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Hockey bodychecking and personal injury debate heats up

Contact sports may be fun for some, but others can face devastating consequences when hit too hard during a game. This is at the root of a current debate among Ontario high-school athletic associations. Some believe that hitting leads to too much personal injury risks, while others believe it is a necessary part of the popular sport.

One of the biggest personal injury concerns related to high school hockey is the risk of brain injuries. Awareness about concussion safety is growing across Ontario, and the topic has opened a debate about contact sports in school environments. The recent passing of Rowan's Law, which requires concussion safety measures be put in place for young athletes, has made this an even hotter topic.

The Life Of A Personal Injury Case

When people get injured, their main focus is on getting better. When they require legal services, their main priorities are costs, and what their lawyers need from them. Before victims retain a lawyer, many often have no understanding of how the legal process works.

The Ontario Trial Lawyers Association recognizes this need for better understanding of the judicial system. They recently published an article about the legal process to inform injury suffers what the life of their personal injury case will look like, and how lawyers build their cases in between court dates.

Educating Canadians On The Effects Of Cannabis While Driving

As the weather gets warmer, and the date for legalized cannabis use draws nearer, it's important to remind drivers that cannabis can impair your judgement while operating a motor vehicle.

The Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) recently published a video on their website that showed a series of tweets from young drivers after consuming cannabis. In many cases, these drivers demonstrated an inability to concentrate, or acknowledge certain driving conditions, while behind the wheel.

How To React Immediately After A Car Accident

Even minor car accidents can leave drivers and passengers feeling shaky and disoriented. But keeping a cool head in the minutes that follow is crucial. If ever you or a loved one is involved in a car accident, what action should you take? In what order? If injuries are involved, how can you avoid damaging your chances of obtaining personal injury compensation? Our post this week provides you with four tips.

Even minor car accidents can leave drivers and passengers feeling shaky and disoriented. But keeping a cool head in the minutes that follow is crucial. If ever you or a loved one is involved in a car accident, what action should you take? In what order? If injuries are involved, how can you avoid damaging your chances of obtaining personal injury compensation? Our post this week provides you with four tips.

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