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Our Blog about Personal Injury Law & More

Whether a loved one has been injured, you’re seeking help with a separation agreement or you’ve been charged with a crime, you need the help of an experienced lawyer. Before calling a lawyer, you can gain a little insight from our blog.

Paquette & Paquette has a team of experienced lawyers on staff who are ready to provide you with legal advice, and our blog outlines some basic tips regarding everything from brain injuries to real estate law. Read our blog posts below to learn more about these areas of law, and contact our office to set up a consultation for our legal services.

  • 23/06/2020
    Everything You Need to Know About Suing for Damages After an Accident

    No one leaves their homes thinking that they'll be getting into a car accident, even though it happens approximately 160,000 times on an annual basis in Canada.

    We know how terrifying (not to mention, painful) this can be. You might be concerned about paying for costs, or even the pain from your injuries.

    After all, medical treatment and vehicle damage can have a steep price, even if you're accident is considered minor in nature. 

    That's when compensation for a car accident or compensation for motorcycle accident comes in the form of suing for damages.

    Keep on reading for a full breakdown of what types of damages you can recover in a personal injury lawsuit.

    Read More
  • 23/06/2020
    A Guide to Proving Negligence & Fault in a Personal Injury Claim

    There were nearly 155,000 auto accidents across Canada in 2017. While the overall number of auto accidents that involve injuries and fatalities is on the decline thanks to better auto manufacturing standards, they're still happening at astonishingly high rates.

    Any time you are injured in an auto accident and you take the opposing party to court, you need to prove that they acted negligently in order to prevail. How do you go about proving negligence? Read on to find out!

    Read More
  • 22/04/2020
    8 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

    Sudbury’s Paquette & Paquette is a personal injury law firm that helps accident victims get the compensation they deserve. If you have been hurt in an accident brought about by someone else’s fault, you want to be focusing on recovery from your injuries, not struggling to understand the insurance claims process or worrying about missing deadlines. An experienced personal injury lawyer can relieve your burden and maximize the compensation you receive. Read on to discover the top reasons why you should hire a personal injury lawyer in Sudbury.

    Read More
  • 22/04/2020
    Injured in a Slip and Fall? Why You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

    Paquette & Paquette’s personal injury lawyers in Sudbury want you to know how common slip and falls are and how serious slip and fall injuries can be. Statistics show that falls are a top cause of hospitalizations and emergency room visits in Ontario, second only to motor vehicle accidents. A broken step, icy parking lot, or an item carelessly left on the floor can cause a nasty fall that leads to serious personal injury such as broken bones, whiplash, and chronic pain. Head and brain injuries are quite common as a result of slip and falls. If you have been hurt in a “trip and fall” or “slip and fall” accident, you want to protect your rights and ensure that you receive proper compensation. The best way to do that is to hire an experienced personal injury lawyer.

    Read More
  • 22/04/2020
    Nine Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Disability Lawyer

    Sudbury disability lawyers at Paquette & Paquette pride themselves on helping clients understand their rights and get the compensation that is rightfully theirs. You expect that disability insurance will provide peace of mind and a reliable source of income if you are temporarily or permanently unable to work due to illness or injury such as depression, cancer, fibromyalgia, MS, or chronic pain. Unfortunately, the long-term disability (“LTD”) claims process can be very complex, and the insurance company may deny your claim, terminate your benefits, or demand additional evidence of your disability. If that is the case, it is important that you immediately seek legal advice from a lawyer with extensive LTD experience (contact our Sudbury disability lawyers now for help). If your LTD benefits have been denied or terminated, or you need legal advice with respect to your LTD claim, here are 9 questions to ask before hiring a disability lawyer.

    Read More
  • 04/02/2020
    After a Car Accident, Here is Why You Should Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

    Sudbury personal injury lawyers at Paquette & Paquette get results for their clients that prove time and again why hiring a personal injury lawyer is the best choice for car accident victims. Our law firm has been representing injured plaintiffs for over 50 years. We have built a strong reputation for protecting the rights of our clients and maximizing compensation in their claims for personal injury. Sudbury lawyers at our firm add value to every claim they handle. Here is how they do it, and why you should consider hiring a personal injury lawyer to help you with your case.  

    Read More
  • 09/04/2019
    Have You or a Family Member Suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury? Depend on Sudbury’s Trusted Brain Injury Lawyers

    Traditionally, brain injuries were often overlooked in personal injury accidents, including in hospital emergency rooms and when more obvious life threatening injuries take precedence. As a result, it could be weeks, months or years before the injured party of a motor vehicle accident, sports injury, slip or trip and fall, or assault learns that some persistent impairments are due to an undiagnosed traumatic brain injury. If you or a family member needs legal representation, Paquette & Paquette are your experienced and trusted brain injury lawyers in the Sudbury & Val Caron area.


