Pace Law Firm

Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcycles are common in Ontario the reason being that they are economical and less fuel consuming than other vehicles. But motorcycle accidents often result in serious injuries because a motorcycle doesn’t offer as much of protection to its rider as most other forms of transportation do. It doesn’t have the safety of seat-belts and airbags, and these are sometimes the reason why insurance companies deny a victim reimbursement.

Motorcycle accidents usually result in serious long-term injuries such as brain damage, broken bones, paralysis and even death. So one should inform the police and get an accident report immediately. Even if your injuries are minor it’s wise to call the police. What seem like minor injuries can become major or even catastrophic disabilities. Though motorcycle drivers often experience difficulties when claiming compensation from insurance companies they should urgently contact an experienced motorcycle accident lawyers submitting a suitable injury claim for appropriate action if they suffer a serious motorcycle injury. Along with the police report, provide photograph of the accident scene for easy claim because some insurance companies might understate injuries incurred resulting in minimum reimbursement.

You can claim mandatory benefits, otherwise known as Statutory Accident Benefits entitled which include income replacement, attendant care costs, medical and rehabilitation expenses, housekeeping and care giving costs, death benefits from your insurance company from the insurance company of the driver at fault or from the Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Fund.

One can claim the compensation—either from the accident benefits coverage provided by Ontario’s standard auto insurance policy or by filing a lawsuit against the driver at fault, otherwise known as a Tort Claim.

When injured, it is always wise to contact an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer who can guide you and help you through the claims process, to file a lawsuit. There are Law experts who assist and charge less that too only, if you win the case. You just call them or complete their claim form providing the details of your motorcycle accident injuries. One of them will contact you immediately to advise you in the right way.

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