Our legal team have developed a handy infographic outlining the key steps you should follow after a car accident. Some of these are time-sensitive, so if you have any questions or would like help with this process please contact us for a free consultation.

What to do after a car accident
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Being involved in a motor vehicle accident can be a confusing, difficult or even scary situation regardless of the circumstances surrounding the accident. If you were a passenger in a vehicle that was involved in an accident, it can be even more confusing determining who is at fault and how you can be compensated for your loss.

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With the arrival of spring also comes good weather. People take to the streets to walk, run, cycle, rollerskate and skateboard. However, it can be difficult for all of these people to share the road with motorists. A collision can occur unexpectedly.

Did you know that if this happens to you, you are also protected as a pedestrian or cyclist, just as if you are driving a motor vehicle? Car insurance policies in New Brunswick compensate you for all types of motor vehicle accidents.

This is the time of year when many people go on vacation to escape the snow and cold. You may end up deciding to rent a car during your vacation, and if you do, the rental company will try to sell you insurance coverage. Do you need that extra coverage? Maybe not.

Fidelis Law Droit recently won a court decision that sets a precedent for insurance claims in New Brunswick, recognizing that an accident can interfere with the victim’s ability to earn income even if that income is undeclared.

Contact legal professionals you can trust to defend you from these “hired guns”

A few days ago, The Globe & Mail published a detailed investigation on medical professionals hired by insurance companies to perform medical reports.

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Fidelis Law Droit was recently recognized for its contribution of $25,000 to the Université de Moncton's financing campaign, Évolution. Mathieu Picard, partner at Fidelis Law Droit explains that "Giving back to our alma mater is a top priority for us. Fidelis is proud to invest in the advancement and support of the next generation."

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Why do I have to go to so many appointments after my car accident?


A large part of the evidence in your case comes from medical charts, employer files, government documents, and the testimony you give at Discovery.  This evidence, however, is raw data regarding your life and health before and since the accident.  From a legal perspective, the most important consideration is how the accident has affected your life and how it will affect you in the future.  Your lawyer does not have a crystal ball, so this is where the experts come in.  Here are a few of the experts your lawyer may hire and what purpose is served by each.

Does my insurance cover me if I was hit by a car while walking?

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You may be wondering what kind of coverage a cyclist, pedestrian, or passenger would have.  After all, a pedestrian may have a car insurance policy, but if she is struck by a car while nowhere near her own car, does this policy offer any benefits?  Don’t worry! The Standard Automobile Insurance Policy was designed to protect people from all types of accidents involving a vehicle.  This blog posting will discuss what coverage you can expect if you were injured in an accident while you were not driving.