By Laura Pearce If you are hurt in an automobile accident you are entitled to request the payment of certain benefits from your own automobile insurance company, whether or not you were at fault for the accident. These benefits are called Statutory Accident Benefits, or “SABs” for short. They are also commonly referred to as… Read more »
Monthly Archives: March 2017
By Laura Pearce The amount of third-party liability coverage on an automobile insurance policy is highly relevant to a personal injury lawsuit. The “third-party liability coverage” is what protects an automobile owner/driver when he or she is sued for causing an accident that resulted in injury or death to someone else (a third party).
By Laura Pearce If you are a plaintiff in a personal injury lawsuit, your doctor is – and will be – one of the most influential people in your case. He or she is not allowed to advocate (fight) for you – that is your lawyer’s job. But your doctor’s objective medical opinion does affect… Read more »
Ruth and Melanie discuss how Velocity Injury Law works with you and for you, as well as why the Brain Injury Association of Windsor-Essex is important to us. Take a look!
By Laura Pearce In the context of a personal injury lawsuit, a “party under disability” refers to a minor (someone who is under the age of majority) or to a person incapable of managing their property and/or personal care. For his or her own legal protection, a plaintiff under disability cannot start or continue a… Read more »
By Laura Pearce The Examination for Discovery (“discovery”) is an important early step in a personal injury lawsuit, typically occurring about six months after the Statement of Defence is filed. Discovery is a formal proceeding during which the plaintiff’s lawyer questions the defendant, and the defendant’s lawyer questions the plaintiff. Its purpose is to provide… Read more »