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Car Accident Lawyers

Car Accident Lawyer in Sudbury

While we do our best to be careful drivers, accidents sometimes happen. Whether a drunk driver caused it, someone texting while driving, speeding or any other reckless action, if you or a loved one were involved in a car accident and consequently suffered injuries, you can decide to pursue a case against the driver who caused it. In that case, you will need the advice of the experienced car accident lawyers at Sudbury’s Paquette & Paquette. We understand that after a car accident, you may be feeling overwhelmed. That’s why we work carefully with you to find the compensation you deserve. We explain all your options and make sure your rights are respected.

We are one of the trusted legal service providers in Ontario. Our lawyers are skilled in real estate, wills and estate and corporate law. You can reach out to them if you are accused of personal injury and criminal cases. We are committed to protecting your interests and rights.

 

Please contact us for more information, and view our article on the do's and dont's regarding the aftermath of a car accident. You can count on us when you need a car accident lawyer in Sudbury.

Common Car Accident Injuries in Sudbury

All car accidents can result in severe injuries, whether temporary or not; some may even emerge a couple of days after the incident. Furthermore, some may suffer from psychological trauma, including depression or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which can be hard to determine and prove. Within the possible physical injuries, we can identify:

  • Amputations and disfigurement

  • Fractures and broken bones

  • And many more

  • Brain injuries

  • Spinal and back injuries

When you get involved in a car accident, a few elements need to be taken into careful consideration. Paquette & Paquette can help you ensure all aspects implied in a car accident claim are being appropriately weighed. Those aspects are:

  • Time off of work

  • Overall pain and suffering endured

  • Hospital care, recovery (i.e., physiotherapy) and drugs costs

  • Permanent injury or disability and their effects on the injured person’s life

In addition, you mustn’t strictly rely on your insurance company. Unfortunately, more often than not, they try to compensate you as little as possible, wanting to save money. That is why you must consult with one of our car accident lawyers in Sudbury.

If your injury prevents you from working or affects your day-to-day life, you may be eligible to file a disability claim. Paquette & Paquette has experienced disability lawyers on staff that can help. Feel free to consult with our law office.

How to Claim Car Injury Compensation

There are two types of claims:

  • No-Fault Accident Benefits: You may claim certain benefits, no matter who is at fault for the accident. You are entitled to the caregiver, non-earner, attendant care, and more benefits.

  • Tort Claim: You are entitled to recover the damages if another person is at fault or if you’re only partly at fault for the accident. And it is started by filing a lawsuit. 

 

When Can You File a Lawsuit?

  • If your insurance company denies you entitled benefits:

    • You can sue the insurance company if your injury meets the threshold and you are denied the claim or compensation.

 

  • If you suffer from injuries:

    • You can recover damages for your pain and suffering if your injury meets the threshold. You meet the point if your injury results in permanent impairment - physically, mentally, or psychologically. The Insurance Act defines the seriousness of your injury in the threshold.

 

  • If you have a loss of income due to the accident:

    • You can recover up to 70% of your gross income in a trial. If you have an ongoing income loss trial, you will be awarded 100% of gross income (subject to income replacement from other sources). But you cannot claim any loss of income for the first 7 days after the collision.

 

  •  If your insured family member dies or is injured due to an accident:

    • You are entitled to recover damages for loss of care, guidance and companionship if your family member is injured and meets the threshold. In the event of the death of your family member, damages are awarded to you.

 

  • Other causes:

    • You can sue for other losses - If you hire someone to take your daily activities that you can no longer perform due to the accident.

 

 

How to Avoid Car Accidents

It is always better to be safe than to be sorry. Thus, taking the necessary precautions to avoid a car accident whenever possible would be best. These include:

 

  • Maintain Your Vehicle

Lack of or poor maintenance can often cause car parts to malfunction. This can manifest in brake failures, tight steering wheels, etc., and cause accidents.

 

  • Follow Traffic Safety Rules

Traffic rules are made for your safety and to avoid accidents. Not following traffic rules can cause accidents. Additionally, if you are involved in an accident caused because you did not follow traffic safety rules, all your claims to damages and relief automatically get waived.

 

  • Take Weather Precautions

Several accidents are caused because people do not add attachments or accessories to their cars in accordance with the weather. For example, many people do not add ice guards to tires during the winter season. This can cause the car to lose grip and cause an accident.

In car accident cases, we offer our services on a contingency fee basis, which means you do not pay unless money is recovered on your behalf in a judgment or a settlement. Contact our car accident lawyers in Sudbury to discuss your case.

Why Do You Need Car Accident Lawyers?

Our car accident lawyers in Sudbury provide crucial assistance due to their expertise in the legal complexities surrounding auto accidents. They investigate, establish liability, negotiate with insurance companies, calculate damages, handle paperwork, and devise a tailored legal strategy. They can represent you in court if needed, ensuring you receive fair compensation and reducing your stress during recovery. Their knowledge of statutes of limitations and access to expert witnesses further enhance your case. Car accident lawyers maximize your chances of a favorable outcome and fair compensation.

Your journey to justice begins today. Reach out to us and unearth the full spectrum of our services. Contact Paquette & Paquette – where half a century of legal brilliance awaits your call.

Contact Us Today – Unlocking 50 Years of Legal Excellence

For over five decades, Paquette & Paquette has stood as a beacon of unwavering legal representation, consistently delivering justice in many cases.

Choose Paquette & Paquette lawyers as your steadfast allies if you need car accident lawyers in Sudbury and surrounding areas. Our 50+ years of industry prowess grant us profound insight into every nuance of the legal realm.

We are your comprehensive solution, whether seeking sagacious legal counsel, pursuing rightful claims, navigating real estate waters, or drafting a will that echoes your wishes. At Paquette & Paquette, fostering enduring client relationships is our cornerstone.

Furthermore, our commitment extends beyond words; we only collect a fee when victory is secured. We're not just attentive listeners but dedicated advocates, ceaselessly working in your favor. Our mission is your equitable and all-encompassing settlement.

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