Recent Ottawa Personal Injury Cases

Auger Hollingsworth Specializes in:

Slip and Fall Settlements in Ontario

  • A woman in her fifties who slipped and fell on an icy municipal path settled her claim at mediation.  The settlement amount is confidential.
  • A woman in her 60’s who slipped on a piece of equipment attached to public transportation settled her claim at mediation.
  • A lady who was injured when she fell on the bus was awarded a 6-figure settlement.
  • A restauranteur injured with a fractured hip on an icy parking lot received $270,000 at mediation.
  • An administrative assistant who broke her wrist on an icy walkway received $75,000.  The case settled before discovery.
  • A travel agent who slipped and fell received $70,000 at mediation.  She fell during the first snowfall of the year.
  • A woman who slipped and fell at a grocery store received $25,000.
  • A senior citizen who fell while on the STO bus received $110,ooo at mediation for the injuries he suffered to his knees.
  • A civil servant walking from the bus settled her slip and fall case for $72,500.
  • A lady who slipped and fell in Barrhaven settled her arm-A fracture case for $40,o00.
  • A man who suffered a fractured wrist after a slip and fall at his apartment settled his case for $72,000.
  • A woman in her 70’s settled her slip and fall case for $35,000.  She fell at a fast-food restaurant.
  • $138,000 for a woman in her 50’s who broke her ankle after a slip and fall on ice in Perth.
  • An Ottawa woman in her 70’s recovered substantial damages for an injury to her neck after slipping and falling at a department store.
  • A woman who slipped and fell at a Nepean area shopping complex recovered damages after fracturing her patella.
  • A 52-year-old government employee recovered from a municipality after a fall on ice left her with a seriously broken leg and ankle.
  • A father injured in a hotel parking lot settled his broken wrist case for $80,000 after filing a statement of claim but before discovery.
  • A man who suffered a knee replacement after an injury on a Gatineau city bus settled his accident benefits claim.
  • A 42-year-old woman settled her back injury case after a slip and fall on a retailer’s stairs.
  • A widow from Orleans recovered damages with our help after breaking her ankle at a rental cottage she was visiting.
  • A family received $195,000 for the loss of care, guidance and companionship for their grandfather’s fatality.
  • A 72-year-old retiree received $175,000.00 from a grocery store after she tripped on an unsecured carpet in a grocery store and suffered a torn Rotator Cuff and damage to her previously replaced knee prosthesis. The money recovered by Auger Hollingsworth allowed her to remain in her home and keep her independence.
  • A middle-aged female with three children received over $120,000 after a slip and fall incident that caused serious physical pain and impairments. The incident impaired the client’s daily life, household and leisurely activities. The settlement achieved by Auger Hollingsworth allowed her to cover treatment costs and continue to recover without financial strain.
  • A husband and wife in their 70’s received $100,000 after a slip and fall that resulted in multiple physical injuries. Both parties suffered fractures, chronic pain and limited range of motion due to their injuries. Auger Hollingsworth helped settle their claim without the need for mediation or trial in September of 2019.
  • A 60-year-old woman fell down a flight of stairs inside another person’s home. The incident left her with multiple injuries, including a concussion, nose fracture, multiple sprains and upper back pain. Auger Hollingsworth helped her settled her claim for $75,000 in September of 2019.
  • While crossing an intersection, a 56-year-old woman slipped on a piece of ice resulting in a severe ankle fracture. Auger Hollingsworth settled her case for $70,000 in December of 2019 before examination or discovery.
  • A 54-year-old woman slipped in a wet grocery store aisle. Her slip and fall resulted in a fractured patella, which required surgical intervention on her knee. Auger Hollingsworth helped settled her claim for $90,000 before Examination For Discovery in December of 2019.

