At Howard Yegendorf & Associates in Ottawa, our experienced and capable team of accident lawyers takes on only the most serious of injury cases. We have made a conscious decision to focus on cases involving brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and wrongful death in Ottawa and the surrounding areas. With nearly 50 years of combined experience, our accident lawyers have the technical sophistication and performance history to represent the most complex cases. Each lawyer at Howard Yegendorf & Associates has the relentless drive to stand up for victims with life-altering injuries and will effectively represent and protect your interests with legal expertise.
Our personal injury accident lawyers have helped hundreds of catastrophic or seriously injured individuals receive compensation from insurance companies, employers and other parties. Through our lawyer referral program, we have successfully represented clients of other lawyers and law firms in brain injury claims, spinal cord injury claims, fatal accident claims, class-action suits, long-term disability insurance claims and Workplace Safety and Insurance Board appeals in the Ottawa area.
Founder Howard Yegendorf is a Certified SpecialistÂ in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Upper Canada with over 30 years of experience with cases in the Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court and the Ontario Court of Appeal. Partner Najma Rashid has represented clients in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and in dispute resolution proceedings before the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, and has expertise in disability and bad faith claims against insurance companies. All of our accident lawyers participate in charities that help our clients and all have roots in Ottawa, the area we serve.
“œOur results in catastrophic injury cases are measured in financial terms. But I have always felt that the true success in legal cases where lives have been shattered in an accident comes from a compassionate and thorough understanding of the deeply human costs involved.”
– Howard Yegendorf, Founding Partner
“œI decided to become a lawyer because I wanted to make a difference in the lives of others, to help those who are struggling to cope with a horrible situation that has forever altered their life. I am proud of what we do for people and families here.”
– Najma Rashid, Partner
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Should you take the time to contact us, we will take the time to review your information and circumstances and get back to you promptly. If needed, we will meet with you face to face for a free initial consultation to review your legal options and suggest next steps.