $300,000 after a pre-trial.
  • An off-duty police officer who was bitten by a dog on the wrist received $62,500 at the mediation of his case.
  • A lady in her 80′s suffered a serious concussion after a display collapsed at a store.  She received a 6-figure settlement.
  • A senior citizen who fell while on the STO bus received $110,ooo at mediation for the injuries he suffered to his knees.
  • A young mother in her 20′s settled her case for $190,000 at a pre-trial.  She had fought hard to recover from a difficult moderate brain injury with post-concussion syndrome.
  • A family man in Carleton Place was able to purchase and renovate an accessible home with funds we negotiated from his accident benefit insurance.  He was injured in a single vehicle motorcycle accident.  He continues to receive accident benefits.
  • A man in his 20′s obtained a judgment for $6.1 Million for his spinal cord injury.
  • A lady in her 30′s settled her pedestrian – vehicle  accident case for $100,000.
  • A Renfrew man settled his motor vehicle accident case for $263,000.
  • A civil servant walking from the bus settled her slip and fall case for $72,500.
  • A grandmother who was hit from behind on the Queensway settled her case for $100,000.
  • A mother who was hit on Aviation Parkway while turning on an advance green settled her accident case for $75,000.
  • A delivery man who injured his arm in a car accident settled his case for $150,000.
  • A lady who slipped and fell in Barrhaven settled her arm-A fracture case for $40,o00.
  • A man who was hit at a Hunt Club intersection settled his case for $125,000.
  • A woman injured as a pedestrian crossing Hunt Club settled her case for $138,000.
  • A woman injured in a t-bone accident at Carling and Merivale in Ottawa settled her case for $350,000.
  • A woman who was injured in a serious accident and who had been denied a catastrophic determination by her insurer for 2 years settled her arbitration with an admission that she was catastrophically injured.
  • A young man who was injured as a passenger in a single car rollover accident received $150,000 at mediation.
  • A man who was struck as a pedestrian settled his Ottawa law suit for $875,000.
  • A man who suffered a fractured wrist after a slip and fall at his apartment settled his case for $72,000.
  • A woman in her 70′s settled her slip and fall case for $35,000.  She fell at a fast food restaurant.
  • An Arnprior resident settled his motor vehicle accident case for $110,000 during discovery.  The accident was in Ottawa west.
  • A man from Eastern Ontario settled his motor vehicle accident case for $73,000.
  • A woman in her 40′s settled her car accident case at mediation for $178,000.
  • A woman from Brockville settled her statutory accident benefits case for a 5-figure sum.
  • A man in his 30′s settled his bicycle accident case before starting a law suit.  The accident was in the Glebe.
  • A man in his 40′s settled his statutory accident benefits at a private mediation for $400,000.
  • A senior citizen from Nepean settled his pedestrian accident case for $125,000 before starting a lawsuit.  He was struck while walking near his home.
  • A boy from Carleton Place settled his car accident case for $160,000 as the case was nearing trial.  He was a passenger in the accident and airlifted to CHEO.
  • A woman in her 20′s suffered a fractured elbow in a car accident while she was riding her bicycle in downtown Ottawa.  She settled her claim without starting a lawsuit for $72,000.
  • A woman who suffered a shoulder injury and a concussion in a serious accident with a tow truck settled her claim for $170,000.
  • A man who was denied disability insurance from his mortgage disability insurer settled his claim with the insurer who had alleged misrepresentation.
  • A woman who was struck as a pedestrian in Westboro settled her tort claim for $450,000 and her accident benefit claim for $582,000.
  • A nurse received a settlement of $158,000 for her accident benefits following an accident on the 417 near Blair Road.  She had previously settled her claim against the driver who hit her.
  • A man from Carleton Place received $75,000 after suffering a broken elbow in a crash.
  • A Cornwall man settled his accident benefits claim after settling his tort claim.
  • A 20-year old woman settled her car accident claim for scars on her hands.
  • A Richmond, Ontario woman settled her motor vehicle accident case for $125,000 without a lawsuit.
  • A restaurant server settled her claim against the City of Ottawa arising from a broken sewer grate at a pretrial.
  • A Cornwall restaurant owner settled his car accident case for $85,000 without starting a lawsuit.
  • A man who had a serious accident on Highway 401 settled his accident benefit claim for $750,000.  He had previously received funding from his insurance company for the full purchase price of a  new home in Ottawa.
  • A teen who suffered a bicycle accident in Ottawa settled his claim against the vehicle who hit him for a confidential amount.
  • A woman in her 40′s settled her product liability case for 6 figures.
  • A man who suffered a knee replacement after an injury on a Gatineau city bus settled his accident benefit claim.
  • $138,000 for a woman in her 50′s who broke her ankle after a slip and fall on ice in Perth.
  • $80,000 from the accident benefit insurer of a 40-year old man who suffered an accident out of province.
  • $389,000 for a nurse in her 40′s struck in a motor vehicle accident on Highway 417.
  • $160,000 for a woman injured on highway 7 when her vehicle rolled off the road.
  • $65,000 for a man in a motor vehicle-truck-pedestrian case.
  • A man from Ottawa settled his Southern Ontario serious whiplash case at mediation less than a year after the case began.  He later settled his accident benefit case for an additional amount.
  • A 64 year old woman settled her motor vehicle case for a confidential amount.  She continues to receive accident benefits.
  • A 42 year old woman settled her back injury case after a slip and fall on a retailer’s stairs.
  • A 54 year old Ottawa woman settled her soft tissue case for $70,000. She continues to receive accident benefits.
  • A man in his mid-30′s injured in a single car accident settled his claim for more than $1.3 Million.
  • A 57 year old man settled his accident benefit claim for $110,000, after already receiving $130,000 in benefits since his accident.
  • An Ottawa woman in her 70′s recovered substantial damages for an injury to her neck after slipping and falling at a department store.
  • An Ottawa nurse with a torn rotator cuff settled her case with Ottawa lawyer Brenda Hollingsworth’s assistance for a generous amount without a lawsuit.
  • A widow from Orleans recovered damages with our help after breaking her ankle at a rental cottage she was visiting.
  • An 84 year old woman from Alta Vista settled her case, without starting a law suit.  She was struck as a pedestrian walking to her doctor’s office for a check up.  She later settled her Ontario accident benefit case for an additional amount.
  • A father in his mid-50s settled two accident claims, on for an accident on Sussex Drive, another for an accident on Meadowlands.
  • A mother of two in her early 40′s settled her case after being rear ended at a Tim Horton’s drive-thru
  • A man in his 80′s received a six figure settlement after he was rear-ended by a truck on Preston Street.
  • A 50 year old Ottawa man obtained a six figure settlement after being struck as a pedestrian.  We had already negotiated a substantial payment from his accident benefit insurer to settle that claim.
  • A woman in her 50′s recovers damages for negligence by her dentist who slipped while drilling and cut her tongue.
  • A woman who slipped and fell at a Nepean area shopping complex recovered damages after fracturing her patella.
  • A 40 year old woman who was struck from behind while stopped in Ottawa west recovered a generous settlement for her soft tissue injuries.
  • A 14 year old boy recovered a substantial settlement after being struck as a pedestrian and fracturing his knee near Prince of Wales and Meadowlands.

