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We would like to thank you all from the bottom of our hearts for all the hard work and dedication put into D’s case. Closing such a “negative” chapter of our lives has helped us move forward, and for that we cannot thank you enough. Your kindness and support is invaluable and it will never be"

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We would like to thank you all from the bottom of our hearts for all the hard work and dedication put into D’s case. Closing such a “negative” chapter of our lives has helped us move forward, and for that we cannot thank you enough. Your kindness and support is invaluable and it will never be forgotten.

- D.C & J.C

- D.C & J.C

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Thank you very much for all your help during the past few years. Its been a long time dealing with this unfortunate issue. I am so glad that it is all over and I can move on now. Also a BIG thank you, Mr. Elkin, for the courtesy reduction – it has helped me very much."

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Thank you very much for all your help during the past few years. Its been a long time dealing with this unfortunate issue. I am so glad that it is all over and I can move on now. Also a BIG thank you, Mr. Elkin, for the courtesy reduction – it has helped me very much. Again, thank you and take care.

- D.T. & T.T.

- D.T. & T.T.

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Being in a motorcycle accident was an extremely stressful and painful experience,  It was imperative  to find a lawyer who was experienced and accomplished to assist me.  That lawyer was Roelf Swart.  Mr. Swart  patiently explained the accident insurance and  LTD process. He answered all of my questions and concerns with honesty and sincerity.  I was"

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Being in a motorcycle accident was an extremely stressful and painful experience,  It was imperative  to find a lawyer who was experienced and accomplished to assist me.  That lawyer was Roelf Swart.  Mr. Swart  patiently explained the accident insurance and  LTD process. He answered all of my questions and concerns with honesty and sincerity.  I was continually integrated with my case, so I had the knowledge to make decisions if and when needed.  Mr. Swart was kind, compassionate and had a caring nature.  I am forever grateful to Mr. Swart who secured a final settlement that has given me peace of mind and most importantly financial stability. It is my privilege to recommend Roelf Swart, Elkin Injury Law and all its staff.

- SF

- SF

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Just wanted to thank you for the outstanding work you did for me. Without your guidance and knowledge, I would not be where I am today. Thank you.

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- Jenn

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We both greatly appreciate everything you have done for us in this matter & just wanted to say “thank you” for all of your hard work & efforts in resolving our claim.  You are awesome!

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- Catherine & Bill

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Just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate all your efforts re: my recent injury claim. As you know; I was totally ignored until I contracted the services of Elkin Injury Law to put forward my position.  You took on a huge offshore company and successfully concluded my claim with them accepting a large"

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Just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate all your efforts re: my recent injury claim. As you know; I was totally ignored until I contracted the services of Elkin Injury Law to put forward my position.  You took on a huge offshore company and successfully concluded my claim with them accepting a large portion of liability and that was very important to me. I wouldn’t hesitate recommending your services to anyone finding themselves in my position. 

- Ted

- Ted

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Thank you for all your help! All has settled well! Regards, Mike

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- Mike

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You deserve a great big thank you for all that you have done for us, thank you!

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- Sharon

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I would like to thank you and your staff for all your help with my case.We used our money to buy a home. It worked out well. Thanks again.

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- JC & CA

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Thank you so much for your time, your dedication for keeping me comfortable while we negotiated.  Your dutch stories were a huge hit for me and entertainment to get me from my pain…..I appreciate all of it.

I am so happy to meet a lawyer that is so much more than just a lawyer.  I do not"

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Thank you so much for your time, your dedication for keeping me comfortable while we negotiated.  Your dutch stories were a huge hit for me and entertainment to get me from my pain…..I appreciate all of it.

I am so happy to meet a lawyer that is so much more than just a lawyer.  I do not mean that lightly.  You know your stuff.  You are incredibly well prepared, and very versed in my issue.  Just like you went to every doctor appointment. 

You guys have been on it more than any organization that I have ever employed outside my industry or what I know of. 

I cannot say thank you enough. I can say I am so happy you had my back. 

Thanks for being entertaining.  It kept me from feeling the pain, dizzyness, and some of the incredible vertigo from going on.  And on.  It was still there but it was put on the back burner by the saint a claus story and the dark peter guy.  Wow.  That was great. Thanks for that so much. January 23, 2015

- Jamie

- Jamie

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Dear Mr. Elkin,

We wanted to express our sincere appreciation to you for the successful resolution to our lawsuit.  Your knowledge, experience and guidance resulted in a settlement that far exceeded our expectations.  Your patience and willingness to be generous with your time helped us to feel comfortable making an informed decision regarding our case.  Please pass"

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Dear Mr. Elkin,

We wanted to express our sincere appreciation to you for the successful resolution to our lawsuit.  Your knowledge, experience and guidance resulted in a settlement that far exceeded our expectations.  Your patience and willingness to be generous with your time helped us to feel comfortable making an informed decision regarding our case.  Please pass along our gratitude to Tanya for her assistance.  We would strongly recommend you as a dedicated and caring professional to anyone requiring the services of a personal injury lawyer.

- KG & BG

- KG & BG

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Dear Mr. Elkin:  As per a telephone conversation with Roelf Swart this morning it appears a settlement of my case is forthcoming.  I wish to express to you my thoughts regarding Roelf’s handling of my case. I found Roelf to possess a highly professional demeanor and an impeccable, in depth knowledge of my file. I was"

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Dear Mr. Elkin:  As per a telephone conversation with Roelf Swart this morning it appears a settlement of my case is forthcoming.  I wish to express to you my thoughts regarding Roelf’s handling of my case. I found Roelf to possess a highly professional demeanor and an impeccable, in depth knowledge of my file. I was favorably impressed with Roelf’s attention to details, his intelligence and his compassion. I am so grateful for Roelf’s expertise. He is a highly competent attorney as well as a fine gentleman.  Indeed Roelf Swart is a valuable asset to your firm, as well as to this client.

- A.D.L

- A.D.L

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Bill,

I/we cannot thank you enough for all you have done for us over the past six years.  It has been a long road but through it all your guidance and advice led us to a very successful outcome.  You and Fiona make a very strong team! It has been a pleasure getting to know you both"

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Bill,

I/we cannot thank you enough for all you have done for us over the past six years.  It has been a long road but through it all your guidance and advice led us to a very successful outcome.  You and Fiona make a very strong team! It has been a pleasure getting to know you both professionally and personally.  Your whole team has been very professional and has treated us with teh utmost respect and dignity throughout this whole ordeal.  I hope I never have to deal with you on a professional level again, but if I do find myself in that position again I will gladly retain your services again without hesitation!  Hopefully nobody I know will ever require your services either but if they do I will give them my highest recommendation for you and your team.

- J.C. & D.C.

- J.C. & D.C.

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Dear Roelf, Ik hoope alles gaat goed met U.  Weer hartelyk dank voor alles dat je voor my gedaan hebt.  Hoop je hebt een mooie somer.  

Translation from Dutch to English:  I hope that all is well with you.  Again, heartfelt thanks for all you have done for me.  Hope you have a beautiful summer.

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Dear Roelf, Ik hoope alles gaat goed met U.  Weer hartelyk dank voor alles dat je voor my gedaan hebt.  Hoop je hebt een mooie somer.  