Ontario Car Accident Settlements

  • A pre-school teacher who was injured in a west end car accident settled her claim at mediation.
  • A teenager who was a back seat passenger in a vehicle that was t-boned in Kanata settled her case for over half a million dollars.
  • A young mother woman who was struck by a pickup truck as she crossed the street in Carleton Place settled her claim for well over a million dollars.
  • A young teacher who was a passenger in a motor vehicle accident in downtown Ottawa settled her accident case for 6 figures.
  • A woman who was injured when a truck piece penetrated her vehicle on highway 401 settled both her accident benefit and tort cases at mediation.
  • After a man was fatally injured in a motor vehicle accident, his widow, son and granddaughter received a substantial settlement through our negotiation with an insurance adjuster.
  • A pedestrian struck by a car in a residential neighbourhood received a settlement for her broken leg before the examination for discovery.
  • A mother of 5 who was a passenger in a van that rolled over received a 7 figure settlement.
  • An executive director injured with a concussion when another vehicle went through a red light received $85,000 at mediation.
  • A soldier injured with a leg fracture in a motor vehicle accident received $154,000 as a result of settlement negotiations.
  • A former firefighter settled his accident benefits claim for $25,000.
  • As a passenger in a single-vehicle rollover received $585,000 from the insurer for the driver of the vehicle at a pre-trial.
  • A passenger in a vehicle that made an improper left-hand turn settled her accident case for $300,000 after a pre-trial.
  • An electrician settled his motor vehicle accident case for $85,000.  The case settled before the examination for discovery.
  • A nurse injured in a motor vehicle accident received $120,000.  Her case settled during examination for discovery.
  • A lady in her 40’s was struck in her vehicle.  She received $90,000 for her whiplash injuries at mediation.
  • A woman from Northern Ontario received $124,000 at mediation.  She was the driver in a vehicle that was rear-ended.
  • A public servant received $235,000 at mediation.  She was a passenger in a motor vehicle accident.
  • A cyclist received a settlement of $55,000 at mediation. He struck the back of the vehicle in front of him.
  • A passenger received an accident benefits settlement of $140,000 at mediation from her own insurer.
  • A pedestrian struck near Kanata Centrum received $300,000 before mediation.
  • A father and daughter injured in a car accident received $242,000 at mediation.
  • A woman injured while a passenger received $250,000 at mediation.
  • A woman injured in the back of her daughter’s car received $90,000.  She was not wearing a seatbelt.
  • A man struck by a car on his bicycle received $590,000 at mediation.
  • A senior citizen received $100,000 following an accident on an OC Transpo bus.
  • A woman in her twenties received $175,ooo for her injuries after a pedestrian accident.
  • A woman from Cornwall received $168,000 for injuries to her foot after a head-on motor vehicle accident.
  • A supply teacher received $137,000 at mediation for injuries suffered when her vehicle was rear-ended.
  • A saleswoman rear-ended in her vehicle near Cornwall received $300,000 after a pre-trial.
  • A young mother in her 20’s settled her case for $190,000 at a pre-trial.  She had fought hard to recover from a difficult moderate brain injury with post-concussion syndrome.
  • A family man in Carleton Place was able to purchase and renovate an accessible home with funds we negotiated from his accident benefits insurance.  He was injured in a single-vehicle motorcycle accident.  He continues to receive accident benefits.
  • A man in his 20’s obtained a judgment for $6.1 Million for his spinal cord injury.
  • A lady in her 30’s settled her pedestrian-vehicle accident case for $100,000.
  • A Renfrew man settled his motor vehicle accident case for $263,000.
  • A grandmother who was hit from behind on the Queensway settled her case for $100,000.
  • A mother who was hit on Aviation Parkway while turning on an advance green settled her accident case for $75,000.
  • A delivery man who injured his arm in a car accident settled his case for $150,000.
  • A man who was hit at a Hunt Club intersection settled his case for $125,000.
  • A woman injured as a pedestrian crossing Hunt Club settled her case for $138,000.
  • A woman injured in a t-bone accident at Carling and Merivale in Ottawa settled her case for $350,000.
  • A woman who was injured in a serious accident and who had been denied a catastrophic determination by her insurer for 2 years settled her arbitration with an admission that she was catastrophically injured.
  • A young man who was injured as a passenger in a single-car rollover accident received $150,000 at mediation.
  • A man who was struck as a pedestrian settled his Ottawa lawsuit for $875,000.
  • An Arnprior resident settled his motor vehicle accident case for $110,000 during discovery.  The accident was in Ottawa west.
  • A man from Eastern Ontario settled his motor vehicle accident case for $73,000.
  • A woman in her 40’s settled her car accident case at mediation for $178,000.
  • A woman from Brockville settled her statutory accident benefits case for a 5-figure sum.
  • A man in his 30’s settled his bicycle accident case before starting a lawsuit.  The accident was in the Glebe.
  • A man in his 40’s settled his statutory accident benefits at a private mediation for $400,000.
  • A senior citizen from Nepean settled his pedestrian accident case for $125,000 before starting a lawsuit.  He was struck while walking near his home.
  • A boy from Carleton Place settled his car accident case for $160,000 as the case was nearing trial.  He was a passenger in the accident and airlifted to CHEO.
  • A woman in her 20’s suffered a fractured elbow in a car accident while she was riding her bicycle in downtown Ottawa.  She settled her claim without starting a lawsuit for $72,000.
  • A woman who suffered a shoulder injury and a concussion in a serious accident with a tow truck settled her claim for $170,000.
  • A woman who was struck as a pedestrian in Westboro settled her tort claim for $450,000 and her accident benefits claim for $582,000.
  • A nurse received a settlement of $158,000 for her accident benefits following an accident on the 417 near Blair Road.  She had previously settled her claim against the driver who hit her.
  • A man from Carleton Place received $75,000 after suffering a broken elbow in a crash.
  • A Cornwall man settled his accident benefits claim after settling his tort claim.
  • A 20-year old woman settled her car accident claim for scars on her hands.
  • A Richmond, Ontario woman settled her motor vehicle accident case for $125,000 without a lawsuit.
  • A Cornwall restaurant owner settled his car accident case for $85,000 without starting a lawsuit.
  • A man who had a serious accident on Highway 401 settled his accident benefits claim for $750,000.  He had previously received funding from his insurance company for the full purchase price of a  new home in Ottawa.
  • A teen who suffered a bicycle accident in Ottawa settled his claim against the vehicle who hit him for a confidential amount.
