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Kristen faced a challenging road ahead after suffering serious injuries at the age of 16. Greg Neinstein took on her case when other law firms would not, and has continued to help her on her path to recovery.

David turned to Gary Neinstein and the team at Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers after he sustained a spinal cord injury in a single-vehicle accident.

After her injury, Linda credits Greg Neinstein and the staff at Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers for helping her feel secure during uncertain times.

After her car accident, Christine beat the odds by living and walking again. Greg Neinstein of Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers promised to take care of the legal proceedings while she focused on her recovery.

A car crash left Serge, a lawyer, with a brain injury, fractured scapula, and no memory of his accident. Jeff Neinstein and his team at Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers exceeded Serge’s lofty expectations as they sought legal compensation and facilitated his rehabilitation.

One motor vehicle accident left Aleksandra unable to walk and in constant pain; a second forced her to give up her work and financial independence. Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers’ Rose Leto fought to ensure Aleksandra had access to rehabilitation and was able to live her life with peace and dignity.

Karen was waiting for her husband to pick her up when she was hit by a vehicle. She hired Rose Leto of Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers, who she describes as having that “protective instinct.”

Shameem was hit by a car on her way to work and endured multiple surgeries. She was unable to work and she hired Jeffrey Neinstein of Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers to help her with the legalities and her recovery.

Leah was hit by a streetcar and she suffered multiple fractures and a brain injury. Her mother helped her hire Stacy Koumarelas with Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers, who Leah described as her go-to contact.

David was walking down the street when a car reversed and hit him. He underwent multiple surgeries and after researching Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers online, he hired Greg Neinstein to handle his settlement with the insurance company.

Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers’ Greg Neinstein represented Cebert after his accident. Greg ensured Cebert had safe access to his home, received rehabilitative treatment, and had a claim for his injuries.

Denni’s father was involved in a motor vehicle collision and he was left in a coma. Denni hired Greg Neinstein from Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers to represent his father and Greg helped negotiate everything with the insurance company.

After Rick was misdiagnosed with brain and lung cancer, Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers’ Duncan Embury and Daniela Pacheco represented him for over five years and ensured his doctors were held accountable.

Julian was involved in a motorcycle accident in Toronto and he hired Greg Neinstein of Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers. Greg helped him through the labyrinth of the legalities and helped him heal from his injuries.

After an ATV accident left Jeff paraplegic, he hired Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers’ Greg Neinstein. His case was settled sooner than expected and he now considers Greg a friend.

Alen sought help from Greg Neinstein of Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers after a car accident left him with a serious spinal cord injury. Greg and his team took care of the legal and financial aspects of Alen’s case and allowed him to focus on recovery.

Beata suffered from painful injuries in a car accident, but was hesitant to contact a lawyer. After meeting with Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers’ Stacy Koumarelas, Beata knew she was in good hands and would be taken care of.

After suffering a traumatic car accident on the 401, Heather looked to Greg Neinstein and his team at Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers for help. Greg took care of insurance and legal issues while Heather focused on physio therapy, chiropractic care, and learning to walk again.

Jaisa – an active dancer, runner, and outdoorswoman – lost the use of her legs in a serious motorcycle accident. She retained Greg Neinstein and his team at Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers after their first meeting, drawn to their combination of “mind and heart.”

Josie’s daughter was struck and injured by a car as she was crossing the street. Understanding the hardships she would face, Josie contacted Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers’ Jeffrey Neinstein, who fought to make sure her daughter would be taken care of as she aged.

Kyle was left in a coma following a single vehicle crash in 2010. When he woke, Greg Neinstein was at the foot of his bed. Greg and his team at Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers dealt with the legal process and dealings with the insurance company, while Kyle focused on his recovery.

Linda and Natalie hired Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers’ Duncan Embury to investigate their medical malpractice claim following complications with the shunt in Natalie’s brain. After 10 years, Linda and Natalie won their case, and Natalie will be looked after for the rest of her life.

John and Linda were in a car collision with their family while headed to their daughter’s dance competition. Linda’s neck was broken and they hired Greg Neinstein of Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers. Linda’s health was looked after and he was there to help them anytime they needed.

Medical negligence resulted in Nick & Katerine’s daughter, Niko, being born with severe disabilities. They sought the help of Duncan Embury and his team at Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers’ Medical Malpractice Group, and were impressed by Duncan’s expertise and understanding. Their case was resolved within four years, allowing Nick & Katerine the financial freedom to care for their daughter.

While in the car with her husband Christina suffered a brain injury as a result of being hit by another vehicle.

Shannon was on her way home in a car, when she was involved in a motor vehicle accident. She had a traumatic brain injury which continues to affect her in many ways. Her parents hired Greg Neinstein with Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers and he gave her peace of mind to focus on recovering.

