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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

Barrhaven car accident leaves 3 teens injured

On behalf of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Nov 20, 2014
Few teenagers, if any, get behind the wheel of a car for the first time and have a complete understanding of the responsibilities and risks of driving. In fact, a study published earlier this year revealed ...
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Tags: Car Accidents, Negligence, Personal Injury, Serious Injury

SCI patient able to walk again after breakthrough procedure

On behalf of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Nov 08, 2014
According to Spinal Cord Injury Ontario, each week 11 people in the province suffer a new spinal cord injury, and 33,000 people in Ontario are currently living with SCI. Effective surgeries for treating of this kind of devastating injury have historically been elusive, but doctors and scientists con
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Tags: Long Term Disability, Personal Injury, SCI, Serious Injury

What are the consequences of over-serving a patron?

On behalf of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Oct 24, 2014
The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario has strict rules about serving alcohol to intoxicated bar and restaurant patrons.
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Tags: Bar and Tavern Liability, Negligence, Serious Injury, Social Host Liability

Highway 4 collision in Ontario seriously injures 2

On behalf of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Sep 24, 2014
A two-car accident in Wingham sent three people to hospital on Sept. 14. The crash occurred on Highway 4 around 7 p.m., causing the closure of the road overnight while officials investigated and cleared the debris that had spread across the road between the two vehicles.
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Tags: Car Accidents, Negligence, Personal Injury, Serious Injury

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

Motorcyclist injured are being rear-ended by vehicle

On behalf of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Sep 08, 2014
An Ontario man suffered serious injuries after he was involved in a motorcycle accident on Aug. 22. Police said that the injuries suffered by the others ...
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Tags: Motorcycle Accident, Negligence, Personal Injury, Serious Injury

Accident involving truck injures 7

On behalf of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Aug 06, 2014
Ontario Provincial Police say that charges are pending in a two-vehicle accident that sent seven people to hospitals.
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Tags: Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Serious Injury

4 injured in roller coaster derailment

On behalf of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jul 18, 2014
Ontario thrill-seekers might be surprised to read about an amusement park accident that injured four people on July 7 near Los Angeles, California.
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Tags: Amusement Park Accidents, Personal Injury, Serious Injury

Have you been injured at a water park?

On behalf of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jun 10, 2014
At this time of the year, water parks in Ontario are opening. Water parks can be a great and fun way to spend your hot Summer days. Unfortunately, you can also get injured at a water park.
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Tags: Amusement Park Accidents, Serious Injury

4 injured in 6-car collision

On behalf of Burn Tucker Lachaîne Personal Injury Lawyers on Jun 09, 2014
According to the Ontario Provincial Police, a multiple-vehicle accident in Pickering left one person with life-threatening injuries and three others with serious injuries.
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Tags: Car Accidents, Negligence, Personal Injury, Serious Injury