  • $80,000 from the accident benefits insurer of a 40-year old man who suffered an accident out of province.
  • $389,000 for a nurse in her 40’s struck in a motor vehicle accident on Highway 417.
  • $160,000 for a woman injured on Highway 7 when her vehicle rolled off the road.
  • $65,000 for a man in a motor vehicle-truck-pedestrian case.
  • A man from Ottawa settled his Southern Ontario serious whiplash case at mediation less than a year after the case began.  He later settled his accident benefits case for an additional amount.
  • A 64-year-old woman settled her motor vehicle case for a confidential amount.  She continues to receive accident benefits.
  • A man in his mid-30’s injured in a single-car accident settled his claim for more than $1.3 Million.
  • A 57-year-old man settled his accident benefits claim for $110,000, after already receiving $130,000 in benefits since his accident.
  • An 84-year-old woman from Alta Vista settled her case, without starting a lawsuit.  She was struck as a pedestrian walking to her doctor’s office for a check-up.  She later settled her Ontario accident benefits case for an additional amount.
  • A father in his mid-50s settled two accident claims, on for an accident on Sussex Drive, another for an accident on Meadowlands.
  • A mother of two in her early 40’s settled her case after being rear-ended at a Tim Horton’s drive-thru
  • A man in his 80’s received a six-figure settlement after he was rear-ended by a truck on Preston Street.
  • A 50-year-old Ottawa man obtained a six-figure settlement after being struck as a pedestrian.  We had already negotiated a substantial payment from his accident benefits insurer to settle that claim.
  • A 40-year-old woman who was struck from behind while stopped in Ottawa west recovered a generous settlement for her soft tissue injuries.
  • A 14-year-old boy recovered a substantial settlement after being struck as a pedestrian and fracturing his knee near Prince of Wales and Meadowlands.
  • A 41-year-old woman had a minor fender bender at a Tim Horton’s drive-through.  She settled her case for a healthy 5-figure settlement.
  • An 82-year-old Ottawa man received very large arrears in payments from his accident benefits insurer after a single letter from our law firm.
  • Our client was a father of five children.  He had not worked since his car accident on the 417 at the St. Laurent onramp in October 2004.  We obtained a very healthy settlement for him before trial.
  • A 39- year old man was a passenger in a car that suffered 4 impacts in an accident on the Queensway.  We obtained a significant settlement for this man at a settlement conference presided over by a judge.
  • Our clients’ elderly mother was struck by a vehicle as a pedestrian in a parking lot of her nursing home.  We obtained both accident benefits and a damages settlement for her family without having to start a lawsuit.
  • We obtained a significant settlement for a single mother of five young children who suffered a knee injury when her minivan was struck from behind on Alta Vista Drive.
  • We recently settled a claim by a child who was struck while on a bicycle for significant damages. This case languished in another lawyer’s filing cabinet for a year and a half before we took it over and salvaged it for the client.
  • We negotiated a favourable settlement for our client who sustained a shoulder injury in a motor vehicle accident without having to start a lawsuit.
  • A 21-year-old female received close to $695,000 from a negligent driver who struck her and ran over her feet causing serious injuries to both of her feet and causing serious psychological injuries including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
  • A male pedestrian in his 30’s struck at a crosswalk resulting in a traumatic brain injury and multiple leg fractures. Auger Hollingsworth settled his tort claim for $770,000 and his accident benefits claim for $1,000,000.
  • A 52-year-old woman was forced to retire early when she was hit by a driver while crossing the street. She received $425,000 for her concussion and other psychological injuries that rendered her unable to work.
  • A woman in her 40’s who suffered a severe concussion after her vehicle was struck by a turning vehicle settled her tort claim for $430,000.
  • A woman in her 40’s was rear-ended by a truck and suffered tears to both hips, a shoulder tear, chronic pain and psychological impairments. She was deemed catastrophically impaired by her accident benefits insurer. She settled her tort claim at mediation for $550,000 and her accident benefits claim for over $700,000.
  • A man who suffered severe psychological injuries after a collision involving a fatality was deemed catastrophically impaired by his insurance company and settled his accident benefits claim for $1,100,000.
  • A middle-aged male received $240,000 from a negligent driver when he was struck while walking in a pedestrian crosswalk causing a concussion, other serious physical injuries and ongoing chronic pain. This settlement achieved by Auger Hollingsworth covered lost income, out of pocket expenses and provided money for future care costs.
  • A middle-aged woman received $80,000 from a negligent driver who struck her while walking in a pedestrian crosswalk. This accident caused both physical and psychological issues. The settlement recovered by Auger Hollingsworth assisted this client in returning to her normal activities.
  • A male pedestrian in his 30’s was struck at a crosswalk resulting in a traumatic brain injury and multiple leg fractures in both legs. Auger Hollingsworth helped him settle his tort claim for $770,000, and his accident benefits claim for $1,000,000.
  • A 42-year-old father of two suffered memory and balance issues from a severe concussion caused by a car accident. He received close to $2,000,000 for his injuries which stopped him from returning to work.
  • A 39-year-old man received over $450,000 when he was struck by another driver causing serious physical and psychological injuries. The money recovered by Auger Hollingsworth allowed him to supplement lost income and pay for ongoing treatment.
  • A 56-year-old male was hit by a vehicle turning left in an intersection while on his motorcycle. The accident resulted in contusions all over his body and extensive damage to his ankle, which required surgery to heal. Auger Hollingsworth helped him settled his case for over $77,000 without mediation or trial in October of 2019.
  • A mother and daughter were making a left turn at an intersection when they were hit by a vehicle that failed to yield. The collision left both mother and daughter with extensive injuries, including concussion, lumbar strain, interior chest contusions and whiplash. Auger Hollingsworth helped settle their case at mediation for $120,000.
  • A woman in her 40’s was rear-ended by a truck and suffered tears to both hips, a shoulder tear, chronic pain and psychological impairments. She was deemed catastrophically impaired by her accident benefits insurer. She settled her tort claim at mediation for $550,000.00.00 and her accident benefits claim for over $700,000 with Auger Hollingsworth.
  • A woman in her 30’s was deemed catastrophically injured when her car was struck by another vehicle. She suffered both physical and psychological impairments in the accident. She settled her accident claim for $750,0000.

