Being involved in a motor vehicle accident (MVA) is life-changing. Victims should seek reputable legal representation to ensure that their rights are protected and that they receive maximum compensation. If you’ve been involved in an MVA in the province of Ontario, you have the option of submitting either a No-Fault Claim or an At-Fault Claim. To advise you on the significant differences, please refer to the descriptors below:
Accident Benefit Claim (No-Fault)
Under the laws of the provincial government, the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS) mandates that all insurance companies in Ontario provide reparation. If you have been injured as a result of an MVA, you have the legal right to submit a claim, regardless of who is at fault. Insurance companies are also required to provide compensation in support of passengers and pedestrians involved, as well as relatives or dependents who are impacted by associated traumas.
Tort Claim (At-Fault)
A person who endures pain and suffering as the result of a car accident can file a claim against a third party, Tort claim in accordance with the laws of Ontario. This claim compensates victims on a variety of past and future loss’, which can include income, quality of life, travel, expenses and any damages resulting in money’s lost.
Deciding on a qualified and experienced legal team is imperative. The legal team at Brar Law understands the complexities of navigating through Accident Benefits Claims and Tort Claims. We work diligently to ensure our clients are provided with personalized representation that removes challenges and enables them to focus on healing. In addition, the laws regarding motor vehicle accidents continue to change, which is even more imperative for you to choose a reputable personal injury lawyer.