Common Surveillance Tactics Used By Insurance Companies

Usually, when surveillance is conducted by an insurance company, it’s done on an injured person and is set up by the insurance company that’s defending the case. There are various types of surveillance tactics used.  They Follow You Around The first kind is what people probably think of when they hear surveillance. It’s hiring a ...
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Duncan Macgillivray Lawyer of the Year

Founding Partner Duncan Macgillivray was recently named Lawyer of the Year for Personal Injury Litigation in Greater Ontario by Best Lawyers!! Best Lawyers uses a peer review process (… asking other lawyers) to make their selections. Lawyer of the Year “is awarded to individual lawyers with the highest overall peer-feedback for a specific practice area ...
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Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About Surveillance

This blog post was written by our placement student Rob Stefanelli (with some edits by Duncan Macgillivray). CAN AN INSURANCE COMPANY CONDUCT SURVEILLANCE OF ME AND MY FAMILY? Yes (… unfortunately). When you are injured and make a representation to your insurer or the at-fault driver’s insurer about the extent of your injuries, the insurance company ...
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Mental Health After Injury

This blog post is adapted from a Free Legal Information Friday from January 29, 2021. You can watch the video version HERE. Picture this:  You’ve been in a car crash.  You’re hurt.  Your body is in pain.  You can’t go back to work.  Bills are piling up.  You’re healing, but, you’re not healing as fast ...
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Rob’s Placement as an Agent of Good

This is a guest post from our placement student, Rob Stefanelli.  He has been working at White Macgillivray Lester since January.  He completes his placement this week and then will graduate law school.  After that, he’ll be working for us for a couple of months before heading off to practice law in the big city ...
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