Oakville Injury Lawyer


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AG Injury Law Office 2020 Winston Park Dr #104 Oakville ON L6H 6X7 (800) 870-3194 http://aginjurylaw.ca Your local Oakville personal injury lawyers at AG Injury Law Office are experts when it comes to helping victims of personal injury get the maximum compensation that they deserve. If you or a loved one has been injured, AG Injury Law Office is here to protect your rights and ensure that justice is served. Our Oakville personal injury lawyers specialize in car accidents, motorcycle accidents, public transit accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, orthopedic injuries, as well as injuries of the spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries.


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Will Personal Injury Lawyer In Oakville Get Reimbursement And Damages In Dog Bites Case Dog bites are a run of the mill incident. They are pretty common in Ontario and responsible for a lot of lawsuits as well.Generally dog bite cases can be settled out of court by Personal Injury Lawyer in Oakville throughnegotiation and reaching a unanimous decision between the two parties. But in situations when disagreement is prevalent the plaintiff can most certainly approach a small civil court and file a lawsuit against the defendant i.e. the dog owner.Let’s take a look at the type of damages a plaintiff is entitled to if they have been bitten by a dog.If a person has been bitten by a dog he/she can avail compensation for:  Medical bills and expenses.  Lost wages and further potential loss of income.  Pain and suffering.  Damages to other properties. As per Personal Injury Lawyer In Oakvilleif the defendant’s conduct was rather negligent or intentional he/she might be charged with:  Double or even triple damage recovery.  Punitive Damages. Medical Bills and Expenses The most self evident and apparent part of compensating someone in case of a dog incurred personal injury is to reimburse them for their medical bills and expenses of hospital visits treatment and medication. Your Personal Injury Lawyer In Oakville will look after all aspects of your case. If the dog inflicted injury happens to exacerbate the victim’s pre existing health problems the ultimate reimbursement amount may be much higher than anticipated. The basic rule emphasizes that a person is responsible for all the injuries flowing from his/her rogue actions. Lost Wages and Further Potential Loss of Income If an injury that has incurred by a dog attack compels the victim to take time off work to get medically treated the dog owner is responsible for compensating him/her for the lost of wages in the treatment period. You Personal Injury Lawyer In Oakville will ensure that if the dog inflicted injury impairs the victim’s ability to continue his work then the dog owner can be held responsible for compensating the victim for the loss of potential future income.

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Pain and Suffering Although it is very difficult to put a monetary value on a person’s suffering attributable to a dog bite it is done by following a few simple rules to evaluate how much a person should be compensated for his pain and suffering. As per Personal Injury Lawyer In Oakville theseare a few factors that affect a person’s compensational amount either in a negotiation or a court trial.  To get an initial pain and suffering figure the actual medical expenses are multiplied by 2 to 4  Since a child is likely to suffer more than an adult for example developing an aversion to dogs or getting nightmares a child is compensated more than an adult would be in that situation.  In a case in which the dog happened to be not vaccinated for rabies the victim’s compensation increases to compensate him for the fear of contracting the fatal disease. Doubled or Tripled Damages If the dog has a history of violence and unpredictable attacks on other people the jury may award the plaintiff additional multiple damages. Punitive Damages Punitive damages are awarded to the plaintiff to penalize the defendant for his egregious negligent or intentional misconduct and to deter him from carrying out the same actions in future. The value of punitive damages can be freely decided by the jury based on the defendant’s wealth. However if a judge awards the plaintiff an unrealistically huge amount of money an appellate judge or court if the verdict is appealed for revision may reduce the amount down to suitable figure.

