First and foremost, we offer our sincere condolences and support to the family and friends of the woman who was tragically killed in this Vaughan pedestrian accident.
A male driver of the vehicle involved in this fatal pedestrian accident has been charged.
If you have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal accident in Ontario, contact Iacobelli Law Firm to learn about your rights. The consultation is free and without obligation. Call an Ontario personal injury and fatal accident lawyer at 416-900-1070 toll free at 1-866-234-6093.
The man who was struck in this Brampton pedestrian accident was taken to hospital with serious injuries. We hope that the man involved in this pedestrian accident will make a quick and complete recovery from his injuries.
Police are investigating the circumstances of this Brampton hit-and-run pedestrian accident, and are seeking witnesses to the accident along with anyone with information about the involved vehicle. Anyone with information regarding this pedestrian accident is asked to call Peel Regional Police’s Major Collision Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3710. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.
This recent Brampton pedestrian accident, will now form part of this years statistics for pedestrian and vehicle accidents. There have been many pedestrian accidents recently, which may due in part to our changing weather and fewer daylight hours. When a pedestrian is struck and injured in Ontario, there there may be a presumption of negligence against the driver of the motor vehicle. This reverse onus for pedestrian accidents is created by the Highway Traffic Act.
Hit-and-run accidents present unique challenges with respect to insurance claims for the injured persons losses. In such circumstances, it is important to have the advice of an Ontario personal injury lawyer early in order to preserve rights to benefits.
Sadly, the pedestrian sustained severe trauma and was pronounced dead at the scene. Our Toronto personal injury law firm offers its sincere condolences to the family and friends of the woman who was tragically killed in this Toronto pedestrian accident.
The police were investigating the circumstances of this accident. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416−808−1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416−222−TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook.
If you have lost a loved one due to a pedestrian accident in Ontario, speak with a Toronto personal injury lawyer about your rights. Iacobelli Law Firm offers a free consultation to prospective clients, with no obligations. To learn more, call us at 416-900-1070 or contact us using our online form here.
First and foremost, we offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the man who was killed as a result of this head-on car accident.
The Durham Regional police were investigating the circumstances of this accident. The roadway was closed for several hours while the Durham Regional Police Collision Investigation Unit investigated. The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending. Although More information would be necessary in order to determine who is at fault for this Courtice, Ontario fatal car accident, early reports from the police indicate that a Pontiac Grand Prix, being operated by a 20-year-old woman, was westbound on Taunton Road East when, for unknown reasons, she crossed the centre line and struck an eastbound Chevrolet Cobalt head on. The Cobalt was being operated by a 23-year-old male from Bowmanville, Ontario.
When a loved one is killed as a result of a car accident in Ontario, the family may be able to advance a wrongful death claim, if the death was caused by the actions or negligence of another person. In Ontario fatal car accident claims, the members of the deceased’s family may be able to obtain compensation for their losses. This includes loss of guidance, care and companionship of their loved one, as well as loss of services. There are also benefits payable by the no-fault automobile insurer.
For grieving families, it is extremely difficult to turn their attention to advancing a claim for the loss of a loved one. Of course, there is no amount of money that could ever compensate for such a loss. Iacobelli Law Firm represents the families of those that have tragically lost a loved one due to negligence. We understand that this is a difficult time, and we provide respectful and compassionate service throughout the process. If you have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal accident in Ontario, call us for a free consultation. We will take the time to meet with you and answer your questions. The consultation is complimetary and confidential and there is no obligation. Speak with a Ontario lawyer for fatal car accidents by calling us at 416-900-1070 or toll free 1-866-234-6093 or fill out our contact form.
Sadly, there was a fatal bicycle accident in Toronto on Friday, November 23, 2012. This Toronto fatal bicycle accident occurred at Davenport Road and Lansdowne Avenue. According to reports, a young man in his 30s was riding a bicycle northbound on Lansdowne Avenue, when he was struck by a minivan. The minivan then left the scene of the accident, but has since turned himself in to Toronto police.
First and foremost we would like to offer our condolences and support to the family and friends of the young man who was tragically killed in this Toronto bicycle accident. This will no doubt be a very difficult time for those closest to the young man who was killed.
First and foremost, we offer our condolences and support to the family and friends of the man who was tragically killed in this Toronto pedestrian accident.