Translation from Dutch to English:  I hope that all is well with you.  Again, heartfelt thanks for all you have done for me.  Hope you have a beautiful summer.

- L.K.

- L.K.

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I want to thank you personally for being my lawyer when I needed to have someone truly understand the pain and suffering I was going through after being hit.  I feel your boss and everyone else should know what a caring and diligent lawyer you are.  You are a rare breed of a lawyer.  You are"

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I want to thank you personally for being my lawyer when I needed to have someone truly understand the pain and suffering I was going through after being hit.  I feel your boss and everyone else should know what a caring and diligent lawyer you are.  You are a rare breed of a lawyer.  You are thorough, compassionate, understanding, quick and determined to get the best for your clients.  I will be without any hesitation recommending you and Elkin Injury Law to family members and friends, knowing this company holds the best lawyer in Niagara and surrounding areas.  Again, I wish to thank you from the deepest part of my heart for representing me with my case.  May God bless you and your family forever.  I was blessed to have you and your team on my side.

- D.N

- D.N

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You guys have helped me and my wife navigate one of the most challenging chapters of my life to date, with compassion and understanding.  We have felt protected and supported knowing that Bill, Fiona and the Elkin Team were in our corner.  We are eternally grateful.

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- G.J. & T.J.

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Dear Mr. Elkin, F and I have been pleased with service we received from your office. We appreciate very much what you have done for us, and would recommend you to anyone who needs highly professional and friendly legal assistance.

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- J.K. & F.K.

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Thank you very much, for taking on our dispute. With your law firm involved, it gave us a voice for our issues to be heard. We are very relieved this is now behind us. Everything you did for us was very much appreciated.

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- J.D. & J.D.

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Thank you for all your hard work and striving for the best. Please tell Fiona and Tanya I say a big thank you for the patience and compassion.

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- R.S.

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Thanks to Mr. Elkin’s Law Firm I was compensated for my injuries, more than I ever anticipated, after a lengthy legal case. Their patience and understanding with me was compelling. I highly recommend this law firm to anyone who needs legal advice regarding their claim.

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- F.H.

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Your assistance with the complex aspects of a malpractice claim has been invaluable to me. I was truly overwhelmed with the possibility of negligence, in addition to dealing with ongoing pain issues. It was such a relief to talk to someone who genuinely knew what I was going through and seemed to sincerely care, and want"

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Your assistance with the complex aspects of a malpractice claim has been invaluable to me. I was truly overwhelmed with the possibility of negligence, in addition to dealing with ongoing pain issues. It was such a relief to talk to someone who genuinely knew what I was going through and seemed to sincerely care, and want to help. Your guidance with this difficult situation has helped me to determine that a claim would not be feasible. Mr. Elkin, you have been very generous with your time and knowledge and I cannot thank you enough. It will be my pleasure to refer you and your firm at every opportunity.

- K.D.

- K.D.

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Just a note to say….Thank You! I will be forever grateful to you for all your help & support during this difficult situation. I don’t know what I would have done without you. Your friendship & understanding means more to me than I could ever express.

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- S.W.

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Wow! Where to start. Thank you so much Mr. Elkin for taking on my claim. To Fiona, for spending countless hours listening and talking with me through some of my toughest days. To Steven, for guiding me through this whole process. And to Tanya for always being so sweet and doing whatever you could to help."

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Wow! Where to start. Thank you so much Mr. Elkin for taking on my claim. To Fiona, for spending countless hours listening and talking with me through some of my toughest days. To Steven, for guiding me through this whole process. And to Tanya for always being so sweet and doing whatever you could to help. I found such a wonderful team who all worked so hard for me, and I will always be forever grateful.

- L.P.L

- L.P.L

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Just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate all your efforts re: my recent injury claim. As you know; I was totally ignored until I contracted the services of Elkin Injury Law to put forward my position. You took on a huge offshore company and successfully concluded the claim with them accepting a large"

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Just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate all your efforts re: my recent injury claim. As you know; I was totally ignored until I contracted the services of Elkin Injury Law to put forward my position. You took on a huge offshore company and successfully concluded the claim with them accepting a large portion of liability and that was very important to me. I wouldn’t hesitate recommending your services to anyone finding themselves in my position.

- T.C.

- T.C.

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I had an accident in which I was hit from behind. I suffered neck and back injuries. I continue to have pain, and most likely always will. I can move on with my life due to the work of Fiona and William at Elkin Injury Law. I received a substantial settlement that will allow me to"

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I had an accident in which I was hit from behind. I suffered neck and back injuries. I continue to have pain, and most likely always will. I can move on with my life due to the work of Fiona and William at Elkin Injury Law. I received a substantial settlement that will allow me to move on in my life with a little more piece of mind. A special thanks to Fiona who was kind and patient with me. Fiona answered all my questions and kept me informed every step of the way.

- M.H.

- M.H.

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You’ve been helping me a lot to go through all these difficult years. Your help lift me up and my days from the lowest to high. You are a special person who cares, considerate. You made a difference in my life. From telephone calls, driving all the way from St. Catharines, work in the office, and"

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You’ve been helping me a lot to go through all these difficult years. Your help lift me up and my days from the lowest to high. You are a special person who cares, considerate. You made a difference in my life. From telephone calls, driving all the way from St. Catharines, work in the office, and all other work that I don’t even know about and my special thanks to you. Thank you very much, your help is much appreciated.

- C.C

- C.C

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I just wanted to take a few minutes out of a day and say Thank you! Which means that you too, must also set aside a few minutes to read this. It’s funny how that works out isn’t it?

D and I both want you to know that you did make the difficult, less so. And, that"

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I just wanted to take a few minutes out of a day and say Thank you! Which means that you too, must also set aside a few minutes to read this. It’s funny how that works out isn’t it?

D and I both want you to know that you did make the difficult, less so. And, that we appreciated that greatly.

It was an equal pleasure for us to deal with you on a personal level. For that reason we will always remember you well. In high regard that is.

- R.K. & D.K.

- R.K. & D.K.

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From the very beginning, Bill Elkin and his team meticulously explained all the implications of my slip and fall suit. If I had any questions (and due to the bad experiences with lawyers in the past, there were definitely a few!) they answered them all. The big surprise, however, was the amount of the settlement I"

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From the very beginning, Bill Elkin and his team meticulously explained all the implications of my slip and fall suit. If I had any questions (and due to the bad experiences with lawyers in the past, there were definitely a few!) they answered them all. The big surprise, however, was the amount of the settlement I received. It was far in excess of anything I expected.

- C.R.

- C.R.

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I retained the services of William F. Elkin to represent my brother, and my family, in a personal injury lawsuit as my brother was involved in a near fatal motor vehicle accident and was not able to do so himself at the time.

Throughout our retainer with Bill, not only was I impressed by his advocacy"

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I retained the services of William F. Elkin to represent my brother, and my family, in a personal injury lawsuit as my brother was involved in a near fatal motor vehicle accident and was not able to do so himself at the time.

Throughout our retainer with Bill, not only was I impressed by his advocacy skills, his knowledge of and experience in personal injury law, I was taken aback by the “personalness” of his representation.