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Significant Factors To Establish A Wrongful Death Claim By Personal Injury Lawyer In Oakville The wrongful death of a person is an excruciatingly devastating experience for the individual’s family to go through. Since the victim has not just died but died due to someone else’s - be it a person a group of people a company or an entity - irresponsibility and negligence the pain of having lost a loved one only gets worse for the family. A wrongful death claim with Personal Injury Lawyer In Oakville paves the way for a legal action to be initiated against the defendant in the court of law. Also only an immediate family member of the deceased can take a legal action against the defendant for their untoward misconduct due to their negligence. These types of claims by Personal Injury Lawyer In Oakville allow the plaintiffs to receive a monetary compensational value for the defendant’s negligent misconduct that resulted in the victim’s demise. A wrongful death claim is quite dissimilar from other personal injury claims as the death and the injuries of the victim can directly be attributed to the defendant’s unreasonably negligent actions. After years and years of debates and discussions with experts the government has tailored a new law that asserts that the dependents and the immediate family of the wrongful death victim should be allowed to claim for compensation if the person has been financially affected by the unanticipated demise of the victim. Initiatives have been taken by the government authorities to even offer incentives to the dependents of the victim of a wrongful death case. In today’s time there are stern laws to handle any sort of wrongful death claims and issues. The wrongful death claims come under and are considered to be civil lawsuits but any form of criminal charges is not involved in them. The main perspective of Personal Injury Lawyer In Oakville is to provide financial assistance and stability to the affected immediate family of the unfortunate victim who died in the mishap. This assistance involves medical bills and expenses mental depression suffering lost wages pain and other types of damages. Some of the eligible dependents who are eligible entitled and categorized to get the wrongful death claim are parents children spouse grandparents and brothers or sisters.The Personal Injury Lawyer In Oakville knows that the procedure for filing a wrongful death claim is not an easy task but rather an arduous one that involves many complexities and there are many steps that need to be taken involved in it. It is a tiresome and long procedure but with the assistance of a personal injury lawyer that specializes in wrongful death cases it can be much easier and hassle free. There are a few steps involved in the process of filing a wrongful death claim that need to be taken into consideration such as: - Revealing and elaborating the injuries and deaths caused in the accident. - All the evidence must be garnered properly. - All the paperwork must be finished as soon as possible. - Lawyers need to curate a very good and convincing law suit. - The burden and the struggles faced by the family of the victim due to the victim’s sudden demise should be highlighted precisely.

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Generally the plaintiffs will be offered financial assistance for the damages losses and expenses that happened to occur from the untoward incident. However the laws are different in every state so there are many chances that a few people may not get compensated for all the loss and damages that has occurred due to the accident.In retrospect a wrongful death claim can never fulfill the loss of a loved one but it will definitely help cope up in financial terms with the loss.

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Why Do You Need A Personal Injury Lawyer Oakville For Brain Injury Lawsuits A brain injury can be a resulting outcome of a broad range of activities – from car accidents to recreational sports or from adventurous activities to a simple slip and fall accident. If you or any of your family members have sustained a brain injury that can be regarded as an outcome of someone else’s irresponsibility you may be entitled to a reimbursement offer from the defendant under the law to compensate you for your loss. If your Personal Injury Lawyer in Oakville is planning to file a legal personal injury lawsuit in a civil court for your brain injury you need to outline their basic structure and the steps you must take to file a lawsuit. Steps to Take in a Brain Injury Case If you or a member of your family has been involved in an accident and sustained an injury in the most important organ of your body i.e. your brain here are the things that a Personal Injury Lawyer in Oakville need to do from the point of the accident to taking the case to a civil court. Let’s take a quick look at them. 1. Seek Medical Assistance – it is quite obvious that the first and the foremost thing that you must do when you’re involved in an accident and have sustained a brain injury is to seek medical assistance no matter how minor or mild the injury is. It may not feel or look very serious but you must go and see a doctor right away. Also you must save your medical bills for the treatment from the hospital to produce them in the court later during the lawsuit. 2. Seek Legal Assistance – Now if your Personal Injury Lawyer in Oakville is planning to file a personal injury lawsuit for your brain injury you might need the help of a personal injury lawyer to help you work up your case and get you the best compensational deal out of the lawsuit. Since brain injury cases involve a number of complexities it would be best if you speak to an experienced lawyer who specializes in such cases. 3. Get to Know The Legal Basis of Your Claim – The next thing that you need to do is to gather all of the legal information pertaining to your case as soon as you can. Remember the legal basis of your case will not only help you build a strong case it will also tell you the things you need to prove and the things you need to gather as evidences. The two usual legal theories on which brain injury cases are based are:  Negligence – Your brain injury may be a result of someone else’s negligence or negligent actions holding that person at fault. Be it a car accident an intentional tort an act of violence a case of medical malpractice or a simple slip and fall accident that caused your brain injury almost most of the time someone else is at fault.  Product Liability – Another main cause of brain injuries are defective and damaged products that make it to the court as a product liability claim lawsuit. The people that can be held liable in a product liability brain injury case are usually the ones involved in the chain of distribution of the defective product.

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From manufacturers to sellers and everyone in between can be held liable for compensation in such a brain injury case. 4. Gather Evidence –The most important part of any personal injury case is to garner as much information and evidence related to your case as the Personal Injury Lawyer in Oakville can. This can make all the difference in your brain injury lawsuit.

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