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A Teenage Birth Injury Victim Obtains Compensation After the Successful Resolution of Her Lawsuit.

This post was written by Andrea Girones:

October 21, 2016

September 2016 – Girones Lawyers has successfully resolved another case involving a birth brachial plexus injury. Young Melissa (name and certain details changed to protect confidentiality) was born 16 years ago in a large hospital in south-western Ontario. Melissa’s birth was complicated by the medical condition known as Shoulder Dystocia, meaning the shoulder of the […] READ MORE>

Having trouble locating and serving a defendant? You may want to consider substituted service upon their liability insurer.

This post was written by Nicholas Krakana:

October 5, 2016

Locating and serving a defendant with a statement of claim (or other originating process) can often be a tedious, onerous task, even for the best process servers and investigators. Service becomes even more complicated when a defendant is purposefully evasive. If you are having trouble locating and serving a defendant, you may need to bring […] READ MORE>

I’m hurt, unable to work and broke. How can I possible afford a lawyer?

This post was written by Andrea Girones:

August 26, 2016

August 24th, 2016 – Depending on how you were hurt you may be able to hire a lawyer on a deferred fee basis. A contingency agreement with a law firm means that you will only pay the lawyer’s fees if, and when,  the case is resolved for a monetary amount. The law firm  essentially agrees to […] READ MORE>

Litigating Birth Brachial Plexus Cases in Canada

This post was written by Andrea Girones:

June 22, 2016

Below is the paper that Andrea Girones recently presented to the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Medical Malpractice Caucus. Andrea Girones exclusively represents injured clients, particularly children injured at birth. Introduction Birth Brachial plexus injuries (or BBPI) are a common source of obstetrical malpractice litigation. An otherwise healthy, full term baby can be left with a […] READ MORE>

Another Erb’s Palsy Legal Case Resolved

This post was written by Andrea Girones:

June 7, 2016

June 7th 2016 Girones Lawyers recently resolved another Erb’s palsy medical malpractice lawsuit. Client identifying details are, of course, confidential. Our client, Monica (name changed for confidentiality) suffered a significant brachial palsy injury at birth. Her right arm was small, shrivelled up, and barely usable. Growing up, she could not tie her shoes, wash her […] READ MORE>

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