Know Your Rights & What To Expect.
Accidents and injuries can happen to anyone, but some can be serious and affect the rest of a person’s life. Whether you’re a visitor in Ontario or a permanent resident, you deserve relief for the physical, emotional, and financial damages you or a loved one suffered due to a catastrophic injury.
Donnelly Murphy Lawyers will work to get you and your family the help you need to recover. Contact us for experienced personal injury guidance and advocacy.
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While only some injuries are considered catastrophic, they can be especially severe and life-altering. In any case, if you were hurt due to someone else’s negligence, you may have a claim for compensation for your damages.
The personal injury lawyers at Donnelly Murphy can explain the laws that apply to your injury and help determine if you suffered catastrophic damage.
Catastrophic injuries are a type of personal injury, so the Ontario statute of limitations applies. Under the Limitations Act, you have two years after the date of the injury to file a catastrophic injury lawsuit in most cases.
If the limitation date runs out before you file your claim, your right to a lawsuit will be extinguished, and you won’t be able to recover any damages. However, some limited exceptions to the two-year limit exist — that’s why it’s crucial to act immediately and contact a catastrophic injury lawyer as soon as possible if you’re hurt.
If you suffered a catastrophic injury due to someone else’s negligence, not only will you have immediate medical bills and other expenses, but you should consider the value of future damages when calculating the value of your claim. After a catastrophic injury, you may be entitled to compensation for:
Since a catastrophic injury is more severe than other injuries, the benefits and damages that can be recovered may be substantially increased. But since each injury case is unique, working with a knowledgeable accident lawyer is crucial to determining the total value of your claim.
A lawyer can work diligently to keep the insurance company from delaying your case and avoid settling for less than your claim is worth.
Donnelly Murphy Lawyers are committed to serving victims of catastrophic injuries. With over 90 years of experience practicing in the Goderich area, we know how to handle each step of your case, from finding evidence and determining the value of your claim to negotiating with the liable parties for a full and fair settlement.
Get What You’re Entitled to After a Catastrophic Injury.
If you received a catastrophic injury due to someone else’s negligence, you should receive compensation to cover all your losses.
But doing so might not be simple.
The catastrophic injury lawyers at Donnelly Murphy will fight for you to focus on your recovery. Let us take the burden of dealing with the insurance company and know you’re in good hands.
Our catastrophic injury lawyers have experience with many types of accidents that can result in catastrophic injuries, such as:
When you take immediate action and contact a catastrophic injury lawyer when you’re badly hurt, the experienced legal team at Donnelly Murphy can get to work right away to protect your rights and advocate on your behalf.
Donnelly Murphy Lawyers can:
Factors Affecting Catastrophic Injury Settlements
No two catastrophic injury cases are the same, and minor differences can affect how much your claim is worth. Some influencing factors include:
The catastrophic injury lawyers at Donnelly Murphy will hear your story and advise you on the next steps. We will identify the at-fault parties and work to hold them accountable for the full extent of your damages.
With offices conveniently located off ON-8 and ON-21, the Goderich, ON lawyers of Donnelly Murphy are ready to answer your questions, explain your options, and help you find a solution if you have suffered a catastrophic injury. Let us put our 90+ years of experience to work for you.