Post-Collision Mental Health – The Treatment Hurdle A look at the L.A.T.’s decision and reconsideration of 18-007991, J.V. and Intact Insurance Company Justin A. Villeneuve Lawyer – Personal Injury Insureds involved in car accidents should have access to accident benefits, regardless of who is at fault. Amongst other things, accident benefits cover the insured’s post-collision…

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estate planning tips

Many people don’t want to think or discuss the fact that they won’t always be around. The thought of this can upset and worry individuals, but the reality is that it is something that needs to be discussed. Without proper planning, there are hosts of problems you can encounter, and without proper planning and consideration,…

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when to call an accident lawyer

You may think that calling a car accident Lawyer is only necessary if you’ve been injured in an automobile accident, but that’s not true. Even if no one is physically hurt — or you don’t believe you’re physically hurt immediately following an accident — you should always call a personal injury Lawyer. There are many…

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hire personal injury lawyer

Most people can probably name at least one personal injury Lawyer. They’re the ones who advertise on TV, on the radio, even on park benches and billboards. But do you know what a personal injury Lawyer actually does, how much they cost, and why you might need to hire one in the first place? There…

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FLEMING FITNESS GOLF TOURNAMENT Supporting The Brain Injury Association of The Ottawa Valley Allan, Snelling LLP was in attendance at this year’s annual golf tournament hosted by Fleming Fitness at the Loch March Golf & Country Club here in Kanata. It was a great day and event to supplement an excellent cause. All proceeds from…

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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…

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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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Kanata CA personal injury, family, and real estate law firm

Last month local newspapers reported the case of a McDonald’s employee in Kanata who was dismissed after receiving poor performance reviews. The employee received more than $100,000.00 in court. Why? The short answer is that the judge in this case found that although the employee’s performance was not perfect the employer did not have “just…

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Kanata CA personal injury, family, and real estate law firm

What Does De-Criminalization Mean? A good question. It is not a legal term. It is a political phrase which is at best ambiguous, and perhaps dangerous in so far as it invites assumptions which are not accurate. We have all heard the term used in the context of a debate currently in vogue with the coming federal election. If…

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Kanata CA personal injury, family, and real estate law firm

We are buying our first home. The bank insists that we add my father as a co-owner of the home in order to qualify for the mortgage amount we need. The entire down payment is coming from our savings and we will be making all the mortgage payments. I would rather not include my father…

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