Jill Edwards

Jill Edwards
FIRM:
Edwards Pollard LLP
POSITION:
Partner
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Personal Injury

Jill Edwards, partner with the Oakville firm Edwards Pollard LLP, focuses on personal injury and disability law.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from the University of Toronto in 1993 and earned both her Bachelor of Education in 1995 and her Bachelor of Laws in 1999 from the University of Windsor. Ms. Edwards was called to the Ontario Bar in 2000.

Ms. Edwards assists with mediation and arbitration, negotiating settlements, and trials. She handles matters such as motor vehicle collisions, slip and falls, cyclist collisions, and dog bites, as well as denied long-term disability benefits, catastrophic accident benefits, and denied life insurance claims.

Ms. Edwards is a member of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, The Advocates’ Society, the Ontario Bar Association and the Halton County Law Association.

Jill Edwards Posts

Honesty is the best policy when applying for life insurance

Knowing your medical history and being truthful can go a long way in avoiding a life insurance policy denial, says Oakville personal injury lawyer Jill Edwards. Read more

How do CPP-D benefits impact LTD claimants?

For individuals who are unable to work due to a disability, there are several reasons to apply for Canada Pension Plan-Disability (CPP-D) benefits, even if it may impact the benefit they receive from a private insurer, says Oakville personal injury lawyer Jill Edwards. Read more

Waivers don’t always limit legal action: Edwards

Just because someone signs a waiver doesn’t mean they can’t take legal action if they’re injured, says Oakville personal injury lawyer Jill Edwards. Read more

Exclusion endorsements carry over to new vehicles, case confirms

Unless an insurance company removes the Excluded Driver Endorsement, excluded drivers should always assume they won’t be covered on an insurance policy — even if they purchase a new vehicle, says Oakville personal injury lawyer Jill Edwards. Read more

LTD clients often need employment law advice

Long-term disability (LTD) lawyers need to boost their employment law knowledge to make sure their clients are protected, Oakville personal injury lawyer Jill Edwards tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Jury consultants provide valuable insights in civil matters

Large law firms sometimes use jury consultants for criminal trials, but these specialists can also benefit plaintiffs in civil actions, Oakville personal injury lawyer Jill Edwards tells AdvocateDaily.com . Read more

Study reveals link between traumatic injury, mental health issues

A new Canadian study reveals a high probability that mental health issues, and even suicide, could occur after a major traumatic injury, Oakville personal injury lawyer Jill Edwards tells AdvocateDaily.com. Read more

Client-focused Edwards cultivates Oakville roots

Clients are more than just 'files' to Oakville personal injury lawyer Jill Edwards. Read more