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What is my Personal Injury Claim Worth?

Personal Injury Claim

If you are injured in an accident and are looking for compensation, you may be wondering how much your claim is worth? This is a natural question to ask. But first, it’s important to know whether you have a case. The amount of compensation (called damages in law) depends on how the injuries have impacted

Settlement of Injury Cases for Minors – What You Should Know

Settlement of Injury Cases for Minors

Settlement of injury cases involving minors creates certain challenges for personal injury lawyers and the parents of the minors. The Rules of the Court provides special considerations when a minor settles an injury claim. Those Rules are meant to protect a minor’s interest in settlement proceeds and ensure that the settlements and fees charged by

Privacy Rights in Ontario – Can I Sue for Breach of Privacy?

Understand privacy laws.

Ontario does not have any privacy legislation that is applicable to the private sector. However, the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) applies to private sector organizations that are not federally regulated, as well as federally-regulated organizations, in respect of personal information that the organization collects, uses or discloses in the course

Can I Be Sued if Someone Falls on My Rented Property?

Can I Be Sued if Someone Falls on My Rented Property

“Can a tenant can be held liable to someone who falls and was injured on their rented property?” This was the central issue in a recent Superior Court of Justice decision of Mohebbi v. Yassobi et al., 2021 ONSC 2395 (CanLII). In this case, the tenant’s friend slipped and fell on the ice while visiting

Rules for Local Boating or Watercraft Accidents in Ontario

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Boating accidents can cause serious injury and result in permanent disability. At Quinn Thiele Mineault Grodzki LLP, Ottawa Injury Lawyers, we have handled cases with horrifying injuries caused by boating accidents and have obtained compensation for injury victims and their families.  In many cases boating accidents are caused by someone else’s negligence: inattention, speeding, drunk

QTMG LLP Launches New Website

QTMG Website Launch

Ottawa, Ontario February 9, 2021… Quinn, Thiele, Mineault, and Grodzki LLP (QTMG) announce the launch of the firm’s new website at https://www.ottawalawyers.com/. The site serves as a valuable resource for clients and prospective clients and provides information about QTMG’s personal injury legal services. Visitors can learn about the firm’s services to victims of auto accidents,

Cannabis Landlord Tenant

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In the spirit of getting on the cannabis bandwagon and joining in with comments about how legalization is going to change the landlord and tenant law landscape I want to make the comment: “relax, the sky is not falling, and it will be fine”. Landlords and tenants can take comfort in knowing that their homes

WSIAT and the Mistake of Claiming to be an Independent Contractor

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Generally, when a person is injured while working, they are barred from suing any Schedule 1 Employer for an injury that occurred in the chorus of their employment. In order to bar a worker from suing, many defendants bring what’s known as a “right to application”. This results in a tribunal to determine whether or