All drivers in the province are required to carry mandatory automobile insurance. In the event of a serious collision, insurance policyholders who have sustained injuries may be able to recover accident benefits to help them afford necessary costs of injury-related care. 

Accident benefits can provide injured car crash survivors with coverage for various expenses they have acquired as a direct result of the injuries they have sustained. For example, if an injured motorist is unable to continue working because of the injuries they acquired in their collision, they may be able to recover weekly indemnity benefits. For up to two years, these income replacement payments can provide injured accident survivors with a maximum of $250 per week. 

Additionally, for injured car crash survivors who are no longer able to perform routine housework and do not have access to assistance within their household, accident benefits can provide up to $100 per week for a maximum of 52 weeks in order to hire a housekeeper. Furthermore, in the truly unfortunate circumstances where motor vehicle collisions end in fatalities, families of the deceased may receive $2,500 for funeral expenses, $25,000 in death benefits for the head of household or their spouse, and $5,000 in death benefits for dependents.

Accident benefits also provide injured survivors of motor vehicle collisions with compensation for certain injury-related expenses. For a maximum of four years after the date of their injurious crash, injured insurance policyholders could be able to access up to $50,000 in accident benefits to help them offset the costs of necessary expenses arising from their injuries. These expenses might include:

  • Medical treatments
  • Rehabilitation costs 
  • Physiotherapy 
  • Mobility aids, assistive medical equipment
  • Prescriptions
  • Home modifications to accommodate newly acquired disabilities 
  • Ambulance services
  • Mileage expenses to and from medical appointments
  • Housekeeping services
  • Psychological counselling
  • And possibly more

Also referred to as “Section B benefits,” no-fault accident benefits should be available to all injured car crash survivors, no matter their level of culpability for causing the collision to occur. Even if their own wrongful actions on the road ultimately led to the injurious accident, the insurance policyholder should be able to recover accident benefits if they were injured in the crash.

However, not all claims for accident benefits are approved by insurance providers. In fact, insurance companies often look for reasons to deny the claims of eligible recipients. 

If you were injured in a car crash but your claim for Section B benefits was denied by your insurance provider, contact our accident benefits lawyers serving Chéticamp. If you are eligible to pursue legal action, our Chéticamp accident benefits lawyers may be able to help you recover the compensation you are rightfully owed. 

To learn more about how Preszler Injury Lawyers may be able to help with your case, contact our accident benefits lawyers serving Chéticamp to receive your free initial consultation today.

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By working with our Chéticamp accident benefits lawyers, you may be able to overturn your insurer’s unfair determination and access the payments you are duly owed.

To review the details of your case and learn about options for financial recovery that might be available to you, book your free initial consultation with our accident benefits lawyers serving Chéticamp by calling Preszler Injury Lawyers.


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