Amendments to the Automobile Insurance Act will come into effect on July 1, 2022 and will affect some of the information presented in this webpage. In the meantime, to learn more about the Act’s new provisions, please visit the new provisions applicable to the public automobile insurance plan and the Highway Safety Code page.
You may file a claim with the SAAQ to receive an indemnity for care expenses or the reimbursement of care expenses.
You may be entitled to an indemnity for care expenses:
The amount of the indemnity is calculated on the basis of the number of persons under 16 years of age or disabled persons who were under you care. The weekly amounts are:
If you also held part-time employment – fewer than 28 hours per week – and you are unable to go back to work as a result of your accident, you are entitled, in addition to the indemnity for care expenses, to an income replacement indemnity.
If your disability lasts longer than 180 days, you will then have to choose between continued payment of the indemnity for care expenses and payment of an income replacement indemnity.
You can apply for the reimbursement of expenses incurred to provide care for children under 16 years of age or disabled individuals, if:
The amount of the reimbursement is calculated on the basis of the number of children under age 16 or disabled persons. The weekly amounts are:
Care expenses are reimbursed on presentation of supporting documents (receipts or invoices).
Remember to write your claim number on these documents.
We are there to help you. Phone us. 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: June 27, 2022