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6 Jun, 2016

How is Fault Determined in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

June 6th, 2016|

When determining fault in any accident, liability is often ruled by the level of carelessness of those involved. The most common cases that result in a personal injury lawsuit are vehicle accidents, slip and fall accidents, medical malpractice, and product liability. In each of these types, the individual situations are unique, and as such, the […]

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6 Jun, 2016

I Was Just In A Car Accident – Do I Need A Lawyer?

June 6th, 2016|

Don’t know the next steps you should take immediately after getting in an accident? Zayouna Law is here to help! Follow our guidelines, and discover tips and precautions you can take to avoid further burdens from your accident. In a car accident, it is always beneficial to consult a lawyer, whether it is for basic […]

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6 Jun, 2016

Top 4 Most Common Personal Injury Cases

June 6th, 2016|

Personal injury lawyers represent plaintiffs who claim to have been injured, whether it be physically or psychologically, and seek compensation from the defending party. If you or someone in your life has been injured, your daily routine can be completely uprooted. There are problems other than physical injury that can result from an incident, such […]

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22 Apr, 2016

How Your Personal Injury Case Affects Your Insurance

April 22nd, 2016|

Have you been deemed at fault for an accident which resulted in a personal injury? If so, you’ll need to enlist the help of a personal injury lawyer who can protect your interests and ensure your insurance company meets their legal obligations to you.

Choosing a professional, experienced and highly accredited lawyer is very important. You […]

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10 Mar, 2016

What to Expect in a Personal Injury Case

March 10th, 2016|

When you or someone you love has been seriously injured life as you know it can be instantly turned upside down. Immediately following a catastrophic injury you may find yourself with an overwhelming amount of insurance paperwork, even before you are discharged from the hospital.

You have more important things to focus on like your […]

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10 Mar, 2016

What is a NO Win / No Fee Basis?

March 10th, 2016|

A contingency fee is an agreement between a lawyer and a client. In this agreement the lawyer agrees to not collect a fee for their time and work unless the client recovers. When the client wins the lawyer receives a percentage of the award. If the client loses the lawyer is not paid.

At Zayouna […]

27 Mar, 2015

How to Enhance Your Credibility as a Plaintiff

March 27th, 2015|

Written By:
Bruce Day, Associate at Zayouna Law Firm
Joseph Zayouna, Managing Partner at Zayouna Law Firm

In a lot of the cases we deal with, one of the major issues to contend with is the credibility of our primary witness-the plaintiff. The defence lawyers know that if the jury doesn’t believe the plaintiff, their case will fail […]

27 Mar, 2015

What Would Happen if You Were Hit by an Unidentified Vehicle?

March 27th, 2015|

Written By:
Albert Wong, Associate at Zayouna Law Firm
Joseph Zayouna, Managing Partner at Zayouna Law Firm
Vincent was driving southbound on The West Mall near West Mall Crescent, in the City of Toronto. Vincent brought his vehicle to a complete stop at the intersection of The West Mall and West Mall Crescent as instructed by the red […]

27 Mar, 2015

After being involved in a motor vehicle accident, what claims can I advance and when can I expect them to resolve?

March 27th, 2015|

Written By:
Sara Nagalingam, Associate at Zayouna Law Firm
Joseph Zayouna, Managing Partner at Zayouna Law Firm

1)     The first type of claim that you may be able to commence is an “Accident Benefits” claim. This is a claim made with the insurance company who has “priority” over your claim. This is most commonly your own […]