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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 […]
April 30, 2017

Recreational waivers and your rights as a consumer

Not every right can be waived. Two recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decisions make it clear that an occupier's right to waive liability does not trump a consumer's right to service of a reasonable quality under the Consumer Protection Act, 2002.
July 7, 2016

Rowan’s Law – Youth Concussions

Rowan’s Law brings much needed awareness to the seriousness of concussions in adolescent athletes. Learn how concussions may affect you and your family.
June 21, 2016

Pool Safety This Summer

Pool related injuries can be prevented if safety measures and precautions are taken by those indulging in swimming activities. Here we discuss steps you can take to keep yourself safe.
June 3, 2016

Hockey Injury Damages

A Montreal boy was awarded $8 Million in damages for a catastrophic hockey-related injury, when the judge determined that the injury exceeded the inherent risks of the game.
January 4, 2016

Accident and Injury Prevention in The New Year

With the onset of winter, there is increased potential for accidents and personal injury while driving, shovelling snow and walking on icy surfaces. We can prevent most accidents to ourselves and family members by taking care and being proactive.
May 12, 2015

Skiing Waivers

Can a waiver prevent an individual from suing a ski resort if they are injured?
January 12, 2015

Ice Skating: Protect Your Head!

The time for skating on Canada's longest outdoor skateway has finally arrived! People of all ages and from all around the world will put on ice skates and test their skating abilities in the following weeks on the Rideau Canal in Ottawa.
July 18, 2014

4 injured in roller coaster derailment

Ontario thrill-seekers might be surprised to read about an amusement park accident that injured four people on July 7 near Los Angeles, California.
June 14, 2014

Bike Helmets

Riding a bicycle and other recreational activities are important for children's health. Unfortunately, these activities also carry a risk of injury.
June 10, 2014

Have you been injured at a water park?

At this time of the year, water parks in Ontario are opening. Water parks can be a great and fun way to spend your hot Summer days. Unfortunately, you can also get injured at a water park.
May 27, 2014

Injuries from Dog Bites/Attacks

Dog owners in Ontario are responsible for the actions of their dogs. The Dog Owners' Liability Act governs and provides that an owner is responsible for a bite or attack by the dog on a person or animal.
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