UPDATE: Wayne Hankey, Professor at Dalhousie University: Wagners Investigates Civil Actions Wayne Hankey a former Professor at Dalhousie University and King’s College was charged in...
Wagners Personal Injury Lawyer – Sydney, Nova Scotia
You will be working with a lawyer who has experience in the legal area of practice that pertains to your situation.
Wagners is an established personal injury law firm that focuses on the rights of those who have been injured in Sydney, Cape Breton and throughout Nova Scotia. With over thirty years of experience, our lawyers advocate for those individuals who have been involved in motor vehicle accidents, slip and fall incidents, medical malpractice, and other negligence cases.Free Consultation
Our Areas of Practice
At Wagners Injury Law firm we represent injury victims who were involved in car accidents, medical malpractice injury, slip and fall, sexual assault, or other injury that turn your life upside down. You deserve to get back to normal as soon as possible. We are experienced, dedicated and passionate advocates. We’re invested in your success—so you can count on Wagners for unwavering support and commitment.
This broad category of injuries includes vehicle-related injuries, slips and falls and other accidents, long-term disability, and sexual assault.Learn More
Class actions allow groups of people with similar complaints to bring a collective action against defendants.Learn More
Most health care professionals have the best of intentions and hope to provide quality medical care to their patients.Learn More
Get updated on our class actions.
Wagners is currently advancing several class actions across a broad range of subject matters and on a national basis.
Personal Injury Lawyer in Sydney Nova Scotia
Wagners is a well-established personal injury law firm in Sydney, Nova Scotia. Our firm has a team of successful trial lawyers who are committed to personal attention, prompt action and aggressive representation. When you come to us with a personal injury claim, expect a legal team that will treat you with courtesy, compassion, and respect at a time when you need the most support.
If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident, our personal injury lawyer can help you claim compensation from the at-fault party. We know how accidents such as medical negligence, car accidents, slips and falls as well as wrongful death can place numerous emotional and financial burdens on the victims and their families. Victims often require costly medical treatment, are forced to miss work, or put their life on hold in order to deal with the injury. Our lawyers can help injured victims get back on their feet by securing the financial recovery they deserve.
Trial Lawyers for Nearly 80 years combined
Our skilled personal injury lawyers have represented victims for nearly 80 years combined. We’ve handled some of the largest and most complex types of personal injury cases. Our firm’s success has resulted in million-dollar verdicts. We’ve maintained a solid reputation over the years because of the numerous cases we’ve won for our clients. At Wagners, we’re dedicated to practicing personal injury law since it’s all we do. We’re passionate about our practice and committed to fighting for every client. Our long record of success in fighting insurance companies and defence lawyers has made us secure business continuously from referrals. We are willing to put up a fight for you.
We represent clients in the Atlantic provinces and beyond
At Wagners, we also specialize in serious accident and personal injury cases. Having represented clients in the Atlantic provinces and beyond, we are committed to protecting our clients who have been hurt by the recklessness of others. We bring experience and care in each case in order to deliver exceptional results every time. If you have been injured in an accident and are looking for a compassionate lawyer in Sydney, Nova Scotia, call us for a free consultation.
Wagners lawyers bring a deep understanding of the legal process necessary to manage personal injury cases from start to finish. We come right at the beginning and investigate the accident promptly and thoroughly. We can help locate witnesses, obtain crucial evidence, and protect you from filing deadlines and insurance companies looking to minimize your claim. We’ll ensure you have the right professionals by your side to prove your claim. We come with extensive legal experience to negotiate with insurance companies and pursue maximum compensation for our clients. If you need the help of a lawyer to earn the compensation you need to get your life back together, talk to us. We will examine your case and offer guidance on your rights and legal options.
Motor Vehicle Accidents and Car Accident Lawyers in Sydney, Nova Scotia
Under the Motor Vehicle Act of Nova Scotia, motorists are required by law to drive responsibly and with consideration for others using the roadway. Failing to do so, can lead to accidents that cause serious injuries to another. When someone causes injury in a motor vehicle accident, the injured victim has a right to compensation for medical expenses, loss of income, pain and suffering, and other losses suffered.
