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.
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.
Why you can’t afford to wait when it comes to suing for personal injury after a car accident. To help, we’ve compiled the essential cut-off dates you need to know about. Get help with everything from filing claims with your insurance company to giving proper notice of your intent to sue in this article.Read Article
In Ontario, the statutes of limitations vary, sometimes on a case by case basis. The general rule is two years, but in some cases, it can be as little as 10 days. We've put together a comprehensive guide the deadlines you should be aware of if you’ve been injured in an accident. Learn more by reading the full post.Read Article
Chronic pain claims are often dismissed without a fair hearing. Chronic pain is difficult. You feel it even if a doctor can't find a source for it. For that reason, we’ve put together this article detailing all you need to know about chronic pain disability claims. If your claim has been denied, you need to read this article.Read Article
Chronic pain is difficult. You feel it even if a doctor can't find a source for it. But the suffering is real and should never be denied. If your claim for chronic pain has been denied, you need to read this article now.Read Article
Snow. Ice. Polar winds. Winter driving offers several unique challenges to even the hardiest, most experienced drivers. But this is Canada, so drive in the snow we must. To help you stay safe, we’ve put together a comprehensive guide to winter driving tips with everything you need to know to make it through until spring.Read Article
In this post, we tackle the thorny issue of contributory negligence in Ontario personal injury law. If the defence says you are partially liable, what are the chances they are right? And if so, how could that affect the damages awarded?Read Article