In Ontario, it is law for all vehicles to have minimum insurance coverage, in the event of an Ontario car accident. The minimum liability insurance limits for Ontario vehicles is $200,000.00 for liability resulting from bodily injury or death.
Although many vehicles in Ontario are insured for more than the minimum liability limits, there are situations where the at-fault vehicle may be uninsured or underinsured. These situations may arise where there is a Hit and Run Accident or where the other vehicle simply has no insurance or only minimal coverage.
The Car That Caused The Ontario Car Accident Leaves The Scene and Cannot Be Located.
The Car That Caused The Ontario Accident Has Little Or No Insurance.
How Can You Protect Yourself?
Answer: Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage.
This form of insurance covers you should you ever be involved in an accident where the other vehicle has fled the scene and cannot be identified, or where the other vehicle has little or no insurance available. This form of insurance will also protect you if travelling with your vehicle outside of Ontario. For instance, if you drive to the United States, you may be involved in an accident in a state with lower insurance limits than Ontario. In such a situation, your own Underinsured and Uninsured policy will be available to pay for those damages not covered by the other driver's policy.
No one knows when or where they will be involved in a car accident. You cannot determine who hits you.
Protect yourself against the risk of being hit by an uninsured or underinsured motor vehicle.
Talk to your insurance agent or broker to make sure you have adequate uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage.
There are reports of a motorcycle and pickup truck accident in Keswick Ontario on July 20, 2012. This motorcycle accident occurred on The Queensway in Keswick. Early reports indicate that the operator of the motorcycle was injured and taken by ambulance to Southlake Regional Hospital in Newmarket.
First and foremost, we would like to offer our support to the man who was injured in this Keswick motorcycle accident.
York Regional Police were investigating the circumstances of this accident. Early reports suggest that a pickup truck may have turned left accross the motorycle's path. More information is needed in order to determine who is at fault for this Keswick motorcycle accident. If the other vehicle involved is partially or entirely responsible for the crash, it could lead to the filing of a personal injury claim for the motorcycle rider. If successful, the motorcycle rider may be entitled to compensation for losses, including pain and suffering, medical expenses, lost income and housekeeping assistance.
Unfortunately, every year many motorcyclists in Ontario are seriously injured in motorcycle crashes. Many motorcycle accidents occur because other drivers fail to see the motorcycle. Left turning vehicles are a common cause of motorcycle crashes in Ontario.
Claims involving motorcycle accidents are complex and require a lawyer with experience in this area. They are vigorously defended by the insurance company. Before speaking with an insurance representative, it is a good idea to consult with an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer. At Iacobelli Law Firm, our consultations are always free, and there are no obligations. We also offer Contingency Fee Retainers, so you pay us nothing until your case settles.
An early morning motorcycle crash in Richmond HIll Ontario, resulted in the death of a man in his 30's. This fatal motorcycle accident happened near Highway 7 and Leslie Street and reportedly involved another vehicle.
First and foremost, we would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the man who was killed in this fatal motorcycle accident in Richmond Hill, Ontario.
The police had the area closed in order to investigate the circumstances of this accident. More information is needed in order to determine who is at fault for this fatal Richmond Hill motorcycle accident. If the other vehicle involved is partially responsible for the crash, it could lead to a wrongful death claim on behalf of the family of the motorcycle rider. The family of the man who was tragically killed, may be able to recover for the loss of the support, services and companionship of their loved one.
Unfortunately, every year many motorcyclists in Ontario are seriously injured in motorcycle crashes. Unfortunaely many people hold the belief that motorcycle riders cause these accidents. In fact, the statistics more often reveal that most motorcycle crashes are caused by other drivers. Very often, drivers simply fail to see motorcyclists. Many motorcycle riders are cautious and safe drivers. They often attempt to increase awareness of their presence by wearing reflective gear, or adding loud pipes to their motorcycle. We all have to be aware of motorcycles sharing the
roads and we should give them plenty of space.
Claims involving motorcycle accidents are complex and require a lawyer with experience in this area. They are vigorously defended on liability. In fatal cases, the other driver involved will often be the only witness to the collision, and may offer self-serving statements about how the collision occurred.
As a lawyer, I have obtained experience in litigating motorcycle accident claims. Sadly, most of these cases involve catastrophic injuries and fatalities. Through my experience, I have also had the opportunity to work with some of the world's leading experts on motorcycle safety and accident reconstruction. I bring this experience and commitment to every motorcycle accident claim.
The following is a short documentary film about the dangers of text messaging while driving. I highly recommend that all young drivers watch this video. Despite the passage of laws, many people continue to text while driving. Sadly, many of these drivers are young adults. Distracted driving is dangerous, and can have life-changing consequences as this video reveals.
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