Serious Injuries

Hamilton Personal Injury Lawyers for Serious Injuries

For over 15 years Matt Lalande has represented victims in the Hamilton area who have suffered life-changing injuries or lost loves ones due to someone else’s negligence, recklessness or carelessness. Matt has been dedicated exclusively to representing victims of injuries and accidents and have secured millions of dollars by way of settlement, jury verdict, bench trials and arbitration awards for his clients.

We understand that serious injuries can have long lasting or permanent life-altering effect on victims.  If you have suffered a serious or catastrophic injury, there is no doubt that you may feel lost, overwhelmed, isolated and worried about your future. When you have suffered a traumatic injury, it is very difficult to know what to expect, what you should do, where you should go, and what your rights are, particularly when confronted by insurance companies, your employer, businesses, and others who hire professionals and lawyers to represent their own interests and to limit their exposure to liability.

Our Hamilton Lawyers Understand Serious Injuries

Our lawyers understand that an injury victim may never attain pre-accident health. Your lasting disabilities can take an emotional and financial toll on both you and your family. We understand that serious injuries may often result in paralysis, surgery, extensive rehabilitation, severe disfigurement, full time attendant care and lifelong pain management.  Catastrophic injuries, such as a serious TBI or spinal cord injury for example, often poses a huge challenge and will no doubt require major resilience and strength to discover new ways of doing things, not only physically, socially and vocationally, but also emotionally.

The problem – like most other injuries –   is the economic impact that a serious orthopedic, TBI or SCI imposes on a victim and their families. The long-term care costs of serious injuries tend to be very high for orthopedic injuries, TBI and SCI and other complex orthopedic injuries, often requiring victims to need items such as assisted accommodation, ongoing rehabilitation, nerve-block injections, steroid injections, respite care, personal assistance, supported community services, home assistance, home modifications costs, medical equipment, technology to assist with daily living and transportation is required to avoid medical complication.  Because of these significant needs, victims should be absolutely sure to retain a Hamilton personal injury lawyer that has extensive experience, expertise, resources and an established record of significant results.

Serious Personal Injuries that our Hamilton Lawyers deal with

We often represent victims that suffer  major traumatic injuries – which refers to physical injuries of sudden onset and severity which require immediate medical attention. Serious vehicle related injuries are the result of a wide variety of blunt and /or penetrating forces – including injury by car accident, motorcycle accident, pedestrians hit by cars, bicycle accidents, trucking accidents, serious assaults, slip and falls, and a multitude of other physical injuries which can in different type of ways.  Our Hamilton Personal Injury lawyers have extensive experience helping clients who suffer all types of traumatic serious injuries, including:

  • Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI) including paralysis and quadriplegia
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Hip and Pelvic Fractures
  • Serious Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Subdural hematoma
  • Skull Fractures
  • Amputation – traumatic
  • Facial trauma and disfigurement
  • Broken Bones and Fractures
  • Knee cap fractures
  • Trimalleolar ankle fractures
  • Crush Injuries to legs, pelvis or extremities
  • Acoustic Trauma, Loss of Hearing, Tinnitus
  • Major burns, cuts and puncture wounds
  • Traumatic Abdominal Wall Hernia (Seatbelt Injury)
  • Collapsed lungs
  • Myocardial contusions
  • Electrical injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tears

Compensation for Serious Injuries

Unfortunately, many personal injury law firms play a numbers game, retaining as many clients as possible with the expectation that some of them reach a successful conclusion. The approach of running a volume business often leads to client frustration and undesirable outcomes for the client. Lalande & Company Lawyer is a Hamilton law firm that is selective with clients and cases – which in turn allows us to offer a more personal and individual approach with victims. Each of our client’s cases is handled with attention to detail and open communication. Every effort is made to ensure that our clients receive maximum compensation under Ontario law.  If you have suffered a serious injury, please do not hesitate to contact us for a free consultation at 905-333-8888 or by filling out a contact form and we will be pleased to get back to you or your loved one.