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If you were injured in a motor vehicle accident read about your rights here and consult a CanLaw personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. Personal injury lawyers will usually take your case on no pay till you win and collect basis
You have to notify the responsible parties that you will file a claim within strict time limits, usually days. Failure to meet those limits could cost you the right to claim. Use our Lawyer Referral Service to find a lawyer to handle this properly.
You can claim from your insurer and from the person responsible for the collision.
If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident there are about 6 areas in which you can seek compensation:
No Fault Provinces Accident Benefits
Benefits are generally available to anyone who is injured in a car accident regardless of who caused the accident.
You may be entitled to receive benefits from a Short Term Disability or Long Term Disability plan.
You may also be entitled to compensation through the Canada Pension Plan Disability Plan.
CanLaw does not offer legal advice. This material is general information only and not to be relied on for legal action.
"CanLaw Guide to Personal Injury Law for the Layperson"