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Scarfone Hawkins LLP is a mid-sized law firm based in Hamilton, Ontario. We are dedicated to those who have been injured because of another party's wrongdoing, as well as the families of those individuals. We also act for families who have suffered the loss of family member where someone has been at fault. We are committed to those who need our help the most; we are compassionate and effective lawyers who diligently pursue redress for our clients. If you are overwhelmed and uncertain where to turn following a serious injury, we may be the advocates you need. We get results.
We have nearly 40 years of experience in a wide range of injury lawsuits, including those that require extensive analysis of medical facts, hospital procedures and the standard of care of members the medical profession. We have the resources and passion to take on challenging cases, and we act with total commitment to obtaining damages that your family is entitled to.
Echeverria developed ovarian cancer as a "proximate result of the unreasonably dangerous and defective nature of talcum powder," she said in her lawsuit http://ow.ly/FWac30eFev7
thespec.com A Los Angeles jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a record $417 million to a hospitalized woman who claimed in a lawsuit that the talc...
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Anyone applying for a driver license in Texas for the first time will have to take a distracted driver’s test. Something to consider for Canadian provinces? http://ow.ly/mMCE30ebM4I
dfw.cbslocal.com Few things are as dangerous as a driver staring at their phone instead of the road. That's why Texas is getting tougher on distracted drivers.
It would be easy to assume that a car accident on a snowy road was the fault of one of the drivers involved or that it was no one’s fault at all. Liability comes in many forms, however, and it is important for an accident victim to consider all possibilities after suffering serious injuries http://ow.ly/AXJb30e7UIV
jimscarfonelaw.com While it is true that accidents just happen sometimes, some seemingly unavoidable accidents may actually have been preventable. Proving liability...
Can a person sue for a serious injury at park attractions? http://ow.ly/QBOL30e7Uzx
jimscarfonelaw.com Summertime is certainly a busy one for tourism. Many people leave their homes for day trips, weekend getaways or for a lengthy vacation to visit...
Determining if a medical malpractice suit is appropriate http://bit.ly/2s3HWvp
Determining if a medical malpractice suit is appropriate
www.jimscarfone.ca Determining if a medical malpractice suit is appropriate - Medical Malpractice - Scarfone Hawkins LLP
Here are some tips to keep in mind if you feel you suffered from a concussion
www.jimscarfone.ca The severity of a head injury may not be apparent at first - Brain Injury - Scarfone Hawkins LLP
The severity of a head injury may not be apparent at first
www.jimscarfone.ca The severity of a head injury may not be apparent at first - Brain Injury - Scarfone Hawkins LLP
People who suffer traumatic brain injury more likely to be jailed
www.jimscarfone.ca People who suffer traumatic brain injury more likely to be jailed - Brain Injury - Scarfone Hawkins LLP
Alarming facts about brain injury in Ontario
www.jimscarfone.ca Alarming facts about brain injury in Ontario - Brain Injury - Scarfone Hawkins LLP
Hamilton's Bay Street LRT stop is still alive - for now
www.cbc.ca City council voted narrowly - 8-7 - to defer the issue to a committee. That keeps it alive.
Rise in U.S. Traffic Deaths Reported for a Second Year
Nytimes After years of steady progress making highways safer, auto-safety advocates are voicing alarm over a surge in traffic fatalities and fears that the deadly trend is strengthening. Last year, traffic deaths increased 6 percent to 40,200, according to p...
Indoor and outdoor hazards can lead to premises liability claims http://bit.ly/2laqHCr
Here are some compelling reasons why a parent should explore the possibility of negligence where there are significant injuries to a child or, for that matter, any person
www.jimscarfone.ca What to do when your child suffers a trauma - Medical Malpractice - Scarfone Hawkins LLP
What difference can winter tires make in a car accident?
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Foundation fights brain injuries by offering free helmets
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Foundation fights brain injuries by offering free helmets http://bit.ly/2gVbmGk
Supreme Court to hear transgender bathroom case
Washington Post Today the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear Gloucester County School Board v. G.G. , a case concerning a school district's obligation to accommodate a transgender student under Title IX and the U.S. Education Department's implementing regulations.
Injuries ‘between the ears’ need to be recognized, says Dallaire
www.thespec.com Retired lieutenant-general Romeo Dallaire spoke to a group at the Art Gallery of Burlington.
Happy Halloween, all. Please drive safely and be alert of trick-or-treaters tonight
globalnews.ca As people across the province get into the Halloween spirit, CAA Manitoba is sharing some tips on how to keep your kids safe on the big night.
City wants West 5th lands - but it might already be too late
www.cbc.ca The land is the former home of the Hamilton Psychiatric Hospital. The province declared it surplus last March. Infrastructure Ontario says it's in talks with an interested buyer. It's not clear if that's the city.
Alabama Chief Justice Denies Defying Rule of Law
blogs.wsj.com Suspended Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore on Wednesday denied putting his antipathy toward gay marriage ahead of the rule of law.
Siblings File Asbestos Wrongful Death Lawsuit on Behalf of Deceased Father
topclassactions.com An asbestos wrongful death lawsuit has been filed jointly by pair of siblings, alleging their father died of mesothelioma.