Bill provided my entire family with excellent legal advice; strategic representation and the utmost care. Bill in a sense became an honorary member of our family. His care and concern for my brother’s medical, emotional, physical and financial well-being was naturally expressed in every step he took on his behalf. Bill always kept us informed about the case and treated us with a level of respect and compassion that far surpassed my expectations and we were pleased with the end result.

I would, without hesitation, recommend William F. Elkin’s services to anyone looking for a lawyer for himself or herself or for a loved one.

- Doreen

- Doreen

Our Team

Support Staff

William “Bill” Elkin

William "Bill" Elkin

Fiona Korolenchuk

Fiona Korolenchuk

Ian M. Barry

Ian M. Barry

Steven Venhuizen

Steven Venhuizen

Roelf Swart

Roelf Swart
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William

William “Bill” Elkin

Lawyer

Bill Elkin did his undergraduate studies at Glendon College in Toronto and his graduate studies at the University of Calgary. He was admitted to the PHD program at Oxford University. He deferred his doctoral studies in the U.K. to accept a full-time faculty appointment at Queen’s University, where he taught Sociology of Education for six years. He attended law school at Queen’s, while remaining an adjunct faculty member and received his J.D. from Queen’s in 1983. He was called to the bar in 1985.

Bill has had academic articles, on legal and educational issues, accepted for publication in peer reviewed journals including the University of Ottawa Law Review, the Osgoode Law Review and the Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice. His academic work has been reproduced in scholarly texts in the field of Sociology of Education.

Bill has practiced personal injury law for 31 years, focusing almost exclusively on plaintiff personal injury and insurance law. Bill has appeared successfully at all levels of Court in Ontario, including the Divisional Court and the Ontario Court of Appeal. He has conducted successful Arbitrations and Appeals at the Financial Services Commission of Ontario. His cross examination of a defence orthopaedic surgeon (during a trial against Geoff Adaire) is cited in Adaire’s book, On Trial, as an example of executing a winning cross examination.

Bill established Elkin Injury Law, Barristers, PC in 2003, which is a highly successful and growing firm in the Niagara Region. He has earned a reputation as one of the most successful and respected personal injury lawyers in the Region.

Bill has been a member of the Advocates’ Society, the American Association for Justice, the Hamilton Law Association, the Board of Directors of the Brain Injury Association of Niagara and the Board of Directors of the Lincoln County Law Association. At present, Bill is the Judicial Liason Committee representative to the Lincoln County Law Association in respect of Civil Litigation.  

Bill has also been a long standing member of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA), as have the associate lawyers, law clerks and paralegals in his firm.  In 2010, Bill was elected to the Board of Directors of OTLA  and has recently been re-elected for a further three year term. As a board member, Bill has been actively involved in numerous committees and initiatives through OTLA and is presently chairing the Continuing Legal Education Committee and has been appointed, once again, to the Executive of the Board of Directors.  Bill will also be co-chairing the Fall 2014 OTLA Conference.

Outside of his law practice, Bill enjoys skiing, sailing, cycling and playing guitar, as well as spending time with his family, friends and his boxer.

Law Clerks

Matt Taubeneck

Matt Taubeneck

Madina Besolova

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Fiona Korolenchuk

Fiona Korolenchuk

Partner & Paralegal

Fiona Korolenchuk is a Paralegal, certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada to provide legal services in Ontario.   Fiona is particularly happy and proud to announce that she is also a Partner in Elkin Injury Law, a position that she has earned as a result of her tireless efforts in  advocating for injured victims and making Elkin Injury Law succeed over the years for our clients.

She is proud to be part of a team that provides exceptional legal representation.  She always takes the time to get to know the client.  She helps them navigate through the sometimes overwhelming insurance world.  She strives to makes a real difference in their lives.   Fiona personally cares about people in the way she approaches every claim, with compassion for the client.  Her passion for the fight for what’s right has lead to many happy clients and excellent results.

Fiona relishes taking on difficult claims and will persist until the insurer “sits up and takes notice” while never losing sight of the bigger picture:  to obtain just compensation for her clients. 

Fiona was Chair of the Law Clerk/Paralegal Chapter of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association from 2001 until 2013. For 2014 & 2015 Fiona was the Education Chair and was active in organizing the curriculum for the bi-annual OTLA conferences. Fiona has written articles for The Litigator, and has been a guest speaker and presenter at numerous OTLA conferences.

Fiona has appeared before the former Financial Services Commission of Ontario “FSCO” in both Mediation and Arbitration Proceedings and more recently, the Licensing Appeal Tribunal “LAT”.  In 2017, Fiona was successful in obtaining a Special Award on behalf of a client from her accident benefit insurer as a result of the insurer wrongfully withholding benefits.

Fiona has also appeared before the Small Claims Court, the Social Security Tribunal and the Office of the Commissioner  of Review Tribunals (CPP and ODSP) and has assisted with and been involved  in Motions in the Superior Court of Justice and the Divisional Court. She participates in Alternative Dispute Resolution settlement conferences, and represents her clients at Mediations and Examinations Under Oath.

She believes not only in “buying local” but also supporting local businesses in an effort to “pay it forward.”

Fiona is a home-town girl having been raised in St. Catharines and has worked her entire career in the community that she grew up in.   Fiona and her husband have raised their two children in the Niagara Region. She’s an avid hockey fan and apparently she also sparkles in the mud while exploring Ontario with her husband on their ATV’s. 

Law Clerks

Heather Thrasher

Heather Thrasher

Vandary Sok

Vandary Sok
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Ian M. Barry

Ian M. Barry

Lawyer

Ian Michael Barry was born in Liverpool, England.  After serving with the Royal Air Force for many years, he and his young family immigrated to Canada for a better life.  There he later spent an immensely rewarding time with the Royal Canadian Artillery.  Ian is eternally grateful to Canada for the opportunities it has given him and his family.

 Ian obtained his law degree from the University of London, England, passing with Honours.  He achieved a Certificate of Canadian Law Degree Equivalency from the University of Ottawa in 2004 and was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2006.  Ian has exclusively practiced personal injury law for plaintiffs throughout his career.

Ian has appeared at all levels of Ontario Courts including the Court of Appeal as well as appearing before the Workplace Safety Insurance Appeal Tribunal.

Ian works hard for his clients and never loses sight of the difficulties they are facing daily.  He is very client focused and tries to help them in any way he can to minimize their problems.  Ian will fight for a fair settlement of every client’s claim and to achieve a just outcome.

Ian is a member of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association and the Lincoln County Law Association.

Ian is an officer with the Cadet Instructor’s Cadre of the Canadian Armed Forces, and can be found most Monday nights at 23 Squadron Royal Canadian Air Cadets in St. Catharines. Ian is also an active free mason and member of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 350 (Port Dalhousie). 

Law Clerks

Sue Board

Sue Board

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Steven Venhuizen

Steven Venhuizen

Lawyer

Steve is an associate lawyer at Elkin Injury Law where he focuses exclusively on plaintiff-side personal injury and insurance law claims.

Steve works on all types of files including car accident claims, slip and fall claims and long-term disability claims, among others.

Steve is a member of the Ontario Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association and the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association.

Steve was called to the bar in 2007 after articling at Elkin Injury Law. He graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2006. Prior to law school, Steve attended Brock University where he obtained his Honours B.A. in political science and history.

