Happy to share some Ottawa injury lawyer reviews.

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Our Ottawa injury lawyers are happy to receive feedback from our clients.  We take these words to heart and although we know we’ve been able to help people change their lives, we will often have clients pop by the office, or email us, once their case has settled and is closed. They just want to say thanks.  Here are a few words from a couple of recent clients:
“I would like to thank you for all that you have done. It’s been a long journey but made much easier by yourself and your team.”
Thank you.”
K.M.
“Thank you so much Dave for everything you have done. Hope you have a great rest of your day. 
We purchased a beautiful property between Smith’s Falls and Perth. If you are ever in the area feel free to drop by. “
Cheers,
D.C.

Our Ottawa personal injury lawyers care..

Our Ottawa injury lawyers believe that one of the main reasons we are so successful in helping our clients is that we really do care about our clients and their families. We have developed a good understanding of what our clients and their families are going through.
Rebuilding a life after an accident and serious injury is one of the most difficult things one can do. Our Ottawa injury lawyers understand that many of things that were once taken for granted can no longer be taken for granted. Simple things like walking up stairs, doing your own groceries, holding down a job can sometimes be unrealistic following an accident. We often explain to our clients that they can’t be mad at themselves for not being able to do what they once did, before their accident.
Over the years, we have come to realise that our clients need to hear this and appreciate the advise.  We believe we help our clients heal sometimes just by simply listening , allowing them to vent and then brainstorming solutions to everyday problems with our clients and their families.
Our Ottawa injury lawyers understand.  We care and we’re here to help.

Ottawa accident results in compensation for soft tissue injury.

Our Ottawa personal injury lawyer settle cases almost daily. Here is a case Denis Alisic recently settled for our client , without having had to go to court.

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Our Ottawa injury lawyers set out to help get our client what she needed: support and compensation for soft tissue injury. Our Ottawa injury team worked closely with “TP” following her accident. Our goal is to always  ensure all our clients receive maximum compensation for their injuries and TP was no different. . TP was a 43-year-old single woman from Ottawa, Ontario.  One day, she was driving her vehicle when suddenly she was rear ended.

Injuries Resulting From Accident

As a result of her accident, TP suffered soft tissues injuries to her neck and a head concussion. Unfortunately, her head concussion symptoms and neck pain did not resolve. She continued to experience sensitivities to light, noise and difficulties with attention and concentration. Despite her injuries, she was able to return to full time work as a teacher but with difficulties due to her symptoms.

A Soft tissue injury is known as the damage of muscles, ligaments and tendons throughout the body. Common soft tissue injuries usually occur from a sprain, strain, a one off blow resulting in a contusion or overuse of a particular part of the body. Many car accidents result in soft tissue injuries. Often times, soft tissue injuries can result in pain, swelling, bruising and loss of function. Our Ottawa personal injury lawyers often meet with people who are suffering from a soft tissues injury.

Compensation for soft tissue injury

Although TP was able to resume her life, our Ottawa personal injury team knew that down the road our client may need compensation. There are some cases where soft tissues never completely heal and maximum compensation is needed . After private settlement conference, we were able to get the insurance company to settle. TP received $107,000 from the tort action and continues to receive monthly Ontario Accident Benefits to cover the costs for treatments related to her injuries.

 


How much compensation for a hit from behind accident ?

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Accident Scenario:

Rear-end collisions or ” hit from behind accidents” are some of the most common types of accidents we see as Ottawa injury lawyers. In most cases, when a vehicle hits  you from behind, it is usually them who is at fault. Very rarely will the driver who was hit  be found at fault. The rationale behind this is that typically all drivers are supposed to leave enough room in front of their vehicle that allows for enough room for the driver to come to a complete stop should the vehicle in front of them suddenly need to brake and stop.  Our Ottawa injury lawyers were contacted about an accident of this nature. Our client  “YT” was involved in a car accident that left her injured. YT was a 41 year old mother of two children. One day she was driving her vehicle when suddenly she was hit from behind at approximately 50 km/h. You might not think 50km/hr is very fast; however when a vehicle travelling at that speed and hits another vehicle, the results can be devastating.

