In additon to accident benefits, you will also have to determine whether you have a tort claim against an at-fault driver. Again, the insurance coverages available under your Ontario auto policy and those of the at-fault vehicle will need to be reviewed to determine if your claim will be advanced in the United States or Ontario.
When Ontario residents are involved in car accident in the United States, there are special considerations and steps that need to be taken to protect your rights. It is important to speak with a lawyer familiar with cross-border car accident claims before you make a costly decision. Our law firm regularly represents Ontario residents that are injured in the United States. If you have questions, call us for a Free Consultation at 1-866-234-6093 or complete our online contact form here.