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Insurance Law

The management and insurance of risk is a critical function of every business. Our Insurance Recovery Group have extensive experience in every stage of the process, including selecting and negotiating coverages, structuring insurance programs, preparing and negotiating claims and litigating insurance coverage to maximize recovery for our clients.

We are highly skilled in all areas of insurance. Our practice range from general liability and product recall to property damage and business interruption, and from directors and officers and professional liability to employment practices and fiduciary liability. We commonly handle matters concerning bonds, financial guaranty insurance, warranty programs and political risk coverages for transactions around the world, as well as insurance due diligence and analysis for corporate sales and acquisitions.

Our advice extends to every industry. We routinely counsel companies in manufacturing, transportation, real estate, financial services, consumer products, entertainment, sports and retail as well as private equity funds and major law firms and accounting firms. We advise on policy language, program structure and negotiations, use of captives and alternative risk vehicles and claim evaluation.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Policy Negotiation and Analysis
  • Claims Development and Negotiation
  • Litigation, Mediation and Arbitration
  • Advice to Boards of Directors on Insurance Issues and Risk Management
  • General Liability
  • Property and Business Interruption
  • Directors and Officers
  • Errors and Omissions
  • Employment Practice Liability
  • Fiduciary Liability
  • Political Risk
  • Environmental Liability
  • Product Recall
  • Media and E-Risk Liability

 

Personal Injury Law

Choosing a lawyer to handle your case, you need one with in-depth knowledge of all aspects of personal injury law. You should consider the experience and success of an effective accident lawyer — our lawyers aim to exemplify these characteristics every day.

Because we are lawyers experienced in accident cases, we understand exactly how Ontario law defines the elements of a case, including negligence, what constitutes injury, what kinds of damages a victim can claim and how effectively to negotiate fair settlements on behalf of our clients. Most important, we never lose sight of the fact that every client is different and must be treated individually with respect.

However choosing a lawyer who understands the intricacies of medical malpractice and personal injury cases in general is not enough. You also need a legal team behind you that has a proven track record of success dealing with your particular kind of injury to maximize your chances of winning your case. Our lawyers have comprehensive experience, and we have won many cases and successfully for clients who suffered injuries for a vast array of reasons. We specialize mainly in following areas: 

 

Motor vehicle accidents

    • Car accidents
    • Truck accidents
    • Motorcycle accidents
    • Boating accidents
    • Recreational vehicle accidents
  • Slip-and-fall accidents and other occupier's liability claims
  • Serious personal injuries
    • Mild or traumatic brain injuries
    • Spinal cord injuries
    • Paraplegia or quadriplegia
    • Amputation
    • Scarring or disfigurement
  • Medical malpractice
    • Negligent care provided by doctors, nurses, surgeons and other health care specialists
    • Surgical errors
    • Pharmaceutical errors
    • Orthopaedic malpractice
    • Nursing home negligence
    • Dental malpractice
  • Fatal accidents
  • Other accidents and injuries

Certain claims will require independent medical examinations, rehabilitation and economic assessments associated with the injury and long-term care. Our lawyers will be there to facilitate these assessments and guide clients through each phase towards a fair settlement.

 

Pro Bono

Our pro bono practice builds up on the experience of our professionals locally and worldwide to improve the lives of those without access to justice.  



Our goal of pro bono practice is to achieve excellent results for clients in need. Those who come to us for help often experience harm, so we look for opportunities to remedy through our work.



For years, we have been in the position to advance social justice and the rule of law by providing legal services at no cost. We continue that tradition with a commitment to excellent performance, practice diversity, and global reach in our pro bono work.


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