Posted with permission from gironeslawyers.com Several changes to the Ontario Accident Benefits regime in recent years have meant that you do need many of the optional benefits offered by your car insurance company. Because these optional increases cost more money, many people opt not to purchase them. Unfortunately, it is only after they are injured in a car accident that people realize why the optional benefits are …
Andrea has been helping victims of accidents and medical malpractice navigate the legal system to find compensation for their losses for almost 20 years. Andrea holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of British Columbia and an MBA degree from the University of Toronto.
She is a member of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, the Advocates Society, and the County of Carleton Law Association. Andrea also sits on several local Boards and Executive Committees and is the current President of the West Carleton Skating Club located in Carp, Ontario.
No fault accident benefits were supposed to compensate Ontario drivers for the significant reduction in their right to sue. 20 years ago when the right to sue for car accidents was restricted to serious and permanent injuries, the quid pro quo was a generous amount of benefits to cover lost income, caregiver and housekeeping help and medical care.