Questions to consider when trying to find a personal injury lawyer to handle your disability claim

What qualities should I be looking for in a personal injury lawyer? Because many personal injury claims require you to share personal and sometimes very emotional details, you need to be sure you trust your lawyer’s expertise and their ability to handle your claim. Asking your lawyer to share details of their previous experience with claims like…Continue Reading

Fernandes v. Penncorp Life Insurance Company – Appeal Decision

On September 2, 2014, the Court of Appeal released its decision in Fernandes v. Penncorp Life Insurance Company. At trial, the judge awarded Mr. Fernandes past long-term disability benefits, $200,000 for punitive damages, $100,000 for aggravated damages (for mental distress) and full indemnity costs of $212,130.66. Not surprisingly, the insurer, Penncorp Life Insurance Company, appealed….Continue Reading

Sports injury compensation falls under assault and battery in Ontario

If you are like many Canadian adults, you probably enjoy playing recreational sports in your free time. As anyone who’s spent time watching and playing sports knows, tempers can flare during a game. Even though it is supposed to be for fun, every once in a while the level of competition goes a little too…Continue Reading

Why is it Important to Retain a Personal Injury Lawyer to Help You with a Car Accident Claim?

If you are involved in a car accident and sustain injuries because of the accident, you should talk to a personal injury lawyer. In fact, anyone who has been involved in a car accident, truck accident, motorcycle accident, boating accident, recreational vehicle accident such as ATVs, pedestrian or bike accident, and accidents involving public transit or…Continue Reading

Night at the Theatre with Ferguson Barristers Personal Injury Lawyers

  It was an amazing ‘Night at the Theatre’ at the Midland Cultural Center on Wednesday. The Huronia Players put on an amazing production of the musical: “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” that is based on the comic strip ‘Peanuts’ by the late, great Charles M. Schulz. The event also featured a wonderful cocktail…Continue Reading