Lauren Cullen

Lauren Cullen

Lauren Cullen is an associate lawyer at McKenzie Lake Lawyers LLP in London, Ontario. She practices exclusively in personal injury litigation and is a member of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA). Lauren completed her law degree at Western University in 2016 and subsequently articled at a top personal injury law firm in Toronto.

What happens if you’re in a snowmobile accident?

When the winter season commences, so do the snow sports. For some, this means pulling out their snowmobile and enjoying rides around their property or through the trails.

What is the Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Fund?

The Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Fund (“MVACF”) is a fund established by the Ontario government to provide compensation to people injured in motor vehicle accidents.

The Role of Campus Police

As students return to universities across the country, they will likely notice the presence of police-like “campus cops”. Despite their colloquial nickname and similar uniform, special constables, as they are formally titled, are not police officers. They are peace officers who have been granted police authority through provincial legislation.

Liability Waivers: Are they Enforceable?

Nearly every recreational activity offered today requires the participant to sign a waiver of liability. Skiing, spin classes, kid’s field trips- waivers have become so common place that people don’t think twice about signing them. But what effect do these waivers really have?

Fyre Festival: The Legal Fallout

In recent months, the infamous Fyre Festival has been under renewed scrutiny due to the release of two documentaries investigating the collapse of the luxury music festival.

Sidewalks: Do you Have to Shovel Them?

Most homeowners are aware that they do not own the sidewalk that surrounds their property – the municipality does. But as winter sets in and snow starts to fall, what does this mean for you?   Generally speaking, homeowners are not legally responsible for the maintenance of sidewalks surrounding their property. As the owner of the sidewalk, the municipality is ultimately liable under Ontario’s Occupiers’ …