Québec's public automobile insurance plan provides for the reimbursement of certain expenses related to clothing and accessories that were damaged in a traffic accident.
We can reimburse expenses incurred to clean, repair or replace clothing and certain accessories you were wearing at the time of your traffic accident.
We reimburse a maximum of $426 to clean, repair or replace clothing you were wearing at the time of the accident.
If you were riding a motorcycle or a scooter in the accident, we reimburse a maximum of $1,065 for your helmet and protective clothing.
By “clothing worn at the time of the accident,” we mean clothing that is required to cover and protect the body, including seasonal clothing such as a winter coat, that was on you at the time of the accident.
We reimburse expenses incurred to replace the contact lenses you were wearing at the time of the accident, provided they were prescription lenses, up to a maximum of $117.
We reimburse expenses incurred to replace the eyeglasses you were wearing at the time of the accident, provided they were prescription eyeglasses:
We can reimburse expenses incurred to purchase, repair or replace a prosthesis or an orthosis that was damaged or destroyed in the accident.
For more information on the prostheses and orthoses that qualify for reimbursement, please contact us.
We are there to help you. Phone us, and we will give you all the information that applies to your situation. If need be, we will put you in contact with your compensation officer.
Last update: January 16, 2023