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Showing posts under "Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents":

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Driver sustains Fatal Injuries in Hamilton Car Accident Sep 10, 2019 A Hamilton man died when his car was hit by an oncoming van after he lost control of his car while attempting to pass another vehicle on Highway 8. Collisions while passing are not rare in Ontario and the greatest danger exists when drivers lack a sufficient passing sight distance.
How do Judges decide whether a Defendant is at Fault in a Car Accident? Sep 01, 2019 f the defendant in a car accident injury lawsuit has not admitted fault for the accident, an arbitrator or judge is tasked with determining whether the defendant was negligent and at fault, by relying on the applicable traffic laws, Insurance Act provisions, and/or the circumstances of the accident.
Causing an Automobile Accident in a Construction Zone Jun 07, 2019 Every year, many Ontarians are injured or killed in car accidents within construction zones, particularly on Ontario highways. Slow down and practice safe driving in construction zones to avoid liability and tragic injuries caused by a preventable accident.
Pedestrian Accidents and Safety in the GTA Apr 22, 2019 The incidence of pedestrian injuries and fatalities continues to be high, despite actions taken by the City of Toronto to reduce pedestrian accidents. Although many pedestrian accidents are caused by careless driving actions, there are some steps we can take to reduce our own risk of being hit by a car.
Will Ontario’s stricter Distracted Driving Laws reduce Distracted Driving Accidents? Apr 05, 2019 Higher penalties for distracted driving became law in Ontario on January 1st. But, are these penalties enough to combat the temptation to use cell phones while driving, which is the leading cause for the increase in accidents and personal injury caused by distracted driving?
Wrongful Death Claim when a Family Member suffers Accidental and Preventable Death Feb 06, 2019 When an accident victim suffers fatal injuries caused by negligence, such as a careless driving accident, close family members may file a wrongful death lawsuit. At least one of the grieving families in the Humboldt crash have made a wrongful death claim alleging negligence on the part of the truck driver, trucking company and bus company.