Michael J. Henry

Partner

As a founding partner of HSH, my vision and our mandate was simple – to be a firm that would help accident victims during their time of crisis, to be an advocate for the little guy against the big insurance company and to effect positive change in the lives of our clients. Since beginning in 2000, HSH has grown into one of Ontario’s most respected and successful personal injury law firms, helping accident victims and those being treated unfairly by insurance companies. Our vision has never been clearer.

Michael practises personal injury law, with an emphasis on motor vehicle accidents, insurance and disability claims and other facets of personal injury litigation, such as recreation/sports injury claims, motorcycle accidents, boating accidents and wrongful dismissal matters. A founding partner of the firm, Michael is committed to helping victims and their loved ones through difficult times and to achieve a fair result to compensate them for their losses. Michael has been a frequent speaker at continuing legal education programs and a contributor to various legal publications. Michael is an active member of a number of legal professional associations and has held leadership roles in several brain injury associations.

Michael has a large referral network for cases from the medical community and lawyers who trust his abilities and judgment to handle their patients’ and clients’ matters through the legal process in a compassionate way and to a timely resolution. If the case cannot be settled, Michael has a proven track record of success at Trial and Arbitration.

Michael’s commitment to his clients and support of all victims of personal injury is extended to his charitable activities. He is the founder of the “Personal Injury Bar Charity Hockey Challenge,” an annual tournament that has raised more than $500,000 for the Canadian Spinal Research Organization’s (CSRO) “Shoot for a Cure” campaign for the prevention and cure of spinal cord injuries.


Michael J. Henry's Team

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Title

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Email

Cynthia Chow
Assistant to Leslie Hartwick
Leslie Hartwick
Law Clerk
Vanessa Ucci
Assistant to Michael J. Henry

Professional Success

Representative Cases

Weatherbee v. Province of Ontario (Trial)
Sheriff v. Soccer City (Trial)
Saygili v. Progressive Insurance (Motion)
Robertson v. State Farm Insurance (Trial)
Rocca v. Axa Insurance (Arbitration)
Nikore v. Proper (Motion)
Moschonissios v. Western Assurance (Arbitration)
Molenaar v. Offless (Trial)
Michalak v. City of Oakville (Trial)
Leszczynski v. Clark (Trial)

Client Testimonials

Mr. Henry, thank you for your expertise and your valued assistance in my case...
A.M.G.
Michael Henry took my work injury case and exceeded all expectations...
John M.
Michael and his team were always available by telephone and email and we were completely at ease...
André & Marie L.
Dear Mr. Michael Henry, I wanted to thank you for all the work you have done for me...
Azar S.
Michael, I would like to take this opportunity to formally thank you for providing us with all your expertise in handling our lawsuit...
G.K.
Michael always kept me in the loop as to what was happening with my case...
R.M.
Michael, I just wanted to take a moment and thank you for all of your hard work...
Helen K.
Mr. Henry and his staff helped me and my family through a very devastating time...
Devin H.

Personal, Industry and Community Activity

Education

Called to the Ontario Bar, 1988

LLB, Magna Cum Laude, University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, 1986

BA (Honours), McMaster University, 1983

Professional Associations and Memberships

Canadian Bar Association

Ontario Bar Association

Toronto Lawyers Association

The Advocates’ Society

Honours and Awards

Certified as a Specialist in Civil Litigation, Law Society of Upper Canada, 2013

Listed in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory

Best Lawyers in Canada, Personal Injury Law Category

Law Society of Upper Canada, Practice Management Mentor

Various Charitable endeavors

Community Involvement

Canadian Spinal Cord Research Organization, Board Member

Toronto Lawyers Association, Past Trustee

Peel Halton Brain Injury Association, Past Trustee

Brain Injury Association of Toronto, Past Trustee

“Personal Injury Bar Charity Hockey Challenge,” Canadian Spinal Research Organization’s (CSRO), Founder and Organizer

Elimu Development Projects, Canadian Ambassador

Among the best in Canada

Since 2011, our peers have consistently voted for us as one of Canada’s top personal injury firms in Canadian Lawyer magazine’s annual rankings of the top personal injury boutiques in Canada.

Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP – Personal Injury Law – Canadian Lawyer Magazine 2022

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