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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

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

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

Drunk Driving Accidents and Wrongful Death

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne LLP Personal Injury Lawyers on Feb 18, 2016
Driving while impaired is a choice that takes a terrible toll on the victims and families of the victims. Whether car accidents result in wrongful death or severe injuries, accident victims and their loved ones commonly suffer a long term impact that can never be undone.
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Tags: Car Accidents, Impaired Driving, Negligence, Personal Injury, Safety

What Are Your Rights As A Passenger?

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne LLP Personal Injury Lawyers on Jan 26, 2016
Accidents unfortunately occur every day and while we often hear about the personal injury claims for drivers of the vehicles involved in the accident, what about the rights of the passengers who were injured? Here we look at the legal options available to passengers injured in a car, truck or motorcycle accident.
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Tags: Accident Benefits, Car Accidents, Impaired Driving, Negligence, Personal Injury, Safety

Hosting a Safe and Joyful Holiday Party in Your Home

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne LLP Personal Injury Lawyers on Dec 07, 2015
You can be held legally responsible for injuries and damages caused by your intoxicated guest after they leave your home. How can you host a safe and joyful party in your home?
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Tags: Car Accidents, Impaired Driving, Safety, Social Host Liability

Drinking-Driving and Personal Injury

On behalf of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jun 18, 2015
Drunk driving is one of the most avoidable contributors to personal injury and death in Canada.
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Tags: Impaired Driving, Personal Injury

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

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