skip to main content

Personal Injury Claim Timelines

Personal Injury claims have different time limits so it is important to get legal advice if you wish to claim compensation.

Important dates for car accidents

7 days – To report the accident to your car insurer or, if you don't own a car, the insurer of the vehicle involved in the accident
30 days – To complete and send the Accident Benefits application
120 days – To let the at-fault driver know that you intend to sue
2 years – To file a lawsuit against the at-fault driver

Important dates for other accidents

10 days – To report a claim to the City
2years – To file a lawsuit with the Court