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Motor vehicle accidents often lead to serious injuries and sometimes even death of the driver and occupants. This is even more likely when large trucks and commercial vehicles are involved. There are reports that two men were killed as a result of serious motor vehicle collision in Zorra Township near Woodstock Ontario on February 25, 2012. According to reports, the accident involved a collision between a large feed truck and a pickup truck.
First and foremost, we would like to offer our thoughts and our support for the families who are grieving as a result of this tragic accident.
Sadly, this crash will now become part of the overall statistics regarding Ontario truck accidents. Most often, these accidents are the result of driver error, fatigue or distractions. Clearly, more information would be necessary in order to assign fault for this Woodstock truck accident. It is reported that police are performing a collision reconstruction investigation. However, if one or both of the drivers is found to be at fault, it could lead to the filing of a Ontario personal injury lawsuit for the families of the deceased. If such a lawsuit is filed, and if it is successful, it could lead to an award of damages that compensates the family for their loss of guidance, care and companionship, and services and support.
If you or someone you love has been hurt or killed in a motor vehicle crash, you can obtain help from an Ontario personal injury lawyer. For a free consultation with a dedicated personal injury lawyer, contact Iacobelli Law Firm.
Personal Injury Lawyer for York Region, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Aurora, Markham, Newmarket Ontario Discusses Whether Individuals Should Handle Their Own Car Accident Case
Although anyone can handle there own case without a lawyer, in most cases it is advisable to have the advice of an experienced lawyer. Individuals who attempt to recover compensation on their own, risk receive smaller settlements than those who obtain the services of experienced personal injury lawyers. An experienced Ontario personal injury lawyer be able to advise you of the strengths and weaknesses of your particular case so that you can make an informed decision when it is time to settle your claim.
Lawyer Andrew Iacobelli provides complimentary consultations. If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of a car accident, contact Iacobelli Law Firm.
Drivers in Toronto need to be aware and attentive to people who are out walking. Toronto has an abundance of pedestrian traffic and motorists are expected to provide pedestrians with courtesy and the right-of-way. Unfortunately, something went very wrong this week, as a man in his 40's was reportedly struck by a truck near Yonge and Front streets in Toronto.
According to reports, this Toronto pedestrian accident occurred on February 10, 2012. The man was reportedly seriously injured, and police were investigating the situation and attempting to identify a specific cause for the crash.
We would like to offer our thoughts and our support for the man who was so badly injured in this Toronto pedestrian accident. We hope that he is able to recover from the harm he has suffered quickly and fully.
In addition, this crash will now become part of the overall statistics regarding Toronto Pedestrian Accidents. Sadly, Toronto pedestrian accidents are a frequent occurrence. Most often, these accidents are the result of distracted drivers. Clearly, more information would be necessary in order to assign fault for this Toronto pedestrian accident. However, if the driver is found to be at fault, it could lead to the filing of a Ontario personal injury lawsuit for the injured man and his family. If such a lawsuit is filed, and if it is successful, it could lead to an award of damages that compensates the man and his family for their medical expenses, their lost income and their pain and suffering.
If you or someone you love has been hurt in a crash, you can obtain help from an Ontario personal injury lawyer. For a free consultation with a personal injury lawyer, contact Iacobelli Law Firm.
In a Ontario personal injury claim, the victim must prove the fault of the other person or company that is responsible for the injury. While proving negligence can be challenging, the burden of proof is lower than the proof required in criminal law cases. In a criminal case, the prosecution must prove a person's guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. To win a personal injury lawsuit based on tort law, the plaintiff need only prove that a majority of the evidence shows that an injury was caused by the defendant's negligent actions. This standard of proof is called "the preponderance of the evidence." The different burdens of proof mean that a company might be acquitted of criminal charges stemming from its actions, but be found liable in a civil lawsuit stemming from the same actions.
If you have been injured as a result of negligence, contact an Ontario personal injury lawyer to learn more about how to proceed with your claim. At the Iacobelli Law Firm, we offer complimentary consultations.
I am often asked how long a personal injury claim will require to resolve. This will often depend on who you are suing and the nature and complexity of your case. After reviewing the specific facts of your case, I am usually able to provide clientswith some estimate of how long your case will take to resolve.
Lawyer Andrew Iacobelli offers complimentary consultations. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured, contact us for a complimentary consultation.
Personal Injury Lawyer Serving Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Markham, York Region Discusses What Can Be Achieved With a Personal Injury Claim
Following a serious injury, you or a loved one may be faced with loss of income and mounting expenses. Serious injuries often impact on a person's ability to earn a living. This can be short-term, or long-term where more serious injuries are concerned. In addition to the loss of income, an injured person may also be faced with expenses associated with items such as prescription costs, special therapy or mobility equipment, and rehabilitation expenses. An injury may also impact upon a person's ability to maintain their home and perform domestic tasks such as housekeeping, lawn and garden care, and snow shovelling in the winter. As a result, you may be faced with the financial burden of hiring others to do what you previously did for yourself.
With a personal injury claim, you can pursue compensation for the financial losses and expenses that result from a serious injury. Most often, the at-fault party has insurance to cover such expenses. A personal injury lawyer can assist you in understanding and navigating the complexities associated with a personal injury claim.
The following are some of the considerations when verdicts and settlements are awarded:
Following a serious accident, people are often faced with financial uncertainty and stress. Those suffering a serious injury are often unable to afford the additional expense of paying a lawyer by the hour to advance a claim against an insurance company or other large corporation. With a contingency fee agreement, the costs are advanced for you and then we will wait until your case is concluded to get paid. If we lose, we get paid nothing. If we are able to settle your case, or if we go to trial and win, we charge a percentage of the amount of money we obtain for you.
If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury due to the negligence or reckless behavior of an individual or business, you may be able to advance a claim for personal injury.
Lawyer Andrew Iacobelli offers each prospective client a confidential consultation at no cost.
For a complimentary consultation contact Ontario Personal Injury Lawyer Andrew Iacobelli
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