When the unthinkable happens, and you incur an injury due to a car accident, motorcycle accident, medical malpractice, slip and fall, or any other accidental or negligent situation, your life can be filled with immense chaos. Medical bills, rehabilitation costs, and inability to enjoy life or work are just a few consequences of sustaining an injury from an accident or due to negligence. To cover all the incurring costs, loss of wages, and any future treatment and expenses resulting from the injury, one should seek compensation from the responsible parties.
In order to get properly compensated for the injuries suffered, it's advisable to retain a skilled and committed personal injury lawyer, as they are well-versed in the claims process and are familiar with all the tactics employed by insurance companies. Having a trusted advocate on your side will also allow you to focus on treatment and recovery as your Richmond Hill personal injury lawyers take care of your claim.
Put Our Experience to Work for You
Bergel Magence LLP is one of the leading personal injury law firms in Richmond Hill and the GTA. We specialize in representing clients in their injury claims against insurance companies and our goal is to ensure that our clients get every benefit that they’re entitled to. We have been helping victims for nearly five decades, giving us vast experience and expertise in personal injury law.
Our years of successfully representing injured persons and obtaining hundreds of millions of dollars in awards have earned us a sterling reputation with our peers and clientele. No matter how challenging your claim may be, our team fights vigorously and passionately, ensuring that you get what you deserve.
Start your personal injury claim process by scheduling a free, no-obligation consultation with Bergel Magence LLP. We'll begin by reviewing your case to determine if you are eligible for compensation, and, if so, we'll file the claim and fiercely advocate for you.
Caring and Comprehensive Personal Injury Services
Bergel Magence LLP understands the pain and frustration of suffering an injury and having to adjust your life as you recover and deal with a new reality. This is why we not only fight for compensation but also help our clients get the best medical and rehabilitation services. Our goal is to ensure that our clients have a comfortable and effective recovery process. Since we have been in the industry for decades, we utilize the personal and professional relationships we have made with medical professionals to benefit our clients.
At Bergel Magence LLP, we cater to all accident and negligence victims with any range of injuries. Some of our practice areas include:
- Brain injuries
- Spinal injuries
- Car accidents
- Slip and fall accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Long term disability claims
- Dog bites and other animal attacks
- Pedestrian accidents
- Bicycle accident
- Chronic pain
- Child and birth injuries
- Wrongful death
- Catastrophic accidents
No matter the accident or injury you suffered, our team of lawyers and legal professionals can help you get the reimbursement you deserve. With our experience, expertise, and commitment to our clients’ needs and interests, we strive to help every single client as if they were family.
Remember, the longer you wait, the harder it becomes to pursue your benefits. Contact us today to speak with one of our team members – we’re here for you 24/7.
You Don’t Pay Unless We Win!
Accidents and injuries are unexpected and can cause significant damage to the victim's life. Effects are often felt beyond the physical, as accidents can lead to the disruption of finances and the ability to work. At Bergel Magence, we understand this strain, which is why we work on a contingency basis. This means that we only get paid once we successfully obtain your compensation. This structure allows you to focus on your treatment without worrying about legal fees.
Get in touch with our Richmond Hill personal injury lawyers for a free assessment of your case.
What if the accident was my fault?
If you were involved in an accident and it was your fault, you may still be entitled to benefits from your insurance company. These are referred to as Statutory Accident Benefits, and they help you cover treatments not covered by your healthcare provider, replace your wages, and more. Learn more by visiting our Accident Benefits page.
Are there any time limits to make a personal injury claim?
Yes, there are statutes of limitations when it comes to filing personal injury claims. Here are some of the time frames that you must adhere to:
· Accident benefits:
o If you were involved in an accident, you have 7 DAYS to notify your insurance company.
o You have 30 DAYS to complete your application for Statutory Accident Benefits with your insurance company.
· Claim against the at-fault driver:
o Notify the defendants of your intention to sue within 120 DAYS. If it involves the municipality, you must notify them within 10 DAYS.
o As the plaintiff, you must start your lawsuit against the defendants within 2 YEARS.
· Other time frames to adhere to:
o 10 DAYS to notify the municipality of your plan to make a claim for any injuries or accidents incurred on municipal property.
o 60 DAYS to notify the province of your plan to make a claim against the provincial government
o 1 YEAR to file a claim from your insurance company over property damage
At Bergel Magence LLP, we will take the necessary steps to quickly file all your legal notices and claims and kickstart your claim process.
How long will it take to resolve my claim?
There is no definite answer as to how long it will take to resolve your claim. This is because each case is unique, and the time required to resolve it depends on the injuries suffered, the insurance company, and other complexities involved. However, most claims take between 2 to 4 years to resolve. Less complicated cases take can less than 2 years to settle.
Bergel Magence LLP dedicates their resources to resolve your case as quickly as possible while protecting your needs and interests.
What can I recover?
There are several factors that determine the compensation you may be entitled to. These include the type of accident and injuries involved, the scope of insurance coverage, issues pertaining to liability, amongst various other criteria. Whether it’s a motor vehicle accident, a slip and fall, or any other type of circumstance leading to injury, the lawyers at Bergel Magence will explore every avenue to ensure that you get fairly and adequately compensated.