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What is “the threshold”? by Patricia Santucci

Your motor vehicle accident “tort” claim for pain and suffering must meet a requirement which your lawyer will refer to as the “threshold”. In order to meet this threshold, you will have to provide evidence to show that the injuries that you sustained in the motor vehicle accident have resulted in your death or your permanent serious disfigurement (e.g. loss of a limb or scars), or your permanent serious impairment of an important physical, mental or psychological function. Santucci Personal Injury Law can help you navigate through this process. Schedule your free consultation today. (85)

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About the Author Patricia Santucci

Patricia Santucci is a personal injury lawyer born and raised in Hamilton, Ontario. She holds several degrees having attended King’s College at the University of Western Ontario, McMaster University, earned a Master of Arts degree at the University of Windsor and an Ontario Teaching Degree from Teacher’s College as well as her Ontario Teaching Certificate. After graduating from the University of Alberta law school she was called to the bar in 2000. You can find Patricia on and LinkedIn or directly through this website