In his spare time, Steve enjoys spending time with family and friends and following his favourite hockey team, the Maple Leafs.  He is the father of two daughters and a son.  He also enjoys playing guitar in a local classic rock band called Leaky Faucet and the Drips.

Law Clerks

Sue Board

Sue Board

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Roelf Swart

Roelf Swart

Partner

Roelf A.M. Swart is very pleased to have joined Elkin Injury Law as an associate lawyer in 2009. Roelf’s practice consists plaintiff personal injury law with a focus on tort, accident benefits and long term disability disputes. Roelf enjoys successfully assisting people with their cases and bringing their cases to a successful resolution. Roelf will assist you in exploring the various ways in which your life has been impacted due to injury and will advocate strongly on your behalf.

Roelf’s background is somewhat unusual. He was born and raised in the Netherlands and worked and studied in Amsterdam. After meeting a Canadian girl on holidays, Roelf ended up immigrating to Canada where he completed his studies at the University of Toronto. Roelf sped through his studies at the University of Toronto and graduated with High Distinction. He was on the Dean’s list for his years at University of Toronto and received a scholarship for Academic Excellence. Roelf obtained his law degree from the University of Western Ontario. While at law school, Roelf assisted Professor, Craig Brown during the summers with updating the loose leaf edition of “Insurance Law in Canada”. Prior to joining Elkin Injury Law, Roelf practiced as an associate lawyer, at a Hamilton law firm, specializing in accident benefit insurance. Roelf has appeared on behalf of Elkin Injury Law clients successfully in court on various issues and with the Financial Services Commission of Ontario.

Roelf is thrilled to have become a Partner of Elkin Injury Law in 2017.

Roelf is happily married to the Canadian girl he met years ago and enjoys spending his time off with his wife and three children.

Roelf is a member of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) and a member of the OTLA Blogging Committee.  Roelf is a regular contributor to the OTLA Blog.

Law Clerks

Matt Taubeneck

Matt Taubeneck

John Turner

John

Madina Besolova

About Elkin Injury Law

At Elkin Injury Law, Barristers, Professional Corporation, we have built our reputation on more than 30 years of experience representing plaintiffs in Niagara who have suffered personal injuries as a result of the negligence of others. We handle all types of injury claims including fatal accidents, motor vehicle accidents, boating and snowmobile accidents, unsafe products, dog bites, slip and falls, assaults, as well as many other types of claims. We also handle all types of disputes against insurance companies.

If you have been injured in an accident, you know how frustrating, confusing and stressful it can be. Our goal is to assist you in every way to obtain the highest compensation for your injuries, your income loss, and for medical and care costs. We also help to ease the frustrations and worries of dealing with insurance companies.

We understand that you are the victim of someone’s carelessness or recklessness and that your life has been significantly affected through no fault of your own. We also understand the impact a serious injury or

death can have on family members. We are dedicated to providing you and your family with the highest standard of legal representation, while lending a compassionate ear and have made it our motto that “Your Personal Injury Deserves our Personal Care.”

Our team approach ensures that you get prompt and accurate answers to all your questions. There is always someone available in our downtown St. Catharines location to talk with you concerning any problems arising out of your accident. We work with medical, rehabilitation, attendant care specialists and other experts to assess your needs and to ensure that you receive the maximum benefits and compensation to which you are entitled.

We provide strong and experienced legal representation to clients throughout Niagara and across Ontario and achieve results that are second to none. If you or someone you know has suffered an injury, we are here to assist you. We invite you to contact Elkin Injury Law today. We can help.

Areas of Practice

Claims

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents

    Car accidents, no matter how severe, can have extensive consequences. Drivers, pedestrians and bikers who are victims of motor vehicle accidents can suffer a range of injuries. An accident that involves any type of motor vehicle, even if the person responsible was unable to be identified, may be grounds to initiate a claim. It is not uncommon for victims’ daily life to be adversely affected and injuries caused by car accidents usually require comprehensive treatment. Focusing on your recovery is of utmost importance; as such, Elkin Injury Law can burden the stress of legal disputes so you can focus on what really matters.

    With regards to a motor vehicle accident, there are typically two options available to injured persons:

    Accident Benefit Claims: This is a claim, typically to your own insurer, for benefit coverage. That said, a person who is injured who doesn’t carry their own insurance may be able to claim accident benefits under another person’s insurance depending on the circumstances. Some examples of the type of benefits you may be entitled to include “Income Replacement Benefit”, “Non-Earner’s Benefit”, “Medical and Rehabilitative Benefit”, “Attendant Care Benefit” and more. Each benefit has distinct requirements for an injured person to qualify, often making accident benefit claims tedious and delicate.

    Tort Claim: The “tort” aspect of a motor vehicle accident claim is a civil lawsuit against the person responsible for your injuries. Given that insurance is mandatory in Ontario, in nearly all MVA cases, the other driver’s insurance company will be covering the liability. This claim focuses on collecting compensation for pain and suffering, lost income, housekeeping & home maintenance, and in some cases medical & rehabilitative compensation. Each tort case requires in-depth legal analysis based on the circumstances of the accident; no two cases are exactly alike.

  • Slip And Fall
  • Slip And Fall

    Falls can happen suddenly, instantaneously, and almost anywhere. Slipping and falling can happen essentially anywhere, in buildings, on stairs, on sidewalks, and even in stores or restaurants. Since these types of incidents can occur almost anywhere, slip and fall claims typically have very unique circumstances that apply differently under the Occupier’s Liability Act and the Negligence Act. Generally, people in control of property have to ensure that you are reasonably safe from hazards that may cause you to slip and injure yourself. These types of incidents can lead to very severe injuries that have long-lasting effects. Even if you are unaware of what exactly caused you to fall, it is possible you still have a claim. Since every fall is different, the law needs to be navigated according to the details of how you fell. Our team is able to represent your interests and put forth a strong case based on our analysis of your claim.

  • Trips and Falls
  • Trips and Falls

    Similar to slip and falls, trip and falls can happen almost anywhere. Whether you’re out for a walk, stepping over a curb or simply walking into a store, tripping hazards can cause serious injuries. Maybe you are walking on what appears to be a continuous floor that really ends up having a large gap or step between it. Trip hazards are also covered under the Negligence Act as well as the Occupier’s Liability Act and these Acts apply to trip and falls similarly in ways they apply to slip and falls. Many times, occupiers are aware, or ought to be, that these trip hazards exist. That said, they negligently have allowed a hazard to exist and cause someone injury. Like other claims, trip and falls have complex legal principles that apply to the circumstances around the fall. Trust Elkin Injury Law to meticulously analyze these principles and apply them to your case to effectively represent your interests.

  • Unsafe Premises
  • Unsafe Premises

    There’s no handrail for the stairs, nails are sticking out of wood, and heavy objects hang dangerously overhead. It wouldn’t be surprising if anyone felt unsafe in such circumstances. In Ontario, property owners and occupiers (people in charge of properties or premises) that irresponsibly put people’s safety in jeopardy may be accountable for injuries arising from the unsafe premise. Under the Occupier’s Liability Act and the Negligence Act, premises must be kept reasonably safe for anyone entering the property and ensure that a dangerous condition does not exist that contributes to an injury.  Often, unsafe premises claims that seem simple actually have underlying complexities requiring proper legal analysis. Elkin Injury Law has an experienced group of lawyers that can assess the details of unsafe premise cases with distinct precision and care.  

