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Injured Person’s Rights if Injured While on ODSP – Ottawa Injury Lawyer Talks About ODSP and Personal Injury Cases

Injured Person’s Rights if Injured While on ODSP   In cases where a person is receiving benefits from the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), receiving compensation from the person who caused the injuries may very well have an impact on what ODSP pays. When settling a personal injury matter, it [...]

By |April 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Injured Person’s Rights if Injured While on ODSP – Ottawa Injury Lawyer Talks About ODSP and Personal Injury Cases

Can You Sue Casinos for Losing Money?

Can You Sue Casinos for Losing Money?   Gambling can be addictive. In one evening, a person can win or lose a fortune. The Court of Appeal of Ontario has recently addressed the issue of whether or not a person can sue the Casino for damages in certain circumstances.    [...]

By |October 24th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Can You Sue Casinos for Losing Money?

Medical Malpractice Claims in Ontario

 Medical Malpractice in Ontario   Do you know someone that was injured or died as a result of suspected medical malpractice?   Every day doctors, nurses, surgeons and other hospital staff help people heal and provide excellent care. However, from time to time, mistakes can happen. In some cases, the [...]

By |June 24th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Medical Malpractice Claims in Ontario

Injured in an accident in Ottawa, Ontario and Suffered Loss of Income?

Loss of Income and Loss of Competitive Advantage in Ottawa Injury Cases   After a serious injury, many people are unable to work for a period of time or are unable to return to work at all. The loss of ability to earn income becomes a major factor in the [...]

By |May 16th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Injured in an accident in Ottawa, Ontario and Suffered Loss of Income?

The use of Facebook and Twitter to defame someone can be costly !

Facebook, Twitter and Defamation ! Ottawa Injury Lawyers Comment on Recent Case   The wide spread use of social media has facilitated the ability of people to defame each other, sometimes anonymously or simply through electronic means which can quickly spread through the Internet. The use of words to defame [...]

By |May 13th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on The use of Facebook and Twitter to defame someone can be costly !

Ottawa Car Accidents and Insurance / Medical Coverages

Car Accidents and Coverages   In Ontario, car accident victims receive medical care covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP), which is the primary publically funded health care system that accident victims have access to in Ontario. OHIP covers family physicians, hospital visits, specialists, ongoing medical treatments, blood and [...]

By |May 11th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Ottawa Car Accidents and Insurance / Medical Coverages

Do All Accident and Injury Cases Need to Go To Trial?

Summary Judgments in Ontario   The case of Abuajina v. Haval, 2015 ONSC 7938 (CanLII) deals with a rule of the court called “summary judgment”. It is a process by which the Court can make a decision in a summary way which would not require a full expensive trial.   [...]

By |May 11th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do All Accident and Injury Cases Need to Go To Trial?

Can you sue for falling in a restaurant or pub in Ottawa, Ontario?

Falls in Businesses - When Can You Sue?    In the case of Kania v 1618278 Ontario Inc (c.o.b. Heart and Crown Irish Pubs), 2015 ONSC 7042, the Court addressed the issue of Occupiers Liability.   The Occupiers’ Liability Act of Ontario imposes obligations on owners and occupiers of premises [...]

By |May 11th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Can you sue for falling in a restaurant or pub in Ottawa, Ontario?

When Speeding Kills in Car Accidents – Ottawa Injury Lawyers

    Car Accidents and Speeding   In a recent case called Gardiner v. MacDonald, 2016 ONSC 602, the Court addressed issues that come up in car accident cases where speeding may be a factor.   In this case, an accident between a public bus and a sport utility vehicle [...]

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