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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 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
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.
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.
September 7, 2016

When Can I Seek Compensation for Pain & Suffering

Motor vehicle accident victims who were seriously and permanently injured can seek damages for their pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment in life.
August 1, 2016

“Pokemon Go”: Not Without Risks

Just approved in Canada, Pokemon Go has been heralded as a brilliant product. However, recent reports of distracted driving and walking accidents while playing, provide a warning regarding the potential for injury if you aren’t careful where you play.
July 11, 2016

Let’s Run and Stay Safe, Ottawa!

Ottawa is celebrated for its award-winning running events and its abundance of scenic trails. The newly created 5/15 Farm Run on July 15th is one of many events scheduled for 2016. Remember to practice safety while running to avoid the potential for physical injury.
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