  • Dog Bites
  • Dog Bites

    Dogs aren’t always a “man’s best friend”. Being bitten or attacked by a dog can happen instantaneously and can cause significant physical injuries, but may also lead to serious psychological trauma. In Ontario, under the Dog Owner’s Liability Act, people in control of a dog who do not adequately ensure people’s safety around that dog may be found liable for injuries (both physical and psychological) that arise from a dog attack. Despite this legislation, violent dog attacks still occur frequently and often have dire consequences for a victim or their loved ones.

  • Unsafe Products
  • Unsafe Products

    Companies sometimes compromise consumer safety for increased profit. Though saddening, it is true. Other times, dangers that arise from manufacturing procedures or design features of products are negligently looked over and the product is sold to the public. Companies that decide to risk consumer safety in this way should, and can be held accountable for their actions.  Based on the circumstances of your injury and the product that caused it, the company who issues that product may be liable for your injuries.

  • Disability Claims
  • Disability Claims

    Long Term & Short Term
    Disability insurance is usually seen as a safety net for most families. If anything were to happen, disability benefits would help maintain order in a time of uncertainty. Can’t work? Incurring expenses? Supporting a family? In a situation where you become injured or ill, disability benefits help you keep your life from completely falling apart. Unfortunately, to be entitled to these benefits you must prove that your disability meets legal and medical criteria. Additionally, if you have the misfortune of suffering a disability for over 2 years, the criteria becomes significantly more difficult to meet. Sadly, it is not “simple” to meet the criteria. Proving you meet the criteria usually requires extensive evidence and a solidified legal argument; even then an insurance company may seek to argue the evidence and deny your claim. Over many years, the team of legal professionals at Elkin Injury Law has obtained powerful insights into handling difficult and complex disability claims to help our clients retaliate their unfair treatment.

  • Accident Benefit Issues
  • Accident Benefit Issues

    This is a claim, typically to your own insurer, for benefit coverage. That said, a person who is injured who doesn’t carry their own insurance may be able to claim accident benefits under another person’s insurance depending on the circumstances. Some examples of the type of benefits you may be entitled to include “Income Replacement Benefit”, “Non-Earner’s Benefit”, “Medical and Rehabilitative Benefit”, “Attendant Care Benefit” and more. Each benefit has distinct requirements for an injured person to qualify, often making accident benefit claims tedious and delicate.

  • Income and Economic Losses
  • Income and Economic Losses

    Physical or psychological injuries aren’t the only losses that can cause significant distress to your normal life. In many occasions, personal injuries are accompanied by an inability to work, earn income, or a plethora of expenses. All of these aspects of economic loss can be recovered during legal claims. In some cases, you may have experienced what is known as a Loss of Competitive Advantage. In any event, if you are suffering financial burdens as a result of injury, Elkin Injury Law maintains a firm stance on recovering the lost income that you would have received should the injury had not occurred.

  • Insurance Company Disputes
  • Insurance Company Disputes

    Many of us have diligently paid premiums into our insurance companies for years. Not surprisingly, you expect that if it comes time to use your insurance policy you receive the same diligence in return. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. During times when you are relying on an insurance policy, whether it is due to an illness or disability, it can be frustrating to have an uncooperative insurance company. Even if an insurance company has made a mistake, they may seek to deny your claim to begin until an investigation has occurred. Facing denials can feel degrading to you and your family members, especially amidst a time where financial and emotional burdens may be prevalent. Elkin Injury Law can help even the scales against insurance companies, allowing you and your family to persevere in a time of adversity.

  • Dental Claims
  • Dental Claims

    A regular visit to the dentist is a great way to maintain a pearly white smile. On the occasion, there are more serious concerns that require a higher level of dentist intervention. During all procedures, we put a lot of faith into our dentists. We expect them to care for us and our teeth with exceptionally high standards of care, as mandated by their profession. In spite of this, some procedures can go horribly wrong. Occasionally, trusted dental professionals break the oath that they swore, causing their patients to have lifelong injuries or pain. Some examples of dental claims could include infections after operating, surgical mistakes, complications arising from implantation or other insertion procedures, and even misdiagnoses. If you have experienced an irritating, painful injury as a result of the conduct by a trusted dental professional, you may have a claim that our team can effectively help you recover damages.

Injuries

  • All Bodily Injuries
  • Neck and Back
  • Fractures
  • Scarring
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Head and Brain Injuries
  • Paralysis (Spinal Injuries)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic Pain
  • Soft Tissue
  • Fatalities

FAQs

Please select your category of interest.

Basic Injury Questions

Q. Why do I need a lawyer?

A. If you or someone you know or love has been injured, the last thing that you want to deal with is an aggressive insurance company. Let us do the work for you. With our expert team and years of experience dealing exclusively with personal injury law and insurance companies we are in a much better position to help you recover full compensation than you are on your own. Our team will be able to help you navigate your claim through today’s complex legal system and ensure that you get the help and compensation you deserve.

Remember, getting a great settlement from your personal injury is no accident.

Q. What types of claims and injuries does Elkin Injury law handle?

A. We handle all types of accident claims for injuries including: falls resulting from slips and trips, unsafe premises, dog bites, unsafe products, motor vehicle accidents, income and economic losses.

Remember, our practice is restricted to personal injury and insurance law, guaranteeing that you are dealing with experts in the field!

Q. My insurance company has told me that I don’t need a lawyer. Is that true?

A. Insurance companies often tell you that there is no reason to get a lawyer and that it is their job to be fair to you. In fact, this isn’t always true. The insurance industry is a profit driven industry, their goal is to make money by paying you as little money as possible when you have a claim. If you are in doubt, don’t simply accept the position of the insurance company, contact our legal team today. We will be able to provide you with a free initial consultation so that you can make the best choice in going forward with your claim.

Q. When should I contact a lawyer?

A. It is recommended that you speak with a lawyer as soon as possible following your injury or accident. Our job is to provide you with information concerning your rights to recover compensation from the at-fault party as well as no-fault benefits. Our initial consultation is free so you can feel comfortable contacting our office and speaking with our knowledgeable legal team.

Q. What does “No Fault” Automobile insurance mean?

A. No fault insurance simply means that your own insurance company is responsible for providing you with certain benefits, called Accident Benefits, whether you are at fault for the accident or not. “No Fault” insurance does not take away your right to sue if you are injured as a result of someone else’s negligence.

Q. If I am involved in an accident, what are my rights?

A. With the many changes to insurance law in Ontario, it is important that you get up to date information on the legislation itself and, on how you are affected. Our staff constantly trains to ensure that they are completely up to date on the latest amendments to insurance legislation so that your rights are protected. If you have been injured in any kind of accident, our knowledgeable lawyers and staff will advise you of all your rights.

