The Ontario Provincial Police confirmed that the collision on Highway 17, around Rutherglen Ontario, left one person dead. An SUV that was heading eastbound, crossed over the center line and collided with an oncoming pickup truck.
It was determined after the collision that the driver of the SUV was dead. Luckily, the driver of the pickup truck suffered no injuries. The accident led to the closure of the Highway for several hours.
The road was later reopened at around 6:00 pm to give the authorities ample time to carry out investigations into the cause of the collision.
Although optional, it is important to have a Personal Injury lawyer if you get injured in a motor vehicle accident or a Slip and Fall. Statistics show that one out of three Canadians will be involved in an accident in their lifetime.
If you are injured in an accident, you need to start the claims process. Medical expenses due to an accident may be well over your current Medical Insurance plan, and you could lower the cost of treatment by tapping into the medical benefits you may be entitled to.
Having a Personal Injury lawyer of Kalsi & Associates by your side is a one-step forward, to a smoother claims process. Don’t just settle for any lawyer. Find out more about Kalsi & Associates and how they put your interest forward when taking your case.
Ask as many questions as you would like before you make a decision of choosing Kalsi & Associates as your personal injury lawyer.
At Kalsi & Associates, FREE consultation is provided, whether or not you choose to have them by your side for your personal injury inquiries.
Call Kalsi & Associates (844) 905-2993 or apply online.
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As a stay-at-home spouse, you may wonder whether you are eligible for lost income damages if you are involved in an accident. The answer is yes, it is possible to sue for lost income damages even though you are not working away from home.
It may be difficult to do all this on your own, without the help of a lawyer with experience in the matter. The first step to take is to determine how the injury has impacted your:
- Potential of earning an income
- How it affects the value of services that you offer at home
An injury could limit you in a way that you may need to hire help from, say a nanny, to take your kids to school, pick them up, clean the house, cook and many other activities that you would carry out usually. Make a list of all the duties that you perform in the home to help you estimate the value of damages.
You will need to have evidence to show that it is possible for you to earn a degree of income, should you choose to return to work. You can use your education level or training to compare with others at the same levels, who are currently working. Suffering long-term injuries could lead to being suitable for a lower level job.
In such situation where individual has lost income, it is difficult to manage expenses and cope up with day to day activities. At Kalsi & Associates, a team of Personal Injury Lawyers, our aim is to get you a settlement you are entitled to at your tough times.
Are you involved in an accident? Did you suffer any injuries? The common injuries suffered in an accident include brain, neck injury or whiplash and even spinal cord injuries.
If you suffer a brain injury after an accident, how is the severity measured? The seriousness of a brain injury is determined by where in the brain you have an injury. The swelling that occurs and how much of your brain is injured, matters.
Medical experts will conduct tests such as:
- Electroencephalograms or otherwise known as EEGs
- Taking CT Scans to help them understand the extent of the injuries to the brain.
However, the tests are not enough to assist in determining how severe the injury is. In such instances, they will need to use additional techniques. Popular methods used are, GCS or the Glasgow Comma Scale, in conjunction with the length of time that the patient has Post Traumatic Amnesia.
PTA is where the patient has troubles thinking, concentrating, remembering, etc. What can you use to estimate how fast one recovers? The recovery time taken by each patient depends on:
- Their age
- General health
- Whether they suffer other injuries
- The type and seriousness of the injury that they suffer, etc.
The more serious the injuries, the longer it takes to recover. For a FREE consultation approach Kalsi & Associates, a team of personal Injury Lawyers to discuss your confidential matter.
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If you happen to be involved in an accident and suffer an injury, be it a motor vehicle accident or a slip and fall, you may need a personal injury lawyer. The lawyer’s duty is to plead your case and try to ensure that you get a significant settlement.
The accident may lead to injuries on the head, neck, etc. As you undergo treatment at any medical center, a personal injury lawyer will be working on your case. So, how do you choose an ideal lawyer for your case amongst a pool of lawyers?
1. Opt for a lawyer who specializes in Personal Injury Law
It is not an assured that a lawyer who specializes in Personal Injury law will ensure the success of your claim. But, it is an added advantage to have one, as they have a better understanding of the motor vehicle insurance and personal injury systems.
The experience levels of your choice of a lawyer may also play a significant role in your case. Find out if and how many cases that are similar to yours, that the attorney has handled in the past.
2. Ask questions
Asking questions will help you to understand the lawyers that you approach or approach you, better. Ask whether the first consultation is free. Know the objective of the lawyer.
Talk to the team of lawyers before you settle. Do they only want to settle quickly and then proceed to the next case? Does the lawyer understand your injuries at the back of their hands?
3. Making the Final Decision
Once you have asked all questions, the next step is settling for a particular lawyer. Depending on your interactions with the lawyers, it may be best to settle for one that you feel at ease with.
Settle for one that answered your questions satisfactorily.
At Kalsi & Associates, we offer FREE consultation. If you don’t know who to hire as your Personal Injury Lawyer, you can reach out to us.
Brampton Personal Injury Lawyer urges GTA Motorists : Embrace Defensive Driving
Brampton based personal injury lawyers, Kalsi & Associates, believe that safer defensive driving by all GTA motorists would good for society.
Brampton based personal injury lawyers, Kalsi & Associates, ask the public to adopt defensive driving techniques. A lot of lives could be saved with just a little more awareness of other drivers.
Brampton based personal injury lawyers, Kalsi & Associates, that the public take extra care when driving and consider the following:
- THERE IS NO NEED FOR SPEED
Your friendly neighborhood Brampton based personal injury lawyers like everyone to slow down. There is no reason to exceed the speed limit and create a hazard for the other drivers on the road.
- USE SAFE BRAKING DISTANCES
Many of our clients would be amazed how many Brampton personal injury lawsuits come our way simply because of tailgating. Please don’t tailgate. Drive safe.