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April 26, 2021

Crumbling or Thin Skull?

Columbia recently released a decision in a claim where the plaintiff was injured in 2 motor vehicle accidents in 2015 and 2018: Boyetchko v. […]
April 23, 2021

Ottawa Food Bank’s “Firm Filling Fridges” 2021 Campaign

Again this year, Burn Tucker Lachaîne PC proudly supported the campaign “Firms Filling Fridges” in support of the Ottawa Food Bank.  The campaign […]
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 28, 2021

How to Keep Mental Health a Priority in the Litigation Context

One would think that with increasing awareness and reduction in the stigma of mental illness, barriers to treatment and disability support would be […]
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 […]
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 14, 2021

Can My Family Be Compensated for My Injuries

Did you know that under the Family Law Act, members of your immediate family may be eligible for compensation for injuries you suffered in […]
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 […]
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