Car Accidents

33.4%

% of Car Accidents in Canada

16-25 year olds constituted 13.6% of the population in 2010, but made up almost 33.4% of the impairment-related traffic deaths.

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS WHEN YOU HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN A CAR ACCIDENT.

If you have been involved in a car accident that has left you or your loved ones with an injury you have two sets of rights.

ACCIDENT BENEFITS AND DAMAGE CLAIMS

ACCIDENT BENEFITS

No-fault benefits are payable immediately. This ensures quick access to treatment and care. It may also supplement your income regardless who is at fault. the benefits include.

  • Income Replacement Benefits – if you are unable to work
  • Non-Earner Benefits
  • Medical and Rehabilitation Benefits including chiropractic, psychological, physiotherapy services; medication; rehabilitative equipment; vocational training, home accessibility modifications and vehicle modifications
  • Attendant Care Benefits – for a home attendant and nursing care
  • Housekeeping and Home Maintenance Benefits – if you are catastrophically impaired
  • Caregiver Benefits – if you are catastrophically impaired
  • Other expenses – visitor expenses; funeral expenses; damaged items in the accident; and lost educational expenses.

DAMAGE CLAIMS

These are claims that are filed against at fault party for financial compensation

  • Pain and suffering damages (for loss of your enjoyment of life)
  • Loss of future earnings (financial loss due to the inability to work, reduced earning capacity and loss of future opportunity)
  • Future care costs (medical care, rehabilitation and other future costs including nursing or attendant care beyond what is available from accident benefits)
  • Housekeeping and Homemaking Services
  • Compensation for family members affected by your injuries (for cost of services you provided and the loss of care, guidance and companionship they have suffered)

Benjamin Law has expertise in this complicated litigation. Since it is so common place insurers have experience paying the smallest possible outlay. Let Benjamin Law’s lawyers use their experience to make sure you receive the most fair and just compensation.