Civil Litigation

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What is civil litigation?

Civil litigation is a term used to describe a non-criminal legal dispute where an injured or aggrieved party seeks compensation or specific performance from another party. It describes matters as diverse as lawsuits that arise from car accidents, being wrongfully dismissed from your job or the non-fulfillment of a contract to landscape your backyard.

The legal team at Stellar Law Professional Corporation has extensive experience in the following areas of civil litigation:

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Slip and Falls
  • Medical malpractice
  • Dental malpractice
  • Wrongful death
  • Wrongful dismissal & constructive dismissal
  • Short & long term disability benefits
  • Breach of contract
  • Product liability
  • Insurance disputes

Legal fees can be paid based on hourly billing, a flat rate, or on a contingency fee basis.

Contingency fees are legal fees that are not paid until a case reaches a negotiated settlement or has been awarded damages at trial. These legal fees are based on a percentage of the amount you recover. If you lose your case, you do not pay us any legal fees.

Our contingency fees range from 25% to a maximum of 35% of your settlement or trial award, including costs, plus applicable taxes.

Our percentage is determined based on the nature and complexity of your matter, including how much preparation time will be required.

In many cases the defendants will make a contribution to your legal costs, which will reduce the fees you pay to us.

Stellar Law Professional Corporation may accept your case on a contingency fee basis for:

  1. Motor Vehicle Accidents
  2. Statutory Accident Benefits
  3. Long-Term Disability Cases
  4. Product Liability
  5. Slip and Falls
  6. Occupier Liability Cases
  7. Medical Malpractice
  8. Dental malpractice
  9. Professional Negligence Cases

For more information about contingency fee agreements, please review this guide from the Law Society of Ontario.

Contact Stellar Law Professional Corporation today to set up a free 30-minute consultation and no-obligation case review.

Stellar Law Professional Corporation will work tirelessly to get you the best outcome possible. We will handle your case professionally and compassionately to ensure that you get the settlement you are entitled to as quickly and efficiently as possible. We will always take the time to explain every step of the process, identify risks, manage your expectations and your understanding of what can sometimes seem like a long and complex process. We will communicate with you at every step of your case and make sure your best interests are served and protected.

From the initial consultation to the successful completion of your case, the lawyers of Stellar Law Professional Corporation are committed and dedicated to your case. We will fight for the compensation you deserve.

Contact Stellar Law Professional Corporation as soon as you can. There are time limitations as to how long you have to sue a party. There could also be certain requirements for notifying the party you wish to sue, depending upon your type of case. Every case is different, contact Stellar Law Professional Corporation today for a free case review to ensure you don’t lose your chance to get the compensation you deserve.

Your initial consultation with Stellar Law Professional Corporation is always free. We will take the time to listen to the facts of your case and provide you with our honest assessment.

If you have any questions about our legal services or if you would like to book your free consultation, we invite you to contact us. We look forward to working with you and for you.

Please note: Our website contains information only. The information provided in our website is not legal advice and should not be treated, or relied upon, as legal advice on any subject matter. Stellar Law Professional Corporation is not liable for any loss or harm resulting from the use of information provided by this website or any other website published by Stellar Law Professional Corporation. If you require legal advice, please contact us directly for a free consultation.

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