You should contact a lawyer immediately so that your lawyer can ensure that your accident benefit policy (if injured as a result of an automobile accident) is effectively used to pay for a range of services and devices such as in home attendant or nursing care, home accessibility modifications and vehicle modifications, chiropractic, psychological, physiotherapy services; medication; rehabilitative equipment; vocational training. You need a highly qualified Occupational Therapist and/or Case Manager quickly to ensure your rehabilitation is arranged and coordinated and that your home is a safe setting for you to return to. We can help you find one.
Virk Personal Injury Law will come to the hospital prior to your discharge to provide you with your free consultation and take all the time needed to explain your rights and ensure everything is in place for your return home.
You are allowed to select your own treatment providers to assist you with your recovery. A specialized personal injury lawyer will have a network of qualified health professionals that you can choose from. This is an important decision that you should be involved in since these professionals will be working with you closely and you should feel very comfortable with them.
The time limits which apply to your case will depend on when and how you suffered your injury. You really should obtain a free consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer to determine which time limits apply to your case.
Generally, you only have two years from the date of the incident that caused you injury to start a lawsuit.
For car accidents, the following are some deadlines to be mindful of:
Claim against at-fault driver
Virk Personal Injury Law will quickly take the required action to protect your rights including preparing and filing the legal notices and claims required to start the process.
If you are injured in a car accident or in any other injury caused by someone else being at fault, you may have a claim against the person who caused your injury, even if they only did so partially. Even if you were partially at fault, the law will apportion fault between you and the other party and you can still recover based on the other party’s degree of fault.
If you were injured in any of the following ways, call us for a free consultation to explain what happened so that we can accurately assess your case and let you know whether you are entitled to make a claim:
Contact us for a free consultation and we can discuss with you the value of your losses and how best to recover the compensation you deserve.
Besides your lawyer’s fees, the other cost of your lawsuit is disbursements, which are expenditures, made by your lawyer on your behalf to advance your claim, including court filing fees and the cost of photocopying and medial reports. Your disbursements are typically paid for by the other party or Defendant. If they are not completely covered by the Defendant, they will be deducted off your settlement.
We will explain the terms of the contingency fee agreement with you during your free consultation.
Virk Personal Injury Law does everything possible to resolve your claim as quickly as possible while being mindful of what is in your best interest.
You may also be entitled to receive short term disability benefits and/or long term disability benefits through either a privately held insurance policy or a group policy of insurance purchased by your employer.
If someone is at-fault for your injuries, we can recover the remaining loss of income in your lawsuit.