When there are hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars involved in a personal injury claim and lawsuit settlement, you will be faced with two payment options if your personal injury lawyer in Sudbury is successful in representing you. In catastrophic injury cases (spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries), the claim for accident benefits can be significant. After all, you injuries could involve millions of dollars in attendant as well as prolonged rehabilitative care. (more…)
Category: Traumatic Brain Injury
What can I sue for if I’m injured in a Motor Vehicle Accident?
Under Ontario Provincial law, a person’s auto insurance company handles all compensation issues for accidents that do not involve any type of serious injury. Furthermore, it does not allow for the injured person to file a lawsuit. However, in some situations, the at-fault driver or person responsible for causing the accident can be sued for compensation by the injury victim. So if you’ve recently been injured in a motor vehicle accident that was caused by someone else, you should consult with a personal injury lawyer in Sudbury regarding your case. (more…)
Understanding the Negotiation Process in Personal Injury Cases
In Kingston, , or Sudbury as well as throughout Ontario Province, negotiations toward a settlement typically start after the plaintiff and his or her personal injury lawyer have sent a demand letter to the defendant’s insurance company. In most cases, the negotiation process may only consist of a handful of phone calls back and forth between your lawyer and insurance company’s claims adjuster or their lawyers. (more…)
How is Compensation calculated in a Personal Injury Case?
When someone in the cities of Kingston, Ottawa, or Sudbury is injured in an accident that was caused by another person’s careless, negligent, or reckless behavior, there is the likelihood that they may be entitled to compensation. For instance, you can be reimbursed for lost income, medical expenses and even your pain and suffering. But did you know that the Ontario Supreme Court established limits or a “cap” on the amount of compensation you could be awarded? (more…)
How Independent Clinics Are Affected By Changes Of Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS)?
Revisions about Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS) are set on the anvil in June 2016 about how rehabilitation therapy is going to be done. If you are looking to find more information about how it will affect the business of independent therapy clinics, read on.
Well, to start with the license will still be required from the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO). This is needed to get the payments directly from the various insurance companies. The therapists working at the clinics will still need the various certifications and licenses as before. Though scaling back of coverage is one of the things that might lead to the therapy clinics balancing the financial stability and needs of the patients. (more…)