The Differences Between Paraplegic, Quadriplegic And Tetraplegic Injuries

Spinal cord injuries are traumatic, and it’s important not to downplay the serious impact this can have on someone’s quality of life and mental health. Survivors of spinal cord and brain injuries can be left with numerous health conditions, including paraplegia, quadriplegia and tetraplegia. Depending on the part of the spine or brain that is… Read More…

How Long After An Accident Can You Sue For Personal Injury In Canada?

Filing a personal injury law claim can often be a grueling and overwhelming process, especially for anyone who hasn’t experienced it before. While the best advice is to get this process started and file your claim as soon as possible, naturally, this isn’t always what happens. In Canada, there are laws revolving around how long… Read More…

When Should I Contact A Personal Injury Lawyer In Ontario?

There can be a great deal of confusion about what cases warrant a personal injury lawyer and at what stage you should contact them. Many people think of the involvement of lawyers as the worst-case scenario, but by acting quickly and knowing when to get in touch, you could save yourself from a ton of… Read More…

We are proud Silver Sponsors of the 25th Annual Golf4Life Fundraiser

Virk Personal Injury Law is proud to be a silver sponsor of the 25th Annual Golf4Life Fundraiser in support of The Mark Preece House.The Mark Preece Family House depends largely on donations and fundraising, such as through this event, to continue providing accommodations for families. The Golf4Life Fundraiser will be held at Flamborough Hills Golf… Read More…

Join HBIA 7th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Virk Personal Injury Law is proud to be a sponsor of The Hamilton Brain Injury Association’s 7th Annual Charity Golf Tournament. This Drive for ABI is Monday September 19th, 2022. Shotgun start is 1:00 pm at Flamborough Hills Golf Club. For more details, visit their website: http://www.hbia.ca/events/drive-for-abi The Hamilton Brain Injury Association (HBIA) is a… Read More…

What Are Income Replacement Benefits?

If you have been involved in an accident and your injuries stop you from being able to work, you may be entitled to income replacement benefits. Eligibility for income replacement benefits depends upon the extent of your injuries and the calculation of your income loss. Income replacement benefits are offered as part of Ontario’s Statutory… Read More…

What Is Considered An Orthopaedic Injury?

An orthopaedic injury refers to any injury to the musculoskeletal system. Orthopaedic injuries can occur due to various events, including motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents, and slips and falls. Orthopaedic injuries may heal quickly, but some can leave victims with chronic and debilitating pain. This can make it challenging to work and enjoy… Read More…

What To Do If You Are Hurt By An Uninsured Driver

Driver’s insurance is mandatory in Ontario, Canada. You are not legally allowed to drive a car without the minimum coverage required by Ontario law. If you are in an accident while not holding a valid policy of insurance, it may affect your rights to compensation. If you have been in a car accident, you’ll know… Read More…

The Most Common Bone Fractures From Bicycle Accidents

It is essential when riding your bicycle to follow the rules of the road along with practicing proper bicycle etiquette. This can include checking your bike before getting on it to spot anything that could cause an accident, following safe and quiet routes with smooth and stable roads and being aware of your surroundings, especially… Read More…

Can I Sue A Family Member Or Friend After A Car Accident?

Getting into an accident is stressful and traumatic enough, but when that accident is the fault of someone you love, there can be an added layer of stress and trauma. Many people think that choosing to sue a family member/friend after an accident means that you have to sacrifice the relationship for financial compensation, but… Read More…