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Month: November 2014

Understanding Premises Liability

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Property owners have a legal obligation to ensure that their property is maintained to avoid causing injuries to visitors. This concept is called premises liability and can be more formally defined as the duty of a property or land owner to maintain the property by keeping the premises in safe conditions, taking steps to correct

Truck Accidents: Do You Know Your Rights?

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Did you know that each week over 612,000 trucks travel along Canada’s roadways? With this many trucks on the road, it is easy to see why truck accidents are becoming more common. These accidents account for almost one-fifth of all motor vehicle deaths and 5% of all the injuries. As truck accidents are becoming more

What to Do When You’ve Been Bitten by a Dog

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They say dogs are a man’s best friend and this can be true. However, a dog without proper training can be a man’s worst enemy. Dog bites are unpredictable and can happen in a blink of an eye. If you have been bitten by a dog, you may want to take legal action. There are

Misconceptions About Lawyers in Ottawa Law Firms

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It can be easy to conjure up an image of a lawyer from what you’ve seen on television. When most people think of a lawyer, they think of someone who is headstrong, outspoken and money driven. Those who may need to hire a lawyer can be turned off because of these images. However, just like

What to Do After a Workplace Injury Occurs

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Most of us never think we will be a victim of a workplace accident and so we never consider what we would do if we ever found ourselves in that situation. However, workplace accidents are more common than you think and can happen in all occupations. If you are ever in a workplace accident, it

Emerging Trends Shaping the Ottawa Legal Industry

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In the 21st century, the legal industry has become a multifaceted organization mirroring the complexity of Canada’s law. To remain competitive and efficient, many emerging trends in the legal industry are heavily influenced by technological and environmental factors. Listed below are several upcoming trends that are transforming how Ottawa lawyers practice their profession!  Alternative Legal