When people buy or renew their car insurance, the standard rate for income replacement benefits is a maximum of $400 per week calculated at 80 per cent of their take-home pay before the injury. If a person’s take-home pay is far higher than that, they should be exploring buying optional weekly benefits. For instance, if […]
The length of the lawsuit depends on how complicated the injury is. Chronic pain cases generally take five to seven years mainly because these cases, even though most of them are settled, are not settled till after they go on the trial list. The medical evidence is usually complicated and extensive. It takes several years […]
The Process Of Deciding Whether An Injured Person Should Pursue A Lawsuit When There Has Been A Car Accident.
When someone comes to see me after they’ve been involved in a car accident, they are looking for advice on a number of issues. Usually the client comes to us soon after the car accident wanting to know what their rights are and what they should be doing. We advise them, first of all, that […]
The first thing you should do when involved in a car accident is to ensure that the police are involved and that there is a report of the incident. If the police are not involved, then you should go to an accident reporting centre to make sure there is a record of the accident. As […]
Often lawyers will call in experts to assist with preparing a lawsuit. For instance, if the person is not going to return to work, we need to get an actuarial report on future loss of income for the period that the client will not be able to return to work. We also need to get […]