Author Archives: Saro Turner

Saro Turner

About Saro Turner

Saro joined Slater Vecchio LLP in June 2009. In addition to compensation for pain and suffering, he has obtained compensation for past and future loss of income, health care expenses and more.

July.4.2013
Heatstroke Kills – Keep Kids Out of Unattended Cars
Two children die from heatstroke after being left in unattended vehicles. We hear these stories every year, and every year our hearts break for the families and loved ones involved. The Canada Safety Council estimates between 4 and 6 children across the country die from being left in overheated vehicles each year. In the U.S.,…
January.17.2013
What Does Your Waiver Actually Cover?
Maybe it's for a ski tour or snowshoe excursion in the mountains. Or perhaps you sign one for a cruise or a ride at the amusement park. A waiver of release means you give up your right to sue if an accident occurs while participating in the activity. But what exactly does that waiver cover?…
November.23.2012
Heading the Soccer Ball May Cause Brain Damage
We've blogged about head injuries from soccer before, but a new study reinforces the need to be careful when playing. Repetitive hits to the head, such as those that occur when heading a soccer ball, can cause damage to the brain and change its white matter - even if the hit doesn't cause a concussion. (more…)
September.13.2012
Hot Cars Kill Kids
As summer comes to an end, it doesn't mean your car is any safer for your children. We've blogged about making sure to check before reversing to avoid backing over a child, but what about the dangers of leaving a child unattended in a car? As school starts up, balancing busy work schedules and your…
August.7.2012
To Speak or Not to Speak: Verbal Agreements
I've blogged about binding verbal agreements before, but they're worth another look. Most of us have been in that situation - agreeing to something before we know all the details. Verbal agreements you make can be legally binding, even if you change your mind about the terms after making the verbal agreement. In the case of…
June.1.2012
Are Your Kids Safe at Home?
As a parent, grandparent, or guardian, you want to protect your children from harm. Over nine million children are admitted to emergency rooms each year for injuries, and over nine thousand of those children die as a result. The tragic part is that many of these injuries are preventable. Recently, nearly 300 instances of children…
May.3.2012
Concussion Time Bomb in NFL
The NFL concussion lawsuits are back in the news. Another tragic suicide has occurred, this one by ex-player Ray Easterling who died from a self inflicted gunshot wound. Suffering from long term brain injuries, Easterling is best known as a defensive back for the Atlanta Falcons in the 1970s. Easterling's attorney Larry Coben says that…
February.1.2012
City Liable for Rollerbladers’ Injuries
This case comes from our neighbours in Alberta. Two rollerbladers are injured in separate accidents on city land. The land was designed by the City of Calgary, and is available to the public for recreational use. In one accident, rollerblader Christensen crashes when unable to make a turn at the bottom of a hill. In…