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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