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February 20, 2017

In an effort to keep the streets of Hamilton safer, the Hamilton Traffic Department is recommending a default speed-limit change for across the city that would lower the speed to 40 km/h in residential areas. Currently the default speed limit on residential and unsigned roads is 50 km/h but the providence has introduced a bill to allow cities more options to decrease pedestrian accidents, which would include the lowering of speeds in residential neighbourhoods.

At Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers, we have offices all over Ontario, including Hamilton, and believe in the safety of all residents in the providence. Pedestrians are more...

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February 10, 2017

There are many different types of injuries that you can suffer if you’ve been in a motor vehicle accident. The force of impact between large, heavy vehicles can cause whiplash, broken bones, and burns, but one of the most serious injuries is a traumatic brain injury (TBI). This catastrophic injury can have long-lasting impacts on your quality of life, that’s why at Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers in Hamilton, Ontario we recommend seeking compensation if you’ve suffered a TBI.

Head and brain injuries can be some of the most traumatic injuries for anyone to go through. Because of the broad spectrum of symptoms and disabilities that...

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December 16, 2016

Spinal cord injuries are traumatic events that can cause significant hardship for the rest of one’s life. Because of the severity of this catastrophic injury, you may need long-term care which can be costly and affect those closest to you. At Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers we have experience with this type of severe injury and fight to make sure you are compensated if you’ve been hurt due to someone else’s negligence.

As with any catastrophic injury, it’s important to understand the main causes of the injury so you can take precautions to keep you and your loved ones safe. Some of the most common causes of spinal cord injuries...

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December 07, 2016

If you've lost a loved one, you may be left wondering how you will possibly endure. While any type of legal help may be the last thing on your mind, our attorneys are empathetic and understand how to help you through this horrible time. Our focus is making sure that, if negligence was involved, you and your family will be financially covered in the near and far future. Please take this quiz to discover if you might need a free consultation from one of our attorneys:

 

To schedule a free case review with one of our attorneys at Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers, please contact us today at (855) 862-7258...

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December 07, 2016

When it comes to safety, protecting our heads is a top priority. Because our brain is so important to every facet of our lives, it’s imperative to understand the symptoms of traumatic brain injury if you’ve been in an accident. As experienced brain injury lawyers we hope to educate those who live in Hamilton, and the surrounding areas of Ontario, on what to look for if they’ve hurt their head in an accident.

Traumatic brain injuries happen when your brain hits the inside of your skull, usually after your head snaps forward or back quickly during an accident, or after your head impacts a hard surface from falling. Symptoms of this...

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November 10, 2016

Accidents can have devastating consequences on a person and their loved ones, especially if it involves a spinal cord injury. The spinal cord injury lawyers at Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers understand the severity of this injury and work to make sure that you and your family are well represented and taken care of during this hard time. View our presentation on the common causes of this injury and how we may be able to help you.

Spinal Cord Injuries from Page-1-Solutions

If you or a loved one has suffered a traumatic spinal cord injury, contact us today at (855) 862-7258 for...

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October 26, 2016

In Ontario, there are negligence lawas that protect you if you've been injured on another's property, public or private, because of negligence. This might mean that you are at a business that didn't properly mark uneven areas in the concrete or even at a person's home where they failed to clear their snow and melt their ice. This things can be considered negligence and, if you were injured as a result of this negligence, you have the right to file suit for compensation. In this infographic, please find out more about the types of slip-and-fall accidents that can lead to valid lawsuits:

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October 19, 2016

They are man’s best friend. Loyal, compassionate, and wonderful companions, dogs have been a part of human existence for thousands of years. While many people’s dogs are just another part of the family, not every dog has the obedience and training to be social with humans, especially small children. That’s why it’s important to teach children proper etiquette when interacting with dogs to avoid any potential injury from a dog bite.

In Hamilton, and all of Ontario, if you or your child is bitten by a dog you are entitled to compensation from the owner of the dog for any medical expenses, loss of quality of life, or disfigurement....

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October 14, 2016

In Hamilton, as the nights get shorter and temperatures begin to cool, it’s more important than ever to remember basic safety to avoid a disastrous motorcycle accident. When you ride you’re significantly more exposed and at risk of serious injury if involved in an auto accident. It doesn’t matter how much experience you have on a motorcycle, if you’re struck by a careless driver the results can be traumatic and may include:

  • Paralysis
  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Injury
  • Broken bones

That’s why it’s essential to revisit the fundamentals of riding and review safety measures to help you evade a...

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October 11, 2016

As a bicyclist you’re significantly more exposed to the risks of serious injury or death when biking on the road. In Ontario, bicycles are considered vehicles by the Ontario Highway Traffic Act (HTA), meaning that as a bicyclist, you have the same rights and responsibilities to follow all traffic laws as other road users.

Because of the changing laws, if you’ve been involved in an accident with a motor vehicle, it’s recommended to seek the help of experienced bicycle accident lawyers to make sure you’re fairly compensated for your suffering. But there are safety measures you can take to make your bike ride in Hamilton and...

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