Keeping Your Pets Safe in a Car

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I’ve talked before about keeping kids safe in and around cars, but what about pets? People send their pets to doggie daycare and grooming ‘salons’ and spend more than we do on our own haircuts; they get the best vet treatment when it’s needed. One area that continues to be an issue however is pet … Read more

My 5 Most Popular Blogs About Hamilton & The Law

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As we approach the end of the year, I thought it was a good time to look back at those posts readers have found most valuable. Some of the issues that I’ve addressed in these posts are worth re-visiting, so without further ado, here are five of my most popular posts on personal injury law … Read more

The 5 Ways You Can Screw Up Your Personal Injury Case

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I’m a personal injury lawyer and I love what I do: helping individuals and families get the results on their claims that they deserve. But I can’t do the job alone. It’s a team effort, not just on the part of myself and my staff. A positive outcome is only possible with your help and … Read more

Is Your Case Really Free Or Is That Only If You Win?

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Straight Talk About Personal Injury Lawyer Marketing Claims I’m going to bet that you’ve seen ads on television with lawyers loudly proclaiming that you won’t pay a dime unless you win your injury claim or action. But ‘winning’ is a relative term when it comes to the negotiated settlement of a personal injury claim or … Read more

Driving Without Insurance – Don’t Ever Do This

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A couple times a year, someone walks through my door who’s had an accident, are not at fault, but have no insurance to help. It doesn’t matter how badly they’re injured, with no insurance, there’s simply nothing I can do to help. It’s heartbreaking. Having a motor vehicle accident is bad enough, but when you’re … Read more

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) – Can I Sue?

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You can, and you should. I’ve worked with clients who, after an accident, suffered a concussion or a mild traumatic brain injury, but they didn’t realize it at first. Brain injuries are often more subtle at the beginning, but they’re no less debilitating over the long run than a more obvious injury. That’s why suing … Read more

My Top 3 Winter Activities (And Tips To Enjoy Them Safely)

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With slippery roads and risky driving conditions, you might assume winter is the most stressful season for a personal injury lawyer who worries about everything! But born and raised in Southern  Ontario, I think that  winter is actually my favourite time of the year. I love everything Canadian winters have to offer; particularly the recreational … Read more

7 Must Know Car Hacks For Safe and Smart Winter Driving

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When the weather gets frightful, it’s important to step up your driving! We all know that winter tires are better than all season, and it’s not a bad idea to add a little fuel line antifreeze to avoid choking your car, but those are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to safe … Read more

Can Insurance Companies Use Surveillance?

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Do insurance companies really use surveillance? Indeed they do. Is this reason to panic? Of course not! I used to work as a defense lawyer for the insurance companies and surveillance was an important defensive tactic. In this blog I’m going to outline when and how insurance companies use surveillance and why it shouldn’t be an … Read more