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August 11, 2016

We tend to think of dogs as being safe household pets. However, dogs can and do attack. When they do, their bites often result in serious injuries. "Aggressive dog breeds" such as rottweilers, German shepherds and pit bulls are most commonly associated with attacks, but a new study from the UK shows a different dog breed leading the pack.

According to research statistics from Animal Friends insurers, Labradors are responsible for more personal injury claims than any other breed, and postal workers endured the brunt of the attacks. Labradors caused injuries ranging from minor to severe, including:

  • Puncture wounds
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August 09, 2016

If you or a family member has suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) due to an accident, you may be wondering why hiring an attorney is important. This infographic details how long and how involved care can be for a TBI sufferer. Treatment and rehabilitaiton may be lifelong, requiring hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars. Please view this infographic to discover the costs that you might be left with after a TBI and why you need to contact our attorneys for help getting you compensation:

 

 

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August 03, 2016

When you or a loved one has been injured due to someone else's negligence, you should never be left to take on the legal responsibilities alone. That's where personal injury attorneys come into play. Our experienced litigators at Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers can help you with your case in three distinct ways.

Do You Have a Valid Claim?

The laws that surround personal injuries are often intricate and complex. Having our team review your claim will help determine if you have a valid case. If there is an opportunity to file a personal injury lawsuit against the person or entity that caused your accident, our lawyers will guide you...

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July 18, 2016

If you or a family member has suffered a catastrophic injury, you may be wondering if you should pursue legal options. Please take this quiz to find out if we can help you with your injuries:

For a free consultation with our attorneys, please contact Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers at (855) 862-7258. We proudly serve clients in Niagara Falls, Ontario and the surrounding areas. 

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July 15, 2016

If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto accident in the Hamilton area, you may be wondering if you need to hire a lawyer, file a claim or even how it all works. The entire process can seem overwhelming and incredibley intimidating. Fortunately, a lawyer can help you with your case so you can focus on recovery.

At Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers, we can help you with your auto accident claim. If you've been injured in a car crash, and are in the Hamilton area, call our office at (855) 862-7258. We proudly serve clients in the Burlington, Stoney Creek and...

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June 20, 2016

Have you or a loved one recently been bitten or attacked by a dog? You are not alone. Millions of people each year suffer from dog bites and negligent dog owners. However, our experienced team is here for you. Together, we have gathered the numbers and statistics from both the U.S. and Canada regarding dog bites, and how you can help prevent them from happening to anyone else.

 

To schedule your consultation, give our office a call at (855) 862-7258. We proudly serve clients in the Hamilton, Brantford, Niagara Falls and surrounding Ontario areas.

September 04, 2015

Each year there’s an alarming amount of people seriously injured or killed on Canadian railway tracks. Safety precautions need to be taken.  

Approaching railroad tracks while driving you need to slow down, look both ways and turn your radio down so you can listen. 

If you are walking as you approach the designated railway crossing, you also need to stop look and listen and take off any head phones so that you can listen without distraction. Do not attempt to cross the tracks until you are sure it is safe to do so. 

 Trains are always closer than they appear and travel extremely fast. It takes a train approximately...

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April 01, 2015

When injured in a motor vehicle accident you do not have to sue the other driver, the Statutory Accident Benefit Schedule (SABS) has a set guideline for covering health care expenses.

OHIP will usually cover the cost of nursing, diagnostic testing such as x-rays, ultrasounds, CT Scans, MRI’s etc. At times, such tests may be ordered as a “third party” test to expedite the process but the cost of doing this may come from your predetermined maximums set by your auto insurance company.

If you have a separate extended health plan through your employer, spouse’s employer, a parent or privately, it becomes you’re your primary...

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March 20, 2015

You can definitely retain a new lawyer for any reason you feel necessary, but before making that decision, consider discussing your concerns with your current lawyer. However, before letting go of your current lawyer, you should start searching for a new lawyer, making sure to confirm that they are an expert in personal injury law. Not all lawyers are experienced in personal injuries; you wouldn’t see a dermatologist for an ear problem so why would you retain a real estate lawyer for a personal injury?

Typically, personal injury lawyers only bill you once your claim is settled. However, if you seek out a new lawyer after your...

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February 26, 2015

Lending your car to a friend or family member is a risky thing to do, as you are also lending your insurance policy and any good driving record you may have established.  It is a common misconception that insurance follows the driver and not the vehicle, when this is not usually the case. 

If you lend your car to a friend and they are involved in a collision that is their fault, it will be your auto policy that responds to any claims for damages caused by their negligence, and it may end up costing you.  The cost could be a deductible payment for vehicle repair or an increase in your premiums, but there are also more serious...

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