GUELPH PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER

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Our Local Guelph Personal Injury Lawyers have recovered millions in compensation for Guelph residents since 2003. If you've been hurt, call us today to start your case.

If you have suffered serious life changing injuries, Lalande Personal Injury Lawyers can help. Matt Lalande has been representing Guelph victims since 2003 and has secured millions on behalf of clients injured due to the negligence of others. Although we cannot turn back time or undo an accident, we can pursue financial compensation for your losses to ensure that you and your family are financially taken care of, now and in the future. You can trust our law firm to ensure that your rights will be protected.  We have the experience and expertise to handle all types of accident, wrongful death and disability claims with attention, detail and compassion.

Our Guelph personal injury lawyers have represented many seriously injured clients over the years who have been involved in many different types of accidents. From motor vehicle accidents to dog bites and slip and falls, we have seen many cases throughout our decades-long careers.

Because we focus on personal injury cases, our Guelph personal injury lawyers have the knowledge, expertise, resources, and experience to handle a wide variety of personal injury cases. This includes the most serious and complex catastrophic claims. Our personal injury lawyers have long realized that injured victims and their loved ones face monumental challenges and numerous obstacles after an accident. These obstacles may include financial loss, pain, psychological suffering, the recurring need for care, or rehabilitation. We understand that you are in a stressful situation, which can affect the healing process after your accident.

Remember, our consultations are always free, and when we take a case, we do not charge our clients any money – until our client wins. If you don’t win, then we don’t get paid.

Accidents Come in Many Forms, and we Have Seen Many Devastating Consequences

At Lalande Personal Injury Lawyers, we take cases where victims have been seriously or catastrophically injured in collisions, incidents of negligence, and more. We work with many different types of serious accident victims, including:

Accidents are completely unexpected. For this reason, many people do not expect that a serious accident is going to happen to them. When they do occur, and an individual suffers severe injuries, the results can be devastating.

No one is ever fully prepared to wake up in the hospital with a physical impairment that makes even the smallest daily tasks seem excruciating. On top of that, there are serious psychological and emotional consequences that can arise from injuries of this magnitude, such as depression, social anxiety, self-esteem issues, post-traumatic stress disorder, or loss of self worth. 

Guelph Car Accident Lawyers Helping Victims Since 2003 

Our team of Guelph car accident lawyers have been assisting victims who have suffered life-changing, devastating injuries in motor vehicle accidents since 2003. While car accidents are unpredictable, most have one factor in common – they are almost always caused by someone else’s negligence. According to the CACP, more than 90% of car accidents in Canada are caused by human error. 

Impaired driving is one of the leading criminal causes of death in Canada. Each day, 4 Canadians are killed in accidents caused by impaired drivers, and according to CAA, distracted driving kills even more Canadians in some areas. Speeding, stunt racing, careless driving, and failing to obey traffic signs are also negligent behaviours that can result in collisions. We have helped victims recover from many types of car accidents, including rollover accidents, t-bone collisions, head-on collisions, and rear-end accidents.

When another driver is negligent and causes severe, life-changing injuries to you or someone in your family, you have the right to hold them accountable for their reckless behaviour. Our personal injury lawyers are dedicating to ensuring you and your family receive a proper amount of compensation. We know financial benefits cannot help take away the physical pain, but it can help as you rebuild your lives as much as you possibly can.

If You’ve Suffered Life-Changing Injuries, we Can Help.

Every accident is different and occurs under unique and unpredictable circumstances. Since 2003, we have assisted Guelph accident victims who have suffered devastating injuries, such as:

When You Lose a Loved One, You Deserve Support 

Sadly, some accidents have fatal consequences. When a loved one unexpectedly dies, the family must pick up the pieces. Not only does this include mourning the loss of their family member, but it also includes the financial stress that comes along. Bills will continue to pile up, along with expenses such as burial and funeral costs. As a result, families may begin to wonder how they are going to manage without the support of their lost loved one.

We have also represented family members of loved ones who have been wrongfully and tragically killed, as well as family members whose children have been the victims of serious accidents. If you are one of these family members, you have the right to sue the at-fault party for compensation on behalf of your loved one. We know that you are undergoing an extremely difficult time in your life, which is why we will act as your guide throughout the process to eliminate as much stress as we can.

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Support in Many Areas

We have been representing victims with life-changing injuries in Guelph for many years. Over this time, we have gathered a significant amount of resources and connections with the most trusted and reliable professionals in various industries. We work with some of the best experts, occupational therapists and life care planners. 

Our support ranges from communicating on your behalf with your specialists, insurance carrier, and the hospital to arranging transportation and coordinating with life planners to create management plans for your rehabilitation. We also connect you with the most effective specialists in your area and can recommend trusted therapists in your area to guide your recovery as efficiently as possible.

Evaluating Compensation

There are no specific guidelines or references on what each personal injury claim is worth because every claim is completely different and unique. Every case depends on its own facts. In Ontario, there are different types of claims for compensation which you could make depending on the circumstances of your injury and the accident itself. Some of the compensation you could claim may include:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Emotional damages
  • Psychological suffering
  • Loss of caregiving
  • The loss of the ability to take care of your home
  • Medical costs in the future not covered by OHIP
  • Loss of income or the loss of potential to work
  • Home modification costs
  • Vehicle purchase or vehicle modification costs
  • Costs of specialists, treatments, therapies, and any other costs related to your treatment and rehabilitation
  • Loss of quality of life

Our Guelph Personal Injury Lawyers Understand Your Predicament

Since 2003, we have represented victims who have suffered terrible and unexpected life changing injuries. Too often we have seen injuries devastate individuals and families financially. Because of this, our Guelph personal injury lawyers stand as a voice of fairness for those who have been seriously hurt. We take great pride in representing individuals in the Guelph area whose lives have been turned upside down. Our mission in each and every case is to obtain the maximum level of financial compensation that we can for you in order to help better your life and protect your financial future.

