First Steps that a Resident of Ontario Injured in the United States Needs to Take
As an Ontario resident that has just been involved in a motor vehicle crash in the United States, there are some important steps you should take immediately to preserve your rights. By following these initial steps, you will be in a much better position to successfully claim for your injuries and losses.
1. Call the police and get an accident report prepared by a police officer.
2.,Get examined by a healthcare professional if you feel that you have sustained any injuries in the accident, no matter how minor they may appear. If an ambulance attends the accident scene and offers to transport you to hospital, accept the ambulance ride and go to the hospital. Injuries, including serious injuries, may not always be apparent in the immediate aftermath of a motor vehicle accident.
3. When you are released from the hospital, contact a personal injury lawyer with experience helping Canadians injured in the United States.
Claims on behalf of Ontario residents injured in the United States present unique and challenging circumstances. These claims involve issues and questions surrounding the insurance coverage, choice of law, and venue, among other things. It is important to get advice as soon as possible so that you can make informed decisions and protect your rights.
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Andrew Iacobelli is an experienced personal injury lawyer who established Iacobelli Law Firm with offices located in Ontario, Canada as well as offices in Florida, U.S.A. Andrew restricts his practice to the representation of personal injury victims in claims involving serious injuries and wrongful death. Andrew is the author of "Are You a Canadian Injured in the United States? Claim the Damages and Insurance Coverage the Right Way".
Andrew Iacobelli represents victims, and families that have tragically lost loved ones, due to the negligence or recklessness of another person or corporation. Through his education and experience in the United States and Canada, he has had the privilege of serving clients with the unique circumstance presented by cross-border accidents. In those cases, he assists both Canadians who have been injured in an auto wreck while travelling to the United States, and Americans that have been injured while travelling in Ontario, Canada.
When an accident occurs while travelling across the border, circumstances and confusion can be overwhelming for victims and their families. People are continuing to travel and the goal of this book is to provide guidance and assistance if you or your loved one has been involved in an automobile accident while travelling across the USA-Canada border.
Cross Border Accidents Are Common
If you have been in a cross-border accident, you are not alone. Cross border accidents are more common than most people realize. Unfortunately, accidents can happen anytime and anywhere. Every year, many Canadians are involved in auto accidents while visiting the United States. These auto accidents can occur while an occupant of their own automobile or motorcycle, while in a rental vehicle, or while as a passenger in a taxi or rideshare vehicle. Regardless of the circumstance of the auto accident, it is important for Ontario residents to understand that, with few exceptions, you are likely entitled to make a claim for your injuries and losses.
In this book, Andrew discusses the first steps a resident of Ontario injured in the United States needs to take, how fault can impact an auto injury case and what you should expect if your case goes to litigation in the United States. The goal of this book is to provide guidance and assistance if you or a loved one has been involved in an automobile accident while travelling across the USA-Canada border. This is a book that seeks to explain some of the common issues and questions that arise when a resident of Ontario, Canada is injured in the United States, or when a U.S. Resident is injured while in Ontario, Canada.
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We are thrilled to announce that Andrew's highly informative book, "Are You A Canadian Injured in the United States?" is now available to you. For a limited time, we are providing copies of this book for free. To order your free copy please feel free to contact us at 1-866-234-6093.
The complexity in cross-border cases stems from the fact that the laws from various jurisdictions may apply to different aspects of the claim. It takes a lawyer with experience to untangle the issues and coordinate the claims. Andrew Iacobelli is a citizen of the United States and Canada, and has experience practicing law both in the United States and Canada.
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Andrew Iacobelli is an experienced personal injury lawyer who established Iacobelli Law Firm with offices located in Ontario, Canada as well as offices in Florida, U.S.A. Andrew restricts his practice to the representation of personal injury victims in claims involving serious injuries and wrongful death.
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