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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Why Hire Langevin Morris Smith Personal Injury Lawyers

Langevin Morris Smith LLP offers personalized service to help you through one of the most challenging periods of your life. When you hire Langevin Morris Smith, we are your advocates, and we make working with insurance companies easier. When you hire us, we will deal with the insurance company for [...]

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Driverless Cars: A New Future in Personal Injury Litigation?

How many times have I sat in rush hour traffic dreaming about the ability to flick the switch to auto pilot while I hop in the back seat for a nap on the ride home! While this may seem a bit far flung, at this very moment, the reality is automated vehicles, or driverless cars, are NOT too far in the [...]

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Television vs. Reality

Since law school I’ve heard dozens, if not hundreds, of clients and self-represented people on the other side of the table say things like “I watch People’s Court, I know my rights”. Sure. And I watch Grey’s Anatomy so I can perform surgery! While there is a certain [...]

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