PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS
We Stand for You
At Rogers Rogers Moyse Lawyers, we believe that the most important part of our team is you, our client.
If any of us fall below the standard of service that you deserve, we want to know, and we need you to tell us. We promise to serve you with integrity, dedication, and skill. We cannot improve unless we recognize and understand our shortfalls. We work for you, and this is the level of respect and service that you deserve.
Frequently Asked Questions
We represent people who have been injured in motor vehicle accidents or other types of accidents, such as slip and fall accidents. We also represent people who have been injured due to medical negligence.
Under the Newfoundland and Labrador Limitations Act, a personal injury claim must be commenced within two years from the date of the injury. There are some exceptions to this rule. It is essential that you contact one of our lawyers as soon as possible after your accident to avoid potential issues with limitation periods.
If you are in a motor vehicle accident that was not your fault, you should call our firm to discuss your options. We can help guide you through the legal process. Our lawyers will advocate on your behalf and ensure you are adequately compensated for your injuries. Most importantly, you will have the time to focus on getting better, while we take care of the rest.
Navigating the legal system can be overwhelming. The stress may be compounded because of your injuries. Our lawyers are experts in personal injury cases. We will be able to guide you through the process. You can focus on getting better while we do the legal work to support your case.
Every personal injury case is unique. The length of a case depends on the complexity and the legal steps required to gain satisfactory compensation. Generally, the more complex the injury or legal issue, the longer the case may take to resolve.
There are many factors that go into determining how much you will receive in compensation, such as the nature and extent of your injuries; whether you have lost income from the accident; and your future care needs. Our lawyers are experts in assessing the value of a claim and working to ensure you receive a satisfactory settlement.
Courts consider several factors when determining the value of pain and suffering. These factors include the nature of the injuries; how those injuries have impacted your health and well-being; and your life circumstances. Our lawyers understand that every case is unique, and we will present all relevant factors when arguing for an amount for pain and suffering.
Before deciding whether to accept an offer, it is important to understand the full value of your claim. We can help determine whether an offer is fair and whether or not you should accept it.
We represent accident victims on a contingency-fee basis. This means you do not pay us any money up front; our fee comes out of the settlement you receive. Our standard fee for representing people injured in motor vehicle accidents is 25%
Here are the steps we recommend you take following a motor vehicle accident:
- Contact emergency services. The most important thing is to make sure everyone is safe;
- Obtain as much information as possible from others involved. This includes insurance information and the year, make and model of the other vehicles involved. Also, ensure you get contact information for the other parties, including their home address, phone number and email address. It is also useful to get the names and telephone numbers of any witnesses.
- Take photos of the scene if you are able and it is safe to do so.
- If you have any injuries, make sure to seek medical attention. Sometimes symptoms do not appear immediately after the accident.
- Contact your insurance company to inform them of the accident.
- Contact one of our personal injury lawyers. We have been assisting the people of Newfoundland and Labrador for more than 30 years. We pride ourselves on assisting people injured in motor vehicle accidents and we will stive to achieve maximum compensation for your injuries.
LTD benefits are monthly payments available when you are no longer able to work due to illness or injury. These benefits are provided by a long-term disability insurer. The benefits you receive depend on certain factors, such as your age; education; and level of experience in your profession.
If you have been denied LTD benefits, you should contact one of our lawyers. We can assess your case and provide you with your options, including arguing for a re-instatement of your benefits or commencing an action against your disability insurer. We have experience dealing with many disability insurance companies and will help you navigate through the process.