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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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.
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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