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Derek Wilson is the owner and principal lawyer at Derek Wilson Personal Injury Law, a personal injury litigation firm that restricts its practice to helping injured plaintiffs. Derek started his career in 1995 in Hamilton, ON where he first worked on personal injury cases and later expanded his experience and became a partner at a boutique Toronto defense firm that dealt exclusively in insurance defense litigation. By 2009, he made the decision to return to his roots and work solely in plaintiff personal injury law. In 2013 he opened Derek Wilson Personal Injury Law in downtown Hamilton, ON that practises in the area of personal injury including motor vehicle accidents, slip and falls, product liability and disability insurance claims.

Derek Wilson Personal Injury Law is a small boutique firm that has built their foundation on honesty, integrity and good service. The firm’s philosophy is simple: when you’re going through a hard time, it’s important to be surrounded by friends, family and people who have your best interests at heart. Having worked for insurance companies has given Derek a well-balanced approach when advocating for his clients and a keen understanding of how to develop and build a successful case. The firm's core values are straightforward: "We’re honest; we care about our clients; we know their names and we fight for them."

Contact & Links
  • 19 Bold Street, Unit 1
    Hamilton, ON L8P 1T3
  • English
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, LL.M. (Merit), graduated 1997
  • University of Alberta, LL.B., graduated 1993
Bar Admissions
  • Ontario, 1995
  • Hamilton Law Association - member
  • Law Society of Ontario - member

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2024 for work in:
  • Personal Injury Litigation


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