Frequently Asked Questions
Please refer to the list below to find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions.
Do you represent insurance companies?
What fees will I have to pay?
The maximum contingency fee that we will charge is 30% plus HST. There may be a rare exception to this rule, such as in an unusually complicated medical malpractice case, where our contingency fee would be a higher percentage, but we would fully discuss that with you before you sign any contingency fee agreement.
How long do cases take to resolve?
What kind of recovery can I expect?
Do I still have a case if I was "at fault"?
What does a personal injury lawyer do?
Can I claim medical expense?
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