If you or a loved one has been involved in a serious accident, you will need a Guelph personal injury lawyer to represent you. Insurance companies in Ontario are simply not in the business of handing over money because they think you deserve it. The main goal of insurance companies in Ontario is to maximize their stockholders’ profits, and not paying out claims. Insurance companies have the incentive to pay as little as possible to accident victims, which is why you need the assistance of an experienced injury lawyer to assist with your complex legal issues.

Dedicated Legal Advice You Can Count on

Our Guelph personal injury lawyers are dedicated and will help guide you through the legal process every step of the way. Whether you’ve been in a Guelph motorcycle accident, trucking accident, car accident, slip and fall or you have suffered extremely life-changing injuries such as a spinal cord injury or a brain injury, our personal injury law firm will help you find just compensation for your injuries and losses.

We understand the losses you’re going through, financially and physically. Our Guelph personal injury lawyers understand that you or your loved one might not be able to work. Therefore, they are unable to contribute to the family household. We understand that if you’ve been hurt by someone else’s negligence, your life will change. Even more, you should be compensated for that unexpected and uninvited change.

Remember, our consultations are free and without obligation. We are here to help, and we will always listen to what you have to say with an empathetic ear.

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Guelph Personal Injury Lawyers Who Specialize in Spinal Cord Injury

If you’re a Guelph resident and you have suffered a spinal cord injury, we can help. Since 2003, we have been litigating on behalf of spinal cord injury victims not only in Guelph, but across all of Ontario. We understand the spinal cord injury will affect every aspect of your life. Your spinal cord is the major pathway connecting your brain to the rest of your body. When that pathway is damaged, it can affect any or all of the muscles below your level of spinal cord injury. As a result, you may become unable to use those parts of your body.

We understand that having a spinal cord injury is a catastrophic event that changes your life unexpectedly. As such, your injury will present you with challenges you thought you never would have to face. Suddenly, you are unable to move your arms and legs and tasks that were simple and taken for granted before your injury. Small tasks such as reaching for a fork or a glass, brushing your teeth, or even getting out of bed to face the day are now very difficult – if not impossible.

Our Support For Spinal Cord Injury Victims Goes Beyond Legal Litigation

It’s important that you retain a spinal cord injury lawyer before your discharge to assist with the financial cost of re-evaluating various aspects of your life. Along with your occupational therapists, case manager and social worker, our Guelph personal injury lawyers will work with you to ensure your discharge is safe and secure. You’ll need to modify your home and have full time care to assist with your daily activities. Additionally, it’s equally important that whatever you require be fully paid for by the negligent party’s insurance company and your own auto insurer (assuming you are involved in a motor vehicle accident). More likely than not, you will need assistance with:

  • dressing
  • bathing
  • making meals
  • getting in and out of bed
  • bowel and bladder management
  • wound care
  • PEG (feeding) tube care
  • provision of intravenous medication
  • monitoring of vital signs
  • physical therapy
  • medication
  • psychological therapy
  • assistance for your family members
  • occupational therapy
  • wheelchairs, batteries and maintenance
  • manual wheelchairs
  • lifts
  • medical supplies
  • speech therapy 

Ultimately, our goal as Guelph Personal Injury Lawyers is to fight for maximum compensation for you so you can obtain all of the modalities you need for a safe and healthy life, community reintegration, daily activities, recreation and assistive technologies.

Every Consultation is Free. Period. 

No matter what type of case you come to us with, we will always meet with you for free. We work on a contingency basis: you don’t pay us any fees unless you win your case. After an accident, victims usually face a significant financial burden from missed work, medical and treatment costs, and other expenses. The last thing you need to worry about is paying legal fees when you’re struggling to make ends meet during your recovery as it is.

During your free consultation, we will sit down for you as long as you need. We’ll listen to your concerns and explain the legal process to you. You are able to ask us any questions you have and get honest, transparent answers. Ask us as many questions as you need, and we will try our best to help you understand your options. We are happy to come to you if you are too injured or sick to come to our office.

All consultations are also non-obligatory. You will never feel pressured to retain our firm to represent you. Therefore, talking to us is risk free. As experienced legal professionals, we understand that it is essential to work with a lawyer you are comfortable with. Lawyers are not a one-size-fits-all. Further, not everyone fits on either side. We will also never withhold any information you may need simply because you have not hired us yet. Everyone we meet receives the information they need, no matter what. 

Set up a Free, No Obligation Consultation With a Guelph Personal Injury Lawyer Today.

The law firm that you choose to trust with your serious injury case could be one of the most important decisions you will ever make. Since 2003, our accident lawyers serving Guelph have pursued justice and fair compensation for victims of catastrophic injury and wrongful death.

Matt Lalande provides prompt, dependable and professional service that ensures his clients receive the maximum compensation they deserve. We know and understand that serious and catastrophic personal injuries are complex. Additionally, they require immediate and ongoing medical care and cause stress and anxiety as well as lost wages. We believe that representing victims who are seriously injured as a result of negligence is one of the most rewarding fields of law which we have the privilege to practice – and we would be happy to help you. Give us a call at 905-333-8888 or contact us through our online contact form and we will get back to you very shortly to book your free consultation.

Remember – you only have one shot at pursuing compensation. With our firm, if we don’t win, you don’t pay. It’s that simple. Our Hamilton personal injury lawyers understand that you are more likely than not suffering from severe losses and the last thing that you need is to pay a lawyer up front.

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