Disability and entitlement to compensation
The Société pays compensation in one or more forms, such as an income replacement indemnity, a lump-sum indemnity for a delay in studies or an indemnity for care expenses, to the victims of bodily injury sustained in a motor vehicle accident for as long as the injury prevents the person from resuming employment or regular activities.
The right to compensation is grounded in the relation between the accident and injury, the consequences of injury and on the person's fitness to resume employment or regular activities.
Types of compensation
The Société pays compensation in several forms:
Most regular compensation payments can be deposited directly into a claimant's account.
The Compensation Table shows the maximum amounts payable by the Société in connection with an accident.
For compensation due to disability, accident victims are categorized as follows:
Employment held by a self-employed or salaried worker is classed as full-time, part-time or temporary.