The City of Ottawa settled $10.3 million in legal claims in 2016

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Weekly Report from Prescott OPP Detachment
December 18, 2016
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The City of Ottawa settled $10.3 million in legal claims in 2016

That’s right the city of Ottawa has settled 428 personal injury and property damage claims in 2016 alone! The larger payouts of $100,000 or more (22 of them) were made for personal injury claims. The largest personal injury claim settled by the city of Ottawa was for 1.4 million.

Ottawa Personal Injury Lawyers kept busy!

I guess if you are a personal injury lawyer, Ottawa   is the place to be. With a whopping 428 personal injury claims it seems like suing the city can be a very lucrative business! Dating back to 2011 the city of Ottawa has seen a steady increase in property damage and personal injury claims. Below is a graph of the legal claims settle by the City of Ottawa from 2011 to 2016.

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