Blog

Recent Articles

Search Articles

of 2

Threshold Issues in Motor Vehicle Accidents in Ontario

In 1990 the government of Ontario passed legislation with the goal of limiting personal injury claims going before the courts to the cases involving the most serious of injuries. For an injured individual to receive compensation for his or her injuries he or she must overcome two obstacles: the threshold [...]

Read more >

Things to consider before you seek a Personal Injury Lawyer

Being a resident of Ottawa, you might often heard of accidents and the serious injuries that come with it. You may not be able to avoid an accident, but you may be prepared to cope up with it. Besides the physical and mental recovery, you need to recover your financial losses as well. To help you with [...]

Read more >

Contingency Fees

Unless you’ve been living in a bomb shelter over the past few years, you’ve seen commercials on television (or heard them on the radio) where they say, with vim and vigor, “You don’t pay unless we win.” Like they’re the only one’s in the Province of Ontario [...]

Read more >

Retaining Local Counsel

A couple of weeks ago I met a new client. She had been involved in a motor vehicle accident three years ago and suffered some significant personal injuries. She knew she would need a lawyer to help her get the compensation she would need to survive for the rest of her life. One day while contemplating [...]

Read more >

R. v. Jordan – Impact on Personal Injury Cases

One of the largest frustrations any personal injury client feels is the length of time it takes to have their matters resolved. Of course, there are lots of factors that can affect the time it takes for a matter to reach a conclusion. Some of those factors include the number of plaintiffs and/or defendants [...]

Read more >

The Importance of Following Medical Advise in Personal Injury Cases

I often wax poetic about damages in civil litigation actions. After all, getting damages is generally why we are involved in litigation in the first place. The idea behind damages is to provide compensation for actual losses. So, as a client, what does that mean for you? Well, if you are looking [...]

Read more >

Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

Being involved in any form of accident can have devastating consequences. As a result of the accident, you may have suffered a injury right here in Ottawa. Your injuries may cause you to endure physical and/or psychological suffering. It may be temporary or permanent. Any injuries you suffer may [...]

Read more >

Careful on the Snow Slides!

A recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision found a municipality was not responsible for the injuries suffered by a festival participant who broke her tail bone while sliding down a man-made snow slide. In the case Martin v. The Corporation of the City of Barrie, the plaintiff was participating [...]

Read more >

Holiday Cheer and Safety

Friends, the holiday season is certainly upon us. It is a wonderful time of year to get together with friends and family to celebrate the festive season and cheer on the coming of the New Year. It can also be a time of danger on the roadways. Let’s all remember to be safe on the roads so that [...]

Read more >

Winter Tires!

It is now below 7°C...friendly reminder from our Ottawa Personal Injury Lawyers to install your winter tires! Winter is coming and it’s time to put your winter tires on! We always recommend have your snow tires installed before the first snow fall. Once it starts reaching below 7°C, [...]

Read more >
of 2