Andrew M. Lee

Andrew M. Lee
FIRM:
Lee & Associates
POSITION:
Principal, Founder
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Personal Injury

Andrew M. Lee, founder and principal of the Toronto-based firm Lee & Associates, focuses on personal injury law.

Mr. Lee graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in political science and history in 1989 and earned his Bachelor of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1992. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1994.

Founding his firm in 2006, Mr. Lee exclusively represents injured clients and their families involved in compensation claims with insurance companies. He handles matter related to motor vehicle and bicycle accidents, spinal cord and brain injuries, slip and falls, dog bites, food illness claims, product liability, wrongful death, and long-term disability.

Before launching his own law firm, Mr. Lee represented both insurance companies and injured plaintiffs while working with an insurance defence and personal injury litigation firm in Toronto. He handled tort claims and accident benefits claims arising from car accidents, slip and falls, product liability claims, and food illness claims and appeared before the Financial Services Commission of Ontario and at all levels of the Ontario Superior Court.

Andrew M. Lee Posts

Revamped program gives victims of violence immediate compensation

Starting on Oct. 1, people suffering from a violent crime can get immediate compensation from the Victim Quick Response Program+ (VQRP+) in Ontario, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee. Read more

Make no assumptions about MVA insurance claims: Lee

A motor vehicle insurance claim can come in many forms and is not limited to injuries suffered in a collision, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee. Read more

Civil jury trial system needs update: Lee

Ontario’s civil jury system “reduces access to justice for many injured plaintiffs” and needs to be modernized, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee. Read more

Client can make or break a lawsuit: Lee

A credible, likable client is one of the pillars of a successful lawsuit, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee. Read more

Know your rights in an airline accident: Lee

Depending on where you travel, it can be complicated to seek a remedy through the courts for an airline injury, Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee tells AdvocateDaily . com . Read more

Long-term disability insurance part 3: the case study

In the final instalment of a three-part series on LTD claims, Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee discusses creative ways to overcome a denial of coverage. Read more

Long-term disability insurance part 2: the denial

In the second installment of a three-part series, Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee explores what to do if your LTD claim is denied. If your long-term disability (LTD) claim is denied, Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee recommends consulting with a lawyer right away. Read more

Long-term disability insurance part 1: the application

In part one of a series, Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee discusses the basics of LTD insurance and the importance of filing your application in a timely manner. Read more

Access to justice: Criminal Injuries Compensation Board claims

The Criminal Injuries Compensation Board is a valuable avenue for victims of violent crime to pursue compensation in certain circumstances, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee. Read more

Identify owner to pursue dog bite claim

Victims of dog attacks should take steps to preserve the evidence and identify the dog owner if they wish to pursue a claim, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee. Read more

Social host liability law evolving fast

Party holders should be cautious as Canadian law edges towards liability for social hosts, Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Personal injury claimants have a duty to mitigate: Lee

In the final instalment of a two-part series, Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee offers tips to PI claimants on how to get organized as early as possible following an accident. Read more

Steps for boosting chances of successful PI claim

In the first instalment of a two-part series, Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee discusses actions that personal injury claimants can take to boost their chance of a successful outcome. Read more

Does your PI lawyer go the extra mile?

Personal injury lawyers need to be available to their clients whenever and wherever they’re required, says Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee. Read more

Wrongful death claims: a guide for families

Family members who have lost a loved one through the negligence of another person need to be aware that they can bring a wrongful death claim for damages under Ontario’s Family Law Act , says Toronto personal injury lawyer Andrew M. Lee. Read more