Category: Making a Claim – The Process

How to prepare for Oral Discovery

If you suffered personal injuries following a motor vehicle accident, made a claim and received a date for your Oral Discovery (or Examination for Discovery), you probably have some questions. In this article, we are giving you some general information

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How is causation determined in a case?

In order to hold a valid case, an individual filing a personal injury claim against another individual must not be at fault. With that being said, personal injury lawyers use what they call causation in order to determine who was

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What happens if the person I got in an accident with doesn’t have insurance coverage?

If you’ve had the misfortune of being in a car accident or know someone who has been involved in one, you may know to what extent insurance coverages come into play when determining the compensation each party involved will receive.

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What are pecuniary and non-pecuniary losses?

You can’t speak about a personal injury law case without speaking of pecuniary and non-pecuniary losses. These two terms are in fact directly correlated with the term compensation. If you hire a personal injury lawyer for your case and your

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What Are Compensatory Damages?

When someone is injured in a motor vehicle accident, there are certain procedures in place in order to insure their well-being. In the event of an accident, we call the compensation offered to the victim compensatory damages. In fact, this

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What is a Statute of Limitations?

It isn’t for any reason that you are urged to take action in pursuing your case shortly after the situation has occurred. The reason why you are urged to act quickly is because there are time limits that you must

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Insurance: the difference between PLPD and comprehensive coverages

Every car insurance policy written in the maritimes is obliged to, by law, cover a minimum amount of coverage and benefits. Every vehicle owner is minimally insured with what we commonly refer to as PLPD. These minimum benefits apply to

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Tips for getting the best Injury Claim Settlement

When you’re in the process of seeking compensation for the injuries you suffered following a motor vehicle accident, you are entering into an extended negotiation process with the insurance company. You will be dealing with an insurance adjuster whose job

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What can you claim after a motor vehicle accident?

If you have been injured because of someone else’s carelessness or recklessness, you may have the right to make a personal injury claim. The goal of compensation is that you are supposed to be no worse off than if the

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Making an Insurance Claim after a Snowmobile or ATV Accident

Snowmobiles and ATVs in NB, NS and PEI are considered motor vehicles and must be insured, which means you have access to the same benefits that you have with a car or motorcycle. Among other things, you are guaranteed protection

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Dates limite pour faire une réclamation d’assurance

Pascale Julien fait part de l’importance des dates limite qui pourraient s’appliquer à votre réclamation d”assurance.

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Faire une réclamation envers un conducteur fautif

Si vous avez été blessé à cause de l’imprudence ou du manque de diligence de quelqu’un, vous pourriez avoir le droit de déposer une réclamation de dommage à la personne. Une réclamation contre un conducteur fautif est habituellement payée par

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Receiving Income After an Insurance Claim

Some people can return to work after being injured in an accident, but others will be unable to work for the rest of their life. These people may still have sources of revenue even if they do not have a

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Tirer un revenu suite à un règlement d’assurance

Certaines personnes peuvent réintégrer le marché du travail après avoir été blessés dans un accident (voir notre article: retourner au travail après un accident), mais d’autres seront incapables de travailler pour le reste de leur vie. Ces gens pourraient tout

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Making an Insurance Claim Against an At-Fault Driver

If you have been injured because of someone else’s negligence or recklessness, you may have the right to make a personal injury claim. A claim against the at-fault driver is usually paid by his or her insurance company – this

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