Injuries Resulting From Accident:

No two accidents are alike. Our client was involved in a serious accident that left her  suffering from chronic pain in her neck, back and shoulder, post concussive symptoms, major depression, anxiety and pain disorder. Thankfully, she was able to go back to work on a modified and part time basis. Hopefully over time, her injuries will continue to heal and she will be able to return to full-time work when she is ready.

Compensation for Injury:

Our Ottawa injury lawyers are very experienced in Ontario personal injury law. After a mandatory mediation session, Ottawa injury lawyer Denis Alisic was able to negotiate a favorable settlement with the insurance company in the amount of $240,000.00. This meant no trial and our client was able to receive compensation in a short amount of time. Currently she continues to receive monthly medical and rehabilitation accident benefits from her insurance company .

If you have been injured in a “hit from behind” accident, you are likely not at fault. If this accident has caused you injuries, then you are likely in need of Accident Benefits such as medical and rehabilitation benefits and income replacement benefits. It’s important that you explore your options and make an informed decision. Our Ottawa injury lawyers are available for FREE CONSULTATIONS if you are looking for advice and whether or not there is support and compensation available to you.

*Please note: Past results are not necessarily indicative of future results and that the amount recovered and other litigation outcomes will vary according to the facts in individual cases.


Laser treatment accident results in compensation for neck burns.

Ottawa injury lawyer discusses laser treatments and compensation for burn injuries.

There are all sorts of laser treatment therapies on the market these days.  It’s important that one does complete research before seeking out such treatments. The reality is that laser treatments can also result in very serious accidents. The product or machine can fail, technicians may not be well trained. Lawsuits relating to injury from laser surgery are on the rise, and physicians have been held liable even if they were not personally operating the machinery or performing the procedures.

Health Canada watches over the sale, importation and labeling of laser machines that are used for various treatments such as hair removal and the province of Ontario directs the local public health units to maintain a standard for the equipment such as sanitary  conditions. Sadly there isn’t a body that regulates the actual use of the laser machines that emit high-intensity light and can cause severe and permanent injuries.  Yet, these machines can be found all over Ontario and Canada in physician’s offices, medical clinics, hair salons and spas.

Accident Scenario:

Our Ottawa injury team was contacted by a 43 year old woman from Cornwall. One day she was receiving laser skin tightening treatment. Like many, she figured  there would be no harm in seeking a skin tightening treatment. In fact, it would bring her positive results.   She was wrong . Unfortunately following the treatment she sustained second degree burns to her neck which required immediate medical treatment. Our Ottawa injury lawyers worked closely with “CC” to ensure she received maximum compensation for her burn injuries.

Injuries Resulting From Accident:

Our client suffered second degree burn injuries to her neck area from a laser treatment accident. Burns can cause extensive and devastating injuries and Facial burns or neck burns can vary from relatively minor injuries  to severe debilitating injuries. Thankfully in our client’s case, her burns were second degree and not all layers of the skin were destroyed.

Compensation for Injury:

Our Ottawa injury lawyer’s set out to help our client and negotiated on her behalf. Eventually, we were able to persuaded and present our facts to the insurance company and we settled CC’s case  a private settlement conference without having to go through prolonged litigation proceedings.  The result was our client received the compensation she needed and deserved.

If you have been injured as a result of laser treatment, it’s important you know your rights.  Contact an experienced personal injury lawyer who knows about burn injuires and laser treatments and find out what options are available to you.

*Past results are not necessarily indicative of future results and that the amount recovered and other litigation outcomes will vary according to the facts in individual cases.


Pembroke accident results in compensation for twisted ankle.

