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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

School Bus Safety

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne LLP Personal Injury Lawyers on Feb 29, 2016
While students in Ontario are rarely hurt while riding inside school buses, the frequency of accidents involving students hit by cars while getting on or off a bus is fairly high. Driver inattention is the most common cause of pedestrian-vehicle accidents involving bus students, and this negligent action can have devastating consequences.
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Tags: Negligence, Pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury, Safety, School Bus Accidents

Learn More About Bill 31 - Making Ontario Roads Safer Act

On behalf of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Aug 31, 2015
The Ministry of Transportation hopes that with the impending and continued changes to the existing traffic laws in Ontario, citizens will be more protected when utilizing the roadways in the province.
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Tags: Accident Benefits, Car Accidents, Pedestrian accidents, School Bus Accidents

Pedestrian struck and killed by an OC Transpo Bus in Ottawa

By Burn Tucker Lachaîne LLP Personal Injury Lawyers on Nov 06, 2014
On November 3, 2014, Victoria Buchanan, a 25 year old Ottawa resident, was struck by an OC Transpo bus after falling as she ran to catch the bus. Although efforts were made by paramedics to revive Ms. Buchanan...
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Tags: OC Transpo, Pedestrian accidents

School Bus Safety - 2014-09-08

On behalf of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Sep 08, 2014
Children in Ontario headed back to school last week so we thought we would take this opportunity to highlight school bus safety issues.
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Tags: Car Accidents, Negligence, Pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury, Safety, School Bus Accidents, Serious Injury