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If you live in Owen Sound or other communities in the Grey Bruce area, you may be surprised to learn that you are more likely to suffer an unintentional injury leading to an emergency room visit, hospitalization or even death than other Ontarians.
A Grey Bruce Public Health Unit report examining rates of unintentional injuries from 2000-2009 found that people in the region have higher age-standardized rates of hospitalization for all unintentional injuries (27% higher), motor vehicle accident injuries (75% higher) pedal cycle injuries (402% higher) and off-road vehicle accident injuries (171%). Residents also have a higher likelihood of dying from all unintentional injuries (36%) and motor vehicle accidents (71%) than residents of the province as a whole.
These statistics are very concerning. While the Public Health Unit has wisely used its report to advocate for changes to help make Owen Sound and Grey Bruce safer and healthier, unintentional injuries from car accidents, participation in recreational and sports activities, and slips, trips and falls on public and private property still can and do happen.
Serious personal injuries can be devastating to victims and their loved ones. As the Public Health Unit report explains, “severe injuries cause morbidity, loss of independence, diminished quality of life, needless deaths and are a significant cost to our healthcare system as well as to our community.” Broken bones, nerve damage, disfiguring scars, traumatic brain injuries, and spinal cord injuries can cause pain, suffering, disability and significant financial loss.
Howie, Sacks and Henry’s personal injury lawyers can help you in Owen Sound and the Bruce Grey area if you or a loved one have been hurt in an accident. Consistently recognized by our peers as one of the country’s top personal injury firms, HSH has cultivated the skill, knowledge and expertise necessary to be effective in this challenging field.
When insurance providers learn an HSH personal injury lawyer is on the case, they know we come prepared with well-researched and evidence-supported claims. As such, we have no hesitation about bringing our files to court if they aren’t prepared to negotiate a fair and just settlement that meets your financial needs.
During this difficult period in your life, you can be confident that HSH is committed to serving you with respect, compassion, kindness and attentive care. As a client-centred firm, we look for ways to make the legal process understandable and manageable for you and to ensure we can be responsive to your needs.
An HSH personal injury lawyer can meet with you in your home in the Owen Sound area or at a nearby consultation office. We believe distance and the ability to travel should never be a barrier to accessing high quality legal representation. In addition to providing legal advice, the HSH team is pleased to assist with statutory accident benefits (SABS) applications, schedule necessary medical tests and therapies, and provide support and encouragement as you travel down the road to recovery.
If you or a loved one have been hurt in a tragic accident, trust Howie, Sacks and Henry’s personal injury lawyers to be on your side and by your side in Owen Sound. As your advocate, we will work with you to access the financial resources you need and deserve while traveling the road to recovery.
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