Snowbirds and Car Accidents

Every winter, millions of Canadian and Northern USA Residents (commonly referred to as “Snowbirds“) migrate south to escape the harsh cold weather. Unfortunately while travelling to their favourite southern destinations, Snowbirds sometimes get into very serious motor vehicle accidents.  Any accident at anytime can be devastating.  It can be overwhelming in an unfamiliar state.

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James Howie of Howie, Sacks and Henry, a law firm in Toronto, Canada, just published a very interesting article that specifically deals with some of the differences. It is an article Canadians and US residents should read prior to heading to south. Subject to where the accident happened you can expect tremendous differences in both Tort and Contractual claims.

Cross border accidents are exceptionally complicated:  After a serious accident, an Attorney is needed in the state where the accident happened and in particular for Canadians – a lawyer in their home City or province.  This is where we come in – has over 35 years of experience helping Canadians and US residents who are involved in serious, catastrophic accidents. in these types of incidents.  We help match accident victims with some of the best Personal Injury Attorneys and Lawyers who understand this very complex and complicated area of Insurance Law.


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