FAQ Group: Accidents

If I don’t meet the threshold, does that mean I have no case at all? by Patricia Santucci

Not necessarily. If your injuries are such that they do not pierce the threshold you may still have a case if you have sustained economic losses and housekeeping losses as a result of the accident. You do not need to meet the threshold for the purposes of economic losses or for a housekeeping claim and […]

I was in an motor vehicle accident; do I have a personal injury case? by Patricia Santucci

This is the most frequent question that people ask me. The real answer to this question is, “it depends.” No one really likes this answer but it is the truth. Whether or not you have a case is dependent upon the facts of your circumstances and those facts are as varied as life itself. Below […]

What should I do if I am unable to work due to a disability? by Patricia Santucci

You should consult with your doctor or other medical specialist in order to start or continue with the appropriate medical treatment. In addition, you should keep a chronological diary of major events surrounding your illness and disability as they occur. If you have not already done so, use your memory in order to recreate as […]

Is there anything else I should try to find out regarding my long-term disability benefits from my employer? by Patricia Santucci

Yes. You need to know whether the benefits are indexed so that you know when to expect an increase in the amount of the benefit, if any. You also need to know whether the insurer will pay for any rehabilitation and/or treatment under the policy. Every policy is different and therefore sometimes a long-term disability […]

What evidence will you have to gather in order to prove that I am entitled to disability benefits? by Patricia Santucci

Often, the assistance of experts is required in order to prove that you are unable to do your own job and/or any job.The expert or experts secured to assist in your case will depend on the nature of your injuries. There could be a combination of experts including psychologists, psychiatrists, physiatrists and occupational therapists who […]

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