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  1.   When should I speak with a lawyer?
  2.   What can I do if I cannot leave home or the hospital to meet a lawyer from Burn Tucker Lachaîne?
  3.   How much will it cost to speak with a lawyer from Burn Tucker Lachaîne?
  4.   Can I sue the person responsible for the car accident in which I was injured?
  5.   Who will pay for my damages and losses?
  6.   When do I start a lawsuit against the person responsible for the car accident?
  7.   What benefits can I get from my own automobile insurer?
  8.   What can I do if my automobile insurer is refusing to pay for my treatment or my expenses?
  9.   Am I entitled to receive benefits if I was responsible for the car accident?
  10.   What can I do if my insurance company is refusing to pay me long-term disability benefits?

Answers

  1.   When should I speak with a lawyer?
  A.   If you have been seriously injured, one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your loved ones is to be sure you are informed about the legal and insurance systems by a law firm that understands them. Contact Burn Tucker Lachaîne for a free, no obligation consultation.
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  2.   What can I do if I cannot leave home or the hospital to meet a lawyer from Burn Tucker Lachaîne?
  A.   We can make arrangements to meet with you at the hospital or in your home. Contact us to arrange a free, no obligation consultation.
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  3.   How much will it cost to speak with a lawyer from Burn Tucker Lachaîne?
  A.   We offer a free, no obligation consultation. In most cases, we can offer you a contingency retainer agreement so that you will not have to pay anything unless and until your case either settles or you win at trial.
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  4.   Can I sue the person responsible for the car accident in which I was injured?
  A.   If you were involved in a car accident in Ontario, you may have the right to commence a lawsuit against the person responsible for the accident. Contact Burn Tucker Lachaîne to learn more.
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  5.   Who will pay for my damages and losses?
  A.   Although you will be suing the driver responsible for the accident, if that driver had car insurance, his or her insurance company will pay for your damages and losses.
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  6.   When do I start a lawsuit against the person responsible for the car accident?
  A.   You have two years to bring a lawsuit against the person responsible for the car accident but you should speak to a lawyer as soon as possible so that you can understand your rights. Contact Burn Tucker Lachaîne for to learn more.
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  7.   What benefits can I get from my own automobile insurer?
  A.   You are entitled to receive no-fault accident benefits. These include, but are not limited to:
  • Benefits for your lost wages or your inability to continue to care for a person in need, such as a child or an elderly parent
  • Your treatment and medication
  • Your inability to do your housekeeping
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  8.   What can I do if my automobile insurer is refusing to pay for my treatment or my expenses?
  A.   You have the right to dispute the decision of your insurance company through the Financial Services Commission of Ontario. Contact Burn Tucker Lachaîne to learn more.
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  9.   Am I entitled to receive benefits if I was responsible for the car accident?
  A.   Even if you were at fault, you are still entitled to receive accident benefits from your automobile insurer. These include, but are not limited to:
  • Benefits for your lost wages or your inability to continue to care for a person in need, such as a child or an elderly parent
  • Your treatment and medication
  • Your inability to do your housekeeping
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  10.   What can I do if my insurance company is refusing to pay me long-term disability benefits?
  A.   You have the right to dispute the decision of the insurance company. Contact Burn Tucker Lachaîne to learn more.
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