Ottawa Bicycle Accidents | Ottawa Lawyer

Bicycle accidents are common in the Ottawa area.  When your cycling accident results in injury, let Auger Hollingsworth help you get the compensation you need.

  • Statutory Accident Benefits (also called SABS or ABs or no fault)–>  Regardless of who caused the accident, anyone involved in an Ontario accident with a motor vehicle is entitled to Statutory Accident Benefits.  There benefits include:
    • medical and rehabilitation funds
    • income replacement benefits
    • attendant care
    • clothing replacement
    • visitors expenses
    • mileage
    • and more.
  • Damages Claim (also called a tort claim) –> If you didn’t cause the accident, you may be entitled to bring a negligence claim against the driver who hit you and your bike.  In that claim, you can seek compensation for:
    • pain and suffering
    • loss of income (if your loss is more than what is included in the income replacement benefits)
    • housekeeping
    • excess medical compensation
    • and more. 

 

The lawyers at Auger Hollingsworth can help you initiate and prosecute both your no fault claims and your claims against the at-fault drivers.  Call us at 613 233-4529 or email us at [email protected].

What Types of Accidents Are We Considering?

Catastrophic injuries are frequent outcomes of the interaction between a motor vehicle and a cyclist, because of the difference in size and weight between a bicycle and a car or truck.  Common injuries include:

  • Concussions/ Closed Head Injury/ Tramatic Brain Injury
  • Spinal Cord Injury, such as paraplegia or quadriplegia
  • Fractures such as broken bones
  • Back Injuries
  • Neck Injuries
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Knee injuries
  • Scarring or other disfigurement
  • Amputation

If you have been injured in an Ottawa bicycle accident, you should contact experienced personal injury lawyers like the lawyers at Auger Hollingsworth immediately.  Email us at [email protected] for a free consultation with no obligation.   Our lawyers will start working on your case immediately.  There is so much to do!  We look forward to working with you on your accident case

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