skip to main content

Your feedback is important to us.

A personal injury firm that's actually personal. 1.877.633.10651.877.633.1065

Back to Top

Blog

Nov 15, 2017

Dooring: You are entitled to claim accident benefits

By: Adrian Carranza With more and more cyclists on Toronto’s streets, the city has witnessed a surge in dooring collisions. “Dooring&rd...

Nov 2, 2017

Missing work due to an injury or caregiving duties and worried about your job? Important changes to the law are on the horizon.

There are important proposed changes to the Employment Standards Act that comes with Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017. Although...

Author Anu Bakshi

Oct 10, 2017

Are your Long Term Disability Benefits denied? Beware of the Insurer’s invitation to Appeal

It happens all the time: The Insurer denies long term disability benefits and invites an injured person to appeal the denial by providing more medi...

Author Anu Bakshi

Jul 11, 2017

Shhhh...the limitation period is a secret in LTD claims

As part of your employment, you may have long term disability benefits (“LTD”).  You may even pay a portion of your salary every p...

Author Anu Bakshi

Jun 7, 2017

One woman’s journey of recovery

After a car accident, Anna Laviolette suffered from chronic pain and chronic fatigue. She just wasn’t getting better. Then she took control a...

Apr 27, 2017

Cycling safely in Toronto

According to the cycling advocacy group, Cycle Toronto, incidents of dooring are on the rise in Toronto. Dooring occurs when a cyclist traveling on...

Apr 26, 2017

Driving safely: have you heard of the zipper method?

Have you heard of the zipper method of merging? According to data collected by two large cities in the U.S., this is the safest and most ...

Apr 26, 2017

Pedestrian safety: Slip and falls on Toronto streets

Despite the mild winter, we have seen an increase in slip and fall accidents this year. It makes sense — the weather is mild, so it rain...

Feb 25, 2017

Toronto researchers rank the treads of winter boots

How are your winter boots on the ice? Are you tired of slipping and sliding whenever there is a layer of ice on the ground? Researchers at Toront...

Feb 25, 2017

Don't forget these winter driving tips

In the GTA it has been a somewhat mild winter, but it's not over yet! There haven't been too many winter storms this year, so your winter driving s...

Nov 3, 2016

Pedestrians and cyclists need extra vigilance in Toronto

In light of the recent reports about pedestrian and cyclist deaths on the streets of Toronto, we thought it was a good time to repost our old blog ...

Jul 29, 2016

Meet our immigration consultant, Macdonald Scott, who represents four detainees in Ontario immigration detention centres

Macdonald Scott, Carranza LLP’s immigration consultant, has been busy. He was interviewed on CBC radio three times in one week and arranged a...

Jun 9, 2016

What you need to know about the changes to your insurance benefits

You may have heard that many auto insurance changes came into effect on June 1st, and these changes affect all Ontarians. The changes were said to ...

Apr 19, 2016

Paying for Democracy with Fewer Benefits

by: Juan Carranza Much has been said in the media recently of the alarming yet established practice of politicians accepting political contribution...

Mar 7, 2016

The controversy over using expert witnesses in personal injury cases

A recent Law Times article discusses the recent decision of Bruff-Murphy v. Gunawardena, 2016 and issues that were raised in the case about ci...

Feb 18, 2016

Should the hockey body-checking age be raised to protect young heads and spines?

A recent CBC article discussed the findings of a recent survey of hockey fans and parents who were said to support raising the age when body...

Feb 12, 2016

Auditor General's report details delays for CPP disability payments

A recent CBC article discusses the Auditor General's recent finding that processing times for Canada Pension Plan payments has been taking on...

Jan 12, 2016

Attention drivers and cyclists in Ontario: be careful at that pedestrian crossover!

Did you know that, as of January 1, 2016, you must allow pedestrians to fully cross the street at crossovers before driving through the crossing? T...

Dec 2, 2015

From tragedy to triumph

The inspiring story of one accident victim’s road to the national sledge hockey team Accident victims and their loved ones know tha...

Nov 17, 2015

Parents beware! The risk of concussion in sports

Enrolling a child in a sport program at school or in the community can be a very rewarding experience for any parent. However with the risk of conc...

Carranza

Carranza LLP represents clients in Toronto and the greater Toronto area (GTA), Niagara, St. Catharines, Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, Mississauga, Brampton, Richmond Hill, Aurora, Newmarket, Markham, Pickering, Ajax, Whitby, Oshawa, Belleville, Kingston, Ottawa, Guelph, Kitchener, Waterloo, London, Barrie, North Bay, Sudbury.