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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 […]
March 19, 2021

How Much Is My Claim Worth? The Cap on Pain and Suffering

As personal injury lawyers we often get asked “How much is my claim worth”? It can be confusing to read that a car accident […]
February 12, 2021

Is It Time to Excuse Jurors From Civil Cases in Ontario?

The Ontario Government is considering eliminating juries from civil cases during the pandemic and going forward. Very few civil jury cases have been […]
January 25, 2021

Should I Join a Class Action Lawsuit?

Class action lawsuits have a benefit in certain cases. For example, in 2013, four chocolate producers in Canada agreed to pay more than […]
January 4, 2021

Burn Tucker Lachaîne Partners Are Certified Specialists in Civil Litigation

Did you know that our three partners at Burn Tucker Lachaîne have been certified as specialist in civil litigation by the Law Society […]
March 5, 2020

The Secret Insurance Deductible

The Secret Insurance Deductible
August 28, 2019

The Roads to Safer Travels During Summer Long Weekends

The Roads to Safer Travels During Summer Long Weekends
January 31, 2018

Increased penalties for distracted and careless driving

Increased penalties for distracted and careless driving
September 10, 2017

Are you up to date on Ontario’s rules of the road?

Did you know that the Ontario Government recently made changes to the rules of the road? We provide a summary of the changes most likely to effect every day driving.
April 18, 2017

Put temptation out of reach: how to avoid distracted driving

The number of collisions caused by distracted driving has risen steeply. Learn more about what distracted driving is, what the consequences of distracted driving are, and what you can do to remain focussed on the road - not your cell phone.
March 31, 2017

When I sue, who pays?

In Ontario, drivers are required by law to have a valid policy of insurance on their vehicle when driving. This insurance policy provides various protections including for when you are responsible for a collision in which someone is injured. As such, if the person responsible for the accident is properly insured, the insurance company will respond to the lawsuit and essentially take the individual’s place.
November 18, 2016

Accident Involving Stroller Raises Concerns About Pedestrian Accidents

There were many pedestrian-motorist accidents in Ottawa in the fall of 2016, the most recent of which involved a baby stroller clipped by a driver turning at an intersection.
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