The purpose of insurance is to try to bring your life back to what it was before your accident. That of course applies to accidents where people have to live with serious injuries, but it also applies to accidents where people pass away because of their injuries.

A family member’s passing can have serious financial consequences for their family. Funeral arrangements can be very expensive, and there’s also a long-lasting financial impact if that person was earning income. It can be the difference between making a mortgage payment and losing the house.

That’s why in certain cases, family members can make an insurance claim on behalf of the family member that passed away. That can include spouses, children, and parents.

Our legal team has handled many fatal accident cases, so you can trust our expertise. Fatal accident claims can include many types of insurance claims, including:
  • Canada Pension Plan death benefits
  • Section B “No-Fault” benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Funeral expenses
  • Head of household indemnity
This type of accident can be one of the most difficult to deal with. We offer free consultations to help with any questions you may have.

Do I really need a lawyer?

Hiring a lawyer to represent you is completely optional. You can choose to handle your insurance claim alone if you want to.

Some people choose to do it themselves to save on legal fees, but we believe that in those cases the outcome will be worse than if they had hired a lawyer to represent them.

The insurance company has a whole team of adjusters and lawyers on their side with years of experience in making sure insurance payouts - including yours - are as small as possible. A lawyer with experience in insurance claims, on the other hand, will fight for you to make sure you get the full compensation you deserve.

What our clients say

I didn’t know much about working with a lawyer before my accident but when I first contacted Jean-Daniel, I immediately felt very comfortable. He is very professional and personable and I knew right away that he wanted to help me. He explained to me how my case would work and what I should be entitled to in damages. When it came time to settle, he did a lot of research and gave me great advice, but then let me make up my own mind.

Jean-Daniel is really easy to talk to and was really on-the-ball. He stayed in close contact and I always knew what the next step was going to be.

The lawyers at Fidelis Law Droit are young and aggressive and will work hard for anyone. You know you’re going to get the best information and service.

LM