Sadly, there was a fatal bicycle accident in Toronto on Friday, November 23, 2012. This Toronto fatal bicycle accident occurred at Davenport Road and Lansdowne Avenue. According to reports, a young man in his 30s was riding a bicycle northbound on Lansdowne Avenue, when he was struck by a minivan. The minivan then left the scene of the accident, but has since turned himself in to Toronto police.
First and foremost we would like to offer our condolences and support to the family and friends of the young man who was tragically killed in this Toronto bicycle accident. This will no doubt be a very difficult time for those closest to the young man who was killed.
Iacobelli Law Firm is a dedicated personal injury law firm serving residents of Toronto and the GTA. We represent those that have been seriously injured, and the families that have lost a loved one. For a free consultation with a Toronto fatal accident lawyer, call us at 416-900-1070 or use our contact form here.
There was a fatal pedestrian accident in Toronto in the early evening of November 27, 2012. This Toronto fatal pedestrian accident occurred on Midland Avenue near McNicoll Avenue. The victim of this accident was a young man in his early 40s.
First and foremost, we offer our condolences and support to the family and friends of the man who was tragically killed in this Toronto pedestrian accident.
This fatal pedestrian accident in Toronto is a sad reminder of the dangers faced by pedestrians and cyclists everyday. This time of year is particularly dangerous for pedestrians in Toronto because of the reduced visibility with fewer daylight hours and often overcast. Drivers need to be aware of pedestrians, and must exercise caution and look out for the presence of pedestrians.
Drivers in Toronto owe a Duty of Care To Pedestrians
When a pedestrian is struck and injured or killed in Toronto, there there may be a presumption of negligence against the driver of the motor vehicle. This reverse onus for pedestrian accidents is created by the Highway Traffic Act. If the family of the man who was killed in this pedestrian accident chooses to bring a claim for wrongful death, they may be entitled to obtain compensation for their losses. In Ontario, if a pedestrian is injured or killed by a vehicle the victim and/or their family can advance claims for the loss of guidance, care, companionship and services of their loved one.
Wrongful death claims can be complex and are often vigorously defended by the insurance company. As such, it is important to speak with a Toronto personal injury lawyer. Iacobelli Law Firm is a dedicated personal injury law firm and we offer a free consultation, and no fee unless we recover for you. To speak with us, call our personal injury firm at 416-900-1070 or by completing our contact form here.
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National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims in Canada is on Wednesday, November 21, 2012. This is a day to remember those killed or seriously injured on Canadian roads and their loved ones.
Locally, the York Regional Police announced that it will recognize the National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims by increasing enforcement, and targeting motorists who use their cellular phones or other electronic devices for talking and texting. Distracted driving is a leading cause
of collisions in Ontario.
Iacobelli Law Firm is a Ontario personal injury law firm that represents victims of auto accidents, and the families that have lost loved ones in fatal vehicle collisions. We are recognizing the National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims in Canada with a donation to Arive Alive.
There are reports of a serious head-on accident involving a minivan and a car in Kingsville, Ontario. This head-on collision occurred on the evening of Wednesday November 14, 2012 on Highway 3 near Graham Sideroad in Kingsville.
According to reports, the minivan had several occupants, and seven people were transported to hospital with injuries. First and foremost, Iacobelli Law Firm offers its support to those that were injured in this Kingsville head-on accident. We hope that all involved make a speedy and complete recovery from their injuries.
The police were investigating the circumstances of the accident, and more information would be needed in order to determine fault for this Kingsville, Ontario accident.
In Ontario car accidents, injured persons may have two avenues of recovery. The first is statutory accident benefits, which may be accessed without regard to fault. These benefits are often minimal and do not adequately compensate for the financial losses and other harms sustained. As such, injured persons will often need to also make a claim against the insurance policy for the at-fault driver. In order to claim agains the other driver's insurance policy, the injured person will have to prove some level of fault. Early investigation of facts and witness accounts is important.
Iacobelli Law Firm represents car accident injury victims throughout Ontario. We offer a free, no obligation, consultation. If you or a loved one has been injured in an Ontario car accident, call us toll free at 1-866-234-6093 or fill out our contact form. If you are unable to attend at our office due to the severity of your injury, we can meet with you at your home or hospital.
On Friday November 9, 2012 a cyclist was injured in a Vaughan accident. This accident invovled a bicycle that was hit by a vehicle near Rutherford Road and Fossil Hill Road in Vaughan. This Vaughan bicycle accident occurred on Friday afternoon.
The cyclist was reportedly injured and transported to hospital via ambulance. First and foremost, Iacobelli personal injury law firm offers its support to the injured cyclist. We hope that he will make a full and speedy recovery from his injuries.
Bicycle and pedestrian accidents in Ontario often result in serious injuries. Most of bicycle accidents are avoidable, and are the result of driver error. Vehicle operators often fail to observe the presence of bicycles or fail to provide cyclists with sufficient space. More information is needed in order to assign fault for this Vaughan bicycle accident. The police were investigating the circumstances of the accident.
Regardless of fault, if a cyclist is injured because of a motor vehicle in Ontario, they will be entitled to statutory accident benefits. This form of insurance compensates for some of the losses that may result following an accident and injury. In addition, if the vehicle is at-fault, a cyclist in Ontario may also claim damages from the at-fault driver's insurance.
