Toronto Car Accident Lawyers Support Team
Committed to helping you get the best possible outcome
At Smitiuch Injury Law, we know how an injury can impact victims and their families. It can be a time of physical, emotional and financial stress. Whether you were hurt in a car, truck, motorcycle or personal injury accident, our legal team is dedicated to helping you recover the financial compensation you need and deserve.
Our support team has a wide range of experience and diverse skills. We all work together to build the strongest case possible on your behalf, so you can focus on recovering from your injuries as much as possible. We’re all determined to help you get the best possible outcome in your case.
If you’ve been injured in an accident in the Greater Toronto Area, contact us to schedule a free case evaluation with one of our experienced car accident lawyers. Our offices are in Toronto, Brantford and Simcoe. We offer services in English, Cantonese, French, Italian, Ilocano, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Spanish, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Bangla and Tagalog.
Support Team Members
- Chris J. Jackson, Accident Benefits Manager
- Arthur P. Ryan, Litigation Coordinator
- Keith W. Smitiuch, Operations Manager
- Dr. Daniel Wilhelmus, Medical Consultant
- Brandon Murphy, Student-At-Law
- Ben Wilhelm, Student-At-Law
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Chris Jackson is the Accident Benefits Manager at Smitiuch Injury Law. Mr. Jackson is responsible for managing all accident benefit matters related to a case. Before joining Smitiuch Injury Law, Chris was a Senior Accident Benefits Examiner and ADR Coordinator with a large insurance company. He brings a wealth of experience to the firm, including senior roles as a Rehabilitation Consultant, Director of Client Services (Plaintiff) and Vice-President at a Disability Management firm.
Mr. Jackson holds a Master of Divinity degree and a Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy) degree both from King's University College at The University of Western Ontario. He was awarded a Canadian Forces Decoration (CD) Medal for twelve years of honourable service in the Canadian Armed Forces (Reserves).
Chris was the Chair of the Law Clerks Section of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association from 2013-2015. He has spoken at several conferences on accident benefits related topics throughout Ontario and is also a regular speaker in the Essentials of Case Management course at McMaster University. In his spare time, he volunteers on the Fundraising Committee for the Hamilton Brain Injury Association.
Chris is the recipient of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA) Outstanding Law Clerk award for 2015.
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Arthur P. Ryan is the Litigation Coordinator at Smitiuch Injury Law. Mr. Ryan has extensive expertise in serious slip and fall accidents. He is responsible for case management, client liaison, trial and mediation preparation. In addition to his primary responsibilities within the Tort department, he is also a valuable resource to the Accident & Benefits and Marketing departments.
Mr. Ryan holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance from Ryerson University.
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Keith W. Smitiuch is the Operations Manager at Smitiuch Injury Law. He brings a wealth of skills in process planning, project management and information technology. Mr. Smitiuch is a liaison with clients and assists them throughout their case. He is also responsible for the firm's business development initiatives and the operations and administration of the Toronto and Brantford offices.
Mr. Smitiuch holds a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) degree from McMaster University.
Dr. Daniel Wilhelmus is the Medical Consultant at Smitiuch Injury Law. Dr. Wilhelmus has been a practicing chiropractor since 1995 and managed a large team of health care professionals in his hometown of Simcoe, Ontario.
As the firm's Medical Consultant, Dan is responsible for providing an analysis of medical documents and for enhancing the firm's legal services in the Simcoe area. He also maintains a small chiropractic practice in Simcoe.
Dan is certified in the AMA Guides to Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 4th edition by the American Board of Forensic Professionals and is a Certified Catastrophic Impairment Rater.
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Mr. Brandon Murphy is a Student-at-law with Smitiuch Injury Law.
He achieved his law degree (J.D.) from Osgoode Hall Law School. Prior to studying law, Brandon earned a Bachelor of Science in the Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behaviour program from McMaster University.
Before enrolling at Osgoode, Brandon worked as a Camp Counsellor at Camp Samac in Oshawa. Throughout the summers, he also painted the interiors and exteriors of houses for a family-owned painting business.
During law school, Brandon volunteered with Law in Action Within Schools (LAWS) and Pro Bono Students Canada at Osgoode Hall with the Family Law Project. During the summer, he worked as a research assistant in the area of copyright law. He also worked at the Community & Legal Aid Services Program (CLASP) in the family law division, dealing with matters including custody, access, support, and divorce.
Brandon enjoys hiking in Provincial and National Parks, watching the Toronto Maple Leafs, and playing soccer during his time off.
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Mr. Ben Wilhelm is a Student-at-law with Smitiuch Injury Law.
He earned his law degree (J.D.) from the University of Ottawa. Prior to studying law, Ben completed a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Psychology from the University of Guelph.
While completing his undergraduate degree, he trained lifeguards at Canada’s Wonderland as well as at Wet‘n’Wild Toronto during the park’s inaugural year.
During law school, Ben worked at the Commission for Complaints for Telecom-Television Services as a Dispute Resolution Officer for customer complaints against their service providers. He also worked as a Research Assistant at the University of Ottawa where he analysed international investment treaties using computer programming software.
In his spare time, Ben enjoys scuba diving in Tobermory, cycling along Lake Ontario, and watching the Toronto Raptors.