By: Andrew Iacobelli
A cyclist was struck and killed today in a crash involving a transport truck. This fatal bicycle and truck accident occurred in Mississauga near Dixie Road and Derry Road just before 9:00 am. The victim has only been identified as a male, but his name has not been released.
First and foremost, we offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the man that was tragically killed in this Mississauga bicycle accident.
Rights of Family Members Following a Fatal Accident
In Ontario, certainly family members can advance claims following a fatal accident. In most instances of a wrongful death claim, it is the blood relatives, such as husband, wife, mother, father, children, etc., who are entitled to file a claim.
York Region Injury Lawyer Discusses Fatal Hit and Run Accident Involving Cyclist in Town of Georgina Ontario
A man has been arrested and charged by the York Regional Police, following a fatal hit-and-run accident that killed a cyclist in the Town of Georgina.
First and foremost, we offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the young man that was killed in this Georgina hit-and-run accident.
This collision occurred on Pollock Road, west of Kennedy Road. The cyclist, a 19-year-old man from the Town of Georgina, was transported to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. On Monday, July 18, 2013, an 18-year-old male from the Town of East Gwillimbury was arrested by York Regional Polcie and charged.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Collision Investigation Unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7704, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com, or text your tip by sending TIPYORK and your message to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.
Hit and Run Accident Lawyer
Following a hit-and-run accident you may need to file multiple insurance claims. Accessing the unidentified motorist insurance coverage is complex and there are strict deadlines. If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of a vehicle that fled the accident scene, it is important to speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer in order to preserve your rights to compensation.
We offer free, no obligation, consultations to the families that have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal accident. To learn more about your rights following a hit-and-run accident, and to request a free consultation contact us at 416-900-1070 or toll free at 1-866-234-6093 or complete our online contact form here.
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Cyclist Struck and Killed by Vehicle On Kennedy Road in Scarborough on April 13, 2013
We were sad to learn of a fatal accident involving a cyclist that occurred on the early evening of April 13, 2013 in Scarborough, Ontario. This Scarborough fatal bicycle accident occurred on April 13, 2013 on Kennedy Road and William Kitchen Road.
According to information released by the Toronto Police Service, a man driving a Dodge Durango SUV failed to stop for a red light at Kennedy Road and struck a 37−year−old man who was riding his bicycle. The SUV then struck five other vehicles before coming to rest.
The cyclist was taken to hospital, but sadly he succumbed to his injuries. First and foremost, we would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the young man who was tragically killed.
The driver of the SUV has been charged with several serious offences, including impaired driving, as a result of this collision. The charges against the driver are:
Although the loss of a loved one is never easy, this loss will undoubtedly be more difficult to accept for the family given the circumstances. Despite our laws and education and awareness efforts, many disregard caution and make the decision to drink and drive. This Toronto fatal accident is another reminder of the dangers of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence.
YOUR RIGHTS IF A LOVED ONE IS KILLED BECAUSE OF A DRUNK DRIVER:
Fatal accidents caused by drunk drivers continue to occur far too often on Ontario roadways. In addition to the criminal proceedings that often result from drunk driving fatality accidents, there are often civil claims. For the family that has lost a loved one, their grief is often followed by feelings of uncertainty and despair. In addition to the loss of companionship, love and affection, a family often faces financial hardship following the sudden loss of a loved one. In Ontario, when someone is killed as a result of a motor vehicle accident, their family can make claims for financial losses. This type of claim is often referred to as a wrongful death claim.
Despite the facts of the case, which may appear compelling, wrongful death claims can still present challenges. These claims are often vigorously defended by the insurance company. Even when fault is admitted for the accident, the insurance company will often dispute the financial losses claimed. As such, it is wise to seek the advice of a Ontario lawyer with experience in wrongful death claims so that you will take the right steps to preserve and maximize your claim.
If you have lost a loved one as a result of an auto or bike accident in Ontario, contact Iacobelli Law Firm for a FREE consultation with an experienced lawyer. Call us any time at 416-900-1070 or toll free at 1-866-234-6093 or complete our online contact form here.
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On Saturday February 2, 2013, there was a fatal motor vehicle and pedestrian accident in the area of Birchmount Road and St. Clair Avenue East in Toronto. According to reports, a 65 year old woman was walking on the sidewalk along Birchmount Road, when she was struck by a Chevrolet Aveo in a driveway at 550 Birchmount Road.
The female pedestrian was taken to hospital where she later died as a result of her injuries.
First and foremost Iacobelli Law Firm offers its sincere condolences to the family and friends of the woman that tragically lost her life in this Toronto pedestrian fatality.
The Toronto Police are investigating the circumstances of this fatal accident, and are asking anyone with information to come forward. Persons with information are being asked to contact police at 416−808−1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416−222−TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com,
text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).
Although more information is needed with regard to the circumstances of this fatal pedestrian accident, it is likely that the family of the deceased have a viable civil claim for their losses. In Ontario, when pedestrian is tragically killed as a result of a car accident, the family can often advance a civil claim for their loss. This is a claim against the at-fault driver, which is typically covered by insurance. There is a presumption of negligence against the vehicle driver whenever a pedestrian or cyclist is struck by a vehicle.
If you have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal car accident in Ontario, find out what rights are available to you and your family by speaking to a Toronto car accident lawyer. Iacobelli Law Firm offers prospective clients a free consultation with an injury lawyer, and does not charge any fees until the case is resolved.
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.
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.