General Personal Injury

Browse through a number of informative personal injury law related blog posts ranging from fatal car and truck accidents, motorcycle accidents and medical malpractice to premises accidents and slips & falls. Find a variety of resources on selecting a personal injury lawyer and steps to ensure maximum compensation for your case.

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Personal Injury: What Are Intentional Torts?

A victim should never have to incur the financial stress caused by an injury due to the actions of another person. If you were injured by another party or parties, then you might have a case. Read this post to learn more about tort laws and how to proceed with filing a case.

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Personal Injury Lawyers – Education, Background & Experience

Do you have a personal injury claim? Then don’t just settle for any attorney. You need accident lawyers with the right education, background, and experience who know your rights, the process for reaching a settlement, and getting the compensation you deserve. Read this post to learn more.

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How to Help a Lawyer Help You

Many people are injured in accidents in Ontario every day. Often, the cause is a mistake on someone else's part. And when the injury is serious, filing a personal injury claim may seem like the right thing to do but it can get challenging as the rules and regulations governing injury claims are complicated.

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Pedestrian Accidents & Liability

In most cities all over Canada, there are numerous precautions in place to protect pedestrians, including designated footpaths, well lit crosswalks, and flashing crossing signals. But over the past decade, pedestrian fatalities and injuries throughout Ontario have risen to record highs.

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Working with Police & Health Experts

It is true that no man is an island, and even the experience and skilled lawyers at Mackesy Smye must work closely with police, healthcare experts, and forensic experts to build your case.

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Why do I need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

If you’ve been in an accident or experienced harassment or discrimination you may be wondering if a lawyer is necessary.

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Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Filing a personal injury lawsuit can be incredibly stressful – on top of your pain and suffering, physical therapy, and other medical treatments, you must now deal with a mountain of paperwork filled with complicated language.

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International Travel and Jurisdiction

The trip is cut short, and what was supposed to be a time for relaxation, adventure, and fun in the sun becomes a trip filled with foreign hospital visits, expensive international calls to insurance companies, and mountains of paperwork.

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How to Find the Right Lawyer

Greedy. Untrustworthy. Sharks. Ambulance chasers. These are just a few of the stereotypical descriptions common to personal injury lawyers, often provoked by unflattering portrayals in the media.

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