A Sample of Ottawa Personal Injury Cases from the Fall of 2008

  • A 41 year old woman had a minor fender bender at a Tim Horton’s drive through.  She settled her case for a healthy 5-figure settlement.
  • An 82 year old Ottawa man received very large arrears in payments from his accident benefit insurer after a single letter from our law firm.
  • A 52 year old government employee recovered from a municipality after a fall on ice left her with a seriously broken leg and ankle.
  • Our client was a father of five children.  He had not worked since his car accident on the 417 at the St. Laurent onramp in October 2004.  We obtained a very healthy settlement for him before trial.
  • A 39- year old man was a passenger in a car that suffered 4 impacts in an accident on the Queensway.  We obtained a significant settlement for this man at a settlement conference presided over by a judge.
  • Our clients’ elderly mother was struck by a vehicle as a pedestrian in a parking lot of her nursing home.  We obtained both accident benefits and a damages settlement for her family without having to start a lawsuit.
  • We obtained a significant settlement for a single mother of five young children who suffered a knee injury when her minivan was struck from behind on Alta Vista Drive.
  • We recently settled a claim by a child who was struck while on a bicycle for significant damages. This case languished in another lawyer’s filing cabinet for a year and a half before we took it over and salvaged it for the client.
  • We settled a case for a child who was injured in the school yard when a faulty fence sliced his head.  No law suit was required.
  • We negotiated a favorable settlement for our client who sustained a shoulder injury in a motor vehicle accident without having to start a law suit.

Every case is different.  Speak to a personal injury lawyer to determine what your case might be worth.

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