On Friday November 9, 2012 a cyclist was injured in a Vaughan accident. This accident invovled a bicycle that was hit by a vehicle near Rutherford Road and Fossil Hill Road in Vaughan. This Vaughan bicycle accident occurred on Friday afternoon.
The cyclist was reportedly injured and transported to hospital via ambulance. First and foremost, Iacobelli personal injury law firm offers its support to the injured cyclist. We hope that he will make a full and speedy recovery from his injuries.
Bicycle and pedestrian accidents in Ontario often result in serious injuries. Most of bicycle accidents are avoidable, and are the result of driver error. Vehicle operators often fail to observe the presence of bicycles or fail to provide cyclists with sufficient space. More information is needed in order to assign fault for this Vaughan bicycle accident. The police were investigating the circumstances of the accident.
Regardless of fault, if a cyclist is injured because of a motor vehicle in Ontario, they will be entitled to statutory accident benefits. This form of insurance compensates for some of the losses that may result following an accident and injury. In addition, if the vehicle is at-fault, a cyclist in Ontario may also claim damages from the at-fault driver's insurance.
Iacobelli Law Firm represents individuals that are injured in motor vehicle accidents, including pedestrians and cyclists. We also offer prospective clients with a free consultation. There is no obligation beyond the free consultation. If you or a loved one has been injured in car accident, pedestrian accident, or bicycle accident, speak with a Vaughan personal injury lawyer by calling us at 1-866-234-6093 or complete our online contact form.
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.