Will I Need To Attend An Independent Medical Examination As Part of My Car Accident Claim?

If you have been involved in an accident and received injuries, you may be asking for compensation from the other party to help pay some of the expenses you now have thanks to your accident. The other insurance company or other party may want you to get a medical examination from a neutral doctor in order to verify that you really do have injuries. It’s not uncommon for an insurance company to require a person who is asking for compensation be checked out by a doctor other than their own. The new doctor will then confirm what your doctor has been saying and will provide the proof the insurance company has been asking for. (more…)

What To Do When Your Car Accident Injuries Don’t Show Up Immediately

Car accidents tend to be traumatic. After all, they generally are high impact and high force collisions. You can sustain major injuries even if you’ve been involved in what seems to be a minor car accident. Keep in mind that soft tissue and bone injuries can take several months to show up. That’s why it’s important that you monitor your injuries after you’ve been involved in a car accident and treat them ASAP. Your health will benefit. Personal injury lawyer in North Bay knows that tour ability to receive a larger settlement, later on, will also increase. (more…)

Potential Impact of Contributory Negligence On A Personal Injury Case

The first thing that everyone involved in a motor vehicle accident should be concerned with is their health and well-being. We often see the “blame game” start immediately after a collision has occurred between the parties involved in the accident as well as the police officers that have been sent to the scene and any witnesses that may be present. In most instances, statutory accident benefits may apply. However, if the accident was caused by another person’s or entity’s negligence, those victims that have suffered any injuries may be entitled to compensation for damages and financial losses. (more…)

Key Points To Consider When You Contact Your Insurance Company After An Accident

After an accident, contact your auto insurer and tell them about the accident. They will ask you some questions and you need to provide them with the details that they are requesting. They will then assign an insurance adjuster who will speak with you in more detail. Consider these 5 key points when the insurance adjuster asks you about the details of your accident: (more…)