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Monthly Archives: December, 2010

Passenger Develops TMJ Problems after Collision

December 16, 2010 by Alham Chelehmalzadeh

Chiropractor Debra Hogan was a front seat passenger, eating pizza, in a 1990 Mercury Topaz driven by Ronald Meehan. Suddenly Mr. Meehan hit the brakes and the car skidded, crashing into another vehicle that had failed to yield at a stop sign. Ms. Hogan’s head went forward then back hitting the headrest and then forward again. There was minimal damage done to the two vehicles.

B.C. Woman Awarded Damages after Rear-end Accident

December 16, 2010 by Alham Chelehmalzadeh

On February 8, 2005, Rose-Marie Bjornson and her husband were stopped at an intersection when they were struck by a car from behind with enough impact to push them into the car in front. Ms. Bjornson, who was in the front passenger seat, immediately felt pain in her leg and ankle. She did not require assistance from an ambulance and her husband drove her home.

Toronto Archery Accident causes Catastrophic Injury

December 16, 2010 by Alham Chelehmalzadeh

One autumn day in 2000, Wieslaw Galka and his good friend Patryk Stankiewicz went out for a picnic lunch and a casual game of archery on a range managed by the City of Toronto. Having lost a number of expensive arrows, Mr. Stankiewicz proposed an experiment whereby he would shoot an arrow over the top of the target while Mr. Galka stood downrange near the line of fire to watch where the arrow landed.

Hospital Bed Fall Results in Multi-Million Dollar Damage Award

December 16, 2010 by LawBroker

On May 19, 1999, Diane Degennaro two-year old son became ill with flu-like symptoms. She took her son to the hospital at 1:15 a.m. that evening and they were admitted into a hospital room. Ms. Degennaro wanted to phone her husband and sat on a hospital bed near to a telephone. Suddenly, the end of the bad collapsed and she fell heavily on the floor landing on her buttocks and lower back. She felt terrible pain and a nurse in the room helped her up and sat her on the bed.

Canadian Soldier Suffers Brain Injury in Head-On Collision

December 16, 2010 by LawBroker

On the evening of February 27, 2004, David Williamson, then a Master Corporal with the Canadian Armed Forces, was waiting in the left-hand turning lane when he was suddenly struck head-on by another vehicle. After the accident, Mr. Williamson did not go to the hospital but rather was driven home by a police officer. For the first few days following the accident his jaw and shoulder were sore and he experienced headaches.