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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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.