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South Ottawa crash causes serious injury; impairment suspected

On behalf of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Dec 17, 2014
Since the start of the holiday season, we've been discussing the dangers of impaired driving, as the rate of alcohol-related crashes tends to be higher in the midst of holiday festivities. Far too often, impaired driving has devastating consequences for Ontario residents.
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Tags: Bar and Tavern Liability, Brain Injury, Hit and Run, Impaired Driving, Personal Injury, Serious Injury, Social Host Liability

OPP launches Festive RIDE Campaign against impaired driving

On behalf of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Nov 27, 2014
The holiday season is a delightful time to gather with friends, family and co-workers to celebrate the old year and welcome the new one. In anticipation of the festivities, we recently put together a list of 10 tips for hosting a safe holiday party.
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Tags: Bar and Tavern Liability, Impaired Driving, Personal Injury, Serious Injury, Social Host Liability

What are the consequences of over-serving a patron?

On behalf of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Oct 24, 2014
The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario has strict rules about serving alcohol to intoxicated bar and restaurant patrons.
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Tags: Bar and Tavern Liability, Negligence, Serious Injury, Social Host Liability

Minimizing liability while event hosting

On behalf of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Oct 19, 2014
Some readers from Ontario may have an interest in event hosting. While such activities can indeed be fun for those involved, it may also be important to take a few precautions to protect oneself from liability in case of an incident.
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Tags: Bar and Tavern Liability, Impaired Driving, Negligence, Personal Injury, Safety, Social Host Liability

Assault by bouncer

On behalf of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Sep 08, 2014
Unfortunately, all too often, there are incidents at bars and nightclubs which involve staff (typically bouncers, but not always) assaulting patrons. These establishments (taverns) are subject to very specific rules when it comes to the service of alcohol and the use of force.
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Tags: Bar and Tavern Liability, Social Host Liability