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Car Accidents

If you have been involved in a car accident it can be a traumatizing experience. It is quite common for individuals to suffer life altering injuries as a result of a car accident. Far too often, we have seen victims unaware that they can receive compensation for the injuries suffered, and sometimes wait too long to file a claim.

Our team of professionals are here to help you navigate the complexities of the legal system. We deal with the insurance companies so you do not have to. We advocate for you!

The Most Common Types Of Accidents Are:

  • Vehicle Rollover
  • Single Car Accident
  • Multiple Vehicle
  • Rear-End Collision
  • Side-Impact Collision
  • Head-On Collision
  • Chain Reaction
  • Failure to Yield
  • T-Bone
  • Sideswipe
  • Run-Off Road Collision

Car Accidents in Hamilton can sometimes result in catastrophic injuries which can be considered life threatening:

  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Internal Bleedings
  • Broken Bones
  • Abdominal or Chest Injuries
  • Burns
  • Contusions or Lacerations
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Paralysis

Who Pays?
Usually your own insurance company.

What Can I Claim?
Access to medical/rehabilitation benefits, weekly benefits, and others as applicable (i.e. non-earner benefits or income replacement, attendant care)

How Do I Get My Claim Started?
OCF-1: Fill this out first; it is the application.
OCF-2: Must be filled out by your employer to get an income replacement benefit.
OCF-3: Must be signed by a regulated health professional (i.e. your family doctor).

Who Pays?
The ‘Wrong-doer’, or at-fault party.

What Can I Claim?
Some categories include: damages for your pain and suffering, future care needs, housekeeping, income loss, out-of-pocket expenses.
Family members may also have a claim for loss of care, guidance and companionship.

How Do I Get My Claim Started?
We will meet with you to get your claim started.
You have two (2) years from the date of the accident.

More Information
You have two (2) years from the date of the accident to pursue a claim. If a Statement of Claim is not issued, you will be Statute barred.
This is an overview only and does not represent every motor vehicle accident or every claim. This is provided for general information purposes only, and does NOT constitute legal or professional advice. No person should act or refrain from acting on the basis of this information.

Contact a Car Accident Lawyer at Lamont Law

The Car Accident Lawyers at Lamont Law will identify the party(ies) that are liable, by conducting a thorough investigation. We work directly with a team of reconstruction specialists that will help determine liability, while healthcare professionals will determine the scope of the injuries sustained. Our priority is to ensure that you can focus on your recovery while we focus on building a case to maximize your compensation. Contact us today and speak with a Car Accident Lawyer for a free consultation!