FAQ Group: Requirements

Will I be paid for my expenses to travel to an Independent Medical Examination? by Patricia Santucci

Travel expenses are only paid if you have to travel more than 50 kilometers to get to your appointment, and then only for the amount in excess of 50 kilometers. If you have suffered a catastrophic impairment, the 50 kilometer rule does not apply and your travel expenses are paid. (73)

What is an insurer examination? by Patricia Santucci

Your insurance company can send you to an insurer examination, which is with an independent examiner. They do this in order to obtain an opinion on your condition and/or the treatment that you require to get better. The insurer examinations are conducted by regulated health professionals. Your insurance company is obligated to send you a […]

I have coverage through my group policy at work, what happens now? by Patricia Santucci

If you have other insurance coverage such as short-term disability, long-term disability, or medical coverage through a group plan of your employer, it may affect the accident benefits available to you. Depending on the nature of the coverage, you may have to apply for those benefits before you can receive any related accident benefits. Get […]

What if I was enrolled in school at the time of the collision? by Patricia Santucci

If you were enrolled in an education program (elementary, secondary, post secondary or continuing education) at the time of the accident, and your injuries prevent you from continuing in that program, you may be entitled to a lost educational expenses benefit. This benefit will reimburse incurred expenses for tuition, books, equipment, etc. up to a […]

What is a Case Manager and when do I get one? by Patricia Santucci

A case manager is a professional who coordinates your treatment. If your injury is deemed catastrophic, or if you have purchased optional benefits from your insurance company, you may be entitled to the services of a case manager. Santucci Personal Injury Law can help determine to which benefits you are entitled.

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