Category Archives: Motor Vehicle Law

Documentation vital following an accident

Anyone involved in an accident needs to collect as much information as they can before going to a lawyer, Toronto personal injury and employment law lawyer Kevin Marshall tells AdvocateDaily.com.  "The first step is to see the family doctor and … Continue reading

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The pros and cons of random drug testing

The Toronto Transit Commission's plan to conduct random drug and alcohol tests on its drivers may violate human rights provisions, but allows passengers to have a reasonable expectation of safety, says Toronto employment law and personal injury lawyer Kevin Marshall. … Continue reading

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Frustration mounts amid auto insurance changes

The Ontario government's goal of reducing auto insurance rates by 15 per cent is clearly not in the best interests of people who get in a car accident, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Kevin Marshall.  Instead, he says the accompanying … Continue reading

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Ask questions before embracing technology with open arms

As advances in vehicle and road technology become more mainstream, drivers must educate themselves before determining whether such changes are a help or a hindrance, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Kevin Marshall. The insurance industry can encourage customers to use … Continue reading

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Decision likely to spur better results for accident victims

A recent Financial Services Commission of Ontario arbitration decision is likely to have a “profound” effect on how soft-tissue injury claims are interpreted moving forward, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Kevin Marshall. Scarlett v. Belair Insurance Company Inc. deals with … Continue reading

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Minor Injury Guidelines have “profound” effect

It’s been little more than a year since the Minor Injury Guidelines were ushered in as part of Ontario’s auto insurance benefits refit, but one Toronto personal injury lawyer says it’s had a “profound” effect on his practice. Read Prior Story “In the year … Continue reading

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Changes to auto insurance policies could cost you money: Kevin Marshall

Changes to accident benefits by the insurance industry last fall may have resulted in a small decrease in rates to policy holders, but unless they read the fine print and take action, they’re likely getting less bang for their buck, says Toronto personal … Continue reading

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Have you reviewed your Auto Insurance policy since September 1, 2010?

I recently got a call last October from a client who I was representing re a 2009 car accident claim. She had been injured in yet another car accident. Could I represent her? I asked her if she had reviewed … Continue reading

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