Month: April 2015

The Right Steps to Take Following Truck Accidents

truck 640x278 1

Commercial truck accidents are serious matters. If you were involved in a truck accident or know of a family member that was recently in a truck accident, whether or not it resulted in a serious injury, you may be wondering what the next step should be. This is a general guide for truck accidents and

Why You Should Hire a Slip and Fall Lawyer for Your

slip and fall lawyer

Unfortunate things happen in life – like slip and falls. In the event of a slip and fall, one often wonders if it is worth hiring a lawyer or taking their personal injury to a small claims court. It is often thought that personal injury claims can be dealt with without a lawyer. But, it

Do I Need An Ottawa Lawyer Even If I Plan To Settle?

Ottawa lawyer gavel

Suffering from a personal injury can be devastating. Fortunately, most personal injury cases (over 90%) are settled without the added stress of a trial. Although a claimant is not legally required to hire an Ottawa lawyer to claim compensation, in many cases it is strongly recommended, and here’s why: 1. Although hiring a law firm

Understanding Premises Liability: Injury at an Outdoor

premises liability concerts

Summer is a time for festivals, concerts and all types of outdoor gatherings. There’s nothing like the feeling of being surrounded by thousands of people listening to your favourite band playing live. Festivals and concerts are filled with fun, good times and great music. Unfortunately, there is a dark side to festivals and concerts; they

Is Your Landlord Liable for Slips, Trips, and Falls?

slips trips falls

Slips, trips, and falls can happen anywhere, to anyone. To many they’re little more than simple accidents. But sometimes, these “accidents” are entirely preventable. Very often, properties that aren’t properly maintained will have hazards around them that can result in some serious slips, trips, and falls resulting in serious bodily harm. In these cases, it’s

What Your Lawyer Needs to Know About Your Car

car accident injuries

Car accident injuries are extremely stressful; they heighten emotions, cause intense anxiety and negatively affect your daily life. Every minute we spend on the road is spent avoiding accidents, but occasionally, they do happen. When they do, it’s best to find Ottawa lawyers who specialize in car accident injuries. Once you’ve selected the Ottawa lawyers