Whether driving on a 400-series highway or a city street, if you have been injured in a car accident in Ontario, you are entitled to government-regulated accident benefits through your insurance company.
However, in some cases, it can be difficult to obtain rehabilitation and compensation for injuries. You can rely on the experienced legal team at Strype Injury Law to develop strategies and pursue all available benefits for you or your loved ones.
What to do after an accident
- Stay calm.
- Check for injuries.
- If accident is minor or if there are not any injuries, move cars to a safe area. Turn hazards on.
- Call police.
- Make notes of damages.
- Take names/addresses, license numbers and the types of cars and insurance carrier info.
- Get information from witnesses.
- Tell your insurance agent.
- Pass agent onto police officer for accurate information because you may be upset.
AFTER AN ACCIDENT, THE CLOCK BEGINS TICKING RIGHT AWAY
After an accident, you will need to file a report and request accident benefits within 30 days of the accident. If you are a family member of an accident victim who is still hospitalized, it is important to talk to one of our Toronto car accident lawyers as soon as possible in order to meet important deadlines.
Car accidents can result in catastrophic, life-changing injuries that require significant long-term care.
We work closely with insurance companies and our trusted medical team to make sure our clients get the right treatment for injuries they have sustained in auto accidents, including: Severe back injuries, spinal cord injuries, serious orthopaedic injuries, broken bones, burns, traumatic brain injury and sciatic nerve injuries.