Q. Are all claims required to go to court?

A. No. In fact, the majority of all personal injury cases in Ontario are settled out of court. Our team is experienced with all types of dispute resolution including mediation, arbitration, principled negotiation and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). In most cases we are able to obtain an excellent resolution of your claim without going to trial saving you time and money. Please take a look at some of our recent successful claims at the headingVerdicts/Settlement.

Q. My child was hurt in an accident. Is he/she able to make a claim?

A. Yes. In Ontario the parents or legal guardians of a child are able to bring a claim against a negligent party on behalf of their child, the minor plaintiff. At Elkin Injury Law we know how hard it is to see your child hurt by the carelessness of someone else. Our legal team is prepared to offer you support and guidance through this difficult time and we will be prepared to aggressively advocate on behalf of your child.

Q. I am a Canadian Citizen and was hurt in the United States. Can you help me?

A. Yes. Our proximity to the United States and our experience in all types of personal injury litigation will help you navigate the complexities of cross-border litigation. We will be able to take care of your needs in Canada with your own insurance company while working with one of our U.S. partners to help get you the compensation that you deserve.

Q. I am an American Citizen and was hurt in Ontario, Canada. Can you help me?

A. Yes. We will be able to work with you and in conjunction with your U.S. legal representative to help you understand the Canadian legal system, including the “No Fault” insurance system. We will be able to pursue your claim in Canada and help you throughout the duration of your claim and ensure that you get the compensation that you deserve. If you do not already have legal counsel of your own in the United States, we will be able to assist you by providing you with information to help you select a U.S. attorney.

Q. Can I afford a lawyer?

A. Yes. The least you can do is come in for a free initial consultation where our team of experts will be able to advise you on how to move forward with your claim. At Elkin Injury Law we are dedicated to helping you through this difficult time and understand that your injury may have prevented you from working. We will use all our resources to help you recover your lost income. We will assist you every step of the way and in most cases there are no legal fees until settlement of your claim.

Q. What areas do you service?

A. We are based in St. Catharines but we service clients in Fort Erie, Grimsby, Lincoln, Niagara Falls, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Pelham, Port Colborne, Thorold, Wainfleet, Welland, West Lincoln and all across Ontario.
Remember, at Elkin Injury Law your personal injury deserves our personal care!
If you have any other questions do not hesitate to contact us.

Past Elkin Settlements

The Elkin Injury Law team is pleased to announce the following recent verdicts or settlements:

In 2015, Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement of the claim of a 5 year old child, and his family. The child sustained a catastrophic injury in a motor vehicle accident. The claim settled for $2,925,000.00, which settlement has provided the child with the financial security he needs for his future.

In 2015 Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement of a claim of a 42 year old gentleman who was injured when his vehicle was rear ended at speed. The Plaintiff’s injuries were to his low back, as well as psychological injuries. The claims of our client settled for $900,000.00 all inclusive. 

In 2015 Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement of a claim for a young man who was injured in a rear end collision and whose wife sustained fatal injuires for $1,500,000.00.

In 2014 Elkin Injury Law was successful in resolving the claim of a motorcyclist who sustained injuries to his hand and low back when his motorcycle was hit by a car that pulled out from a stop sign directly into his path. All of the Plaintiff’s claims settled for $540,000.00. 

In 2014 Elkin Injury Law settled the claim of a 71 year old motorcyclist for the sum of $600,000.00. The Defendant maintained their position that they would not pay more than $100,000.00 until the eve of Trial. 

In 2014 the claims of a husband and wife who were struck at high speed in a rear end collision on the QEW were resolved by Elkin Injury Law for the total sum of $1,262,000.00 despite the fact that the at fault driver was a US citizen who did not carry sufficient insurance on the transport truck he was operating. 

In 2014  our office was successful in resolving a claim for a client who slipped and fell on ice and snow and injured her coccyx.  The Plaintiff continued for sometime with pain in her tailbone and after medical investigation it was found that she had not fractured her tailbone in this slip and fall accident but had suffered a permanent injury. The claim was settled for $450,000.00.

In 2014 the accident benefit claim of our client who suffered from psychological injuries was resolved for the sum of $540,000.00 representing past present and future income replacement benefits and medical and rehabilitation benefits for the remainder of his lifetime.

Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement of a claim where a young man who was a rear unbelted passenger in a motor vehicle was ejected from the vehicle suffering serious injuries, but made an exceptional recovery. His claim was settled for $400,000.00 by Bill, despite the defence of the plaintiff not wearing his seatbelt.

Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement of entitlement to long term disability benefits for a client who suffered injuries in a motor vehicle accident and subsequently developed other medical concerns, rendering him unable to return to any form of employment. His long term disability insurer denied his benefits and Bill and his team were successful in resolving the claim for all past benefits owing from the date of denial to the date of settlement plus applicable interest, together with a reinstatement of benefits going forward. The past benefits were settled in excess of $275,000.00 and the client remains on claim for future benefits.

Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement for a pedestrian who was struck while crossing a street, not in a crosswalk, and who was fined for failing to yield to traffic. The pedestrian suffered a fracture to his right shoulder. His claim was successfully resolved the team of Elkin Injury Law in excess of $185,000.00.

 Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement of an accident benefit claim as a result of a dispute with respect to entitlement to benefits as a non-catastrophic or catastrophic claimant. The claim was successfully resolved for three quarters of a million dollars.  

Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement for a woman who slipped and fell in a hospital suffering an injury to her lower back and coccyx. The team of Elkin Injury Law were successful in resolving her claim for $100,000.00, short of trial.   

Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement for a woman who was involved in a rear end motor vehicle accident, resulting in whiplash and soft tissue injuries. Her claims were complicated by pre-existing serious neck complaints involving surgical intervention and our office was successful in resolving both her tort and accident benefit claims for $235,000.00.

Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement for a family resulting from a tragic motor vehicle accident, where the injured victim’s motorcycle was struck by another vehicle, causing fatal injuries. The deceased was married with adult children at the time of his accident and Bill was successful in settling the claims of the family members for the full policy limits of the Defendant, one million dollars, only one year following the accident. 

Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement for a young man as a result of a motor vehicle accident, where his vehicle was t-boned in an intersection by the defendant, who ran a stop sign. The client suffered whiplash injuries, concussion and continued to suffer from ongoing shoulder complaints and headaches. He went on to have surgery to his shoulder and made an excellent recovery, following the surgery. His claim was settled short of Trial by Bill and his team for the sum of $450,000.00.

Elkin Injury Law resolved a claim arising out of a motor vehicle accident, where a large animal, owned by a neighbouring farm, struck the vehicle. The client suffered facial injuries and went on to make an excellent recovery and returned to work on a full time basis. The claim was settled for $325,000.00.

Elkin Injury Law resolved a claim arising out of a denial of accidental life insurance benefits, within one year following the accident, for the full value of the policy in excess of $860,000.00.

Elkin Injury Law settled a claim for a client who was injured when he was a rear passenger in a vehicle that lost control striking a tree. The claim was successfully settled out of Court for an amount in excess of $600,000.00.

Elkin Injury Law reached a settlement at the commencement of Trial, of a claim for a motorcyclist who was severely injured in a collision with a truck. The plaintiff suffered severe and permanent neurological injuries and will require continued medical care. A structured settlement, negotiated by Bill Elkin, will provide our client and his family with all the necessary medical care and services for the remainder of his life. The settlement achieved was in excess of two million dollars.

