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Crumbling or Thin Skull?

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Apr 26, 2021
Crumbling or Thin Skull?
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Tags: Car Accidents, Serious 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

Is it time to excuse jurors from civil cases in Ontario?

By Colleen Burn of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Feb 12, 2021
Ontario Government Considering Elimination of Civil Juries during pandemic and beyond
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Tags: Car Accidents, Serious Injury

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

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

What Happens to Lawsuits in Ontario During the Covid-19 Pandemic?

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Apr 08, 2020
What Happens to Lawsuits in Ontario During the Covid-19 Pandemic?
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Tags: 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

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

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

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

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

Brain Injury Among Women

By Colleen Burn of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Sep 11, 2016
There are differences in the way men and women recover from acquired brain injury (ABI), but research is somewhat lacking in the effects of ABI among women. Two upcoming events will provide valuable information for ABI survivors and their families: a Sept 29th symposium in Toronto on brain injury among women, and a Sept 22nd fundraising dinner in Ottawa hosted by the Brain Injury Association of the Ottawa Valley.
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Tags: Brain Injury, Community Involvement, Head Injury, Personal Injury, Serious Injury

When Can I Seek Compensation for Pain & Suffering

By Laurie Tucker of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Sep 07, 2016
Motor vehicle accident victims who were seriously and permanently injured can seek damages for their pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment in life.
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Tags: Negligence, Personal Injury, Serious Injury

Rowan's Law - Youth Concussions

By Colleen Burn of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jul 07, 2016
Rowan’s Law brings much needed awareness to the seriousness of concussions in adolescent athletes. Learn how concussions may affect you and your family.
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Tags: Brain Injury, Head Injury, Personal Injury, Safety, Serious Injury

Hockey Injury Damages

By Colleen Burn of Burn Tucker Lachaîne LLP Personal Injury Lawyers on Jun 03, 2016
A Montreal boy was awarded $8 Million in damages for a catastrophic hockey-related injury, when the judge determined that the injury exceeded the inherent risks of the game.
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Tags: Negligence, Personal Injury, Safety, Serious 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

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

The Impact of Social Media and Surveillance on Your Claim

By Laurie Tucker of Burn Tucker Lachaîne LLP Personal Injury Lawyers on Feb 19, 2016
Sometimes simple status updates on social media and surveillance video of you engaged in innocent acts can have very negative impact on your personal injury case. Understand how you can help minimize these risks to your personal injury case.
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Tags: Free Consultation, Personal Injury, Serious Injury

Joint Liability In Car Accidents

By Eliane Lachaîne of Burn Tucker Lachaîne LLP Personal Injury Lawyers on Feb 18, 2016
The 2016 ruling in a recent Ottawa trial, Gardiner v MacDonald, has received much media attention, particularly with respect to the alleged negligence of a City of Ottawa bus driver in a fatal crash. The case addresses the issue of multiple causal factors and several defendants in the determination of liability and damages resulting from a car accident.
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Tags: Car Accidents, Negligence, Personal Injury, Safety, Serious Injury

Know Your Rights After Being Injured In An Accident

By Laurie Tucker of Burn Tucker Lachaîne LLP Personal Injury Lawyers on Feb 18, 2016
After a car accident, slip and fall or any other kind of accident, you may not be sure of what you or your family should do. Being informed of your compensatory rights will help you navigate through the recovery period and help you start your life over after a tragedy.
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Tags: Accident Benefits, Car Accidents, Free Consultation, Personal Injury, Serious Injury

Megabus crashes with tractor trailer on Highway 401 near Cornwall

On behalf of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jun 24, 2015
During the afternoon of June 22, 2015, a double decker Megabus and a tractor trailer crashed on Highway 401 near Lancaster, Ontario, close to the City of Cornwall.
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Tags: Car Accidents, Serious Injury

Crush Injuries

On behalf of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on May 06, 2015
In March 2015, an Ottawa man's legs were crushed by the elevator in a senior's co-op building.
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Tags: Personal Injury, Serious Injury

Are you aware of the risks of drowsy driving?

On behalf of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jan 16, 2015
Most Ottawa drivers are undoubtedly aware of the dangers of driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs, and in recent years more people have come to understand that distracted driving....
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Tags: Car Accidents, Safety, Serious 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