Brendan Sullivan

Brendan is a lawyer working in Hamilton Ontario at Harvey Katz law office. He has had the privilege of working closely with Harvey Katz and assists seriously injured people with claims arising from motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, life insurance denials and long-term disability. Brendan completed his articles in 2016 with a large insurance defence firm where he assisted with a seven week jury trial in Toronto. Brendan is a member of the Hamilton Law Association and the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association.

What is a Housekeeping and Home Maintenance Claim in Personal Injury?

Persons who suffer serious personal injuries often have difficulty returning to the normal life they led before the accident. A lawyer who is a member of OTLA can help recover money for a range of changes or ‘damages’ due to an injury. These can include ongoing pain and suffering, changes in ability to work, the need for medical treatments and changes in ability to complete tasks at home. This article will focus on the tasks at home…

What Are the Important Documents in My Long-Term Disability Claim?

Persons who seek legal advice in their claim for short or long-term disability often find themselves sorting through hundreds or thousands of pages to make sense of their claim. This blog will help you understand what the key documents are and why they will matter in your case.

What is bad faith in my long-term disability claim?

Long-term disability (LTD) insurance protects you if you become disabled and are unable to continue to work in your job. The LTD policy is a contract that outlines the rights and obligations of both the insured person and the insurance company. Every contract is different and provides for different benefits and procedures that must be followed.

Distracted driving

There are many forms of distracted driving that can come up in motor vehicle accident litigation. During the examination for discovery process there will be questions posed by lawyers on both sides about whose fault the accident was.

Who pays for car accident injuries?

When someone gets injured in a car accident, the at-fault driver who caused the collision is usually responsible for providing compensation to the injured victim. Fortunately, drivers carry insurance to protect them if they cause an accident and need to pay compensation to an injured person.

What makes a dangerous step?

Stairs and steps in Ontario are regulated by law under the Occupiers’ Liability Act. According to section 3(1) an occupier owes a duty to take reasonable care to ensure persons on their property are reasonably safe.