How to prevent accidents from slips and falls - and what to do after http://bit.ly/2dmqtH8
How to prevent accidents from slips and falls - and what to do after
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A wine expert says you're chilling your whites and reds all wrong
www.businessinsider.com How to serve wine at the perfect temperature.
Fueled by Beer and Candy Bars, Ultra Runner Karl Meltzer Sets Appalachian Trail Record
Nytimes At a time when "endurance running" no longer means mere marathons - and even 100-mile races are attracting the masses - Karl Meltzer, a former ski-resort bartender, has proved he can suffer longer and faster than almost anyone else. When he staggered...
Why Trump's maternity leave plan is unconstitutional
Washington Post Donald Trump recently made headlines by announcing a plan to give new mothers six weeks of paid maternity leave. Government-mandated family leave benefits are likely to hurt female workers more than they help them because they limit their choices and...
Lyft co-founder says most of its cars will be autonomous in 5 years
mashable.com The future of self-driving cars is closer than you think, if you believe the claims of Lyft's co-founder.
Woman, infant escape impalement after pole crashes through windshield
www.thespec.com A woman was shaken but miraculously unharmed Sunday after a metal pole flew off another vehicle and through her...
Here's what it's like to eat at the Mediterranean fast-casual chain that's poised to expand across the US
www.businessinsider.com After raising $60 million, another DC-based fast-casual chain is taking to the streets of NYC — and if the food is any indication, it's going to do just...
No Driver? Bring It On. How Pittsburgh Became Uber's Testing Ground
Nytimes But it also has invited criticism from those who say Pittsburgh is giving too much power to tech companies, all for a sheen of innovation. Some residents are on edge about Uber's self-driving vehicles and complain that they have been thrust into an e...
Video captures Toronto bus driver using cellphone at the wheel
www.cbc.ca The Toronto Transit Commission says it has identified a driver caught on film using a cellphone while operating a bus.
Employees Sue Four More Universities Over Retirement Plan Fees
Nytimes More leading universities have been sued on claims that their retirement plans charged employees excessive fees, following a series of similar suits filed earlier this week. In the latest round, complaints were filed in various federal courts on beha...
Why Millennials Are in No Hurry to Take On Debt
Nytimes But many younger people have been sitting on the sidelines, deterred by new laws passed after the crisis and big loads of student debt. They are also spooked by the temptation that credit cards offer to spend beyond one's means.
Study: Even Drivers Prefer Protected Bike Lanes | Streetsblog.net
www.streetsblog.net When it comes to allocating street space, it is often taken for granted that anything that benefits people on bikes harms people who drive. Such assumptions are contradicted by data showing that cycling infrastructure makes streets safer for all user...
A psychologist says parents should do these 17 things to raise a more confident child
www.businessinsider.com Set them up for success — it's your job to encourage and support your child as they attempt to tackle difficult tasks.
PM announces new process for selecting SCC justices
canadianlawyermag.com Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced a new process for judicial appointments to the Supreme Court of Canada, including a seven-member ad...
59th CANUSA Games - A fantastic #HamOnt tradition
specphotos.ca The fun and friendly athletic competition between Flint, Michigan and Hamilton, Ontario, now in its 59th year, settled back in Hamilton for the second consecutive year. One of the longest running e…
New safety measures for prescription codeine and hydrocodone to further restrict use in children and adolescents
healthycanadians.gc.ca Health Canada is taking new action to improve the safe use of two prescription opioid drugs, codeine and hydrocodone, to help further address the rare but potentially life-threatening risk of breathing problems in children and adolescents. Serious br...
Walker says the ability to help people drew her to law and that her affinity for business as well as her commerce degree from McMaster University pushed her towards commercial litigation http://bit.ly/2a8qvBI
Recent studies have shown concussions lead to memory deficits
www.jimscarfone.ca What seems like a simple concussion could result in serious long-term problems. One study at Mount Allison University recently showed there exists a link between long-term memory loss and...
Pasadena apartments, nearly destroyed by fire, becoming boutique condos #HamOnt
www.cbc.ca Local entrepreneur Paven Bratch is restoring the building, and hopes to have its 32 new condominiums on the market early next year.
Twitter to Live-Stream Both National Conventions
Nytimes Twitter said on Monday that it would partner with CBS to live-stream the Democratic and Republican National Conventions later this month, as the social media company works to be a leader in broadcasting live news and entertainment.
Federal court rules Virginia can't force its GOP convention delegates to vote for Trump
Washington Post Earlier today, in Correll v. Herring a federal district court in Virginia held that provisions of Virginia law that purport to bind state delegates to a national party convention to vote in accordance with the state's primary are unconstitutional.
Who is liable in drinking and driving accidents?
www.jimscarfone.ca When a driver in Ontario endangers other citizens by operating a car while intoxicated, that person could be held liable for all damages stemming from an accident. In addition...
Study: Nearly 2 Million Children in the US Suffer Sports-Related Concussions Every Year, Many Go Untreated
www.theepochtimes.com Nearly two-million children in the United States suffer sports- and recreation-related concussions annually, while many of them may go untreated.
There is a lot at stake in any Ontario brain injury case #braininjury #personalinjury
www.jimscarfone.ca When an individual is hurt in a car accident and taken to hospital with serious injuries, medical staff will do everything they can to evaluate the extent of the...
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