Anyone who has been injured or involved in a motor vehicle accident and has a claim for accident benefits, or disability benefits should be aware that their private lives will be assessed during litigation. It’s important to know that Facebook accounts may be used as a method for surveillance. In two recent decisions, the court has confirmed that preservation and production of Facebook accounts will be required during litigation.
The winter of 2012 has resulted in less snow, less ice, less potholes, less cell phone use and texting by drivers, less property damage to automobiles, and less bodily injury claims from motor vehicle accidents and slip and falls.
The Toronto Police Traffic Services reports that from November 2011 through February 2012 there were almost 5000 less motor vehicle collisions than the same period one year before. York region data shows a 21% decrease.