There are reports this morning of a serious multi-vehicle car accident that occurred at Highway 7 and Edgley in the City of Vaughan. According to the York Regional Police, four people were transported to hospital with injuries as a result of this Vaughan car accident on March 1, 2013. Sadly, a female occupant of one of the involved venicles has died as a result of her injures.
This Vaughan Ontario fatal car accident is under investigation by York Regional Police, and the accident scene will remain closed throughout the morning.
First and foremost, Iacobelli Law Firm offers its sincere condolences to the family and friends of the woman who has died as a result of this fatal car accident. We also hope that all of the others involved will make a speedy and complete recovery from their injuries.
In Ontario, there are insurance laws in place to afford some level of financial protection when people are injured or killed in car accidents. The family of the woman who was killed in this car accident, will be entitled to death benefits throught insurance. The drivers and passengers that were injured in this muti-car accident in Vaughan, will be able to bring insurance claims for accident benefits. Ontario accident benefits provides a variety of coverages, includes loss of income and medical and rehabilitation expenses. In addition, those that are injured or killed due to the fault of another vehicle, can also advance a tort claim against the at-fault driver. This type of claim provides additional compensation, and is typically paid by the at-fault driver's insurance company.
Navigating the insurance claims process following a serious motor vehicle accident is difficult, and it is important to speak with an Ontario personal injury lawyer early. A Ontario injury lawyer can assist with coordinating benefits and filing paperwork with the insurance company in order to preserve your claim. There are time limits that must be followed in order to advance claims following an Ontario car accident.
If you or someone you love has been hurt or killed in a serious motor vehicle crash, call our Ontario car accident law firm for a complimentary and confidential consultation. If we take on your claim, we charge no fees until your claim is resolved. Call us at 416-900-1070 or toll free at 1-866-234-6093 or complete our online contact form here.
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