Elkin Injury Law reached a resolution of a claim for a client and her family who was tragically rendered paraplegic in a car accident. The claim settled for the full policy limits of the defendant, in excess of seven figures. Details of the full settlement are confidential.

Elkin Injury Law resolved a claim for a client who was hit by a car while riding his bicycle to work. Our client suffered severe injuries including a fractured vertebra. The claim was resolved through the continued negotiations of Bill and his team. The total settlement for the client was in excess of half a million dollars.

Elkin Injury Law settled a claim for a client who was injured when a vehicle crossed the grass median of a major Ontario highway and struck the plaintiff’s vehicle. The claim was successfully settled out of Court for an amount in excess of $300,000.00.

Elkin Injury Law settled a claim for a client who was injured when she was struck by a drunk driver. The defendant was sentenced to prison and was forced to give up his license for three years. The civil aspect of the case was handled by Bill and his team and settled in excess of half a million dollars.

Testimonials

Danny

I was recommended Elkin Law office by a friend who is a lawyer (who doesn’t do personal injury). After a horrible accident I needed help. I was in tremendous pain, unable to work and required multiple surgeries. After our first meeting – this law firms team kept in contact and offered resources throughout my 5 years of recovery. When I was frustrated and unhappy they welcomed my calls and offered support throughout the long process. In the end they exceeded my expectations. I entered their office as a stranger. I hadn’t known any of the staff. In the end I feel as though they are friends. The etiquette and professionalism was constant. I would share my story with anyone needing further information. I hope to never need their services again – (my accident was horrible) – but would put them on the top of my recommendation list. You have been through enough. Let them do what they do best. Fight when you can’t. I wish I could rate 6 stars. 

Jeanette

Dear Roelf:
I would like to express my appreciation for all that you and the Elkin staff did for me on handling my case and the positive outcome. You did an amazing job! Words can never express the gratitude I have. It was nice to have someone in my corner that understands. Thank you for your kindness and support throughout this ordeal!!! It was a true pleasure working with you and your team!

Randy

I’m extremely happy with the results Elkin Injury obtained for me. I was self-employed, my record keeping was terrible. After the accident I was in a wheelchair for months with a brain injury that slowed me down. They took care of things, made it easy to focus on me and my recovery, that was always their priority, my recovery. It turned out two of my friends had Elkin represent them and told me that I made a great choice, that they would take care of me. Their results greatly exceeded my expectations. I have since referred them on two different occasions to people I respect and wish the best for. 2 outta 3 ain’t bad. In my world they are 5 for 5 with real world complex cases. *Mike drop*

Chris

For more than 10 years, I was blessed to be a client of Mr. Elkin, Mrs. Korolenchuk, Mrs. Lafleur and the team to stand by my side. They are very experienced and professional. I was treated with utmost respect, dignity and compassionately. They have been very kind to me and my family throughout these years. Their hard work, dedication and extra miles are much appreciated. They are wonderful people! I feel I never say thank you enough. I will be forever grateful to all of them. I highly recommend this Law Firm.

Norelle

Professionalism, cooperation and bright personalities. A very generous and understanding team. Would recommend.

James

EIL has an unsurpassed reputation in the Niagara Region.  Excellent advocates. True professionals. Would recommend.

Henna

Very helpful and understanding of a very difficult situation. They treat you like you matter and have been very friendly and professional.

Brad

Elkin Injury Law is the far most the best law firm.I definitely rate Elkin Injury Law a 5 star and if I could add more stars I definitely would.They have achieved all of my expectations plus more as I had a few suits over the years and I strongly recommend ELKIN INJURY LAW as they are number one in my book!!!!

Debbie

We are extremely pleased with Elkin Injury Law. They treated us like family and got us the greatest of results for our claim.

D.C & J.C

We would like to thank you all from the bottom of our hearts for all the hard work and dedication put into D’s case. Closing such a “negative” chapter of our lives has helped us move forward, and for that we cannot thank you enough. Your kindness and support is invaluable and it will never be forgotten.

D.T. & T.T.

Thank you very much for all your help during the past few years. Its been a long time dealing with this unfortunate issue. I am so glad that it is all over and I can move on now. Also a BIG thank you, Mr. Elkin, for the courtesy reduction – it has helped me very much. Again, thank you and take care.

SF

Being in a motorcycle accident was an extremely stressful and painful experience,  It was imperative  to find a lawyer who was experienced and accomplished to assist me.  That lawyer was Roelf Swart.  Mr. Swart  patiently explained the accident insurance and  LTD process. He answered all of my questions and concerns with honesty and sincerity.  I was continually integrated with my case, so I had the knowledge to make decisions if and when needed.  Mr. Swart was kind, compassionate and had a caring nature.  I am forever grateful to Mr. Swart who secured a final settlement that has given me peace of mind and most importantly financial stability. It is my privilege to recommend Roelf Swart, Elkin Injury Law and all its staff.

Jenn

Just wanted to thank you for the outstanding work you did for me. Without your guidance and knowledge, I would not be where I am today. Thank you.

Catherine & Bill

We both greatly appreciate everything you have done for us in this matter & just wanted to say “thank you” for all of your hard work & efforts in resolving our claim.  You are awesome!

Ted

Just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate all your efforts re: my recent injury claim. As you know; I was totally ignored until I contracted the services of Elkin Injury Law to put forward my position.  You took on a huge offshore company and successfully concluded my claim with them accepting a large portion of liability and that was very important to me. I wouldn’t hesitate recommending your services to anyone finding themselves in my position.

Mike

Thank you for all your help! All has settled well!

Sharon

You deserve a great big thank you for all that you have done for us, thank you!

JC & CA

I would like to thank you and your staff for all your help with my case.We used our money to buy a home. It worked out well. Thanks again.

Jamie

Thank you so much for your time, your dedication for keeping me comfortable while we negotiated.  Your dutch stories were a huge hit for me and entertainment to get me from my pain…..I appreciate all of it.

I am so happy to meet a lawyer that is so much more than just a lawyer.  I do not mean that lightly.  You know your stuff.  You are incredibly well prepared, and very versed in my issue.  Just like you went to every doctor appointment. 

You guys have been on it more than any organization that I have ever employed outside my industry or what I know of. 

I cannot say thank you enough. I can say I am so happy you had my back. 

Thanks for being entertaining.  It kept me from feeling the pain, dizzyness, and some of the incredible vertigo from going on.  And on.  It was still there but it was put on the back burner by the saint a claus story and the dark peter guy.  Wow.  That was great. Thanks for that so much.

KG & BG

We wanted to express our sincere appreciation to you for the successful resolution to our lawsuit.  Your knowledge, experience and guidance resulted in a settlement that far exceeded our expectations.  Your patience and willingness to be generous with your time helped us to feel comfortable making an informed decision regarding our case.  Please pass along our gratitude to Tanya for her assistance.  We would strongly recommend you as a dedicated and caring professional to anyone requiring the services of a personal injury lawyer.

