Mackesy Smye Law Firm focuses primarily on Personal Injury Law, where we have successfully helped thousands of clients by negotiating large settlements resulting from a variety of personal injury cases.

In addition to personal injury law, Mackesy Smye has a proven track record of success in other areas of practice, including real estate, corporate & employment law, litigation, estate planning & wills.

With over 185 years of combined experience, our expertise allows us to give our clients the right advice and high-level representation they need to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Following a bicycle crash or fatal bicycle accident you will require an experienced accident lawyer.
Cycling has become an increasingly popular mode of transportation for commuting, exercise, recreation, for both casual and formal competition and even for running errands. Unfortunately, Ontario’s cycling infrastructure is struggling to keep pace, and drivers are often unfamiliar with the challenges faced by cyclists in the urban and rural settings throughout the Greater Hamilton and Southwestern Ontario region.
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If involved in a boat accident or boat crash you need an experienced accident lawyer.
Ontarians own more pleasure craft than residents of any other province. Mishaps on the water can seriously affect the lives and livelihoods of boating enthusiasts. Many of these unfortunate incidents occur in Greater Hamilton and South Western Ontario area, thanks to their proximity to the many lakes throughout these areas.
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Our firm employs a number of experienced car accident lawyers.
A car accident can change one’s life forever. Here in Ontario, thousands of motorists suffer car accident-related injuries every year. Many of these car accidents affect residents of Hamilton, Burlington, Brantford and Niagara.
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If involved in a fatal car accident or other fatal accident you need an experienced accident lawyer.
It is always a crushing experience to lose a loved one, but when that death comes as the result of a fatal accident, its impact can be doubly devastating to the grieving parties.
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Specialists in motorcycle accidents occurring in Toronto or Ontario.
Whether you have been injured in a collision with a car, lost control of your bike or suffered a fall on a dangerous stretch of road, a motorcycle accident can wreak havoc upon your life and livelihood. Here in Ontario, more than a thousand motorcycle riders are injured in accidents every year.
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Our accident lawyers can help with cases of pedestrian accident.
The simple act of crossing the street can become a nightmare for pedestrians hit by cars. More than 4000 Ontario pedestrians are injured by cars in a typical year, and there are more than 100 pedestrian deaths in the province during that same span.
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Personal injury lawyers in Toronto for premises accident and personal injury at work.
In an ideal world, our workplaces, stores and business that we frequent would always provide us a safe environment. Generally, this is the case. Unfortunately, every year, thousands of Ontario residents are injured due to unsafe or poorly maintained conditions on a property that they do not own.
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Involved in a truck accident or truck crash? Contact our Toronto law firm serving Toronto and the GTA.
Trucks make up a significant percentage of the traffic on Ontario highways and because of their size, accidents involving these vehicles can cause serious injuries.
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Contact Mackesy Syme for help with your Canada pension application or Canada Pension Board appeals.
The Canada Pension Plan Act was established to protect the quality of life of retirees, survivors of deceased spouses, people coping with disabilities and their children. Every year, many Greater Hamilton and South Western Ontario Area residents are denied access to CPP benefits without proper cause. Citizen who object to the denial need to move quickly as there are strict time lines.
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Our lawyers may be able to help you claim benefits for short term disability or long term disability.
Your disability insurance policy was designed to protect you and your family against any unforeseen circumstances that might prevent you from earning income and taking care of your financial responsibilities.
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If you are injured by medical malpractice or dental malpractice, call Mackesy Syme.
When you are sick or injured, you have a right to considerate and conscientious care from the medical establishment. Ontario’s physicians and hospitals are among the best in the world, but this does not guarantee that every patient will receive the treatment he or she requires.
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Our lawyers can help with police negligence cases.
Greater Hamilton, South Western Ontario and other Ontario police officers enforce the law for the benefit of all citizens, but there is also a law for police. Police officers are paid servants of the public, and they are required to abide by certain standards of conduct, just like any other professionals.
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Mackesy Syme specialise in product liability suits.
Ontario consumers have the right to expect safe and reliable results from the products or services that they purchase. In order to conduct business in this province, manufacturers and retailers are required to take all reasonable precautions against the distribution and sale of defective, inadequate or otherwise dangerous merchandise.
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Mackesy Smye are your Toronto lawyers for slip and fall cases.
Even the simple and seemingly automatic act of walking outside of your home can become hazardous when conditions are unsafe or property is improperly maintained. Every year, thousands of Ontario residents are injured in slip, trip and fall accidents – and a large percentage of these mishaps occur in the Greater Hamilton, South Western Ontario Area.
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Commercial litigation is a Mackesy Syme area of speciality.
Whether your business is involved in a shareholder dispute, is being sued by a disgruntled employee, or experiencing contract or collection issues, litigation can cause your business turmoil. A law suit can seriously affect your organization’s reputation, and alter your bottom line.
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Employment law is a Mackesy Syme area of speciality.
Whether you are dealing with a wrongful dismissal, drafting or reviewing an employment agreement, or seeking advice regarding severance packages, the workplace has great potential for disputes and legal issues. If you have ever been involved in a workplace dispute, you know that they can be extremely stressful and costly for everyone involved.
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Ensure your real estate transactions proceed smoothly with the help of a good lawyer.
Whether you are buying, selling or mortgaging a home, or are involved with more complicated joint ventures, commercial leasing, or land development, real estate transactions are rife with potential pitfalls. In Ontario, more than 70 percent of Ontario residents were homeowners by 2006. This means that the majority of the population is affected by real estate in some way.
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Estates and trusts is a Mackesy Syme area of speciality.
Whether we like to think about it or not, effective estate planning is essential to protecting those you love, and is critical to your peace of mind. An estate plan will ensure that your assets are protected and transferred correctly to your beneficiaries, and that your wishes are carried out. However, only 30% of Canadians have a current will. Without an estate plan in place, your family could suffer serious financial consequences if you die.
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Corporate law is a Mackesy Syme area of speciality.
A corporation is a separate legal entity, with its own unique legal requirements and taxation obligations and benefits. If you are incorporating your business, drafting shareholder agreements, or undergoing a corporate restructuring, handling your corporation’s legal issues improperly can mean disaster for your business.
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Making out your will can be difficult; a trusted lawyer will make the process easier.
Having a current will is critical to protecting your family’s future. Despite this, more than 70% of Canadians don’t have one. It may be unpleasant to think about, but if you don’t have a will, there can be serious and expensive consequences.
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