There is little else as enjoyable as taking to the open road by motorcycle in Ontario. We have many scenic roads that are best enjoyed on a motorcycle. Like many of life's pleasures, however, riding a motorcycle comes with some risk. Although motorcycle riding is usually a safe and enjoyable activity, there is the possibility of being in amotorcycle accident.
Many motorcycle accidents in Ontario occur when other drivers fail to observe the presence of a motorcycle sharing the road. Many of the most serious motorcycle crashes occur when other vehicles turn across the path of an approaching motorcycle. While there are ways that motorcycle riders make themselves more noticeable to other vehicles, crashes continue to occur.
Toronto motorcycle accident lawyer Andrew Iacobelli and Iacobelli Law Firm are committed to protecting the rights of motorcycle accident victims throughout Ontario. Following a motorcycle accident in Ontario, an injured rider and his or her family have the right to seek compensation against negligent drivers who cause an accident. Your right to compensation and the success of your claim, however, may depend on the actions that you and your family take shortly following the crash. While it will no doubt be a stressful time, where your main concern will be upon health, the insurance company will be requesting mountains of information. A proactive adjuster will often want to meet with you at your hospital room or home within a short time of a motorcycle accident. Any time the insurance company is asking to interview you, meet with you, or if they want you to complete forms, you should consider talking to an experienced motorcycle accident lawyer. The information that you provide to the insurance company may impact upon your claim and right to compensation. In addition, we are providing some other information about the things that you should know following an Ontario motorcycle accident.
What you can do after a Ontario motorcycle accident to protect your legal rights:
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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.