Our team of lawyers represent people who have suffered catastrophic and/or non-catastrophic injuries from vehicle accidents including accidents involving cars, boats, motorcycles, trucks, bicycles, and ATVs (All Terrain Vhicles) in Sydney, Cape Breton.
Our lawyers have successfully handled cases involving:
- Speeding or road rage
- Distracted driving — texting and cellphone use
- Dangerous road conditions — snow, ice, heavy rain, thick fog, animals and other hazardous conditions
- Medication use
- Failure to use proper eye wear
- Drunk driving
- Fatigued driving
- Inexperienced drivers failing to pay attention
Slip and Fall Injuries Lawyers in Sydney, Nova Scotia
A slip and fall or trip and fall accident can also result in significant injuries. The Occupiers Liability Act in Nova Scotia lays out what a property owner, or occupier, is required to do to ensure their property is safe. A fall down an uneven set of stairs, for example, can result in injuries. Often times, but not always, these injuries involve orthopedic breaks and result in a period of hospitalization. You are entitled to bring a personal injury claim if the accident occurred due to negligence of the individual who owned the property or occupier who is responsible for maintaining the premises.
Examples of claims that our firm has successfully brought forward have included people who have been injured due to:
- A fall on spilled water;
- A fall down stairs that are not up to the Building Code;
- A slip in an icy parking lot;
- A deck collapse; and
- A slip on a wet mat
Legal claims can also occur when a negligent act or omission by an individual or a company causes an hazardous environment or condition that leads to a slip-and-fall type case. An experienced lawyer who brings claims under the Occupiers’ Liability Act at Wagners can advise you about your rights.
Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Sydney, Nova Scotia
Medical professionals are understandably held to high standards when caring for their patients. They must ensure a patient is safe while under their care. Medical professionals include Doctors, Dentists, Specialists, and Nurses. A physician, nurse or other medical professional who acts in a negligent manner can jeopardize the health and safety of a patient and cause life-altering injuries.
Wagners’ medical malpractice lawyers represent victims of medical negligence in Sydney, Cape Breton. This area of practice includes representing patients who have suffered a wide range of serious medical injuries or death. Our lawyers advocate for clients regardless of the complexity of the case. We understand the seriousness of being harmed through medical malpractice and the challenges associated with bringing claims against the body that insures medical professionals, the CMPA (Canadian Medical Protective Associate). Our lawyers will fight to hold doctors and hospitals accountable to the highest standards of care and to pursue your claim with skill, experience and compassion.
Wrongful Death Lawyers in Sydney, Nova Scotia
A fatality, resulting from medical negligence or misconduct, can be considered a wrongful death. Wrongful deaths can occur to patients where proper treatment or care was not provided by medical professionals. Survivors or the Estate of the deceased may bring forward a wrongful death lawsuit and be awarded damages for the beneficiaries of the deceased. Wrongful death cases seek compensation for survivors’ loss of companionship, expenses associated with the wrongful death, such as funeral expenses. Those entitled to bring a claim includes the deceased’s parents, grandparents, children and grandchildren.
A wrongful death claim is undeniably overwhelming. Our team of lawyers have experience working with families who have lost loved ones and advance these claims with compassion and care for the family members’ needs. Our law firm is known for providing clients with quality, straightforward and compassionate legal representation in for clients in Sydney and beyond. Liability Act at Wagners can advise you about your rights.
Birth Injuries Lawyers in Sydney, Nova Scotia
The health of your newborn can greatly depend on the care he or she is given during the birthing process and the immediate aftercare.
Childbirth for most parents and guardians is a tremendously positive experience. For some parents, childbirth may not go as planned for several reasons. One reason may be due to a negligent act of a medical professional caring for the mother and baby. At Wagners, we focus on serious injury birth trauma cases. We have broad experience in handling birth injuries and birth related trauma, and we will pursue your case with skill, knowledge, experience and compassion.
We at Wagners represent families in a broad range of serious injury cases. You can be confident our team of trial lawyers have the experience required for complex birth trauma cases. Our resources are extensive and include a team of medical professions who provide the necessary opinions to prove negligence in these complicated lawsuits.
Initial Consultations Are Free Of Charge
If you or a loved one have been seriously injured, please contact Wagners to discuss your case. You can reach our team by calling 902-425-7330 or 1-800-465-8794, or by completing a short online contact form.