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Pedestrian with Catastrophic Impairment misses deadline for claiming Accident Benefits Jun 21, 2019 After being struck by a car, an injured pedestrian claimed and received accident benefits for two years. More than 6 years after the accident, she was determined to have suffered a catastrophic impairment due to the accident, but was denied a higher level of benefits because the catastrophic assessment came too late.
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?
Tragic Pedestrian Accidents result in Fatal Injuries for Two Men Oct 01, 2018 Two pedestrian accidents on Highway 24, only 1 day apart, result in death for two men including an Oakville resident.
Vehicle Insurer ordered to pay $854,228.22 in Damages when Driver's 6-year-old Son hit by another Car after being dropped off Jul 08, 2018 A child sustained a severe brain injury while crossing a busy Toronto street after being dropped off by his father. The Courts found that the father’s vehicle insurer was obligated to pay damages and costs after the jury stated that the parent’s negligence in dropping of the child at a dangerous location fell under ‘operation of a motor vehicle’.
Pedestrian and Cycling Safety for Children Jul 01, 2018 Keep your children safe while walking or biking by modelling and teaching key safe behaviours.