A (now former) Uber driver is pursuing legal action after both his insurance company and Uber have abandoned him following a car crash while delivering a passenger. Click to read entire article…. Read More
When individuals die in a car crash that was caused by a negligent driver, their families may decide to pursue a wrongful death claim against this driver. For example, a personal injury lawyer may be able to establish liability by showing that an at-fault driver was distracted or intoxicated. … Read More
After a fatal car crash, investigators may be able to use crash reconstruction to piece together information about how the incident occurred and which party, if any, should be held accountable for it. If the investigation indicates that this was in fact the case, the driver may be required to provide compensation for any pain and suffering or financial losses the victim’s family have endured as a consequence of his or her actions…. Read More
Traffic accidents have many causes, and impaired driving is one of the most common ones with a high risk of serious and fatal injuries. Under the Family Law Act, people in Ontario may be able to recover damages for their injuries or the death of a loved one in an impaired driving crash.
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There is a risk of serious injury in many types of car accidents, especially head-on collisions since the speeds of the involved vehicles are combined. When people are injured in crashes, they may be entitled to compensation to help pay for the damages, including pain and suffering.
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In our law practice we are always going up against insurance companies. Some people might come to believe that insurance companies are more likely to play hardball with the little guy – that insurance companies think that they can get away with not paying. That would be wrong…. Read More
People who have suffered injuries in an accident like this might choose to file a personal injury complaint against the driver found to be responsible. A lawyer might assist an injured party by gathering evidence to present in relation to the claim. Evidence could include testimony from other people in the vehicle, police reports and any existing surveillance footage of the accident…. Read More
Impaired driving is only one of several common causes of car accidents; distracted driving and speeding could also factor in, but all three causes constitute negligence. People injured in such accidents that are not their fault could recover the cost of the damages. The Family Law Act has provisions for victims to recover out-of-pocket expenses and the loss of income. The families of the victims could also be entitled to reimbursement for travel expenses and the loss of companionship, care and guidance while the victims were recovering…. Read More
When people are killed in car accidents that involved the negligence or recklessness of another party, their surviving family members may potentially recover two types of damages resulting from their loss. In a successful wrongful death claim, a family could receive funds for pecuniary damages like loss of household income, funeral expenses and travel costs to visit their loved one while he or she was receiving treatment prior to his or her death. Family members could also be compensated for non-pecuniary damages like loss of companionship, guidance and care…. Read More
An injured motorcycle crash victim may experience lasting repercussions from the accident that will affect their daily life for years to come. If the injuries were serious, medical expenses from a prolonged hospital stay and the time spent off from work may result in a considerable financial strain. To seek compensation for these losses, many victims decide to file a personal injury complaint against the driver at fault. During this process, a lawyer might be able to help an accident victim gather supporting evidence that can be used to strengthen their claim…. Read More
Head-on collisions can be some of the most severe types of traffic accidents and are likely to cause serious to fatal injuries. When crash victims die because of the negligence of other drivers, their surviving family might be able to recover the damages.
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The party responsible for a car accident may be liable for any catastrophic injuries suffered by others in the wreck. A lawyer who has experience with car accidents may be able to assess the evidence in a crash and find evidence of fault. On behalf on an injured plaintiff, the lawyer may then bring a lawsuit against the allegedly at-fault party or their insurance company. The lawyer might also try to negotiate a fair settlement that might include compensation for lost wages, pain and suffering and other personal injury damages…. Read More