A.D.L

Dear Mr. Elkin:  As per a telephone conversation with Roelf Swart this morning it appears a settlement of my case is forthcoming.  I wish to express to you my thoughts regarding Roelf’s handling of my case. I found Roelf to possess a highly professional demeanor and an impeccable, in depth knowledge of my file. I was favorably impressed with Roelf’s attention to details, his intelligence and his compassion. I am so grateful for Roelf’s expertise. He is a highly competent attorney as well as a fine gentleman.  Indeed Roelf Swart is a valuable asset to your firm, as well as to this client.

J.C. & D.C.

I/we cannot thank you enough for all you have done for us over the past six years.  It has been a long road but through it all your guidance and advice led us to a very successful outcome.  You and Fiona make a very strong team! It has been a pleasure getting to know you both professionally and personally.  Your whole team has been very professional and has treated us with teh utmost respect and dignity throughout this whole ordeal.  I hope I never have to deal with you on a professional level again, but if I do find myself in that position again I will gladly retain your services again without hesitation!  Hopefully nobody I know will ever require your services either but if they do I will give them my highest recommendation for you and your team.

L.K.

Dear Roelf, Ik hoope alles gaat goed met U.  Weer hartelyk dank voor alles dat je voor my gedaan hebt.  Hoop je hebt een mooie somer.  

Translation from Dutch to English:  I hope that all is well with you.  Again, heartfelt thanks for all you have done for me.  Hope you have a beautiful summer.

D.N

I want to thank you personally for being my lawyer when I needed to have someone truly understand the pain and suffering I was going through after being hit.  I feel your boss and everyone else should know what a caring and diligent lawyer you are.  You are a rare breed of a lawyer.  You are thorough, compassionate, understanding, quick and determined to get the best for your clients.  I will be without any hesitation recommending you and Elkin Injury Law to family members and friends, knowing this company holds the best lawyer in Niagara and surrounding areas.  Again, I wish to thank you from the deepest part of my heart for representing me with my case.  May God bless you and your family forever.  I was blessed to have you and your team on my side.

G.J. & T.J.

You guys have helped me and my wife navigate one of the most challenging chapters of my life to date, with compassion and understanding.  We have felt protected and supported knowing that Bill, Fiona and the Elkin Team were in our corner.  We are eternally grateful.

J.K. & F.K.

Dear Mr. Elkin, F and I have been pleased with service we received from your office. We appreciate very much what you have done for us, and would recommend you to anyone who needs highly professional and friendly legal assistance.

J.D. & J.D.

Thank you very much, for taking on our dispute. With your law firm involved, it gave us a voice for our issues to be heard. We are very relieved this is now behind us. Everything you did for us was very much appreciated.

R.S.

Thank you for all your hard work and striving for the best. Please tell Fiona and Tanya I say a big thank you for the patience and compassion.

F.H.

Thanks to Mr. Elkin’s Law Firm I was compensated for my injuries, more than I ever anticipated, after a lengthy legal case. Their patience and understanding with me was compelling. I highly recommend this law firm to anyone who needs legal advice regarding their claim.

K.D.

Your assistance with the complex aspects of a malpractice claim has been invaluable to me. I was truly overwhelmed with the possibility of negligence, in addition to dealing with ongoing pain issues. It was such a relief to talk to someone who genuinely knew what I was going through and seemed to sincerely care, and want to help. Your guidance with this difficult situation has helped me to determine that a claim would not be feasible. Mr. Elkin, you have been very generous with your time and knowledge and I cannot thank you enough. It will be my pleasure to refer you and your firm at every opportunity.

S.W.

Just a note to say….Thank You! I will be forever grateful to you for all your help & support during this difficult situation. I don’t know what I would have done without you. Your friendship & understanding means more to me than I could ever express.

L.P.L

Wow! Where to start. Thank you so much Mr. Elkin for taking on my claim. To Fiona, for spending countless hours listening and talking with me through some of my toughest days. To Steven, for guiding me through this whole process. And to Tanya for always being so sweet and doing whatever you could to help. I found such a wonderful team who all worked so hard for me, and I will always be forever grateful.

T.C.

Just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate all your efforts re: my recent injury claim. As you know; I was totally ignored until I contracted the services of Elkin Injury Law to put forward my position. You took on a huge offshore company and successfully concluded the claim with them accepting a large portion of liability and that was very important to me. I wouldn’t hesitate recommending your services to anyone finding themselves in my position.

M.H.

I had an accident in which I was hit from behind. I suffered neck and back injuries. I continue to have pain, and most likely always will. I can move on with my life due to the work of Fiona and William at Elkin Injury Law. I received a substantial settlement that will allow me to move on in my life with a little more piece of mind. A special thanks to Fiona who was kind and patient with me. Fiona answered all my questions and kept me informed every step of the way.

C.C.

You’ve been helping me a lot to go through all these difficult years. Your help lift me up and my days from the lowest to high. You are a special person who cares, considerate. You made a difference in my life. From telephone calls, driving all the way from St. Catharines, work in the office, and all other work that I don’t even know about and my special thanks to you. Thank you very much, your help is much appreciated.

I just wanted to take a few minutes out of a day and say Thank you! Which means that you too, must also set aside a few minutes to read this. It’s funny how that works out isn’t it?

R.K. & D.K.

D and I both want you to know that you did make the difficult, less so. And, that we appreciated that greatly.

It was an equal pleasure for us to deal with you on a personal level. For that reason we will always remember you well. In high regard that is.

C.R.

From the very beginning, Bill Elkin and his team meticulously explained all the implications of my slip and fall suit. If I had any questions (and due to the bad experiences with lawyers in the past, there were definitely a few!) they answered them all. The big surprise, however, was the amount of the settlement I received. It was far in excess of anything I expected.

Doreen 

I retained the services of William F. Elkin to represent my brother, and my family, in a personal injury lawsuit as my brother was involved in a near fatal motor vehicle accident and was not able to do so himself at the time.

Throughout our retainer with Bill, not only was I impressed by his advocacy skills, his knowledge of and experience in personal injury law, I was taken aback by the “personalness” of his representation.

Bill provided my entire family with excellent legal advice; strategic representation and the utmost care. Bill in a sense became an honorary member of our family. His care and concern for my brother’s medical, emotional, physical and financial well-being was naturally expressed in every step he took on his behalf. Bill always kept us informed about the case and treated us with a level of respect and compassion that far surpassed my expectations and we were pleased with the end result.

I would, without hesitation, recommend William F. Elkin’s services to anyone looking for a lawyer for himself or herself or for a loved one.

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At Elkin Injury Law, our practice is restricted to personal injury and insurance law, this allows us to be experts in our field. When your client needs assistance after suffering a personal injury or need to file a dispute against an insurance company, we are the law firm to call. Ensure your trust in a company in Niagara with over 24 years of experience. We have represented many plaintiffs over the years and continue to see success, our goal is to provide clients with the highest standard of legal representation and work towards rightful entitlement.

Elkin Injury Law offers generous referral fees and this becomes increasingly more generous when you regularly refer clients to us. We believe in integrity and when one of your previous clients refer a case to us we want you to share in the compensation for the work you have generated for us. Elkin Injury Law is very grateful for referrals and continue to show our appreciation.

With referrals we will provide regular reporting, at your request. You decide how frequently you would like us to report to you on the status of your client.

Thank you for taking an interest in Elkin Injury Law.

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