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January 11, 2021

60 Days Notice Required for Slip and Fall on Ice or Snow

In early December 2020, in anticipation of the winter weather season, the Ontario government passed Bill 118. This piece of legislation has a […]
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 […]
December 24, 2020

The First Thing That You Should Do if You Are Injured on Someone Else’s Property

If you are injured on someone else’s property in Ontario, you have the right to claim compensation from the property owner for your […]
December 14, 2018

A municipal sidewalk at the entrance to a patio in front of a coffee shop? Can the coffee shop also be an occupier?

A municipal sidewalk at the entrance to a patio in front of a coffee shop? Can the coffee shop also be an occupier?
November 26, 2017

Who is Responsible if You Slip on an Icy Sidewalk?

Who is Responsible if You Slip on an Icy Sidewalk?
January 20, 2017

Freeze / thaw conditions can lead to treacherous conditions

Freeze / thaw conditions can lead to treacherous conditions
November 24, 2016

Tips for Keeping Your Property Safe This Winter Season

Winter means freezing rain, snow, and ice, and also typically results in an increase in slip, trip and fall accidents on residential and commercial properties. Here are precautionary steps that you can take to prepare for winter weather and reduce the risk of someone being injured on your property.
July 4, 2016

Municipalities Are Liable When Someone Is Injured If City Failed To Take Due Care

If someone is injured on an unsafe condition on a municipal property, the municipality may be liable for any losses that resulted from the accident.
March 7, 2016

What Qualifies As A Justifiable Personal Injury Claim?

You have just been hurt in an accident and now what? Here we take a look at some of the most common types of personal injury cases in Ottawa and advise you on whether you have just grounds to receive financial compensation.
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.
September 17, 2015

Dangers of Slip and Fall Accidents

On the advent of Fall Prevention Month this November, we take a look at this common type of accident and some of the places and injuries associated with it.
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.
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