Long Term Disability Cases

  • A government employee was denied Long-Term Disability Benefits despite psychological and psychiatric impairments which prevented him from working. He received $75,000 from his insurer after challenging the denial with Auger Hollingsworth.
  • A nurse received $215,000 after her long-term disability insurer denied her benefits and insisted she return to work before she had fully recovered from her injuries.
  • A single mother of two had her Long term disability benefits reinstated after we wrote a letter of appeal to her insurance company.
  • A public servant had her Long Term Disability benefits initiated after we sued the insurer.

Other Personal Injury Settlements in Ontario

  • A bike courier who broke his collar bone when he was run off the road and required surgery settled his claim for $150,000 at mediation.
  • A cyclist who fractured his shoulder settled his case before mediation for $60,000.
  • A construction worker from rural Ottawa settled his claim against the at-fault driver for just under $100,000.  He had returned to work.
  • A professional woman in her 30s settled her accident benefits claim for more than $800,000.
  • A health care administrator settled his case at mediation for an amount in the mid-$100k.  He returned to work full time.
  • A personal support worker who was injured when a piece of equipment fell on her leg at a fast-food restaurant settled her case at a pre-trial.
  • A restaurant owner in Northern Ontario settled her case successfully, despite pre-existing similar injuries.
  • A cyclist who was injured due to a defect on an Ottawa bike path was awarded $100,000 in settlement negotiations.
  • After an appeal by our law firm, our client with post-traumatic stress disorder was granted CPP disability benefits.
  • An off-duty police officer who was bitten by a dog on the wrist received $62,500 at the mediation of his case.
  • A lady in her 80’s suffered a serious concussion after a display collapsed at a store.  She received a 6-figure settlement.
  • A man who was denied disability insurance from his mortgage disability insurer settled his claim with the insurer who had alleged misrepresentation.
  • A restaurant server settled her claim against the City of Ottawa arising from a broken sewer grate at a pretrial.
  • A woman in her 40’s settled her product liability case for 6 figures.
  • A 54-year-old Ottawa woman settled her soft tissue case for $70,000. She continues to receive accident benefits.
  • An Ottawa nurse with a torn rotator cuff settled her case with Ottawa lawyer Brenda Hollingsworth’s assistance for a generous amount without a lawsuit.
  • A woman in her 50’s recovers damages for negligence by her dentist who slipped while drilling and cut her tongue.
  • We settled a case for a child who was injured in the schoolyard when a faulty fence sliced his head.  No lawsuit was required.
  • The settlement for a minor who was involved in a personal injury accident provided the minor with $75,000.00 that she will be able to access once of legal age. The parents of the minor are relieved to know that there will be money available to pay for any future care costs.

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