The Leaders In Personal Injury Law

Our personal injury lawyers have more than 200 years of experience practicing personal injury law in the Greater Hamilton, Burlington, Brantford and Niagara area.

With 11 personal injury lawyers, Mackesy Smye is the largest and most experienced personal injury law firm in Hamilton. We are dedicated to protecting your interests. We do not represent insurance companies allowing us to provide our clients with an uncompromised commitment. We have successfully helped thousands of clients by negotiating large law suit settlements resulting from car, truck and motorcycle accidents, pedestrian and bicycle accidents, disability & insurance claims, slip & falls and other personal injury cases. We are highly respected by other lawyers, the Courts and the insurance industry. We offer free legal consultations to discuss your case and rights following an injury. If necessary, we will come to your home or other location to meet and review your options.

“Thank you so much for taking care of both my car accident cases. I highly appreciate your professionalism, cooperation and bright personality. Thanks a lot for being understanding and generous to me.”

Personal Injury Lawyers Team

Meet Our Lawyers

Get to know the lawyers who have made us the region’s top personal injury law firm. Together, our expertise covers every aspect of the field. Discuss your case and rights following an injury. If necessary, we will come to your home or other location to meet you.

Mackesy Smye - a personal injury law firm - specializes in personal accidents.

Personal Injury Law

The law relating to Personal Injury in Ontario is complex. Find some answers to common questions here.

The Mackesy Smye law office is located in Hamilton, Ontario, and is serving the Greater Toronto Area.

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Let Mackesy Smye help you. Contact us by using our simple, secure contact form or call to arrange your initial consultation.

Contact Our Personal Injury Expert Today
Maxine N. Birdsell
B.A., LL.B.
T: 905-525-2341
F: (905) 525-6300
E: birdsell@mackesysmye.com
Maxine N. Birdsell - Personal Injury Lawyer

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