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May 17, 2022

Income Replacement Benefits

What are Income Replacement Benefits? Income replacement benefits are one of the benefits available to you under the no-fault accident benefits portion of […]
April 4, 2022

Are cities and municipalities immune from lawsuits because of snow?

In a Nutshell Cities and municipalities are not immune from liability for the decision of how to remove the snow and in how […]
February 7, 2022

Can a person claim damages for their injury as well as compensation under the Family Law Act?

The main issue in the recent decision from the Superior Court of Justice Labrosse v Jones et al. is whether a person who […]
December 20, 2021

What can you do if the insurance company denies coverage for the at-fault driver?

In personal injury litigation for car accidents, it is usually the insurance company of the person at-fault who will answer for them and […]
December 7, 2021

What qualifies as catastrophic injuries?

You or a person close to you has been involved in a motor vehicle collision and sustained severe injuries. At what point can […]
September 22, 2021

The 8th annual Fleming Golf Fundraiser

This year again, Burn Tucker Lachaîne is pleased to have sponsored the Fleming Golf Fundraiser for the Brain Injury Association of Ottawa Valley […]
September 1, 2021

What are Disability Benefits from Canada Pension Plan?

In the list of deductions on your pay stub, you probably see a deduction named “CPP”. But what does CPP do? What is […]
July 26, 2021

The New Contingency Fee Agreements

Have you ever heard people talk about “contingency fees”? Contingency fees are an alternative to paying hourly rate for legal fees. This type […]
June 25, 2021

What Does “Damages” Entail?

Everyone hears about “claiming damages” at one point or another. But what is included in “damages”? What is included in damages will vary […]
May 25, 2021

What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Do?

Like in medicine, lawyers often focus their practice in a specific area of law. Litigation, Family Law, Estates, Real Estate, Corporate Law and […]
March 29, 2021

I Just Witnessed an Accident. What Do I Do?

I just witnessed an accident. What do I do? The first thing to do, if you think people might be seriously injured, would […]
February 19, 2021

Criminal vs. Civil Trial – What’s the Difference?

You or someone you know was involved in a car accident. People were injured, emergency services were called, and the police are deciding […]
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