What to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident: 4 Tips

Have you been involved in a slip and fall accident? Slip and fall injuries account for 8 million of the visits that people take to hospitals each year. If you've sustained a slip and fall injury, there are some things you need to do following the accident to make sure you're taken care of. The first thing you need to do is contact a slip and fall injury lawyer in Oshawa, but there are several other things you need to do after as well.

Will a Complex Motor Vehicle Accident Claim Reach Supreme Court?

In 2018, over 152,847 Canadians were injured in car accidents. With those kinds of numbers, you'd think that getting compensation would be straightforward. That's rarely the case, though, and hundreds will wind up fighting their case for months. You might be wondering — how long will my claim take? Can my case reach the Supreme Court? Will hiring a car accident lawyer in Whitby help speed up the process? You have questions, and we have answers. Read on to learn why you should hire an injury lawyer in Whitby when you have a complex case.

When Do I Need a Lawyer for a Disability Claim?

Filing a disability claim can be a lengthy process, but did you know that a disability lawyer can help you? Many people across Canada rely on disability benefits to get by. Unfortunately, few know how to correctly file a disability claim, preventing them from getting compensation. No matter what your situation is, it would help if you had a disability lawyer. Disability coverage is meant for those that are unable to work due to an injury or illness. When filing a disability claim, you need to provide a plethora of information and you need to do it right to ensure so that you can qualify for benefits. Read on to learn when to hire a lawyer for a disability claim.

Life Insurance Claim Denied? Here is What You Can Do

Life insurance policies are supposed to provide peace of mind. The expectation is that a life insurance payout will ease the financial burden on survivors who are reeling from the devastating loss of a loved one. The last thing that grieving family members need is to fight with the insurance company, but in some situations life insurance claims are delayed or denied. As discussed below, there are steps you can take if the insurance company fails to pay a life insurance claim. Oshawa lawyers at Kitchen Simeson Belliveau LLP are here to help if you need guidance or want an opinion on what steps you should take to address the denial of a life insurance claim.

When Is a Wrongful Death Lawyer Needed?

When a family member dies as a result of the carelessness or negligence of another person, it can be difficult to determine what steps you need to take. In addition to coping with the profound emotional loss, surviving family members are often also left grappling with significant financial repercussions. A wrongful death lawsuit can be filed to hold the negligent person accountable and to recover damages for the wrongful death of a loved one. If you or your family want to make a claim for compensation, it is strongly recommended that you seek advice from an experienced wrongful death lawyer. Oshawa’s Kitchen Simeson Belliveau LLP prepared this post on wrongful death claims to help bereaved family members understand issues such as whether they are eligible to bring a claim, the types of compensation they can expect to receive, and whether the assistance of a wrongful death lawyer is needed.