Approved Services Received Pursuant To Approved Treatment And Assessments Plans Should Always Be Paid By Accident Benefit Insurers

Approved Services Received Pursuant To Approved Treatment And Assessments Plans Should Always Be Paid By Accident Benefit Insurers Ontario car accident victims are entitled to reasonable and necessary treatment paid for by their accident benefit insurer, albeit subject to various limitations set out in the legislation. To ensure that the accident benefit insurer is legally bound to pay for required treatment, healthcare providers must submit treatment and assessment plans (called OCF-18s) to the … Continued

10 Things To Consider When Hiring A Personal Injury Lawyer

10 Things To Consider When Hiring A Personal Injury Lawyer In a recent blog post I highlighted steps that every accident victim should consider to help document their claims at an early stage (“I Was In An Accident, What Should I Do?“). In that post, I emphasized the importance of hiring a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible to take over complicated and important … Continued

Recreational Helmet Use

Recreational Helmet Use Warm spring weather brings the annual renewal of our natural world and with it a surge in traumatic head injuries from increased use of bicycles, motorcycles and ATVs. Many of these terrible injuries could be prevented through the use of certified helmets. Leading Canadian neurosurgeon, Dr Charles Tator, compares the human brain to a bowl … Continued

I Was In An Accident, What Should I Do?

I Was In An Accident, What Should I Do? Stephen Birman In the aftermath of any serious accident the immediate rush is to obtain proper medical care and attention. As the days and weeks go by some individuals (or their families) may seek legal consultation. In a separate post, I am going to address the questions you should consider during that consultation. As lawyers, we are … Continued