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Can your Ottawa injury lawyer tell an effective story?

The importance of story telling in personal injury cases In all cases, but more so in the context of personal injury cases, the importance of effective storytelling is something many lawyers forget. An effective injury lawyer should concentrate on the facts of the case, also know the law, but a good handle of the facts and ability to story tell can make a world of a difference in reaching settlement or winning at trial. A good story teller in an injury lawyer can convince a trier of fact (judge or jury) that the injured person’s case should be viewed from their perspective. The store telling should enable the jury to consider themselves in the shoes of the injury victim, sympathize with their story, suffering etc. and empathize with …

Wrongful Death Cases in Ontario – Ottawa Injury lawyer – Ottawa Wrongful Death Lawyer Explains Some Principles – Family Law Act Claims for Death of Family Members

Wrongful Death Cases in Ontario – Ottawa Injury Lawyer Explains Some Basic Principles – Family Law Act Claims In Ontario, family members (listed in the Family Law Act) can advance wrongful death claims against the person or persons who caused the death of a family member. In Ontario, “wrongful death” claims are called Family Law Act claims. Section 61 of the Family Law Act is the statutory provision that allows family members to seek wrongful death damages. That section of the Family Law Act of Ontario states in part as follows: Family Law Act PART V DEPENDANTS’ CLAIM FOR DAMAGES Right of dependants to sue in tort 61. (1) If a person is injured or killed by the fault or neglect of another under circumstances where the person …