    Read More
  • 09/04/2019
    Do You or a Family Member Have an Injury Claim for Sexual Assault? Depend on Sudbury’s Trusted & Compassionate Lawyers

    Sexual assault is an unfortunately common offence, with one in three women and one in sex men sexually assaulted at some point in their lifetime, whether in childhood or as an adult. Victims of physical or sexual assault can suffer severe and long-term physical and psychological effects, with everything affected from family life to the ability to hold a job.


    Read More
  • 13/02/2019
    Injured in an Auto Accident in Sudbury? Hire a Car Accident Lawyer

    Car accidents can happen any time, even to the most cautious drivers. Accidents on the road can be the result of drunk driving, distracted driving, speeding, winter weather, and more. Regardless of how an accident occurs, it’s important to understand what your next steps should be. Even in a state of shock, try to remain calm and call the authorities. At this stage, contact information should be exchanged between all parties involved in the accident, including any witnesses who may be able to provide further details about what happened. Most importantly, seek immediate medical treatment for any injuries sustained in the crash. If you need advice or are pursuing a case against the driver responsible, our experienced car accident lawyers are here to help.

    Read More
  • 13/02/2019
    When Do You Need a Long-Term Disability Lawyer in Sudbury?

    Whether temporary or permanent, disability can take away your capacity to earn a living. Since most people cannot rely on their savings alone during periods of unemployment; hence, long-term disability (LTD) insurance can help. If you become too disabled to continue working, LTD policies will ensure you get paid a portion of your lost income. While most people get insurance through their employer, there are also options to buy insurance on your own or even share the costs with your employer. Typically, plans can last you up to the age of 65, but be sure to read the fine print as individual policies vary. If you are seeking compensation, consult a disability lawyer today. The longer you delay, the harder it can be to fight for the compensation you deserve.

    Read More
  • 01/10/2018
    What Kinds of Cases Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Handle?

    Should I call a Sudbury personal injury lawyer?
    If you’ve been recently seriously injured in an accident, it’s essential that you know your rights and what legal actions are available to you. In Ontario, our courts recognize something called “duty of care.” This means that all Canadians are required to take steps in certain circumstances to ensure that others will not be injured. If someone has been negligent in their responsibilities and you’ve been injured as a result, you may need to contact a personal injury lawyer to help you pursue legal action.

    At Paquette & Paquette, we can advocate for your interests in court, with insurance companies, and in out-of-court negotiations.

    Read More
  • 01/10/2018
    Four Ways a Brain Injury Lawyer Can Help You

    Four Ways a Brain Injury Lawyer Can Help You

    Many people don’t fully realize the legal, financial and emotional ramifications of suffering a traumatic brain injury. Head trauma caused by workplace hazards, a vehicle accident or playing sports, can have catastrophic, life-long repercussions. A victim’s day-to-day life may be altered in devastating ways, both in the short and long term. Having a knowledgeable brain injury lawyer in Sudbury on your side can help you navigate the legal system and ensure that you and your family receive the care and compensation you’re entitled to after suffering a brain injury. Here are four essential ways a Sudbury brain injury lawyer can assist you.

    Read More
  • 14/02/2018
    Steps to Take After a Motorcycle or Snowmobile Accident

    Having an accident with a motorcycle can be terrifying. According to Statistics Canada, you are 13.5 times more likely to die from a motorcycle accident than you are from a car accident. It’s no wonder the moments following such an accident can be extremely hectic. Here at Paquette & Paquette, we make sure that our clients are taken care of in the aftermath of their motorcycle accident or snowmobile accident in Sudbury. Let our team of experts show you the steps you need to take after an accident.

    Read More
  • 22/11/2017
    Understanding a Personal Injury Claim

    Every year, thousands of people have the misfortune of sustaining a personal injury, and many do not seek compensation. It is easy to see how after an accident, you may be overwhelmed and busy focusing on your recovery rather than following deadlines to file a claim. Our personal injury lawyers in Sudbury can take over this process for you, so you can focus on getting better.

    Read More
  • 22/06/2017
    What you should know about car accidents in Sudbury

    Summer in Sudbury is synonymous with vacationing and glorious road trips. But with the extra volume of cars on the road and longer hours behind the wheel, you need to be extra vigilant. The last thing you want is to have an accident. Even a small fender-bender can put a serious damper on your vacation and bring up unexpected health problems down the road.


    Read More
  • 23/06/2020
    Everything You Need to Know About Suing for Damages After an Accident

    No one leaves their homes thinking that they'll be getting into a car accident, even though it happens approximately 160,000 times on an annual basis in Canada.

    We know how terrifying (not to mention, painful) this can be. You might be concerned about paying for costs, or even the pain from your injuries.

