Small Claims Court is a distinct branch of the Superior Court of Justice. In Ontario, Small Claims Court has the jurisdiction (i.e. the legal authority) to hear cases where the amount disputed is less than $25,000, excluding costs and interest. Daniel is well-versed in the Rules of the Small Claims Court, and is able to represent you in small claims cases from start to finish (i.e. from the beginning pleadings process through to trial). Alternatively, Daniel can also provides specific services within the small claims process, such as: filing documents, drafting pleadings (e.g. Statement of Claim, Statement of Defence, Reply), preparing and arguing motions, drafting affidavits, and representation exclusively at trial. Daniel Freudman will remain committed to your case, no matter how small the sum of money in dispute. Unlike larger law firms which often delegate Small Claims Court cases to articling students or paralegals, Daniel will handle your case personally, giving it the professional attention it deserves. If you feel you may have a case, you should contact a lawyer immediately, as limitation periods apply which could preclude you from commencing a legal action if you wait too long.
Personal injuries can be caused by motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, dog attacks, slip and falls, defective products, and any other circumstance where someone’s actions (or inactions) cause injury. The occurrence of a personal injury can be a frightening and devastating experience. Aside from the physical trauma, concerns will also arise pertaining to medical bills, missed time from work / loss of income, and other financial issues. Some of these damages may be recoverable, such as: current and future medical expenses, lost employment income, compensation for pain & suffering, legal costs, and any other out-of-pocket expenses incurred as a result of the injury. Whether you are a plaintiff or a defendant, you can take comfort in knowing that Daniel Freudman will work tirelessly to provide you with excellent professional representation. He will thoroughly examine your case and develop compelling legal arguments to be raised at trial. If you are involved in a personal injury matter, it is imperative that you contact a lawyer immediately, as there are several legal documents that must be served and filed within statutorily-prescribed deadlines.
Daniel Freudman also offers service in other civil litigation matters, including disputes regarding: breach of contract, wrongful dismissal, property damage, negligence and other tort claims (e.g. trespass, nuisance, etc.). Daniel provides these services in multiple jurisdictions, including Toronto, Scarborough, Oshawa, Newmarket and Brampton.