Iacobelli Law Firm represents individuals that are injured in motor vehicle accidents, including pedestrians and cyclists. We also offer prospective clients with a free consultation. There is no obligation beyond the free consultation. If you or a loved one has been injured in car accident, pedestrian accident, or bicycle accident, speak with a Vaughan personal injury lawyer by calling us at 1-866-234-6093 or complete our online contact form.
There are reports of a serious accident that occurred in Vaughan and King City area on Sunday November 4, 2012. According to reports, a woman in her mid-40s was trapped under a car after two vehicles collided near Jane St. and King Road. The woman reportedly suffered serious injuries and was transported to Sunnybrook hospital in Toronto.
Our thoughts are with the woman and her family during this difficult time. We hope that she will make a complete and quick recovery.
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A serious motor vehicle accident occurred on Davis Drive between Warden Avenue and McCowan Road, in East Gwillimbury, Ontario. This East Gwillimbury accident involved a tractor trailer and three other vehicles. The accident occurred on the morning of Tuesday November 6, 2012 at approximately 7:35 a.m. According to early reports, this East Gwillimbury truck and car accident resulted in serious injuries, and at least one person was transported to hospital with life threatening injuries.
Iacobelli personal injury law firm offers its support to those that were injured in this East Gwillimbury accident. We hope that all involved will make a complete and speedy recovery. This will, no doubt, be a difficult time for the families of those involved as well.
More information would be needed to determine fault for this East Gwillimbury tractor trailer accident. The York Regional Police had closed the road to perform an investigation. Police are also requesting witnesses to come forward. Anyone with information about this East Gwillimbury motor vehicle accident is asked to contact the Collision Investigation Unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7704, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com, or text your tip by sending TIPYORK and your message to CRIMES (274637).
Since this East Gwillimbury accident involved a tractor trailer and multiple vehicles, it will present more challenges should any of the injured parties or their families advance claims. In trucking accident claims, it is important to consult with a lawyer experienced in handling truck accidents and multi-vehicle accident claims. There are additional factors to consider in truck accident claims and early investigation and preservation of facts is often important.
Lawyer Andrew Iacobelli has experience with complex cases, including truck accident claims. For a free consultation with a Ontario truck accident lawyer call us at 416-900-1070 or request a free consultation by completing our online form here.
There was a serious multi-vehicle crash on Highway 400 on Monday November 5, 2012. This highway 400 car accident occurred near highway 88 in the southbound lanes. Sadly, this Highway 400 accident resulted in at least one fatality and serious injuries for others involved. One man was airlifted to St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto.
First and foremost, Iacobelli personal injury law firm offers its support to those that have been affected by this highway 400 accident. This is a sad day for all of those involved as well as their friends and family. Our condolensces to the family and friends of the person who was tragically killed in this multi-vehicle car accident. We also wish a speedy and complete recovery for those that were injured in this accident.
Highway 400 in the Greater Toronto Area is busy stretch of highway. There are, unfortunately, many Ontario car and truck accidents that occur on Highway 400. There are a number of factors which can result in serious highway accidents, including speed, improper lane changes, driver fatigue, and distracted driving. More information is needed to determine the cause of the four-vehicle collision that occurred in this particular highway 400 multi-vehicle accident. At this time, the circumstances of the accident are being investigated by the OPP.
Irrespective of fault, those injured in this highway 400 accident, will have access to much-needed Statutory Accident Benefits. In Ontario, accident benefits are available to all persons injured in motor vehicle collisions. These benefits pay for some of the expenses following a collision, including medical and rehabilitation, as well as some loss of income. It is also possible to bring a tort claim against the at-fault driver for the additional expenses and losses that are not covered through accident benefits.
If you or a loved one is injured or tragically killed in a highway 400 motor vehicle accident, speak with a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer to learn more about your rights. Iacobelli personal injury law firm offers each prospective client with a free, no obligation, consultation with a personal injury lawyer. To learn more, or to request your free consultation call us at 416-900-1070 or toll free at 1-866-234-6093 or contact us here.
There are reports of a pedestian and motor vehicle accident in the area of The Queensway South and Biscayne
Boulevard in the Town of Georgina. This Geogina pedestrian accident occurred on the morning of Monday, November 5, 2012. A 27-year-old woman has been transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
First and foremost Iacobelli personal injury law firm offers its support to the young woman that was injured in this Georgina pedestrian accident. We hope that she makes a complete and quick recovery from her injuries.
The York Regional Police are investigating the circumstances of this Georgina pedestrian accident, and have closed the road. It is also requested that anyone with information to contact the Collision Investigation Unit at 866-876-5423, ext 7704.
Although more information is needed to determine the cause of this Geogina pedestrian accident, it is notable that in Ontario, drivers of motor vehicles owe a duty of care to pedestrians. Often, when a pedestrian is struck by a car or other motor vehicle in Ontario, there is a presumption of negligence against the driver of the motor vehicle.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident in Ontario, speak with a York Region personal injury lawyer to learn about your rights. Contact Iacobelli Law Firm for a free consultation with a pedestrian accident lawyer at 416-900-1070 or 1-866-234-6093 or by completing our contact form here.
Andrew Iacobelli is an Ontario lawyer that restricts his practice to representing personal injury victims and their families. Andrew is the founder of Iacobelli Law Firm.