car accident timelines
Insurance companies will generally only pay for any treatment or expense after you apply for the corresponding benefit, so it is important that you apply for all the benefits you will need as soon as possible. Strict time limits apply. We will meet these deadlines for you, so you can focus on your recovery.
You must inform the Accident Benefits insurance company of the accident and that you were hurt.
You must complete and send the Accident Benefits application within 30 days of it being provided to you by the insurance company. If you take longer, the insurance company can delay your benefits 45 days and may be able to deny you benefits altogether.
You need to give written notice of your intention to sue the at-fault parties.
To commence a lawsuit against an at-fault driver or your own insurance company if your benefits are denied.
You must provide the insurance company all the information it needs to determine your entitlement. You have 10 business days after it requests such information to provide it, or it can suspend or deny your benefits.