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When Is It Time to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney?

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Somatic Symptom Disorder – What it is and how can you prove it?

Somatic Symptom Disorder – What is it and how can we prove it? Justin A. Villeneuve Lawyer – Personal Injury The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recently crystallised the importance of considering how psychiatric injuries accompany physical ones. In Saadati v. Moorhead, Saadati was in a car accident and suffered psychological and emotional trauma. He…

Kanata Lawyers | Community Involvement

Allan Snelling LLP & The 2019 Kanata Race Day Allan Snelling LLP was in attendance and contributing as proud sponsors to this year’s Kanata Race Day. It was a truly spectacular day both in weather and charitable contribution. From the team at Allan Snelling LLP, we’d like to thank all who attended and helped with…

Should I waive my right to a home inspection?

Should I wave my right to a home inspection? Vlado Hajtol Partner – Solicitor We placed an offer on a house, which was accepted by the sellers. The agreement is conditional upon a satisfactory home inspection. The house was built only a few years ago and we are considering waiving our right to a home…

Personal Injury: What steps can you take to protect yourself?

What should I do if I am injured and someone else is responsible? Patrick Snelling Partner – Litigation As a litigation lawyer, I am often retained weeks, months or even years after a client has suffered an injury as a result of another’s negligence. Ideally, if you are injured as a result of someone else’s…

Do you need a Lawyer to review your commercial lease?

I run a small business and I am currently in the process of looking for commercial space. Do I need a lawyer to review the lease? J. Robert Allan Partner – Solicitor A commercial lease is a complex legal document. In addition to the usual but important commercial provisions such as the term of the…

Ottawa Employment Lawyers | Duty to Accommodate & Frustration

Duty to accommodate – Where do employers draw the line? Justin A. Villeneuve Lawyer – Litigation Answer: Employers should do what they can to accommodate their employee’s disability, but there’s a line to be drawn between accommodation and frustration of the employment contract. If the contract is in fact “frustrated”, the employer can end the…

Ottawa Employment Lawyer | Termination and Lawsuits

I was fired without cause. My employer has given me an offer. Should I take it? Justin A. Villeneuve Lawyer – Litigation Answer: Employers aren’t handcuffed to their employees. If they act in accordance with their statutory and common law obligations, employers are free to part ways with employees without cause. Typically, the employer is…

Ottawa Personal Injury | Cyclist and Car Accidents

I was a cyclist involved in a car accident. What are my rights? Justin A. Villeneuve Lawyer – Litigation Answer: In short, the same as those of a driver or passenger. Liability may be handled differently, but the cyclist maintains a right to claim against the at-fault driver and seek benefits from the applicable insurer.…

Ottawa Personal Injury | Car Accident and No Insurance

What if I or the other driver don’t have insurance? Justin A. Villeneuve Lawyer – Litigation Answer: Ontario’s auto insurers provide accident benefits and liability insurance. The accident benefits claim and the tort claim both work together toward covering your losses stemming from the accident. So, what happens when one of the parties involved doesn’t…

Ottawa Personal Injury | How Lawyers Get Paid

What does “no fee unless you win” actually mean and how do most personal injury lawyers get paid?   Answer: Taken literally and with knowledge of what goes into every account “no win, no fee” is a legitimate statement. That means: Yes, the lawyer will not get a fee if you don’t receive compensation. However,…

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