Personal Injury

At a Glance

Carfra Lawton acts in all manner of personal injury actions, from slip and falls to catastrophic brain injuries. Our significant medico-legal experience means that we are well positioned to advise and advocate for our clients in an economical, result-focused manner.


  • Occupiers’ Liability

    Claims against businesses and homeowners for personal injury to those on their property have become increasingly common. Our familiarity with the statutes and precedents allow us to quickly investigate, assess liability, and resolve these claims. We also work with businesses and their insurers to identify and mitigate the risk of personal injury claims.

  • Sports and Recreation

    We frequently guide our clients through the complex world of liability arising from sport and recreation. This includes law surrounding waivers, voluntary assumption of risk, and defective equipment.

  • Liquor Liability

    Carfra Lawton regularly acts for commercial hosts such as pubs or restaurants as well as individuals acting as social hosts.

  • Brain and Catastrophic Injury

    Carfa Lawton has a long history of defending catastrophic injuries requiring detailed legal analysis and a granular understanding of medico-legal records. We work hard on the details of these claims so that we can provide the most complete “big picture” to our clients.

  • Products Liability

    Claims arising from the manufacture and distribution of products can be challenging. We are able to guide our clients through the mandates of the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act as well as the provincial Sales of Goods Acts. We are well versed in the work required to address allegations of negligent design and negligent manufacture.

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