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La défense d'ex turpi causa non oritur actio dans l'arrêt Belton c Spencer

By Catherine Dion-Gagnon of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Apr 27, 2021
Dans l'arrêt Belton c Spencer, la Cour d'Appel de l'Ontario réaffirme les principes juridiques voulant que la doctrine d'ex turpi causa non oritur actio ne s'applique pas aux dommages-intérêts servant à compenser pour une lésion corporelle.
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Tags: Negligence, Personal Injury

I just witnessed an accident. What do I do?

By Catherine Dion-Gagnon of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Mar 29, 2021
I just witnessed an accident. What do I do?
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Tags: Car Accidents, Free Consultation, Hit and Run, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Serious Injury

How much is my claim worth? The cap on pain and suffering

By Dani Grandmaitre of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Mar 19, 2021
How much is my claim worth? The cap on pain and suffering
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Tags: Car Accidents, Free Consultation, Negligence, Personal Injury, Serious Injury

How to keep mental health a priority in the litigation context

By Colleen Burn of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Feb 28, 2021
How to keep mental health a priority in the litigation context
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Tags: Free Consultation, Long Term Disability, Personal Injury, Serious Injury

Criminal vs. Civil trial – What’s the difference?

By Catherine Dion-Gagnon of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Feb 19, 2021
Criminal vs. Civil trial – What’s the difference?
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Tags: Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Serious Injury

Should I Join a Class Action Lawsuit?

By Laurie Tucker of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jan 25, 2021
Class action certification rejected by the Superior Court of Justice in relation to the OC Transpo crash at Westboro Station
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Can My Family be Compensated for My Injuries?

By Catherine Dion-Gagnon of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jan 14, 2021
Can My Family be Compensated for My Injuries?
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Tags: Personal Injury, Serious Injury

60 DAYS NOTICE REQUIRED FOR SLIP AND FALL ON ICE OR SNOW

By Laurie Tucker of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jan 11, 2021
60 DAYS NOTICE REQUIRED FOR SLIP AND FALL ON ICE OR SNOW
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Burn Tucker Lachaîne Partners are Certified Specialists in Civil Litigation

By Dani Grandmaitre of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jan 04, 2021
Did you know that our three partners at Burn Tucker Lachaîne have been certified as specialist in civil litigation by the Law Society of Ontario and are the only women in Ottawa to be certified as such? The Law Society of Ontario is the legal regulatory body of lawyers and paralegals in Ontario. When you are licensed as a lawyer by the Law Society of Ontario, you can practice in any area of the law. Some of us practice in only one area and others practice in several areas of the law. The only distinction amongst lawyers licensed by the Law Society of Ontario is one where some lawyers are certified as specialists in a specific area of the law. The certified specialist program has been in place for over 30 years. You are probably wondering what becoming a Certified Specialist means? It is a recognition that: 1. this lawyer is a leader in her or his field; 2. this lawyer has met established standards of experience and knowledge requirements; 3. this lawyer has maintained exemplary standards of professional practice. Becoming a Certified Specialist in civil litigation is not an easy task. The lawyer must have: 1. practiced for a minimum of 7 years 2. had substantial involvement in civil litigation, including mastering substantive law, practice, and procedure 3. complied with all professional standards requirements. There are high standards to be met before one can become a certified specialist. Those include several years of practice, recent trial experience, and having a substantial involvement in an area of the law. Some lawyers do not have the expe
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The First Thing That You Should Do If You Are Injured on Someone Else’s Property

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Dec 24, 2020
The First Thing That You Should Do If You Are Injured on Someone Else’s Property
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Tags: Community Involvement, Pedestrian accidents, Personal Injury, Safety

Pourquoi embaucher un avocat francophone?

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Aug 01, 2020
Pourquoi embaucher un avocat francophone?
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Les procès civils avec jury – l’Ontario considère les abolir

By Dani Grandmaitre of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jun 24, 2020
Les procès civils avec jury – l’Ontario considère les abolir
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Tags: Personal Injury, Serious Injury

Ice flying from cars – Who can I sue?

By Dani Grandmaitre of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jan 28, 2020
Ice flying from cars – Who can I sue?
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Tags: Car Accidents, Free Consultation, Head Injury, Negligence, Personal Injury, Safety, Serious Injury

Failure to Mitigate Damages – What Does It Mean for Injury Victims Involved in a Lawsuit?

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Dec 21, 2019
Failure to Mitigate Damages – What Does It Mean for Injury Victims Involved in a Lawsuit?
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Tags: Car Accidents, Personal Injury

Poursuivre la municipalité: 10 jours pour l'aviser

By Dani Grandmaitre of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Oct 28, 2019
Poursuivre la municipalité: 10 jours pour l'aviser
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Tags: Free Consultation, Negligence, Personal Injury

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

Major Changes to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board

By Laurie Tucker of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on May 13, 2019
Ontario Budget proposes reforms to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board's compensation model.
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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

Long-Term Care Facilities in Ontario: A Resident’s Rights

By Janan Arafa of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Feb 19, 2019
Long-Term Care Facilities in Ontario: A Resident’s Rights
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Tags: Negligence, Personal Injury

Les jurys civils en Ontario : La recherche d’une juge de la Cour supérieure de la justice à Ottawa

By Janan Arafa of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jan 21, 2019
Les jurys civils en Ontario : La recherche d’une juge de la Cour supérieure de la justice à Ottawa
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Tags: Personal Injury

The City of Ottawa Struck Again by Tragedy

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jan 16, 2019
The City of Ottawa Struck Again by Tragedy
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Tags: Community Involvement, OC Transpo, Personal Injury

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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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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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

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