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Making a Personal Injury Claim – Step-by-step

Making a Personal Injury Claim – Step-by-step

Sept. 5, 2012 - in Advice

Nobody plans to get injured in an accident so when it comes to making a personal injury claim it’s unknown territory. However, there are a few things you should keep in mind and can prepare you when the unfortunate strikes.

  1. Get immediate medical treatment – The full extent of injuries do not always present themselves until days or weeks later and proper treatment and diagnosis can be difficult after the fact. Legally, it’s also difficult to file a claim for personal injury if a doctor hasn’t reviewed your injuries.
  2. Find a lawyer to support you as you state your case – A competent lawyer like those through Ontario Injury Law Personal Injury Lawyers can stand by you and support your case.
  3. Wait until you have a lawyer to speak to insurance companies – Insurance companies often offer lower compensation to ill advised clients. The settlement they offer is unlikely to cover your damages and injuries. That’s why it’s important to have a lawyer at your side to handle even these kinds of discussions.

To get what you deserve it’s essential to seek out the aid of an attorney who can help you collect the full amount of your claim. With experience in Whitby and Oshawa, Toronto, Durham,the Ontario Injury Law Personal Injury Lawyers have the expertise to back up your claim.

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