Assault & Battery
Our lawyers have assisted people injured in various types of assaults:
- Sports violence
- Bar fights
- Domestic violence
- Sexual assault
We understand that a physical attack on your person can leave you with physical and emotional scars, and we are committed to dealing with your matter with sensitivity and care to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve.
Our lawyers regularly handle traumatic brain injuries, head concussions and other head injuries, commonly suffered in:
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Personal injuries, like slip and falls
Brain injuries can be devastating and cause permanent, irreversible damage to the injured person. Brain injuries can affect injured persons’ ability to physically and mentally function on a day-to-day basis for the rest of their lives.
Brain and head injuries may result in:
- Cognitive impairments
- Speech impairments
- Memory loss
- Reduced or complete loss of ability to work
- Reduced or complete loss of care for self
- Reduced enjoyment of life as before the incident
The severity of a brain injury will typically depend on which areas of the brain were injured and how severe the damage is at the injury site.
We work with many trusted and respected medical experts and health care professionals who can assist in the litigation process, from assessment to trial. We also work with medical and life planning experts who can provide evidence about the costs of caring for someone with a brain injury now and into the future.
Please visit the Ontario Brain Injury Association website for more information about brain injuries.
If you have questions about how to receive compensation for your injuries, contact us and we can provide you with the answers you need.
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Many clients have come to us looking for help after suffering an injury in a motor vehicle accident. Motor vehicle accidents include:
- Car, truck and motorcycle accidents
- Recreational vehicle accidents, such as ATVs, pedestrian or bike accidents
- Accidents involving public transit or transportation vehicles
Since it can be a challenging and scary time, we can answer any questions you may have about:
- Damages or compensation for loss of income
- Pain and suffering
- Your rights as a licensed driver in Ontario
- Litigation, arbitration or settlement processes specific to motor vehicle accident claims
No matter what you need, you can feel confident that we will handle your action quickly, effectively and professionally. Contact Ferguson Deacon Taws Injury Lawyers to take action today to bring resolution to your car accident claim.
Motor vehicle accidents, assaults and other types of personal injuries, like slip and falls, often result in a variety of orthopedic injuries, such as:
- Sprains, tears and ligament damage
- Joint instability
- Arthritis caused by injury
The degree of injury suffered by a person varies according to the severity of the accident, the individual’s pre-accident state and a variety of other factors.
We have access to a variety of trusted and respected medical experts and health care professionals who can describe the effects and outcomes of a head or brain injury at trial and demonstrate in court how these types of injuries will affect injured persons for the rest of their lives.
Manufacturers and merchants are responsible for the quality and safety of the products they make and sell. If you have purchased a defective product that has resulted in injury, our lawyers can assist you in recovering damages and compensation, even if the manufacturer is not a Canadian company. When a product fails to deliver on its promises or causes injury as a result of being defective, you can count on our civil litigation specialists to bring a quick and satisfactory resolution to your claim.
Psychological/emotional damages can be a major part for your recovery when considering a personal injury case. If you have suffered psychological/emotional injury, you can be compensated for pain and suffering related to your injuries.
Short- & Long-Term Disability
If you are covered by a short- and long-term disability insurance policy, and you have been injured, you may require some assistance in recovering the maximum benefits under your policy. We regularly deal with a variety of insurance companies and can help you get the assistance you’ve been promised under your insurance policy.
Slip & Fall
Property owners and property occupiers are responsible for keeping their property or premises safe for users. If they have failed to maintain a property or premises and you are injured, you may be entitled to recover damages for your injury from the property owner or occupier.
Property owners often have insurance that victims can access to gain financial compensation and help them manage the short- and long-term effects of their injuries.
Our firm has helped many clients recover damages from:
- Variety of property owners whose negligence has resulted in personal injury
If you are injured in a slip/trip and fall or other incident, we can help you.
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal cord injuries can involve one or more of the body’s 33 vertebrae that make up your spinal column. Injuries range in severity from a complete injury, when the spinal cord has been fully severed, to incomplete spinal cord injuries, which may involve:
- Other damage to the spine, vertebrae and nerve cells along your spinal column
We have access to a variety of trusted and respected medical experts and health care professionals who can describe the effects and outcomes of a spinal cord injury at trial and demonstrate in court how these types of injuries will affect injured persons for the rest of their lives. We also work with medical and life planning experts who can provide evidence about the future medical costs of caring for someone with a spinal cord injury.
Please visit the Spinal Cord Injury Ontario website for more information about spinal cord injuries.