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

By Janan Arafa of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Dec 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?
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Tags: Personal Injury

Throwing a Party this Holiday Season? Know Your Obligations as a Social Host

By Laurie Tucker of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Dec 03, 2018
Throwing a Party this Holiday Season? Know Your Obligations as a Social Host
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Tags: Impaired Driving, Personal Injury, Social Host Liability

La responsabilité des occupants

By Dani Grandmaitre of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Feb 12, 2018
Avec la neige et le froid vient la glace et les périls de l’hiver. En tant que propriétaire de maison, vous devez vous assurer que votre entrée n’est pas dangereuse.
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Tags: Personal Injury

Increased penalties for distracted and careless driving

By Colleen Burn of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jan 31, 2018
Increased penalties for distracted and careless driving
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Tags: Car Accidents

Car Seat Safety

By Dani Grandmaitre of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Dec 15, 2017
Did you know that according to the Ministry of Transportation car collisions are the number one cause of preventable injuries leading to death in children? Although a car seat cannot help you avoid a collision, it can significantly reduce the severity of your child’s injuries when used properly.
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Tags: Car Accidents, Head Injury, Personal Injury, Safety, Serious Injury

What Are Non-Earner Benefits?

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Nov 28, 2017
What Are Non-Earner Benefits?
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Tags: Accident Benefits

Who is Responsible if You Slip on an Icy Sidewalk?

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Nov 26, 2017
Who is Responsible if You Slip on an Icy Sidewalk?
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Tags: Community Involvement, Negligence, Pedestrian accidents

Fundraising Event for the Step Up Program

By Laurie Tucker of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Oct 27, 2017
Fundraising event in support of the Brain Injury Association of the Ottawa Valley raises almost $30,000.00 on Tuesday, October 24, 2017.
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Tags: Community Involvement

CPP Disability and LTD Insurance Benefits

By Laurie Tucker of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Oct 23, 2017
For those who would qualify, they should consider applying for CPP disability benefits, even in cases where an LTD or other insurer might have the right to deduct the CPP disability payments.
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Tags: Long Term Disability

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

By Burn Tucker Lachaîne LLP Personal Injury Lawyers on Sep 10, 2017
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.
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Tags: Bicycle Accidents, Car Accidents, Free Consultation, Impaired Driving, Negligence, Pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury, Safety

What Should You Know About “Referral Fees” Between Lawyers?

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Aug 11, 2017
What Should You Know About “Referral Fees” Between Lawyers?
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Tags: Personal Injury

Court Action Against Your Landlord

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Aug 02, 2017
Court Action Against Your Landlord
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Tags: Free Consultation, Negligence, Personal Injury

Bikes and Badges in Cornwall

By Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jun 06, 2017
We had a great time distributing helmets at the Cornwall Community Police Services' Bikes and Badges event, where children learned about bike safety.
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Tags: Bicycle Accidents, Community Involvement, Safety

Helmets on Kids - 10 years in Ottawa

By Laurie Tucker of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on May 23, 2017
Helmets on Kids - 10 years in Ottawa
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Tags: Bicycle Accidents, Community Involvement

Recreational waivers and your rights as a consumer

By Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Apr 30, 2017
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.
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Tags: Amusement Park Accidents, Negligence, Personal Injury, Safety

Grade six students hold successful mock trial!

By Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Apr 25, 2017
Students learn about the Canadian legal system as part of the Ontario Bar Association's Law Day programming.
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Tags: Community Involvement

Put temptation out of reach: how to avoid distracted driving

By Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Apr 18, 2017
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.
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Tags: Car Accidents, Community Involvement, Negligence, Personal Injury

When I sue

By Dani Grandmaitre of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Mar 31, 2017
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.
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Tags: Car Accidents, Free Consultation, Pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury, Serious Injury

Pourquoi choisir un avocat francophone?

By Dani Grandmaitre of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Mar 24, 2017
Même si le défendeur est unilingue anglophone, vous, en tant que personne francophone, avez le droit de demander à ce que l’instance soit bilingue. C’est pourquoi il est important de bien choisir son avocat et préférablement de choisir un avocat parlant votre langue.
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Tags: Car Accidents, Free Consultation, Personal Injury

Ski Day with SCI Ontario a great success

By Colleen Burn of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Mar 01, 2017
Ski Day with SCI Ontario a great success
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Tags: SCI, Safety

Who is Responsible for a Dog’s Actions?

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Feb 24, 2017
Who is Responsible for a Dog’s Actions?
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Tags: Dog Bite, Free Consultation

The Comfort of a Bowl of Soup

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Feb 18, 2017
The Comfort of a Bowl of Soup
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Tags: Community Involvement

Can I Sue My Landlord If I Was Injured in My Apartment?

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Feb 07, 2017
Can I Sue My Landlord If I Was Injured in My Apartment?
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Tags: Free Consultation, Negligence

Freeze / thaw conditions can lead to treacherous conditions

By Colleen Burn of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jan 20, 2017
Freeze / thaw conditions can lead to treacherous conditions
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Tags: Negligence, Pedestrian accidents

A winter hazard: Snow and ice breaking loose from vehicles

By Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Dec 30, 2016
Winter driving comes with difficult conditions. One risk that might not be so obvious is the risk of snow and ice breaking loose from a vehicle and causing a car accident.
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Tags: Car Accidents, Free Consultation, Negligence, Personal Injury, Safety

Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

By Laurie Tucker of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Dec 05, 2016
Hiring a personal injury lawyer
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Tags: Car Accidents, Free Consultation, Personal Injury

Tips for Keeping Your Property Safe This Winter Season

By Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Nov 24, 2016
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.
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Tags: Negligence, Personal Injury, Safety

Accident Involving Stroller Raises Concerns About Pedestrian Accidents

By Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Nov 18, 2016
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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Tags: Car Accidents, Negligence, Pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury, Safety

Helping Victims with Scars and Disfigurement

By Laurie Tucker of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Nov 12, 2016
Scars and disfigurement arising from a motor vehicle accident, burn, or another serious incident, have a substantial long-term impact on the lives of accident victims, both in terms of physical suffering and psychological ramifications. Victims may be entitled to compensation if someone’s negligence caused their injury.
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Tags: Car Accidents, Free Consultation, Negligence, Personal Injury, Serious Injury

Third cyclist injured using recently opened bike lane on O'Connor Street

By Laurie Tucker of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Nov 09, 2016
Third cyclist injured using recently opened bike lane on O'Connor Street
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Tags: Bicycle Accidents, Car Accidents, Free Consultation, Negligence, Personal Injury, Serious Injury