Ottawa Motor Vehicle Accident Claims
Our largest area of practice in Ottawa, and Eastern Ontario cities such as Pembroke and Brockville, is motor vehicle accident cases. These sorts of claims include accidents involving cars, buses, trucks, motorcycles, bicycles and pedestrians.
If someone else was at fault for the accident, you are entitled to claim compensation for their negligence. Most drivers have at least one million dollars in liability coverage to respond to your claim. Examples of the sorts of available compensation include damages for past and future income loss; pain and suffering; loss of housekeeping capacity; expenses for medical treatment and rehabilitation; past and future care needs; and claims by your own family members for the loss of your guidance, care and companionship.
In addition to a claim against the negligent driver, you are entitled to “no fault” accident benefits, called Statutory Accident Benefits, which are available even if you were the one at fault for the accident.
Once an insurance company becomes involved, they may want to meet with you and take a statement. They may also want to settle your claim for as little as possible as early as possible.
To ensure your rights are protected it is important for you to hire a lawyer as soon after the accident as possible. In addition to protecting you from the insurance company and seeking maximum compensation for your injuries, your lawyer will also make sure that you have access to all of the medical and rehabilitation treatment you need to help you on the road to recovery.
Sean Giovannetti has well over a decade of experience handling serious motor vehicle accident cases of all sorts. If you have been injured in an MVA, contact us to discuss your case, without any fee involved and with no obligation.
If you have been in a motor vehicle accident you can contact us to discuss your case, without any fee involved and with no obligation.