Entries by Derek Wilson

Skating In Winter Wonderlands

Despite being a personal injury lawyer here in Hamilton, I still enjoy the thrill of getting out on to a fresh piece of ice every winter and testing out my summer rusted skills. Gliding along the ice in the crisp, cold air is the quintessential Canadian winter sport and is definitely one of my favourites. […]

Is The Insurance Company Trying To Upset Your Case?

When dealing with claims and lawsuits, it’s hard not to see the process as adversarial, even personal. You, as the injured party, want a certain result and the insurance company, not surprisingly, wants a different one. What’s important to remember is that the insurance company is not on a personal quest to destroy your case. […]

Cool Winter Activities In The Niagara Area

Let’s Include St. Catharines and Hamilton for even cooler options… The holiday season is over and done with, and it’s time to settle in to the pattern of cold and snow that is a Canadian reality. Keeping busy with activities and outings that are fun for the whole family will help keep the winter doldrums […]

How Insurance Companies Decide The Cost Of Your Auto Injury

It’s a horrible to put a dollar value on a traumatic event, but the insurance company will, so you had best be prepared How the insurance company evaluates the value of your personal injury claim should be relatively straightforward and consistent, from case to case. But experience has shown me otherwise, and I’ve seen many […]

Drinking Your Coffee While Driving? New Fines For Distracted Driving Are Coming!

I say the words ‘distracted driving’ and most people think the notion doesn’t apply to their coffee drinking, muffin eating, lipstick applying car habits. It only applies to people using their phones, right? Wrong! The RCMP defines distracted driving as: “…a form of impaired driving as a driver’s judgment is compromised when they are not […]

Can You Sue For Food Poisoning In Ontario?

What Are Your Options To Make Sure Others Don’t Suffer The Same Fate? If you’ve ever had food poisoning, you know first-hand how awful it is. I won’t go into the gory details, but suffice it to say that it’s not an experience you want to have twice. But does that mean you can sue […]