Red Deer Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyers

Even the most cautious driver can be impacted by a motor vehicle accident. Adverse weather conditions, momentary lapses in judgment, or the negligent conduct of other drivers on the road can all lead to injury-causing accidents. When accidents do happen, compensation may be available to help you on your road to recovery.

At Litco Law, it will not cost you anything to speak with our legal team. Our lawyers will answer all your legal questions and you’ll never feel rushed or pressured. If a claim is not in your best interest, we’ll always tell you. And if you do file a claim, you don’t pay us anything unless and until your claim is resolved. We’ll also cover the cost of disbursements (I.e. administrative costs, court fees, police & medical reports, etc.) throughout the claim, so you don’t have to worry about costly legal bills. We never bill by the hour, and consultations are always free. Contact us today to speak with our legal team.

Common Injuries in Motor Vehicle Accidents

In 2021, the overall number of collisions increased 5.5% from the previous year. Out of the 13,351 casualties that occurred that year, 254 were fatal.

Motor vehicle accidents can leave victims with a wide range of injuries, ranging from cuts and bruising to life-altering impairments like chronic pain and, in the most severe cases, death. If you have lost a loved one in a motor vehicle accident, there may be financial support available for you during this difficult time. Contact our fatal accident lawyers to discuss your case.

Some of the most common injuries seen in motor vehicle accidents in Alberta include:

  • Whiplash

  • Chronic pain

  • Concussions

  • Cuts and Scrapes

  • Broken or Cracked Ribs

  • Internal Bleeding

  • Slipped or Ruptured Discs

  • Knee Injuries

  • Broken Bones

  • Severe Brain Injuries

  • Spinal Cord Injuries

  • Bruises

  • Burns

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Soft Tissue Injuries

  • And more

When you contact our Red Deer motor vehicle accident lawyers, we will work to understand the details of your case, including the nature and scope of your injuries, and provide guidance as to what steps may best benefit you.

Types of Motor Vehicle Accident Claims

Our lawyers have helped clients with a range of experience with most types of vehicle accidents, including:

  • ATV Accidents

  • Bicycle Accidents

  • Boating Accidents

  • Car Accidents

  • Dirt Bike Accidents

  • E-bike and E-scooter Accidents

  • Hit-and-run Accidents

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents

  • Motorcycle Accidents

  • Pedestrian Accidents

  • Snowmobile Accidents

  • Taxi Accidents

  • Truck Accidents

  • Uber and Lyft Accidents

  • Rental Car Accidents

  • And more

From your free initial consultation to the settlement of your claim, our team of Red Deer motor vehicle accident lawyers may be able to help you every step of the way. Our lawyers may be able to:

  • Investigate the details of your case, and determine where fault lies

  • Ensure your rights are protected

  • Lead negotiations with insurance companies

  • Calculate the full value of your damages

  • Consult as to offers that may undervalue your claim

  • Prepare your case for trial, if needed

  • And more

Our team has helped many motor vehicle accident victims get the compensation they need, allowing for peace of mind during recovery. Contact us for a free consultation today and let us put our experience to work for you.

What To Do If You Have Been in A Car Accident

The first and most important thing to do following an accident is to seek medical attention. Even if you feel fine, getting checked out is important, as some injuries may not be immediately apparent. In addition, medical records from your check-up can help support your claim.

If it is safe to do so, it may be very helpful to take photos and videos of the accident scene, and gather the contact information of any witnesses present at the time of the incident. If police have been involved, a police report will also be helpful to your claim. However, if your injuries prevent you from gathering evidence while at the scene of the accident, our legal team may be able to gather evidence through access to records, camera footage, and more.

Inform your insurance company about the accident as soon as possible, to ensure you meet the deadlines for claiming benefits. However, be mindful and exercise caution when speaking with the at-fault party's insurers - make sure you do not accept a settlement offer without fully understanding what may be possible in your case. Our team of Red Deer motor vehicle accident lawyers may be able to provide guidance on this.

Section B Benefits

In Alberta, all valid vehicle insurance policies include no-fault Section B benefits. If you were injured in a car accident, you are entitled to compensation regardless of who was at fault. Coverage goes up to $50,000 per person and can be used to pay for medical treatments as well as expenses related to disability or death.

To qualify, claimants must notify insurers within 30 days after the accident. If it has been over 30 days, contact us for help accessing benefits. Under the statute of limitations for motor vehicle accidents, you have two years following the collision to file a personal injury claim.

While Section B benefits can greatly aid in car accident survivors' recovery, it can be a difficult benefit to acquire. To learn more, check out our Section B benefits blog post, or contact our legal team for more information.

Contact our Red Deer Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyers Today

We understand how difficult it can be to deal with the aftermath of a motor vehicle accident. The burden of filling out forms and negotiating with insurance companies can be stressful, and that stress can contribute to worsening your injuries. At Litco Law, we believe you do not have to navigate your motor vehicle accident claim alone.

With an office conveniently located in Red Deer, we offer free initial consultations with no obligation to hire us. We are here to address your questions and concerns, and draw on our experience helping injured Albertans for over 45 years. Should you or someone you love need legal support with a motor vehicle accident claim, contact us today to book your free consultation.

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    IMPORTANT! If you agree to an insurance company’s settlement offer, you give up your legal right to pursue a personal injury claim. It is best to assess the full extent of your injuries and how they will affect your life before you accept an offer. Please note that you have a maximum of two years from the date of the accident to file an injury claim in Alberta.

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