Personal Injury Cases

At Benjamin Law our family of lawyers focus on preserving the rights and ensuring justice for victims harmed through the actions of corporations, insurance companies and negligent doctors and hospitals. 


 

Disability, Critical Illness and Life Insurance

 

Insurance companies frequently and unfairly deny disability benefits. The Benjamin Law team has the special skills, knowledge and legal expertise to advocate for your right to payment of disability benefits. ​

We have a track record of success 

 

We can represent you if you have been denied claims
under the following types of policies: 

  • Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Short Term Disability Insurance

  • Critical Illness Insurance

  • Mortgage Insurance 

  • Group Long Term Disability Policies 

  • Individual Disability Policies

  • Canada Pension Plan Disability Claims

Dog Bites and Animal Attacks

 

"Dogs are man's best friend..." until they bite.

 

Due to the traumatic nature of animal attacks, victims may be left both physically and emotionally scarred. In Ontario the Dog’s Owner Liability Act places strict liability on dog owners for any injury caused by their dogs. 

 

At Benjamin Law our family of lawyers can help you obtain compensation for  physical and emotional pain, income loss, medical treatment and out of pocket expenses. 

 

What to do when dogs attack: 

  • Visit the hospital to ensure you have not contracted any diseases

  • Take photos 

  • Report the attack to the appropriate Municipality’s Animal Control Services

  • Identify the person’s responsible

  • Confirm the availability of insurance coverage such as a homeowner’s policy

Defective Products and Product Liability 

 

Products Should never cause you injury.

 

Manufacturers have a duty to make sure that their products are safe. If you or someone you care about has been injured by a defective product. It may due to warrant

 

The family of lawyers at Benjamin Law have the tools and resources to perform a thorough investigation to determine if you have a successful product liability case. 

 

You may be able to claim the following damages for your losses suffered: 

  • Pain and suffering 

  • Loss of future earnings

  • Future care costs 

  • Housekeeping and homemaking services

  • Compensation for family members affected by your injuries 

Dangerous Roadways
 

Road authorities are required to maintain roads and highways so they are suitable for motor vehicles to travel safely. The Family of lawyers at Benjamin Law  has an excellent understanding of the regulations to be followed to ensure safe roadways. If you have lost control of your vehicle due to a dangerous roadway you can recover no-fault accident benefits and compensation through your own insurance policy. 

 

Examples of states of disrepair include:

  • Negligent road maintenance 

  • Accumulation of snow

  • Formation of ice

  • Two-graded shoulder drop offs

  • Improperly demarcated road lines 

  • Absence of proper signals and road signs

  • Excessive debris

  • Obstructions to visibility 

 

See Benefits you may be entitled to include: 

 

Fatal Accidents or Wrongful Deaths

 

Wrongful Death Claims may be brought by the family of a loved one who died as a result of the negligence or recklessness of another. 

Wrongful death may occur as a result of a motor vehicle accident or any other accident caused by negligence. 

The Family Law Act s. 61 outlines the family members who may recover which includes children, parents, grandparents, grandchildren, siblings etc.

 

The damages that family can recover include:

 

  • Expenses reasonably incurred for the benefit of the person killed

  • Funeral expenses

  • Travel expenses incurred in visiting the person for his/her treatment or recovery

  • An amount to compensate for the loss of care, guidance and companionship that a family member would have expected to receive if the death of their loved one did not occur

  • Compensation for the loss of your loved one’s financial support and household services financial contribution to family members of the person who died

  • Expenses for care of surviving children

 
 

Real Estate Law​

 

Our family of lawyers will provide you the best service during the entire process of buying and/or selling a property and will take care of you at every stage of the process.   

 

Do you need to refinance or transfer the mortgage title? Our real estate lawyers are here to help you.

We Can Help With:

  • Agreements of Purchase & Sale

  • Condominium Status Certificates

  • Purchase transactions / Sale transactions

  • Refinancing / Mortgage Transfers of Title

Employment Law​

 

At Benjamin Law our family of lawyers help employees with wrongful dismissal claims, breach of contract of employment claims, workplace harassment and human rights violations.

 

We Can Help With:

 

Wrongful dismissal claims

While legislation such as Employment Standards Act -->https://www.ontario.ca/laws/statute/00e41 sets out the minimum protections for an employee, the common law ( court decisions made by judges) may award more protections for an employee in their employment contract. 

 

Wrongful dismissal occurs when an employer terminates an employment contract and the termination breaches the one or more of the terms of the contract. The most common issue occurs when an employer terminates an employment contract without providing reasonable notice or severance pay.

 

At Benjamin Law we can represent you to ensure that you obtain the adequate compensation you deserve.

 

Immigration Law​

 

At Benjamin Law our family of lawyers can help bring your loved ones closer to you.

We can assist you in preparing an immigration letter, submit the documentation package for family sponsorship or apply for a Super Visa.

 

We Can Help with:

  • Immigration Letters

  • Family sponsorship (parents, grand-parents)

  • Super Visa

 

Wills & Power of Attorney

 

Our family of lawyers will provide you the best service during the entire process of buying and/or selling a property and will take care of you at every stage of the process.   

 

Do you need to refinance or transfer the mortgage title? Our real estate lawyers are here to help you.

We Can Help With:

  • Agreements of Purchase & Sale

  • Condominium Status Certificates

  • Purchase transactions / Sale transactions

  • Refinancing / Mortgage Transfers of Title

 

Notarial

We Can Help You

At Benjamin Law our family of lawyers can assist you to notarize your documents fast and at an affordable rate.

 

We Can Help You to notarize documents for:

  • Use in or outside of Canada

  • Affidavits / Special Powers of Attorney

  • Contracts

 

Call (416)736-4994 or Toll Free: 1(855)-899-HURT(4878) | Email: info@benjaminlaw.ca

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