Wrongful Death Lawyers

Serving Hamilton, Brantford, Burlington, St. Catharines & Nearby Areas Of Ontario

The loss of a loved one or family member can be difficult to bear. When that loss comes from the actions or negligence of another, the law offers some recourse: you can sue the guilty party for the financial and emotional damages they have created. While no amount of money can make up for losing someone close to you, it can help prevent future financial hardship.

Reasons to Seek Legal Help After a Wrongful Death

If you've tragically lost a loved one, you may feel isolated and confused. The knowledge that something or someone caused their death can make things even worse. However, once the dust settles, it's good to have taken steps to protect and provide for your family. Our lawyers can help.


In Ontario, there is a limited amount of time allowing you to file a wrongful death suit. Our lawyers at Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers know these guidelines and will help ensure that you file prior to this deadline.

Burial & Funeral Costs

The cost of a funeral and burial service can be higher than you would ever expect. Our lawyers an help you seek retribution for your loved one's death that will cover these expenses.

Loss of Future Earnings

If your loved one was the provider for you and your family, we can file suit for the lost earnings that they would have acquired in their lifetime.


Your loved one may have been the reason that you and your family had medical, dental, and other benefits. Coverage for these can be a part of your wrongful death suit.

Emotional Suffering

We can add the suffering you'll undergo to your suit because your struggles are the fault of someone else. 

Loss of Companionship

When you've lost a loved one because of the negligence of another, this companionship can be incorporated into our lawsuit.

Lawyers from Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers know about the financial realities that tend to set in after a death in the family, and can help you when you have nowhere else to turn. To set up a free legal consultation with our wrongful death lawyers, call 905-522-9799

Damages in an Ontario wrongful death lawsuit

The time you have to file a wrongful death suit in Ontario is short, and the consequences of not doing so could prove ruinous to your long-term financial health. When you lose a family member, you don’t just lose a priceless emotional connection to someone you deeply loved. You also lose a person who helped make your life easier in multiple ways. Wrongful death lawsuits seek to compensate you financially for these losses.

Damages you can recover in a wrongful death claim include:

  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Loss of future earnings from the deceased
  • Emotional pain and suffering from the survivors
  • Loss of companionship, care, and guidance from the deceased

According to Ontario law, the blood relatives of the deceased are allowed to file a wrongful death claim. The Family Law Act allows the spouse, children, grandchildren, siblings, and parents to recover damages from a wrongful death lawsuit. The calculations that go into determining proper financial penalties are complex, and best done with an experienced lawyer on your side.


Nobody wants to be locked in legal battles while they are grieving. Hiring an attorney allows you to focus on your family and your grief, and leaves the legal issues concerning your loved one’s death to a professional. Wrongful death lawyers at Findlay Personal Injury Lawyers are experienced and knowledgeable, and will fight to protect your interests.

Contact us by calling 905-522-9799 to set up a free initial case review.

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