    After all, medical treatment and vehicle damage can have a steep price, even if you're accident is considered minor in nature. 

    That's when compensation for a car accident or compensation for motorcycle accident comes in the form of suing for damages.

    Keep on reading for a full breakdown of what types of damages you can recover in a personal injury lawsuit.

    Read More
  • 23/06/2020
    A Guide to Proving Negligence & Fault in a Personal Injury Claim

    There were nearly 155,000 auto accidents across Canada in 2017. While the overall number of auto accidents that involve injuries and fatalities is on the decline thanks to better auto manufacturing standards, they're still happening at astonishingly high rates.

    Any time you are injured in an auto accident and you take the opposing party to court, you need to prove that they acted negligently in order to prevail. How do you go about proving negligence? Read on to find out!

    Read More
  • 22/04/2020
    8 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

    Sudbury’s Paquette & Paquette is a personal injury law firm that helps accident victims get the compensation they deserve. If you have been hurt in an accident brought about by someone else’s fault, you want to be focusing on recovery from your injuries, not struggling to understand the insurance claims process or worrying about missing deadlines. An experienced personal injury lawyer can relieve your burden and maximize the compensation you receive. Read on to discover the top reasons why you should hire a personal injury lawyer in Sudbury.

    Read More
  • 22/04/2020
    Injured in a Slip and Fall? Why You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer

    Paquette & Paquette’s personal injury lawyers in Sudbury want you to know how common slip and falls are and how serious slip and fall injuries can be. Statistics show that falls are a top cause of hospitalizations and emergency room visits in Ontario, second only to motor vehicle accidents. A broken step, icy parking lot, or an item carelessly left on the floor can cause a nasty fall that leads to serious personal injury such as broken bones, whiplash, and chronic pain. Head and brain injuries are quite common as a result of slip and falls. If you have been hurt in a “trip and fall” or “slip and fall” accident, you want to protect your rights and ensure that you receive proper compensation. The best way to do that is to hire an experienced personal injury lawyer.

    Read More
  • 22/04/2020
    Nine Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Disability Lawyer

    Sudbury disability lawyers at Paquette & Paquette pride themselves on helping clients understand their rights and get the compensation that is rightfully theirs. You expect that disability insurance will provide peace of mind and a reliable source of income if you are temporarily or permanently unable to work due to illness or injury such as depression, cancer, fibromyalgia, MS, or chronic pain. Unfortunately, the long-term disability (“LTD”) claims process can be very complex, and the insurance company may deny your claim, terminate your benefits, or demand additional evidence of your disability. If that is the case, it is important that you immediately seek legal advice from a lawyer with extensive LTD experience (contact our Sudbury disability lawyers now for help). If your LTD benefits have been denied or terminated, or you need legal advice with respect to your LTD claim, here are 9 questions to ask before hiring a disability lawyer.

    Read More
  • 04/02/2020
    After a Car Accident, Here is Why You Should Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

    Sudbury personal injury lawyers at Paquette & Paquette get results for their clients that prove time and again why hiring a personal injury lawyer is the best choice for car accident victims. Our law firm has been representing injured plaintiffs for over 50 years. We have built a strong reputation for protecting the rights of our clients and maximizing compensation in their claims for personal injury. Sudbury lawyers at our firm add value to every claim they handle. Here is how they do it, and why you should consider hiring a personal injury lawyer to help you with your case.  

    Read More
  • 09/04/2019
    Have You or a Family Member Suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury? Depend on Sudbury’s Trusted Brain Injury Lawyers

    Traditionally, brain injuries were often overlooked in personal injury accidents, including in hospital emergency rooms and when more obvious life threatening injuries take precedence. As a result, it could be weeks, months or years before the injured party of a motor vehicle accident, sports injury, slip or trip and fall, or assault learns that some persistent impairments are due to an undiagnosed traumatic brain injury. If you or a family member needs legal representation, Paquette & Paquette are your experienced and trusted brain injury lawyers in the Sudbury & Val Caron area.


    Read More
  • 09/04/2019
    Do You or a Family Member Have an Injury Claim for Sexual Assault? Depend on Sudbury’s Trusted & Compassionate Lawyers

    Sexual assault is an unfortunately common offence, with one in three women and one in sex men sexually assaulted at some point in their lifetime, whether in childhood or as an adult. Victims of physical or sexual assault can suffer severe and long-term physical and psychological effects, with everything affected from family life to the ability to hold a job.


    Read More
  • 13/02/2019
    Injured in an Auto Accident in Sudbury? Hire a Car Accident Lawyer

    Car accidents can happen any time, even to the most cautious drivers. Accidents on the road can be the result of drunk driving, distracted driving, speeding, winter weather, and more. Regardless of how an accident occurs, it’s important to understand what your next steps should be. Even in a state of shock, try to remain calm and call the authorities. At this stage, contact information should be exchanged between all parties involved in the accident, including any witnesses who may be able to provide further details about what happened. Most importantly, seek immediate medical treatment for any injuries sustained in the crash. If you need advice or are pursuing a case against the driver responsible, our experienced car accident lawyers are here to help.

