A pedestrian was seriously injured after a vehicle hit him in Brampton on Friday March 13, 2015. This recent Brampton pedestrian accident occurred near Pearson International Airport on Orlando Drive near Northwest Drive at approximately 6:40 am.
According to early reports the male pedestrian was taken to Sunnybrook Health Sciences in Toronto with serious injuries. First and foremost, we sincerely hope that the pedestrian injured in this accident will make a complete recovery from his injuries.
This Brampton pedestrian accident was being investigated by Peel Regional Police. Regardless of the outcome of the investigation, the pedestrian injured in this accident, will be entitled to make claims for insurance benefits. In Ontario, whenever a pedestrian is hit by a motor vehicle, they will be entitled to advance claims for statutory accident benefits, which includes coverage for income replacement and medical and rehabilitation expenses. Additionally, where there are more serious injuries, the victim and their family may also advance a claim against the at-fault driver. Such a claim will typically be paid by the at-fault driver's insurance policy.
Pedestrian accidents insurance claims are complex and most people will require the assistance of an experienced pedestrian accident lawyer.
If you or a loved one has been involved in a pedestrian accident in Ontario, contact Iacobelli Law Firm to speak with an Ontario lawyer. We offer prospective clients a free consultation with a personal injury lawyer.
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There was a fatal pedestrian accident in Brampton, Ontario on Friday March 15, 2013. This Brampton fatal pedestrian accident occurred on Steeles Avenue near Melanie Drive in Brampton. According to reports, a 40 year-old man from Brampton, Ontario was struck by a 2009 Dodge Charger. The vehicle that hit the man was being operated by a 64 year-old Brampton man.
First and foremost Iacobelli Law Firm offers its sincere condolences to the family and friends of the man that tragically lost his life in this Brampton pedestrian fatality.
Investigators from the Major Collision Bureau are investigating the circumstances of this fatal accident, and are appealing for witnesses.
When a loved one is killed as a result of a fatal pedestrian accident in Ontario, the family of the deceased may be able to advance a wrongful death claim, if the death was caused by the actions or negligence of another person. In Ontario fatal pedestrian accident claims, the members of the deceased’s family may be able to obtain compensation for their financial losses. In addition, Ontario law provides for claims for the loss of guidance, care and companionship of their loved one, as well as loss of services. There are additional statutory benefits payable by the
When pedestrian is struck and injured or killed, such as in this Brampton pedestrian accident 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.
For grieving families that have lost a loved one in a fatal pedestrian accident, it is extremely difficult to turn their attention to advancing a claim for insurance proceeds. Iacobelli Law Firm represents families of those that have tragically lost a loved one due to negligence. We can appreciate that this is a most difficult time, and we provide respectful and compassionate service throughout the insurance claim process.
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
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A Brampton pedestrian was the victim of a hit-and-run accident on December 1, 2012. According to reports, the victim, a 65 year-old Brampton man was struck by a vehicle while crossing the street at Queen Street East and Centre Street, in Brampton. Sadly, the involved vehicle did not stop to render assistance but, instead, fled the scene.
The man who was struck in this Brampton pedestrian accident was taken to hospital with serious injuries. We hope that the man involved in this pedestrian accident will make a quick and complete recovery from his injuries.
Police are investigating the circumstances of this Brampton hit-and-run pedestrian accident, and are seeking witnesses to the accident along with anyone with information about the involved vehicle. Anyone with information regarding this pedestrian accident is asked to call Peel Regional Police’s Major Collision Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3710. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.
This recent Brampton pedestrian accident, will now form part of this years statistics for pedestrian and vehicle accidents. There have been many pedestrian accidents recently, which may due in part to our changing weather and fewer daylight hours. When a pedestrian is struck and injured in Ontario, 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.
Hit-and-run accidents present unique challenges with respect to insurance claims for the injured persons losses. In such circumstances, it is important to have the advice of an Ontario personal injury lawyer early in order to preserve rights to benefits.
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