Being involved in a motor-vehicle accident can be traumatic. Vehicles involved in the collision could be cars, trucks, autos, motorcycles etc, causing damage to the vehicles/property and injuries to people. The injured should be given emergency medical attention at the nearest medical facility by calling 911 emergency-services and informing them about the collision and location. If injuries and damage are minor, many people are tempted to swiftly settle matters mutually among themselves and leave the scene of the accident. This can be risky, because minor injuries and damage to vehicles may be more severe than initially imagined. Insurance companies and the nearest Collision Reporting Center must be informed and accident report is completed and the damage is documented. Otherwise drivers run the risk of the accident being declared as hit-and-run and/or their insurance premium being considerably raised.
It’s important to contact an EXPERIENCED ONTARIO ACCIDENT LAWYER/ATTORNEY who handles motor vehicle accidents exclusively. This helps victims to not only receive all the statutory benefits they’re entitled to, but also to file a PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM for compensation against the at-fault drivers. It’s essential to select the right personal injury lawyer, who has the knowledge/skill/experience and successful track-record in dealing with cases like yours, as it can make all the difference to your claim. Personal recommendations from trusted family members, friends, co-workers etc are the best option, but accident victims can also select reputed and experienced personal injury lawyers from their websites, the local bar-associations or legal directories.
After shortlisting some candidates, prepare a set of questions to ask them. These would include details of their education, legal experience, peer awards, publications, trial and negotiations experience, specific expertise in dealing with cases like yours, likely strategies and professional philosophy. As clients, victims need to feel reassured, comfortable and respected. They also require information about how the case will be handled and fee structure, along with a written contract once the lawyer has been selected. Regular updates on the status of the case and complete transparency as far as negotiations are concerned is essential. Following this, the case is either settled mutually between the two parties or taken to court.
If you, your family or a friend has been injured in an accident, please feel free to speak to one of our injury lawyers for a free consultation about how we are able to assist in making a personal injury claim. We consult in all cities across Ontario with a no win no fee guarantee. Our personal injury lawyers have helped victims secure millions of dollars in personal injury cases. CALL US TOLL FREE ON OUR 24/7 INJURY HOTLINE: 1 – 844 495 7333 OR TEXT A PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER 24/7 AND GET INSTANT HELP. (416 931 5015)