When pedestrians are the victims in a collision with a car, the results can be devestating. Cars hitting pedestrians can cause serious injuries and even fatalities. Many catastrophic injuries are the result of a car or truck striking a pedestrian. Every year, far too many pedestrians are involved in accidents on the roads and sidewalks of the province, and many are left with lifelong physical, emotional, and financial losses. Understanding the causes of pedestrian accidents and knowing your rights as a pedestrian can help you stay safe and protect yourself in the event of an accident.
Common causes of pedestrian accidents in Ontario include:
As a pedestrian in Ontario, you have the right to use the roads and sidewalks safely. If you are hit by a vehicle, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and other losses, such as lost income and medical expenses.
To protect yourself as a pedestrian, it is important to take precautions such as:
If you are involved in a pedestrian accident in Ontario, it is important to seek the guidance of an experienced personal injury lawyer. A lawyer can help you understand your rights and assist you in pursuing a claim for compensation. Our injury lawyers have recovered millions of dollars on behalf of victims of pedestrian accidents throughout the province of Ontario. We understand that after a serious injury, you will need maximum compensation to secure your future.
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Andrew Iacobelli is an experienced personal injury lawyer who established Iacobelli Law Firm with offices located in Ontario, Canada and Florida, U.S.A. Andrew restricts his practice to the representation of personal injury victims in claims involving serious injuries, Catastrophic Injuries, and wrongful death in Canada and the United States. Andrew is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and the author of "Are You a Canadian Injured in the United States? Claim the Damages and Insurance Coverage the Right Way".
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.
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