    Read More
  • 13/02/2019
    When Do You Need a Long-Term Disability Lawyer in Sudbury?

    Whether temporary or permanent, disability can take away your capacity to earn a living. Since most people cannot rely on their savings alone during periods of unemployment; hence, long-term disability (LTD) insurance can help. If you become too disabled to continue working, LTD policies will ensure you get paid a portion of your lost income. While most people get insurance through their employer, there are also options to buy insurance on your own or even share the costs with your employer. Typically, plans can last you up to the age of 65, but be sure to read the fine print as individual policies vary. If you are seeking compensation, consult a disability lawyer today. The longer you delay, the harder it can be to fight for the compensation you deserve.

    Read More
  • 01/10/2018
    What Kinds of Cases Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Handle?

    Should I call a Sudbury personal injury lawyer?
    If you’ve been recently seriously injured in an accident, it’s essential that you know your rights and what legal actions are available to you. In Ontario, our courts recognize something called “duty of care.” This means that all Canadians are required to take steps in certain circumstances to ensure that others will not be injured. If someone has been negligent in their responsibilities and you’ve been injured as a result, you may need to contact a personal injury lawyer to help you pursue legal action.

    At Paquette & Paquette, we can advocate for your interests in court, with insurance companies, and in out-of-court negotiations.

    Read More
  • 01/10/2018
    Four Ways a Brain Injury Lawyer Can Help You

    Four Ways a Brain Injury Lawyer Can Help You

    Many people don’t fully realize the legal, financial and emotional ramifications of suffering a traumatic brain injury. Head trauma caused by workplace hazards, a vehicle accident or playing sports, can have catastrophic, life-long repercussions. A victim’s day-to-day life may be altered in devastating ways, both in the short and long term. Having a knowledgeable brain injury lawyer in Sudbury on your side can help you navigate the legal system and ensure that you and your family receive the care and compensation you’re entitled to after suffering a brain injury. Here are four essential ways a Sudbury brain injury lawyer can assist you.

    Read More
  • 04/07/2018
    Four Ways a Brain Injury Lawyer Can Help You

    Many people don’t fully realize the legal, financial and emotional ramifications of suffering a traumatic brain injury. Head trauma caused by workplace hazards, a vehicle accident or playing sports, can have catastrophic, life-long repercussions. A victim’s day-to-day life may be altered in devastating ways, both in the short and long term. Having a knowledgeable brain injury lawyer in Sudbury on your side can help you navigate the legal system and ensure that you and your family receive the care and compensation you’re entitled to after suffering a brain injury. Here are four essential ways a Sudbury brain injury lawyer can assist you.

    Read More
  • 25/04/2018
    Should I Call a Personal Injury Lawyer?

    If you’ve been recently seriously injured in an accident, it’s essential that you know your rights and what legal actions are available to you. In Ontario, our courts recognize something called “duty of care.” This means that all Canadians are required to take steps in certain circumstances to ensure that others will not be injured. If someone has been negligent in their responsibilities and you’ve been injured as a result, you may need to contact a personal injury lawyer to help you pursue legal action.


    At Paquette & Paquette , we can advocate for your interests in court, with insurance companies, and in out-of-court negotiations.

    Read More
  • 14/02/2018
    Steps to Take After a Motorcycle or Snowmobile Accident

    Having an accident with a motorcycle can be terrifying. According to Statistics Canada, you are 13.5 times more likely to die from a motorcycle accident than you are from a car accident. It’s no wonder the moments following such an accident can be extremely hectic. Here at Paquette & Paquette, we make sure that our clients are taken care of in the aftermath of their motorcycle accident or snowmobile accident in Sudbury. Let our team of experts show you the steps you need to take after an accident.

    Read More
  • 22/11/2017
    Understanding a Personal Injury Claim

    Every year, thousands of people have the misfortune of sustaining a personal injury, and many do not seek compensation. It is easy to see how after an accident, you may be overwhelmed and busy focusing on your recovery rather than following deadlines to file a claim. Our personal injury lawyers in Sudbury can take over this process for you, so you can focus on getting better.

    Read More
  • 22/06/2017
    What you should know about car accidents in Sudbury

    Summer in Sudbury is synonymous with vacationing and glorious road trips. But with the extra volume of cars on the road and longer hours behind the wheel, you need to be extra vigilant. The last thing you want is to have an accident. Even a small fender-bender can put a serious damper on your vacation and bring up unexpected health problems down the road.


    Read More
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