From Trauma to Trial
A Step-by-Step Guide to Ontario Personal Injury Law
Surviving a life-changing personal injury or death of a family member is extremely difficult. From Trauma to Trial will help you understand the legal process and reduce your anxieties so that you can focus on what’s important – your recovery
Surviving a life-changing personal injury or death of a family member is extremely difficult. It has a profound physical, psychological and financial impact on injured people and family members. For many, Ontario’s complex legal system, insurance companies and lawyers may make matters worse and heighten their anxieties.
From Trauma to Trial is designed as a step-by-step guide to help you learn what to expect from the legal system after a serious personal injury or accident-related death of a family member. Along with providing practical advice, it covers what happens from the time of the initial injury to the point of finding a personal injury lawyer. It then takes you through the various steps in the legal process, up to and including settlement and trial. It is meant to guide an injured person, their family and healthcare providers, in a chronological way through the entire litigation process and beyond.
From Trauma to Trial will help you understand the legal process and reduce your anxieties so that you can focus on what’s important – your recovery.
– What to Do in the Days Following a Serious Personal Injury
– The First Meeting with a Personal Injury Lawyer
– Dangers of Social Media Accounts, Surveillance, and the Importance of Confidentiality
– Personal Injury Law 101, What You Need to Know
– Life After a Lawsuit
+ Much More
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About the Author
Bill Teggart is a leading Ontario personal injury lawyer and founder of William J Teggart Personal Injury Law. He has practiced exclusively in the area of personal injury law for over 22 years with a focus on spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, complex orthopaedic injury and accident-related fatal injury cases.
Best Lawyers in Canada has recognized Bill in the areas of personal injury law and insurance law for many years. Three Best Rated has included him in its publication based on former client reviews, client satisfaction and trust.
Bill has been a frequent speaker on personal injury law. He has presented at conferences throughout Canada and the United States including the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association of Justice, the Atlantic Provinces Trial Lawyers Association and the Ontario Bar Association.
Bill was educated in the United States and Canada. He attended American International College on a hockey scholarship. While there he was awarded the ECAC Merit Medal for combined scholastic and athletic achievement. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. He attended the University of Windsor Law School where he received his LLB degree.