Helping Hand in association
with Daniel J. Balena
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We help people from
all over Ontario.
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We Specialize in Injury and
Automobile Accidents.
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We know what it takes
to rebuild lives.
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Practice Areas. We have expertise in many fields.

  • Car accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Slip and Fall
  • Second opinions
  • Brain & Spinal injuries
  • ATV & Snowmobile Accidents
  • Long term disability claims
  • Children's injuries
  • Accident Benefit Claims
  • Boating Accidents
  • Work-related injuries
  • Disability claims

Who We Are. Dedicated. Passionate. Experienced.

Helping Hand is associated with the law firm of Daniel J. Balena personal injury lawyers. We are a dedicated team of seasoned and knowledgeable staff who provide immediate support and assistance to victims of injury or accident. Daniel J. Balena has over 35 years of experience as a personal injury lawyer with expertise in automobile accident claims and disability claims. We know what it takes to rebuild lives. We are available to our clients 7-days a week.

Facts About Us

  • We will obtain maximum compensation for you
  • Extensive support network of healthcare providers
  • You pay nothing until your claim settles
  • Unparalleled client care and legal representation
  • We are available 7-days a week
  • We will come to you!

Our Expertise

  • Automobile accidents
  • Slip and falls
  • Accident Benefit Claims
  • Catastrophic injuries
  • Long term disability claims

Meet The Team. Together, we go beyond limitations

Daniel J. Balena Barrister and Solicitor
Daniel J. Balena has over 35 years of experience as a personal injury lawyer with expertise in automobile accident claims and disability claims.
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Ed Hand Client Care Specialist
Ed understands his clients' needs. He was the victim of a serious car accident that ended his career and left him physically and financially exhausted. This relation is what makes Ed’s service unparalleled.
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Adam Hand Client Relations
Adam is a licensed Paralegal and Personal Injury Consultant. Adam understands from personal experience the importance of supporting families after a serious accident.
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Bruce Montgomery Client Relations
Bruce has over 15 years experience in client services with Mr. Balena. Bruce is an expert throughout the entire claims process. It’s all about the detail.
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Chris Hall Client Relations
With a background in insurance and having experienced a major accident of his own, Chris can empathize and relate to the hardship that a victim and their loved ones are enduring.
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Peter Hand Client Relations
As a licensed paralegal and someone who understands the devastating impact a serious injury can have on a family, Peter has the expertise, experience and compassion that all victims of catastrophic accidents should have in their corner.
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We are here when you need us most. Call 24 / 7 for immediate assistance.

Unparalleled Client Service. Available 24/7

Helping Hand is focused on client care. Various members of our team have been victims of serious accidents. It is these experiences that enable us to understand the trauma a family feels after an accident. If you have been injured, we are available immediately to meet with you. Our team is here to give you a helping hand throughout the entire recovery and settlement process.

Claims Against At-Fault Driver

  • Financial compensation for pain and suffering
  • Claims for loss of income
  • Claims for reduced earning capacity
  • Claims for the death of a family member
  • Claims for out-of-pocket expenses
  • Claims for medical and rehabilitation expenses
  • Let our experienced team help you obtain maximum compensation

Accident Benefit Claims

  • Income Replacement: compensates you for lost income
  • Non-earner: provides compensation if you are completely unable to carry on a normal life and do not qualify for an Income Replacement or Caregiver benefit
  • Caregiver: If you qualify for this benefit, it provides compensation for some expenses incurred when you cannot continue as the main caregiver for a member of your home who is in need of care
  • Medical: pays for medical expenses incurred when you are injured
  • Rehabilitation: pays for rehabilitation expenses incurred when you are injured
  • Attendant Care: compensates you for some of the expense of an aide or attendant
  • Compensation for Other Expenses: pays for some other expenses such as the cost of family visiting you during treatment or recovery, maintenance, repair or replacement of lost or damaged items in the accident
  • Benefit payments may be made up to $6,000 per month for attendant care and up to $1,000,000 for medical and rehabilitation treatment

Know your rights

Motor Vehicle Accidents - Accident Benefits
  • Have the facts in hand!
  • Notify your insurer within 7 days of accident
  • Submit application for benefits within 30 days of receipt
  • Mediate denial of any benefit within 2 years of date of denial
Car Accidents - Claim against at-fault driver
  • Start a lawsuit within 2 years of accident (there are some exceptions)

Testimonials. Look Below to See Why We're Proud

"They have remained so true, as a family of the Hands but as a family of us that have been hurt."

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  Orlyn Loney

"I’m so optimistic now. I can see the things - golf, swimming, sailing, running with my dogs - I can see that by next summer and I’m helped along by Ed Hand and his family."

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  Terrence Mcbride

"I'm not just a policy number. They are there for me all the time…every step of the way."

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  Amber Chaboyer

"Dan Balena and Ed Hand are incredible people. They work very hard to make you number one."

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  Sarah Ginn

"If you are going through what we've gone through and you want someone on your side, you want Ed Hand and Daniel Balena. You don't want anyone else."

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  The Ginn Family

"If it wasn't for Ed Hand and Daniel Balena, I don't know where I'd be."

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  Chris Hall

"Ed Hand and Daniel Balena are the best and I speak from experience."

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  Dina Khames

"There isn’t anyone I have ever heard of who offers such kind hearted "genuine" care and concern.

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  Sandy McEwen

"Ed Hand is amazing, an awesome individual with all kinds of attention for the injured party. He's just a wonderful person."

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  Mark Walsh

"Right away Ed was immediately there at the hospital, 2 days after my accident, ready to help me in anyway he could."

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  Brenda

"We just lucked out with Ed. Anytime, night or day, 24 hours around the clock when you call him, he's definitely there for you."

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  The Lahey Family

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