Pembroke Accident: Slip and Fall

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Accident Scenario:

Our Ottawa personal injury lawyers received a call one day from a woman. She was going about her daily routine when suddenly she slipped and injured herself. She was unsure of her rights. Can you sue for a slip and fall accident? Who would she sue? Would an insurance company cover her costs? Would an insurance company compensate her for her injuries? What if she knew the person who owned the property?  These are all valid questions and questions our Ottawa injury lawyers are asked daily.  The most frequent question we get asked is  “How much compensation does one receive for a slip and fall accident? ”  Our personal injury team listened to all her questions and concerns and then came up with a plan. Our lawyers worked closely with “TB” to ensure she received maximum compensation for her orthopedic injuries. TB  was a 40-year-old woman from Pembroke. One day she was going outside to walk her dog. She set out  her back porch stairs when suddenly she slipped off of a step and twisted her right ankle. The porch steps were not maintained properly and were missing a plank thus making them too narrow and contrary to the building code.

Injuries Resulting From Accident:

As a result of her slip and fall accident, TB suffered a chipped bone in her foot which thankfully fully healed following conservative treatment. Not all our clients have such luck. Often times in a slip and fall accident, bones break and never heal quite the same.  What seems like a small fracture or broken bone can end up being life-altering for some.  Thankfully this was not the case for TB.

Compensation for Twisted Ankle Injury:

While every case is different and every injury is different, we were able to help TB get compensation. We worked on behalf of TB and negotiated with the insurance company . We ended up suing her landlord’s insurance company, as well as the property management company’s insurance company. After tough negotiations,  we were able to get the insurance company to settle at a private settlement conference without having to go through prolonged litigation proceedings. Our client was very thankful, as she wanted it to be over and done with.

How a slip and fall accident lawyer can help..

If you have been injured in a slip and fall accident, don’t be afraid to ask questions. Your injuries may not be permanent; however that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be compensated. Our Ottawa personal injury lawyers offer free consultations and can walk you through your rights . It’s important you make an informed decision when it comes to starting a lawsuit. Let us help.

*Past results are not necessarily indicative of future results and that the amount recovered and other litigation outcomes will vary according to the facts in individual cases.


Ottawa slip and fall accident results in compensation for ankle fracture.

Ottawa Slip and Fall Accident

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compensation for fractured ankle

Accident Scenario

Our injury lawyers in Ottawa worked closely with our client “GP” to ensure she received maximum compensation for her injuries. GP was a 63-year-old woman from Ottawa. One day she was walking in a parking lot and slipped and twisted her right ankle on a freshly painted line during a rain storm. These types of slip and fall accidents are not uncommon. A change in weather can suddenly bring on hazardous situations.  Often times when it rains, the ground can become slippery. Freshly painted ground can cause an even bigger hazard.

Injuries Resulting From Accident

Stores, private residences and municipalities have a responsibility to keep their premises safe.  This means that they must make their property as  reasonably safe as possible to ensure that there are no hazards and that people entering their property are not at risk to serious injury, as the result of a slip and fall or trip and fall accident. Unfortunately in our client’s situation, the freshly painted line did cause a serious hazard when it became wet and consequently our client suffered very serious personal injuries,  including a right ankle fracture.

Compensation for Injury

A slip and fall accident can be caused my many different things. Typically, most slip and fall accident cases we see involve:

  • cracks in pavement or uneven sidewalks
  • stairs that are not to code or dangerous
  • wet or damp floors
  • mats that are not lying flat or not secured properly
  • icy or snow on walkways
  • item not properly secured and fall off shelves in stores
  • property that has not regularly been inspected and repaired
  • items that have fallen on the floor in stores ( example : someone who slips on a grape)
  • shopping cart accidents

These are just some of the more common slip and fall accidents we see. Our client was injured on someone else’s property. Thankfully her injuries healed well , after she treated her injury correctly with proper rehabilitation and physiotherapy. We were able to help have her treatments covered and after tough negotiation we were able to get the insurance company to settle at a private settlement conference. GP received $ 35,000 from the tort action . Thankfully most bone fractures heal well and quickly. Our client was one of the lucky ones whose injuries can heal. Not all slip and fall accidents end this way.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a slip and fall accident, it’s important you treat your injury properly to ensure that the healing process is 100% and it’s important you know what compensations you may need and are entitled to.

* Past results are not necessarily indicative of future results and that the amount recovered and other litigation outcomes will vary according to the facts in individual cases.


Ottawa accident results in soft tissue back injury.

