The legal profession has defined negligence as behavior that reflects carelessness and neglect. Personal Injury Lawyer in Oakville knows that evidence of negligence on the part of any driver could become the basis for a charge of fault. Read More
Category: Pedestrian Accidents
Toronto Authorities Study Pedestrian Accidents
Traffic authorities in Toronto have been studying pedestrian accidents. They have even given their efforts a special name, Vision Zero. Those taking part in Vision Zero have chosen to exam all the numbers that relate to pedestrian accidents. Read More
What Happens If I Get Hit By Driver That Leaves Scene?
If a driver hits a pedestrian and then drives off, the pedestrian becomes the victim in a hit-and-run incident. All such victims have an obligation to help the police. Their assistance is expected, during the search for the responsible driver. You need to be aware that irrespective of the current location of the hit and run driver, the unidentified driver remains responsible for any injuries. That driver is responsible both legally and financially and it is possible that the victim may have clues that could prove of value to the police. Read More
Consequences of Getting Injured In An Accident That Was Partially Your Fault
Whenever personal injury lawyers investigate and analyze the circumstances of an accident, they are gathering enough evidence to prove that the at-fault driver was careless or negligent. However, in some cases, that evidence reveals that the injured party was negligent and caused their own harm. The Ontario judicial system takes this into account and has established rules for situations when the injured party is at fault. Read More
What Are The Actions To Take If You Get Injured In Parking Lot
It strains the imagination to try picturing an accident in a lot where there are rows and rows of parked cars. Yet that is a spot where accidents do happen. More importantly, just about any private citizen in Ontario could one day become involved in some type of parking lot accident. Read More
Legal Help For Victims of A Construction-Site Accident
Someone that has been injured while on a construction site will almost certainly have sustained some rather serious injuries. Who should be held liable for those injuries? A lawyer stands prepared to seek the answer to that question. Read More
Why You Should Always Remove Icicles From Your Home And Property?
During the harsh, cold winter months, the majority of pedestrians will be focusing on where they are stepping in order to avoid slipping on a frozen puddle or smoothly trampled patch of snow. Because of this, very few pay attention to what is going on over their heads. Or more specifically: what is hanging over their heads. Read More
What Are You Eligible For As A Pedestrian In A Road Accident?
As a pedestrian, you may be eligible for benefits from two parties, if involved in a vehicle accident. If you have been hit by a car, you may be eligible for restitution from both the driver of the vehicle and the county in which it happened. It all depends on the circumstances behind the circumstances. If you are injured in an auto accident involving you as the pedestrian and another vehicle, then the driver of that vehicle is liable for your injuries if he/she was at fault. The most common situations where fault lies with the driver involve not following traffic regulations or not noticing a pedestrian in the road. If the county, city, or municipality is found liable, this most often occurs because of faulty traffic equipment. Read More