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Slips and Falls on Ottawa Municipal and Private Property – Know Your Rights!

Ottawa Slip and Fall Accident Lawyer Marc Quinn sees his fair share of slip and fall injury cases in Ottawa. With nearly 20 years experience in accident and injury cases, he has seen all types of slip and fall cases. With the weather in Ottawa, he received many calls relating to slip and fall accidents on private property and on public property like sidewalks, roads and municipal facilities. Extremely icy walkways make for slippery falls and walking is often a hazard for pedestrians in Ottawa. Often, CBC News reports falls in the City of Ottawa either on private property or on municipal sidewalks. Pedestrians are hurt and wanting compensation. They often turn to Marc Quinn, Ottawa accident and injury lawyer to start personal injury lawsuits against the municipality …

Car Accident Injury Victims Suffer Another Hit by Changes to the Insurance Act of Ontario

Catastrophic determinations under the Insurance Act of Ontario The definition of catastrophic impairment changed in 2010. It will change again in 2016 and it is not good news for car accident injury victims. The changes to the definition may make it more difficult for injured persons to claim “catastrophic impairment” in motor vehicle accidents in Ontario. For collisions that occur on or after September 1, 2010 but before June 1, 2016 the definition of a catastrophic impairment is as follows: In Ontario, the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS), define in his clauses 2(1.2)(f) and (g) what we can consider as a catastrophic impairment. Basically, the law define it as follow: For the purposes of this Regulation, a catastrophic impairment caused by an accident is, paraplegia or quadriplegia; the …