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Injured from a Slip, Trip or Fall?

A Good Litigation Lawyer Takes Your Case All the Way All lawyers are not created equal. Agreeing to a settlement to avoid a long and costly court battle is often in the best interest of the injured party who has suffered enough, and who just wants to get back to their normal life. Of course,

When to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

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Accidents happen all the time. Some accidents are not cause for concern and the worst injuries that ensue are minor bumps and bruises. However, in other cases, after more serious accidents such as car collisions, severe injuries to the spine, brain, internal organs and nerve damage, can be sustained. In the most catastrophe of cases,

Is It Worth It? What You Can Learn From A Free

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In the right situation, hiring an accident lawyer can be extremely beneficial: they can help you sort through the aftermath of your accident with efficiency and can also help you get the financial compensation you deserve.  However, not every scenario warrants working with a lawyer. This is why taking advantage of free lawyer consultations, when

A Personal Injury Lawyer for Small Accident Claims

It’s vital that a personal injury lawyer is present for accident claims. For small claims, is a personal injury attorney necessary? Ottawa law firms encourage you to choose the right answer. An attorney is just as important for small claims as it is for large claims.  The stigma is that a personal injury lawyer isn’t

Filing a Personal Injury Claim: Are You Under Video

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Picture this situation: you’ve been injured in a car collision and you have brought a personal injury compensation claim against the at-fault driver and his insurance company. On a few consecutive days you notice a strange car parked on your street and in it there is a man who appears to be taking pictures… Could

Questions to Ask a Potential Personal Injury Lawyer

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One of the first things that has to be done after getting into a vehicle accident is to get a free lawyer consultation from a few lawyers in your area. This is especially important if you are injured in the accident, and it was due to the neglect of someone else. In a case like

Dashboard camera soon to be mandatory?

One of the latest YouTube sensations is the strange and sometimes hilarious videos captured by dashboard cameras. These cameras have become very common in some parts of Europe and, although they have been used to capture interesting moments, they have become an important part of the evidence in some motor vehicle accidents.  Motor vehicle accidents

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