This fatal pedestrian accident in Toronto is a sad reminder of the dangers faced by pedestrians and cyclists everyday. This time of year is particularly dangerous for pedestrians in Toronto because of the reduced visibility with fewer daylight hours and often overcast. Drivers need to be aware of pedestrians, and must exercise caution and look out for the presence of pedestrians.
Drivers in Toronto owe a Duty of Care To Pedestrians
When a pedestrian is struck and injured or killed in Toronto, there there may be a presumption of negligence against the driver of the motor vehicle. This reverse onus for pedestrian accidents is created by the Highway Traffic Act. If the family of the man who was killed in this pedestrian accident chooses to bring a claim for wrongful death, they may be entitled to obtain compensation for their losses. In Ontario, if a pedestrian is injured or killed by a vehicle the victim and/or their family can advance claims for the loss of guidance, care, companionship and services of their loved one.
Wrongful death claims can be complex and are often vigorously defended by the insurance company. As such, it is important to speak with a Toronto personal injury lawyer. Iacobelli Law Firm is a dedicated personal injury law firm and we offer a free consultation, and no fee unless we recover for you. To speak with us, call our personal injury firm at 416-900-1070 or by completing our contact form here.
National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims in Canada is on Wednesday, November 21, 2012. This is a day to remember those killed or seriously injured on Canadian roads and their loved ones.
Locally, the York Regional Police announced that it will recognize the National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims by increasing enforcement, and targeting motorists who use their cellular phones or other electronic devices for talking and texting. Distracted driving is a leading cause of collisions in Ontario.
Iacobelli Law Firm is a Ontario personal injury law firm that represents victims of auto accidents, and the families that have lost loved ones in fatal vehicle collisions. We are recognizing the National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims in Canada with a donation to Arive Alive.
According to reports, the minivan had several occupants, and seven people were transported to hospital with injuries. First and foremost, Iacobelli Law Firm offers its support to those that were injured in this Kingsville head-on accident. We hope that all involved make a speedy and complete recovery from their injuries.
The police were investigating the circumstances of the accident, and more information would be needed in order to determine fault for this Kingsville, Ontario accident.
In Ontario car accidents, injured persons may have two avenues of recovery. The first is statutory accident benefits, which may be accessed without regard to fault. These benefits are often minimal and do not adequately compensate for the financial losses and other harms sustained. As such, injured persons will often need to also make a claim against the insurance policy for the at-fault driver. In order to claim agains the other driver's insurance policy, the injured person will have to prove some level of fault. Early investigation of facts and witness accounts is important.
Iacobelli Law Firm represents car accident injury victims throughout Ontario. We offer a free, no obligation, consultation. If you or a loved one has been injured in an Ontario car accident, call us toll free at 1-866-234-6093 or fill out our contact form. If you are unable to attend at our office due to the severity of your injury, we can meet with you at your home or hospital.
The cyclist was reportedly injured and transported to hospital via ambulance. First and foremost, Iacobelli personal injury law firm offers its support to the injured cyclist. We hope that he will make a full and speedy recovery from his injuries.
Bicycle and pedestrian accidents in Ontario often result in serious injuries. Most of bicycle accidents are avoidable, and are the result of driver error. Vehicle operators often fail to observe the presence of bicycles or fail to provide cyclists with sufficient space. More information is needed in order to assign fault for this Vaughan bicycle accident. The police were investigating the circumstances of the accident.
Regardless of fault, if a cyclist is injured because of a motor vehicle in Ontario, they will be entitled to statutory accident benefits. This form of insurance compensates for some of the losses that may result following an accident and injury. In addition, if the vehicle is at-fault, a cyclist in Ontario may also claim damages from the at-fault driver's insurance.
Iacobelli Law Firm represents individuals that are injured in motor vehicle accidents, including pedestrians and cyclists. We also offer prospective clients with a free consultation. There is no obligation beyond the free consultation. If you or a loved one has been injured in car accident, pedestrian accident, or bicycle accident, speak with a Vaughan personal injury lawyer by calling us at 1-866-234-6093 or complete our online contact form.
There are reports of a serious accident that occurred in Vaughan and King City area on Sunday November 4, 2012. According to reports, a woman in her mid-40s was trapped under a car after two vehicles collided near Jane St. and King Road. The woman reportedly suffered serious injuries and was transported to Sunnybrook hospital in Toronto.
Our thoughts are with the woman and her family during this difficult time. We hope that she will make a complete and quick recovery.
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