Our personal injury lawyers are proud to help our clients and their families. Recently, our team helped a man who was suffering from soft tissue injuries.

Accident Scenario

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Our Ottawa personal injury team worked closely with “AA” to ensure he received maximum compensation for his injuries. AA was a 58-year-old man from Ottawa, Ontario. One day, he was driving his vehicle when suddenly his vehicle was T-boned by another vehicle.

Injuries Resulting From Accident

AA suffered soft tissues injuries to his lower back. Prior to this collision AA was involved in another motor vehicle accident several years prior and was suffering from chronic pain symptoms.

Compensation for soft tissue back Injury

After the mediation, our Ottawa injury lawyers were able to negotiate on our client’s behalf and the insurance company to settle without having to take the matter to trial. This was very good news for ou client as he really did not want to drag out his case any longer and was happy that the matter was able to settle quickly and fairly. AA received $51,000.00 from the tort action. Our client also received accident benefits, inlcuding income replacement benefitsand medical/rehab benefits. Our Ottawa personal injury lawyers were also able to settle his accident benefits file for approximately $20 000.

Soft Tissue Injury

Soft tissue injuries are typically categorised depending on the time frame of injury and the healing processes that are occurring at that time. The stages of a soft tissue injury are commonly referred to as:

1) Acute

2) Sub-Acute

3) Late-Stage

4) Chronic Phase

How Does Treatment Vary ?

Depending on the nature of the injury, treatments will vary depending upon the severity of an injury.  A physiotherapist would be the best person to diagnose and treat soft tissue injuries. Upon examination and diagnosis, a physiotherapist can determine the best plan for recovery and treatment of the soft tissue injury.

If you have been injured and are suffering from a soft tissue injury, you may feel like it will heal and eventually go away. It may or it may not. Proper diagnosis and treatments will help with the healing process. It’s important you take a soft tissue injury seriously. You may require many , many physiotherapy appointments and these can add up.  Our personal injury lawyers can help you explain you rights and help get you compensation to cover things such as loss of income, physiotherapy appointments etc.  You owe it to yourself and your children to get informed.

* Past results are not necessarily indicative of future results and that the amount recovered and other litigation outcomes will vary according to the facts in individual cases.


Injury Compensation for Traumatic Brain Injury, chronic pain, and pelvic and ankle fractures

Compensation for Traumatic Brain Injury, chronic pain, and pelvic and ankle fractures

Accident Scenario:

Our client was crossing the street in a safe and prudent manner when suddenly and without warning she was hit by a motor vehicle. The car accident caused serious personal injuries more particularly described below. Had the matter proceeded to trial it was very likely that a judge or jury would have found the driver entirely liable for the accident.

Injuries following the accident:

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The head injury, an intracerebral bleed, was the primary injury causing her to suffer from headaches, dizziness, cognitive impairments, among other symptoms. She was also required to undergo surgery on her ankle. We referred her to a team of  top occupational therapists who assisted with her rehabilitation, and who helped her become more independent in her everyday environment. While she made a remarkable recovery, it was apparent that her psychological and physical impairments would impact her in the workplace ultimately reducing her future earning capacity. Thankfully, our personal injury lawyer team has the resources to help her start a new life with her existing injuries. 

Compensation:

We settled her tort claim for an all-inclusive amount of $950,000. and the accident benefits side of her case for $1,075, 000. bringing her total compensation to $2, 025 000.Ontario Insurance Claims

Accident Benefits:

Our client’s injuries were deemed catastrophic by the insurance company. This increased the amount of accident benefits that she was entitled to. We eventually settled her accident benefits claim for an additional $1,075,000.

Our Injury Lawyers:

Our clients’ often face a long difficult road to recovery. Much time is spent with treatment providers to help with rehabilitation and maximizing independence. What’s special about our Ottawa personal injury lawyers  is that we understand our clients’ medical needs allowing us to refer them to top treatment providers based on their circumstances. This in turns pays dividends for our clients in the long run. Our client is now able to start  rebuilding her new life, which will no doubt be faced with challenges.  We are happy we were able to help her get much needed maximum compensation and the proper medical supports in place.  We wish her all the best and will follow her in her road to recovery. 
* Past results are not necessarily indicative of future results and that the amount recovered and other litigation outcomes will vary according to the facts in individual cases.

