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I want to change personal injury lawyers; how can I do that?

I want to change personal injury lawyers how can I do that

You always have the right to change lawyers. If you are unhappy with your injury lawyer, you should start by talking to them about your concerns as it is often in your best interests not to make a change while your case is ongoing. If your current lawyer is unable to address your concerns and

How long does a personal injury case take to settle?

How long does a personal injury case take to settle

Personal injury cases will most often take several years to settle. While this may seem “wrong” the reality is that the vast majority of accident cases need this much time to be resolved properly. Personal injury cases that are reconciled quickly are most often settled for too little compensation without regard to the real impact

Will I be called as a witness in my personal injury case?

Will I be called as a witness in my personal injury case

The very simple answer is “yes”.  At some point you will be acting as a witness in your own case. However, do not worry! You are never acting on your own and you will not be required to figure it all out by yourself.   Your personal injury lawyer in Ottawa from QTMG LLP will be

Will my personal injury case go to trial?

Will my personal injury case go to trial

While anyone contemplating bringing a claim for injuries sustained might worry about “going to trial”, it is very likely a fool’s errand to wonder about this question at the start of a case. There are far too many variables in every personal injury case to be able to know if a case will go to

My dog bit another dog, can I be held responsible?

My dog bit another dog can I be held responsible

 Yes, if your dog bites another dog you can be held liable for damages. The Dog Owners’ Liability Act of Ontario provides that dog owners may be strictly liable for injuries suffered by persons and other dogs who are attacked or bitten by their dog. A dog bite lawyer in Ottawa may seek to extend

What should I bring with me to my first meeting with a personal injury lawyer?

What should I bring with me to my first meeting with a personal injury lawyer

The first meeting with your personal injury lawyer in Ottawa is especially important. The injury lawyer will obtain all the relevant facts about your accident, determine limitation periods applicable and provide you with a preliminary opinion on your case. In some cases, there are time-periods that must be met and the lawyer will review these

Attorney Michael Thiele’s Interviewed on CTV about The LTB Backlog

CTV News Landlord Tenant Board backlog

Attorney Michael Thiele, Senior Partner with Quinn Thiele Mineault Grodzki LLP, spoke with CTV News recently to help bring clarity to the situation around the Ontario Landlord Tenant Board (LTB) and its backlog of cases. Thiele talked about the grave scenario offering insights and an expert’s perspective.   During the course of the interview, Thiele offers

Ontario Increases Funds for Clearing Landlord Tenant Board Backlog

Ontario Increases Funds for Clearing Landlord Tenant Board Backlog

Ottawa Lawyer, Michael Thiele Weighs In on the Announcement    In a recent interview with the Ottawa Citizen, Michael Thiele, an Ottawa lawyer who represents both landlords and tenants, offered his views on the latest announcement by the Ontario government. Attorney General Doug Downey announced that over the next 3 years, Ontario will spend in excess

What Can I Expect From a Personal Injury Claim?

What Can I Expect From a Personal Injury Claim?

Regardless of what you see in the movies, most lawsuits are boring and tedious, with hundreds of details that must be dealt with before you may see a resolution. Most people aren’t familiar with the steps and complexities involved with personal injury claims. Although each personal injury case is different, there are general stages within each case that

Why Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer Is Important

Why Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer Is Important

The law governing a personal injury case is complex and complicated. Although universal healthcare may pay for your medical bills after a serious injury, once you are out of the hospital, you may have more medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses from taking time off work to heal. A personal injury law firm in