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Halloween Safety Tips for Drivers

By Dani Grandmaitre of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Oct 31, 2019
Halloween Safety Tips for Drivers
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Tags: Car Accidents, Pedestrian accidents, Safety

The Roads to Safer Travels During Summer Long Weekends

By Burn Tucker Lachaîne LLP Personal Injury Lawyers on Aug 28, 2019
The Roads to Safer Travels During Summer Long Weekends
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Tags: Car Accidents, Negligence, Personal Injury, Safety

Êtes-vous résident de la province du Québec mais blessé en Ontario?

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jul 31, 2019
Êtes-vous résident de la province du Québec mais blessé en Ontario?
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Tags: Accident Benefits, Car Accidents, Negligence, Personal Injury

Can Car Accident Victims Be Reimbursed for the Cost of Cannabis?

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jul 11, 2019
Can Car Accident Victims Be Reimbursed for the Cost of Cannabis?
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Tags: Car Accidents, Negligence, Personal Injury, Serious Injury

Spring into Motion Charity Auction & Dinner

By Laurie Tucker of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on May 13, 2019
The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre's annual Spring into Motion event raises funds for patients of The Rehabilitation Centre.
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Tags: Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Community Involvement, Personal Injury, SCI, Serious Injury

Psychological Injuries Are Real

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Apr 15, 2019
Psychological Injuries Are Real
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Tags: Car Accidents, 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

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

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

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

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

Cyclist's Death Results in Calls for Better Cycling Infrastructure in Ottawa

By Laurie Tucker of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Sep 04, 2016
Cyclist's death results in calls for better cycling infrastructure in the City of Ottawa
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Tags: Bicycle Accidents, Car Accidents, Negligence, Pedestrian accidents, Safety

Claiming Compensation For An Injury Caused By Minor

By Colleen Burn of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Aug 29, 2016
Accident victims are entitled to file an injury claim against the negligent party who caused their injury and losses. However, what happens when the negligent person is a minor? Here we look at one’s legal options when they have been hurt and/or injured in an accident caused by a minor.
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Tags: Accident Benefits, Car Accidents, Negligence, Pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury, Safety

Government Crackdowns on Distracted Driving Accidents

By Colleen Burn of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Aug 24, 2016
Government and police directives throughout North America are aimed at the increasing problem of car accidents and injury caused by distracted driving. Here we look at how the issue of distracted driving has affected Ontarians and the ways in which motorists can reduce incidents.
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Tags: Car Accidents, Negligence, Personal Injury, Safety

Filing An Injury Claim When You Have Contributed To Accident

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jul 19, 2016
Sometimes our actions inadvertently contribute to an accident in which we are injured. However, being guilty of a traffic violation or another act that may have contributed to an accident does not necessarily preclude an injured person from successfully claiming damages against a negligent party.
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Tags: Car Accidents, Negligence, Personal Injury, Safety

Let's Run and Stay Safe

By Colleen Burn of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jul 11, 2016
Ottawa is celebrated for its award-winning running events and its abundance of scenic trails. The newly created 5/15 Farm Run on July 15th is one of many events scheduled for 2016. Remember to practice safety while running to avoid the potential for physical injury.
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Tags: Bicycle Accidents, Car Accidents, Safety

Ontario’s Automobile Insurance Coverage Is Changing Again

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jul 05, 2016
Ontario’s Automobile Insurance Coverage Is Changing Again
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Tags: Accident Benefits, Car Accidents, Free Consultation

Eyewitness Testimony

By Laurie Tucker of Burn Tucker Lachaîne LLP Personal Injury Lawyers on Jun 06, 2016
An eyewitness’ testimony can either make or break your case. Here we take a look at just how important witnesses are in personal injury cases.
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Tags: Car Accidents, Free Consultation, Personal Injury

How Social Media Can Impact Your Case

By Colleen Burn of Burn Tucker Lachaîne LLP Personal Injury Lawyers on May 20, 2016
In a society where technology makes everything accessible with the touch of a button, one should be very careful of how their actions may impact a personal injury claim. Read how sharing status updates and pictures can be detrimental to your case.
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Tags: Accident Benefits, Bicycle Accidents, Boating Accidents, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Dog Bite, Head Injury, Long Term Disability, Motorcycle Accident, Pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury

Citizens for Safe Cycling

By Laurie Tucker of Burn Tucker Lachaîne LLP Personal Injury Lawyers on Apr 13, 2016
Citizens for Safe Cycling
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Tags: Bicycle Accidents, Car Accidents, Community Involvement, Free Consultation, Pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury, Safety, Serious Injury

What Qualifies As A Justifiable Personal Injury Claim?

By Colleen Burn of Burn Tucker Lachaîne LLP Personal Injury Lawyers on Mar 07, 2016
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.
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Tags: Car Accidents, Dog Bite, Free Consultation, Negligence, Personal Injury

Brain Injuries As A Result Of Car Accidents

By Burn Tucker Lachaîne LLP Personal Injury Lawyers on Feb 29, 2016
Your road to recovery continues with us. Here we look at one of the most serious injuries that can result from a car accident and discuss how we can help.
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Tags: Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Head Injury, Personal Injury, Serious Injury

What to ask a lawyer at the first meeting

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne LLP Personal Injury Lawyers on Feb 26, 2016
People are hurt every day and in most cases while they are participating in everyday activities. It’s easy to forget that risk of injury is present almost everywhere and with every decision that is made and even those that aren’t. Here we look at a recent accident and address common questions that are asked by clients.
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Tags: Car Accidents, Negligence, Personal Injury, Safety

More Lives Affected By Impaired Driving

By Burn Tucker Lachaîne LLP Personal Injury Lawyers on Feb 22, 2016
Impaired driving continues to be the cause of numerous injuries and fatalities in Ontario. Stiffer fines and penalties seek to reduce the impact on accident victims and their families.
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Tags: Car Accidents, Impaired Driving, Negligence, Personal Injury