How our lawyers helped get maximum compensation for an elbow injury and other injuries.

Maximum Compensation for Elbow Injury

 Accident Scenario:

elbow injuryOur client was hit by vehicle in a private parking lot. It wasn’t perfectly clear who was responsible for the accident. Despite this, we were able to obtain maximum compensation for her injuries that will help pay for future care, rehabilitation, medical expenses, and income losses, among other things.

Injuries Resulting From Accident:

Following the accident our client was taken immediately to the hospital. She was discharged from the hospital with cuts and bruises and a sore elbow. She returned to hospital as the pain in her elbow did not dissipate and learned that she had suffered a fractured elbow. She was eventually diagnosed with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). Her condition was not improving despite various treatments and interventions including physiotherapy. As a result of the accident she was also experiencing psychological disorders and soft tissue injuries to her neck, back, and hips.

Compensation For Elbow Injury:

Early on in the litigation process we were in disagreement with the insurance company about the amount of damages that was reasonable in the circumstances. We, nevertheless, believed in our client and understood that she was in pain which was affecting all aspects of her life. We had our client examined by several doctors who diagnosed that she was suffering from chronic pain and other injuries. We eventually settled her tort claim for approximately $700,000 all-inclusive on the tort side of the claim and then also settled the accident benefits side of the claim. This will, of course, never eliminate the pain but will assist to provide care and income in the future, and help her live life with these ongoing impairments.

Accident Benefits:

We fought tirelessly to have our client deemed catastrophic by her insurance company. This increased the amount of accident benefits that she was entitled to. We eventually settled her accident benefits claim for approximately an additional $800,000.

Our Injury Lawyers:

We stick by our clients during these very difficult times. We work hard to build trust and instill confidence in our clients allowing them to discuss matters openly and frankly with us. We build strong relationships with our clients which allows us to better understand their needs and requirements. Being injured in an accident can be devastating.  Our lawyers understand and care about what our clients are going through and we aim to help our clients in every way possible.

*Past results are not necessarily indicative of future results and that the amount recovered and other litigation outcomes will vary according to the facts in individual cases.


A Recent Case Involving Compensation for Chronic Pain

Personal injury Ottawa cases and compensation amounts.

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Compensation for Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain is an injury our lawyers see frequently.  It often results from an accident and can be debilitating and life altering. Every person who suffers from chronic pain will experience varying amounts of pain.  Every accident is unique and our lawyers understand that each and every one of our clients has a unique set of circumstances surrounding their accident and injuries.

Accident Scenario:

Our team of Ottawa injury lawyers worked closely with our client to ensure she received maximum compensation for her injuries.  Our client was  a  39-year-old single woman from Cornwall, Ontario. One day, she was a driver in a car and was ” T-Boned ” by another vehicle.

Injuries Resulting From Accident: 

Our client suffered very serious personal injuries including chronic pain, post concussion symptoms anxiety and psychological difficulties as the result of the accident. These are injuries that are not to be taken lightly and required a serious plan to be put in place and that plan required maximum compensation.

Compensation For Dental Injury and Psychological Injury:

After the mandatory mediation session, our personal injury lawyers were able to get the insurance company to settle without having to go to court. Not dragging this out was crucial to our client.  She received $200,000 from the tort action and another $24,000 from her Ontario Accident Benefits Insurer. While this $224,000 in compensation will never erase the damage that has been done, it can help her adjust to a new life with rehabilitation, benefits and support.

Our  Injury Ottawa Lawyers Can Help You:

Since 1999, we have been helping people get through their accidents , come up with a plan for rehabilitation and ensure maximum compensation. Our team cares about the well-being and future of our clients and their families.  We try to make the entire process as painless and easy as possible.  That includes working around our clients’ schedules, meeting at their homes or hospital rooms and taking on extra duties to help alleviate the stress and uncertainty our clients experience following an accident. For more information that relates to compensation for chronic pain, visit www.ottawainjury.ca/chronic-pain