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You may not know this, but our law firm is located in the heart of downtown Port Arthur in Thunder Bay.   So not only can you grab a coffee and pretzel, buy some stylish clothes and luggage, check out some incredible local art, and get that...

When we are assisting someone who has been hurt, one of the first things we have to do is write to the potential defendant (the at-fault person or company) and put them “on notice” of a potential lawsuit. One main purpose of sending out a notice...

  A quick Google search of "Thunder Bay injury lawyer" or "Northwestern Ontario injury lawyer" will bring up more Toronto firms than actual Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario firms.  Other firms claim to have lawyers (and offices) in Thunder Bay, but actually don't.  A website stating...

  No. You have paid for insurance.  Insurance is supposed to provide you with peace of mind.  Therefore, your insurance company owes you “a duty of the utmost good faith” (and you owe the same to them).  This means that you and your insurance company have a duty...

As of June 1, 2016, the no-fault benefits that come with the standard Ontario automobile insurance policy have been slashed.  The biggest and most drastic cuts have come to benefits for victims with the most serious, "catastrophic" injuries, like severe brain injuries, paralysis and amputations....

Every year, the lawyers and staff of White Macgillivray Lester LLP  help run the Ontario Trial Lawyers' Association Bike Helmets on Kids program in Thunder Bay. Along with the Brain Injury Association of Thunder Bay and Area, our lawyers have provided over 1,000 free bike helmets to...

Who Pays Personal Injury Damages People often wonder:  Who pays the injured person’s (the plaintiff’s) damages once their file resolves, either through settlement or after a successful personal injury trial? It may surprise you that in almost all personal injury cases the defendant has insurance and that...

OCCUPIERS’ LIABILITY Slip and falls, trip and falls and most incidents resulting in injury on commercial or residential property are captured by occupiers’ liability law. This law basically states that an occupier of a premise, like a house or business, must take reasonable care to ensure that...