Lofranco Corriero Blog

Read below our success stories, community engagements and interesting news about Personal Injury law.

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Nicole Corriero Skates circles around the competition

Nicole Corriero was featured in this Law and Style article showcasing not only her accomplishments as a star athelete at Hardvard University, but also her success as a personal injury lawyer. Click here to read more.



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Ontario Brain Injury Association Mix and Mingle Event 2017

The Ontario Brain Injury Association works to educate, support and create awareness about brain injuries in Ontario. Brain injuries can occur from various tragic events and activities; most often unexpectedly. Lofranco Corriero has worked with many injured patients who have suffered catastrophic brain injuries and continue to support the efforts of the Ontario Brain Injury Association. Lofranco Corriero have sponsored the OBIA Mix and Mingle fundraisers as a Silver Sponsor for many years in a row.

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Bill 103 and Why it Should Matter to You

On March 8th, 2017, Bill 103 was introduced to the Ontario Legislative Assembly and relates heavily to matters regarding personal injury law and client agreements. The bill makes it increasingly difficult for injured victims to find the help and counsel they need when pursuing an at-fault person. Contingency fee arrangements are commonly used in personal injury law... Someone who is injured can hire a lawyer on a contingency basis – meaning they only have to pay the lawyer a percentage of the total settlement.

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The Jury – What You Need to Know

Often times, your personal injury lawyer can settle your case outside of court. However, if the case does make it to trial, most personal injury car accident trials in Ontario proceed with a jury. While hundreds of potential jurors can receive notice in the mail requesting them to show up at court for jury duty, only a handful are selected at random (by ballots) to be jurors. Lawyers of both... In the case of a civil trial involving car accidents and personal injury in Ontario, 6 jurors are selected to participate in the court proceedings.

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Marshall’s Report – Insurance in Ontario

A new report from the finance ministry written by David Marshall has some eye-opening numbers and recommendations for the auto insurance industry in Ontario. The auto insurance industry in Ontario has been unfair to citizens and victims of car accidents for many years, making it harder and more expensive to receive benefits...Ontario’s auto insurance industry has been labelled as one of the most ineffective despite having some of the most expensive premiums in the country. The average annual insurance premium in Ontario was $1,458 per vehicle; 57% higher than the national average of $930.

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Lawyers in Action: Persofky v Liberty Mutual

In this precedent setting case, Lofranco Corriero lawyer Frank burns represented Molly Persofky against the insurance company Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.

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Sponsoring Best Buddies Thrill of Ascot Fundraising Event

Best Buddies is an amazing organization that aims to support children with intellectual disadvantages and disabilities throughout the school system. Volunteers join forces with Best Buddies and are paired with a disabled student for the school year. Every week they communicate through various means... for one-on-one’s, as well as work on school projects and group activities throughout the school year. Best Buddies was started in the USA and has expanded to over 50 countries and raises over half a million dollars from each fundraising event.

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Smashfest 2016

This year, Lofranco Corriero participated in the ping pong charity competition Smashfest for the 4th time in a row, supporting and raising money for concussion and cancer research. The event run by the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) and NHL player Dominic Moore, has raised over $500,000 in the past five years of the annual charity ping-pong event being held. Many NHL players..., athletes and celebrities have attended the charity event in support of rare cancer and concussion research. Lawyers at Lofranco Corriero have participated and contributed to many community run charity and fundraising events, primarily to support injury related research.

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