Lawyers Who Know Car Accident Law
Being injured in a car accident can be a confusing time. Let Girones Bourdon Kelly Lawyers’ experienced car crash lawyers guide you through the process.
Even the very best drivers may be involved in a car accident. At Girones Bourdon Kelly Lawyers, we understand that you need someone on your side to help you navigate the complexities of dealing with insurance companies, healthcare providers and the legal system.
While many car accidents are minor, with those involved walking away without harm, car accidents can and do cause serious injuries, most commonly:
- brain injury
- soft tissue injury such as whiplash
- spinal cord injury, and
You may find that some of the treatments, mobility devices, therapies or medications that you require to help you recover from your car accident are not covered by OHIP or by your extended health insurance policy. After a serious car accident, you may be left with significant out-of-pocket health care expenses. You may be unable to return to work for some time, leaving you unable to pay for your day-to-day expenses. Some injuries may never heal completely, leaving you with a permanent impairment. Our lawyers will help to ensure that you receive the compensation that you need to meet these unexpected expenses.
If you have been involved in a car accident, make sure that you receive medical treatment right away. Some injuries, such as soft tissue injuries, may not become apparent for several days after the accident. Even if you don’t feel any pain directly after the accident, it is a good idea to see your doctor anyway.
It is also important that you contact your insurance company as soon as possible and apply for accident benefits. This must be done within 7 days of the car accident. The information that you receive from your insurance company may be difficult to understand. Don’t assume that any insurance company (even your own) is looking out for your best interests. Consult with your lawyer to make sure that your rights are preserved. The experienced car accident lawyers at Girones will ensure that you receive the financial help that you need so that you can make a full recovery.