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Month: October 2013

Statutory Deductible in Motor Vehicle Cases

In Ontario, under the Insurance Act, motor vehicle cases were damages for pain and suffering are awarded under the sum of $100,000.00, a $30,000.00 statutory deductible applies. It is argued that the logic behind a statutory deductible is generally considered to be to deter modest claims by those with modest injuries. In Van Winckle v.

Changing Technology and the Practise of Injury Law

Quinn Thiele Mineault Grodzki LLP, personal injury lawyers Ottawa, is always keeping up with developments in the law and advances in legal technologies.  The advent of portable electronic tablets, such as the Ipad as led to a radical transformations in the manner lawyers and law firms manage their client’s file. As we progress into the

Reviewing Old Caselaw: Taking the Taxi to Daycare

The taxi company was using a normal 4 door sedan to transport children, aged 3 to 6 years old to a local school. The taxi company loaded up to 8 kids into the car at a time. The problem was that the locks on the back door of the car were of the push down