Can I Sue My Car Insurance Company in Canada?

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Picture of By <span>Aren Mirzaian</span>
By Aren Mirzaian

Updated on July 17, 2023

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Picture of By <span>Aren Mirzaian</span>
By Aren Mirzaian

Updated July 17, 2023

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Can I Sue My Own Car Insurance Company?

There are several instances where you may have to sue a car insurance company.  A common reason for suing is that your provider has denied your claim without good reason. Another common reason is that the person who injured you has no insurance coverage, and you sue for compensation from your provider.

According to Canadian law, you’re allowed to sue whomever you want to. However, you need to provide evidence that your claim is valid. Otherwise, the lawsuit will be thrown out of court. The best way to obtain evidence to support your claim is to document all your interactions with your provider.

In general, a lawsuit should be your last resort. If you feel your insurance company has treated you unfairly, hire an attorney to speak on your behalf. This will help protect your rights and possibly settle the matter out of court. Many attorneys have experience dealing with insurance companies and assessors. They should be able to reach a satisfactory conclusion in your favor.

How To Sue an Insurance Company in Canada

Your first step should be to hire an attorney. They will be able to tell you if you have a strong enough case to file a lawsuit successfully. When you start your search for an attorney, look for those who have experience suing insurance companies. And you should hire an attorney while you’re still in dialogue with your insurance company.

If you’re unable to come to a reasonable settlement with your insurance company, the next step is to sue. Your attorney will organize the relevant aspects of your case and present it to a judge. The judge will then handle the settlement and settle the dispute.

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