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Denial of Long Term Disability Benefits – What to do ?

Denied Long Term Disability Benefits? As part of many employment contracts, employers may offer their employees medical benefits including long term disability coverage known as LTD coverage. In some cases, you may purchase your own LTD policy privately. For any policy, you expect that when you become disabled the insurance company will honour their agreement [...]

2019-03-14T20:57:25-04:00March 14th, 2019|

How to win an Ottawa slip and fall or trip and fall case.

Slip and fall injuries sustained in an Ottawa store. Is it difficult to win a slip and fall case? Slip and fall accidents are fairly common. Slip and falls or trip and falls can cause serious injuries. Falls caused by slips or trips are the most common. Many falls are caused by wet floors, cracked [...]

2018-11-20T11:32:48-05:00November 20th, 2018|

All Sorts of Torts Charity in Support of Breast Cancer Funding

We are proud sponsors of All Sorts of Torts Charity run again this year at the University of Ottawa Law School, organized by the Law  Students Association. The charity run in support of breast cancer is happening this Saturday November 10, 2018 at 10 AM (run starts at around 10:30 AM). The start line is [...]

2018-11-08T13:38:45-05:00November 8th, 2018|

Independent Medical Examinations in Personal Injury Cases

What is an independent medical examination (IME)? In litigation cases relating to personal injury matters, defendants (usually represented by an insurance company lawyer) will often request that the injured person submit to one or more independent medical examinations (IME). While the term used is independent medical examination or IME, it really is a defence medical [...]

2018-11-06T12:56:14-05:00November 6th, 2018|

Experience taking on big insurance companies

Our lawyers come from one of the most successful accident law firms in Ontario. Our legal team has successfully helped thousands of injury victims. With our help, our clients overcome the struggles that come with being injured in an accident. We level the playing field when dealing huge insurance companies that have unlimited resources. Our [...]

2018-10-31T12:43:58-04:00October 31st, 2018|

Ins and Outs of a Wrongful Death Claim

Ins and Outs of Wrongful Death claims in Ontario In Ontario, wrongful death claims are called Family Law Act claims. When a fatal accident causes a death and the death was caused by the negligence or intention act of another person, certain family members have the right to seek compensation from the wrongdoer. In Ontario, [...]

2018-10-24T13:03:52-04:00October 24th, 2018|

Occupier’s Liability Case

Dhaliwal v. Premier Fitness Clubs Inc. - Occupier's Liability Act Case - Fitness Club - Ottawa Accident and Injury Lawyers In a recent case involving an injury sustained at a health club confirms that owners and occupiers of properties have a positive duty to maintain their properties and to ensure the safety of persons invited [...]

2018-10-22T12:26:47-04:00October 10th, 2018|

Evidence in Personal Injury Cases

At our Ottawa personal injury and accident law firm, we have a specific group of injury lawyers dedicated to personal injury cases. Our lawyers have handled thousands of personal injury cases.  No matter how you were injured, chances are that we have handled a similar case. Our injury lawyers can assess your case and all [...]

2018-10-10T22:57:12-04:00October 10th, 2018|

New Changes for Car Accident Victims (SABs)

OVERVIEW OF CHANGES TO THE ONTARIO STATUTORY ACCIDENT BENEFITS SCHEDULE EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2010 Changes to the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS) The insurance industry is a powerful lobbyist in Ontario and in Canada. In Ontario, the recent changes to the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS) which came into effect September 1st, 2010 are an example of the insurance [...]

2018-10-10T22:56:38-04:00October 10th, 2018|