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Our team of experienced personal injury lawyers is aided by a highly qualified support team that works to ensure that your rights are protected. We are committed to providing the highest level of service possible to enable our clients to meet their objectives successfully. When necessary, we employ medical, investigative, and forensic experts to contribute to your recovery and your case. Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers is dedicated to providing the same level of service, care, and compassion that we would want for our families and ourselves. It is from that perspective that we are able to ensure that every client gets the attention they require and the comfort in knowing that they have the support necessary to deal with their injuries. Our diverse staff speaks numerous languages which helps to better serve our multi-cultural client base. For over 45 years, we have been representing individuals and victims who have been injured. We don’t work for insurance companies. We work for you.

Toronto safety advocates warn of dangerous construction zones

Busy downtown streets are risky for vulnerable road users – pedestrians and cyclists – at the best of times; when construction zones are involved they can be downright dangerous. Nowhere in Canada is the threat greater than in Toronto, the nation’s biggest city and currently the site of more than 700 construction zones according to the local CBC. To Toronto car accident lawyers, the lack of safety measures around the city’s construction sites is an urgent issue that must be addressed.

“Projects are monitored and adjustments are made to the road set up to address issues that may arise during construction,” said Eric Jensen, Toronto’s traffic operations manager, to the CBC. “In every case, safety is of paramount importance and every effort is made to ensure the maximum level of that safety for all road users, particularly the most vulnerable, while also protecting the workers on the site.”

Toronto’s construction zones must adhere to several pieces of legislation, including the Occupational Health and Safety Act, but many safety advocates and Toronto car accident lawyers believe more can be done. Adam Cohoon of Walk Toronto suggested to the CBC that reduced speed limits would improve safety, and Pamela Fuselli of Parachute suggested collecting more data.

Currently, the provincial Ministry of Labour is responsible for tracking injuries around construction sites, but their data is imprecise. The CBC reports that 50 non-workers were injured over the past five years, but couldn’t identify between pedestrians, cyclists, drivers, or others. Fifteen injuries were reported in 2018, the most of any year.

Every day, Toronto car accident lawyers talk to injured pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists about their accidents. Eventually, trends begin to emerge, including elevated risks for vulnerable road users and concerns about safety in construction zones. With the mayoral election around the corner, Toronto personal injury lawyers, law enforcement officials, and all manner of safety advocates are optimistic that road safety issues will become a priority at City Hall. Initiatives like Vision Zero have identified opportunities to improve safety for all road users but without political impetus, deaths and serious injuries will continue to occur on Toronto’s streets.

If you or a member of your family have been injured in an automotive accident at or near a construction site, contact Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers today to learn how we can help. Our experienced group of Toronto car accident lawyers can provide guidance and assistance as you navigate the legal system and work towards your recovery.

 

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Motorcycle fatalities surge in BC and Ontario

September has arrived, but motorcycle season is far from over in Ontario – in the province’s south region, fall foliage makes October one of the best months of the year to enjoy a long weekend ride. Unfortunately, as every Ontario motorcycle accident lawyer knows, motorcycle riding comes with inherent risks.

Last month, the British Columbia Coroners Service announced that 30 motorcyclists had died so far in 2018, twice as many as the year before. Eighteen of those deaths came in July, alone. Several months earlier, in May, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) released data showing that fatal Ontario motorcycle accidents had reached a 10-year high in 2017.

“Over and above marking a 10-year high, what made last year’s 48 motorcyclist deaths particularly tragic was the fact that almost half (22) of the motorcycle drivers were not the at-fault driver,” the police service said in a release.

In British Columbia, speed and impairment are the most common causes of fatal motorcycle crashes.

“Speed is the leading factor for motorcycle crashes,” said Lindsay Matthews, ICBC interim vice-president responsible for road safety, in a release. “It makes it difficult to respond to unexpected events, or to correct for errors. ICBC strongly encourage motorcyclists to keep within posted speed limits at all times, and to wear full protective gear to protect themselves in the event of a crash.”

Environmental factors also contributed to about a quarter of the deaths in BC.

Safety Tips

Any Ontario motorcycle accident lawyer can tell you to wear your helmet and reduce your speed, but what else can Ontario motorcyclists do to avoid accidents this fall?

  • Wear full riding gear: protective apparel can mean the difference between a mild and serious injury
  • Ride defensively: assume other drivers can’t see you; keep your headlights on and avoid drivers’ blind spots
  • Never drive while inebriated
  • Inspect your motorcycle prior to your ride: check tires for cracks, bulges, and wear; look for oil or gas leaks; make sure your headlights are working; keep tabs on hydraulic and coolant fluid levels; ensure the clutch and throttle are working smoothly; adjust mirrors as necessary; test the horn; test the brakes at a low speed.

If you or someone you love has been injured in a motorcycle accident, contact Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers as soon as possible to speak with an experienced Ontario motorcycle accident lawyer. Our team can help you understand your legal options and provide guidance as you take the first steps on your road to recovery.

 

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