Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers Blog


July 17, 2017

Summer is in full swing. It's a beautiful time of the year in the Hamilton area, and hopefully you're enjoying all of the great activities that summer has to offer. While spending a lot of time outdoors provides many benefits to your body, it can also create many hazards that can lead to serious injuries. In order to ensure that your summer endeavors are safe as well as fun, the attorneys at Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers have compiled some important safety tips to keep in mind.

The sun is extremely strong during the summer months. This can increase your risk of a serious sunburn and make exposure to harmful UV rays even more...

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July 13, 2017

Summer in Ontario is beautiful, and there are lots of fun outdoor activities to make your summer active and enjoyable. But it’s always important to remember that injuries can and will occur when participating in outdoor activities. Do you have the proper safety knowledge to reduce the risk of these accidents and injuries?

At Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers, we want you to have a safe and fun summer. We’ve created the following infographic to help ensure you’re following the proper safety precautions when enjoying outdoor activities this summer.

If you’ve suffered a personal injury caused by the negligence of another...

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June 29, 2017

Summertime provides many opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. While these activities can be fun for the entire family, they also present serious dangers and risks. At Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers, we want you to have an active, enjoyable, and safe summer. We’ve created the following quiz to test your knowledge of summer safety practices. We encourage you to take the quiz below to see how well you know these important safety tips.

If you’ve suffered a personal injury caused by the negligence of another, you may be entitled to recover compensation for your damages. You can learn about your rights and options by speaking...

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June 27, 2017

If you're an Ontario resident and you're injured by the negligent actions of another in your home province, the process is fairly straightforward. You will file your case in Ontario and work with an experienced Ontario personal injury lawyer who can fight for the compensation you deserve. But what happens if your accident occurred in a different province? Will your case need to be filed in the jurisdiction where the accident occurred or can you still file in Ontario?

The answer to these questions is somewhat complex. Ontario courts will evaluate these situations on a case by case basis. The court will consider the following factors...

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June 07, 2017

Step 1: Know what you don’t know.

In all likelihood, your auto insurance policy has renewed since June 1, 2016 or is about to. You may be more or less aware of some changes that were made to the standard insurance coverage.  

Accident Benefits were designed to help people get better and return to normal life after being injured in a motor vehicle collision.  

Did you know, that the trade-off for having access to accident benefits is that the government has restricted access to the courts for injured people?

What do you need to know about auto insurance changes in 2010 and 2016?

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June 05, 2017

Riding a motorcycle can be an amazing, rewarding experience - but it's incredibly important to ride safely. A helmet is a key piece of gear for any motorbike rider, whether casual or hardcore. The right helmet can be the difference between a comfortable ride or a painful one, and more importantly, can be the difference between a safe ride and a life threatening one. That's why we've put together this guide to choosing the right motorcycle helmet.

Finding the Best Fitting Motorcycle Helmet

The first step in finding a good helmet is ensuring proper fit. An ill-fitting helmet is going to be uncomfortable, even painful, and it won't...

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May 24, 2017

Very few experiences are as exhilarating as cruising the open road on a motorcycle. However, the lack of protection afforded by these vehicles places you at risk of suffering devastating injuries if you’re involved in a collision.

The attorneys at Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers want you to enjoy riding your motorcycle to the fullest and in order for that to happen, it’s important that you take the necessary safety precautions to avoid a serious motorcycle accident. We’ve created the following infographic to highlight some of the most common motorcycle accidents and provide some tips on how to reduce the risk that they will happen...

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April 12, 2017

If you’ve lost a loved one due to the negligent actions of another, you may be entitled to recover compensation in a wrongful death lawsuit. However, it’s important to understand that in Ontario, there are specific filing deadlines, called statutes of limitations, which apply to these cases. Failure to file your case before the appropriate deadline can jeopardize your ability to recover compensation for the loss of your loved one.

In Ontario, you generally have 2 years from the date of your loved one’s death to file a claim. However, the time limit is significantly shorter when a claim is being brought against a municipality or...

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March 08, 2017

Accidents are traumatic experiences that can affect your life in many ways. The affects are even more devastating when accidents involve catastrophic injuries, which can have long-lasting impacts on you and your family. Often these injuries significantly change your life and include major financial obligations to ensure proper treatment and lifestyle alterations. In the slideshare below, our experienced attorneys at Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers hope to illuminate the seriousness of catastrophic injuries and how we may be able to help you.

If you or someone you love has suffered a catastrophic injury, contact us today at ...

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February 22, 2017

If you're ever involved in a car accident, there are some imperative steps to take to protect yourself legally. In this infographic, our attorneys share some valuable tips:

To schedule a free case review with our lawyers, please contact Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers at 855-862-7258. We are proud to serve clients in Hamilton, Stoney Creek, and Niagara Falls, Ontario.