Lawyer Discusses Fatal Hit and Run Pedestrian Accident in Markham, Ontario: Driver Charged
A Markham resident in his 70's was killed as a resutl of a fatal hit and run pedestrian accident that occurred on Saturday, January 12, 2013. This fatal pedestrian accident occurred on Kennedy Road and Dennison in Markham, Ontario. According to reports, a vehicle travelling southbound on Kennedy Road struck a 72-year-old man who was crossing the road in a westbound direction. Sadly, the pedestrian died as a result of this collision. The vehicle involved in this fatal accident failed to remain at the scene.
According to York Regional Police, the suspect involved in this collision turned himself in on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. The driver, a 26-year-old male, is facing multiple charges. The police investigation remains ongoing.
Iacobelli Law Firm offers sincere condolences and support to the family of the man who was tragically killed in this Markham hit and run accident.
In addition to the charges currently pending against the driver involved in this hit and run accident, there may also be civil claims advanced for the wrongful death of the pedestrian. In Ontario, when a pedestrian is killed as a result of a motor vehicle collision, the family of the deceased may be able to advance a wrongful death claim. In Ontario fatal car accident claims, compensation may be claimed for losses such as guidance, care and companionship of their loved one, as well as loss of services. These civil claims following a car accident are typically defended and paid by the auto insurance policy.
If you have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal accident in Ontario, call our Ontario personal injury law firm for a free consultation. We will take the time to meet with you and answer your questions. The consultation is free and confidential, and there is no obligation. Learn about your rights.
Car Accident in Caledon Ontario: Firefighter Killed and Other Man Seriously Injured
A tragic head-on car accident in Caledon Ontario resulted in the death of a Brampton fire fighter and serious injuries to another male. This fatality head-on car crash happened on Highway 10 between King Street and Boston Mills Road in Caledon on the afternoon of Friday January 11, 2013. The victim of this fatality has been identified as Howard Hughes, age 50.
First and foremost, Iacobelli Law Firm offers its sincere condolences to the family and friends of the man who was killed in this accident. We also hope that the other man involved in the crash will make a speedy and full recovery.
More information is needed to determine the cause and circumstances of this fatal head-on collision. The OPP is investigating this crash and witnesses are asked to contact to police.
Iacobelli Law Firm is a dedicated Ontario personal injury and wrongful death law firm. We assist families that have lost a loved one as a result of an accident. Ontario law requires all vehicles to have valid insurance in place. Among other things, Ontario's motor vehicle insurance is in place for losses claimed as a result of injury and fatality accidents. For a free, no obligation consultation contact us at 416-900-1070 or toll free at 1-866-234-6093 or fill out our online contact form here.
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There are reports of a serious Toronto car accident involving a fuel tanker truck and car. This Toronto truck and car accident occurred on the morning of Saturday January 12, 2013 in the Finch and Keele area.
A woman was rushed to hospital with serious injuries as a result of this Toronto crash between a fuel tanker truck and a car.
We hope that those involved in the serious Toronto collision make a full and speedy recovery from their injuries. Our thoughts are with the woman and her family at this difficult time.
The circumstances of this Toronto car and truck accident are under investigation by police. More information would be needed in order to determine the fault for this Toronto car accident.
Ontario truck accidents result in thousands of catastrophic injuries and deaths in Canada each year. Tractor trailers, 18-wheelers and other large commercial vehicles account for a significant number of accidents, deaths and injuries on Ontario’s highways and roadways. In Ontario, Toronto and the GTA, there are many trucks sharing the roadways and highways.
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Due to their complexity, trucking accident cases require a Ontario truck accident lawyer with a thorough understanding of commercial vehicle regulations on both the federal and provincial level. Trucking companies are required to follow safety and inspection regulations concerning their equipment and their drivers' hours of service. Driver fatigue, excessive speed are common causes of truck accidents in Ontario. Careful examination of records after an accident is important to protect your rights and determine the cause of the accident.
When a serious accident involves a truck, it is not uncommon for the truck's insurance company to begin an immediate investigation. This can include examining physical evidence, hiring experts and interviewing potential witnesses. If you were injured because of a truck accident, it is important to speak with a lawyer early. You will want to have someone working for you to collect vital information in order to prove your case.
Iacobelli Law Firm is an Ontario accident and injury law firm. We offer prospective clients a free, no obligation. consultation. To learn about your rights and to request a free consultation with an Ontario personal injury lawyer call us at 416-900-1070 or toll free at 1-866-234-6093 or use our online contact form here.
Arrest in New Years Day Hit and Run that killed 7 year-old boy on Highway 401 collision
There was a sad and tragic hit-and-run accident on Highway 401 on New Years Day. A seven-year-old boy from Mississauga died after the vehicle he was travelling in was rear-ended on Highway 401. The fatal hit-and-run accident happened around 5 p.m. near Dixie Road. The victim, a seven-year-old child, was one of four children and two adults in the van that was struck. The driver of the other vehicle involved in this highway 401 collision fled the scene.
First and foremost, Iacobelli Law Firm offers sincere condolences and support for the family of the young boy who was tragically killed in this fatal hit-and-run accident.
Police have now made an arrest in connection with this Ontario hit-and-run accident. A Toronto man has been charged with several counts. In addition to the criminal and highway traffic act proceedings that are now pending, the family of the victim will also be able to advance a wrongful death civil claim for the loss of their child. In Ontario, when someone dies as a result of a motor vehicle accident, the surviving members of the deceased’s family may be able to make a claim for wrongful death benefits. Wrongful death compensation in Ontario is typically provided through motor vehicle insurance and can include damages for the loss of guidance, care, companionship and services of their loved one.
At Iacobelli Law Firm, we represent families that have lost a loved one as a result of fatal car accidents, truck accidents and motorycle accidents. If you have lost a loved one, contact us for a complimentary consultation.
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