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  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer
Traffic during the rush hour

‘Tis the season…for heavy traffic. Heavy traffic sets up one of the most dangerous circumstances I see in my personal injury practice. Approached with alert, common sense, they aren’t dangerous at all.  Unfortunately, “alert, common sense” seems less common than [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

Is a rear-ender collision always the fault of the rear-ending driver? I have proposed, for inattentive driving, similar roadside penalties as are imposed on impaired drivers. To avoid unfair application, I proposed that they be imposed only “in that ridiculous [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

Don’t try to sell me a car that has been in a crash. My wife’s first new car was a bright red Honda Civic hatchback.  I noticed fading paint on one of the quarter-panels when we first met, which was [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

I am filled with gratitude. The fourth annual event to commemorate the National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims on November 18th was well attended.  I didn’t do a count myself, but I am told that there were over [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

A cube shaped Nissan, parked in front of a neighbour’s home, caught my attention as I was on my way home the other day.  My neighbour was chatting with the driver, so I pulled up to ask about it.  The [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

Protecting the rights of injured children comes with its challenges. What do we do when a child is hurt?  We hear the cry or scream and do our best to remain calm while we assess whether or not there is [...]