Ontario accidents involving motorcycles account for many serious injuries and wrongful deaths. Because motorcycles do not provide as much protection against a collision with a larger vehicle, the consequences of a motorcycle accident can be devastating.
When a negligent driver fails to properly share the road with a motorcycle and causes a motorcycle operators death, our personal injury and wrongful death law firm works hard to make certain that the at-fault driver is held accountable.
Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim for a Motorcycle Accident?
In a wrongful death motorcycle accident in Ontario, the immediate family relatives are typically entitled to file a claim for their loss. This includes spouses, parents, grandparents, children, grandchildren, and siblings of the deceased.
In Ontario, wrongful death claims are subject to Part V of the Family Law Act. The Family Law Act also identifies what the family members can claim for their loss of the loved one. The damages include, expenses incurred, including funeral expenses and travel expenses, as well as claims for loss of income or the value of the services. The law in Ontario also allows family member to claim for the loss of guidance, care and companionship of their loved one.
We understand that grieving after the loss of a loved one is profound. The last thing on the mind of the family is advancing a lawsuit and questioning whether the death would have been avoided if the other driver had driven responsibly. As hard as it is, in wrongful death motorcycle accident cases, it is important to get the advice of an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer as soon as possible. In motorcycle fatality accidents it is especially important to investigate the claim early and preserve important evidence. That is because motorcycle accidents are unique and often require extra effort to establish civil liability so that the insurance company will pay the claim.
Our lawyers are here to help you through the process of seeking justice for your tragedy. We work hard on behalf of the victims of wrongful death., For a Free Consultation with a wrongful death lawyer call us anytime 24/7 at 1-866-234-609 or complete our online contact form. Get your questions answered so that you can make informed decisions for your family.
Our law firm is a dedicated personal injury law firm that represents the families that have lost loved ones due to the negligence of others. If you have lost a loved one in an Ontario motorycle accident, but are not entirely sure about the causes and circumstances of the fatal motorcycle accident, we may be able to help.
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