Brain Injury – Personal Injury Lawyers
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If you sustained a Brain injury from a motor vehicle car accident or other accident, you need to contact our experienced Personal Injury Lawyers immediately to discuss your case and the next steps that must be taken. At Scardicchio Law Office Professional Corporation, our Personal Injury Lawyers represent people who have received a brain injury in motor vehicle accidents in Mississauga, Brampton, Milton, Toronto, Newmarket, Vaughan, Orangeville, Oakville, Burlington, Bradford, Hamilton, Barrie, Oshawa, Kitchener and across Southwestern Ontario.
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Serious Motor vehicle Accident Injuries
If you were involved in a car accident, it can be one of the most traumatic experiences of your life. Brain Injuries sustained from a serious motor vehicle accident may lead to life changing consequences. Brain injuries are the most concerning types of injuries that can be diagnoses by a medical team. There are many benefits relating to brain injuries and you may be diagnosed with a catastrophic injury and be entitled to catastrophic impairment claim under the Accident Benefits regime.
Suffering from a car accident injury can involve head injuries, brain injuries, neck injuries, fatal injuries, spinal cord injuries, broken bones, paraplegia, quadriplegia, vision loss, hearing loss, headaches, whiplash associated disorder, dismemberment, torn ligaments, fractures, internal bleeding, permanent disfigurement, and more. Between 2002 and 2016 there were 235,471 injury deaths and of those 53,200 (22.6%) were associated with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) diagnosis
What is my brain injury case worth?
Contacting the right accident injury lawyers is important because an experienced motor vehicle accident lawyer will be able to get you the compensation that you deserve. Dealing with your loss of income due to time taken off work and potentially dealing with the stress of any long-term disabilities which may affect you post accident, is difficult enough. It is important that you outline all of your symptoms to your medical physician, such as physical and psychological symptoms that may be affecting you.
Sometimes a critical injury from a motor vehicle accident may not be apparent immediately after the accident, and oftentimes a person will experience injuries such as brain injuries days or weeks following the car accident. Multiple medical appointments may be necessary in order to outline to your doctor all of your symptoms wholly. Our car accident injury lawyers will help fill out your accident benefit claims, and deal with other factors with the insurance company that come with a car accident injury claim. We can assist with Medical Rehabilitation Benefits forms; Caregiver Benefits forms; Out-of-pocket expense forms; employer confirmation forms, and catastrophic impairment forms.
At Scardicchio Law Office Professional Corporation, our car accident injury lawyers will evaluate every aspect of your injury claim and work hard to recover the most compensation that you case is worth.
Liability in a car accident claim
Liability is an issue that arises in car accident injury claims. Liability is concerned with whether the other driver was negligent or reckless and is ultimately responsible for causing the motor vehicle accident. It is important to gather all the information of any witnesses at the scene as well as details of the other driver’s license plate, driver’s license, name and address. Taking a photograph of the scene of the accident, your vehicle, your injuries, etc. is advisable to assist in getting a well-rounded perspective of the damage and injury that was caused.
Catastrophic impairment injuries cause permanent damage and is traumatic for the victim and their family. A catastrophic impairment is labelled as such when the injury is:
- permanent, or long-lasting
- requires on-going medical care and treatment from medical providers
- produces a deformity
It is important that any victims in a car accident get the help they need by contacting our experienced car accident injury lawyers at Scardicchio Law Office Professional Corporation. We have the resources to see your case to completion.
Catastrophic injuries are serious and can results in a person’s death in some cases as a result of the wrongdoing or careless behaviour of another person or company.
Types of injuries that are Catastrophic include:
- Spinal cord injuries and paralysis
- Brain Injuries
- Amputations or loss of limbs
- severe burn injuries
- vision loss
- damage to organs
An experienced catastrophic injury lawyer knows the laws surrounding catastrophic impairment cases and can help you reach a settlement that will compensate you and alleviate your financial burden associated with the injuries you sustained.
Scardicchio Law Office PC are experienced personal injury lawyers in catastrophic injury claims and have helped many victims with catastrophic injuries throughout their legal process. Insurance companies are quick to protect their insured from paying, and our Personal Injury Lawyers work to get your the compensation you deserve from an accident that caused a catastrophic impairment injury to you or a loved one.
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Our team of dedicated Personal Injury Lawyers represent individuals with Catastrophic impairments such as a brain injury as a result of an accident or the negligence of another, and we will work to get you the compensation you deserve. Contact us today for a free telepone consultation to discuss your case.
Reporting a car accident
Reporting a car accident in Ontario depends on a few factors. First, if the damage does not exceed $2,000, then you are not legally required to file a police accident report or call police to the scene of the accident. But, if an injury occurred, no matter the size of the damage, then you must call the police. Contact the collision reporting centre at:
Toronto Police Reporting Centre
York Region Police Reporting Centre
Hamilton Police Reporting Centre
How do I access Auto insurance claims forms (Accident Benefits)?
You may find these on the Financial Services Commission of Ontario website, under Auto Insurance Claims Forms (OCF Forms):
OCF-1: Application for Accident Benefits
OCF-2: Employer’s Confirmation Form
OCF-3: Disability Certificate
OCF-19: Application for Determination of Catastrophic Impairment
How to settle your accident benefits claims?
If you have been injured in a car accident, and require access to Accident Benefits, then contact our Personal Injury Lawyers at Lawyers at Scardicchio Law Office Professional Corporation to get a free case evaluation and find out what your case is worth. Our team of Injury Lawyers can help settle your Accident Benefits claim.
How long does it take to receive a settlement in a car accident case?
Depending on whether your case is complex and the willingess of the other party to settle, your case can take anywhere from a year to many years longer. Reporting your injuries to your doctor is important and ongoing. Car accident cases usually have procedural steps that must be taken by your experienced personal injury lawyer. Call us today to discuss your car accident injury case.
License Appeal Tribunal (LAT) Forms
You may findthe application and response forms for a LAT dispute here:
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