A Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer in Toronto Will Help You Get the Compensation You Deserve
Also serving clients in Huntsville, Midland, Lindsay, Oakville, Markham, Orillia, Whitby & Burlington
Ontario’s ever-changing laws which govern compensation for motor vehicle accidents are among the most complex in the world. They involve a mixture of no-fault benefits and lawsuits against negligent drivers. Given the complexity of the laws in Ontario, no accident victim should navigate through these rules without help from a knowledgeable lawyer. At Will Davidson LLP, our motor vehicle accident lawyers in Toronto and in 9 other locations across Southern Ontario can protect your rights and help you get money you deserve.
What Protections are Available?
If you have been injured in an accident and you are not at-fault, you are entitled to two claims: no-fault accident benefits and a tort claim.
The no-fault benefits or accident benefits are available to everyone injured in an accident regardless of who caused the accident. These benefits are paid by your insurance company. If you do not have auto insurance, the benefits may be payable by the insurance company of the vehicle owner or potentially the at-fault driver’s insurance company. These benefits cover lost wages, medical treatment, rehabilitation services and attendant care. In some cases they may extend to additional incurred expenses like childcare, housekeeping and home maintenance.
While accident benefits cover many losses following a motor vehicle accident, they provide only minimum protections through statutory law. Additionally, if you are injured in a motor vehicle accident and are not at-fault, you can also pursue a tort claim. A tort claim is a lawsuit for compensation for your losses incurred from the accident, such as loss of future income and out-of-pocket expenses that were not provided under the accident benefits claim as well as for the pain and suffering you endured.
When Should I Contact a Lawyer?
You should consult a trusted legal advisor as soon as possible after an accident. Between the detailed application forms, obligations of accident benefits, the strict timelines and the evidentiary requirements of tort claims, the earlier you seek legal advice the better.
At Will Davidson LLP, we have been assisting Ontarian residents who have been injured by an automobile accident for almost as long as the car has been the prevalent mode of transportation in this province. Our lawyers have advocated for legislation to increase equitability for accident victims and were some of the first to work in the new “No-Fault” regime when it was introduced in the early 1990s.
Contact a Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer in Toronto
If you’ve been injured in a car accident, contact Will Davidson LLP at 1-866-840-9002 for a knowledgeable motor vehicle accident lawyer in Toronto, Oakville, Burlington, Lindsay, Midland, Bowmanville and Huntsville. We are here to help you! We offer free, no-obligation consultations and will work with you one-on-one based on your individual situation to build a case and advocate on your behalf.