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.

5 Important Steps in a Slip and Fall Injury Claim

If you have been injured as a result of a slip and fall accident due to a property owner’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. However, there are important steps that must be taken and strict time limitations to follow when making a claim for compensation following a slip and fall. Oshawa injury lawyers at Kitchen Simeson Belliveau LLP have handled slip and fall claims arising from hazards such as snow, ice, potholes, poorly maintained driveways and parking lots, poor lighting, and spills or slippery materials on floors. Regardless of how the incident occurred, there are 5 important steps that unify all claims arising from a slip and fall.

Top 5 Reasons to Contact a Lawyer if You Have Been Hurt in a Car Accident

Oshawa lawyers at Kitchen Simeson Belliveau LLP are dedicated to fighting for our clients and helping them get fair compensation for their car accident injuries. If you have been injured in a car accident – particularly a major car accident that caused serious injuries – you are likely feeling overwhelmed. Coping with pain and missing work due to injuries is stressful enough without the added strain of dealing with insurance companies and the prospect of a personal injury lawsuit. The good news is that you do not have to deal with the aftermath of a car accident alone. There are many advantages to hiring a personal injury lawyer to guide you and protect your rights if you have been hurt in an accident caused by another’s negligence. Here are our Oshawa car accident lawyers’ top five reasons to get in touch with a personal injury lawyer.

Dog Attacks: Oshawa Injury Lawyers Explain Your Legal Rights

Sudden dog attacks are often extremely traumatic and can leave the victim with significant injuries including infection, scarring, and emotional or psychological complications. In fact, a single dog bite has the potential to cause serious, lasting personal injuries. Did you know that in Ontario, a dog owner is financially liable for damages resulting from a dog bite or dog attack? Oshawa injury lawyers at our law firm want you to know the law and your legal rights when it comes to dog attacks and dog bite injuries.