The purpose of the Toronto Injury Lawyer Blog is to deliver news and views on the field of personal injury law in Ontario.
But we’re not tone deaf.
Writing about the stories of a personal injury lawyer can be off the mark in the times we’re living in. We don’t want to be blind or naive to what’s happening around us.
This COVID Pandemic we are living through is pretty messed up.
We’re told that in order not to get COVID, you need to distance and isolate from people.
And once you get COVID, you need to further distance and isolate from people.
So either way you cut it; you’re distancing and isolating; thus making COVID; and living during this Pandemic a very lonely and isolating period of our lives. It doesn’t have to be, but it is.
I know from experience.
My 7 year old daughter tested positive for COVID a few months ago. She caught it from a classmate at school. She had not symptoms but needed to get a test because a classmate had tested positive. It turned out that she tested positive as well.
Where the classmate contracted it from is unknown and irrelevant. The school followed all the precautions you hear about. Students are distanced, masked, plexiglass work stations etc. Didn’t matter. These variants are nasty and super catchy.
It’s really hard for a 7 year old to deal with having COVID. I can only imagine all of the emotions and questions she was going through. Can I be cured? Will any of my friends want to speak with me again? Will any of my friends still be my friends once this is over? Will I be shunned at school? What did I do wrong? Are my parents mad at me? Have I disappointed them? When can I go back to school? Will COVID spread to my family or to my beloved hamster? Why me? Why did I get COVID and not somebody else? Am I going to be ok? Am I going to die?