What my clients say

John Lundrigan has been extremely helpful and has gone beyond his role to support me.

I would like to thank you for the caring and competent manner in which you handled this file on my behalf. Your hard work, preparation, dedication and skill were the things that brought this matter to a successful conclusion. John, I sincerely appreciate and thank you for all your efforts.


I just wanted to thank you for your efforts in this matter. The file was handled with the utmost professionalism and diligence.



John Lundrigan is a partner and member leader of our Personal Injury Group.

John practises in the areas of personal injury, disability claims, professional negligence, product liability claims, environmental contamination, home inspection cases, insurance defence, farmers law and litigation.

As well as law, John also has degrees in Physical Education (with emphasis in anatomy, kinesiology and physiology) and in Education. Prior to becoming a lawyer, he worked as a physical education and classroom teacher for eleven years.

John acts for plaintiffs in serious injury matters, including for persons with traumatic brain injuries, and orthopedic, paraplegia, and quadriplegia injuries. His previous career, combined with his legal experience, enable him to provide sound counsel in personal injury related matters. John understands the physiological nature of injuries, and the associated health and emotional repercussions.

As a lawyer in the Personal Injury Practice Group, John ensures that the firm remains active in supporting community charity organizations and programs, such as Brain Injury Awareness Day and the Ottawa Police Hoopstars.

Recently, John was recognized by his peers in the legal community for his work in personal injury law and listed in the 2019-2021 editions of The Best Lawyers in Canada.

John has defended engineers, home inspectors, teachers, and lawyers. He also has commercial litigation experience arising from newly constructed buildings and homes. He has acted in matters dealing with water infiltration, sewer backup claims, and other municipal liability claims. John is persistent, practical, and always straightforward about what legal issues clients need to face.

Outside of work, his passions are spending time with his family, motorcycle riding, road bicycling, and sailing.

John has been recognized in the 2019-2021 editions of Best Lawyers


  • Call to Ontario Bar (1997)
  • LL.B., University of Ottawa (1995)
  • B.Pe. B.Ed, Memorial University of Newfoundland (1981)
Professional Activities and Organizations
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • The Advocates' Society

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Insurance Law
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Arbitrator Clarifies and Expands Test for Non-Earner Benefit
Under an automobile insurance policy in Ontario, people involved in car, motorcycle, ATV or snowmobile accidents are entitled to certain benefits under their own policy regardless of fault. One of those benefits is a non-earner benefit.
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Don't Bite Off More Than You Can Chew - Settling For A Defendant's Minimum Limits
Sometimes an injured party sues the at-fault driver for damages and the insurer for that at-fault driver takes the position that only the $200,000 minimum limits are available to be paid towards the injured person's damages. In those circumstances, the injured person will seek to recover additional damages against his/her own insurer under the OPCF44R Endorsement of his/her policy.

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