During a court trial, the judge urges the jury to study the actions of all those involved in a given accident, and to ask, “Who was least reasonable?” and “Who was most careless?” Behavior that demonstrates carelessness calls attention to an exhibition of negligence. (more…)
Category: Pedestrain Accidents
How Do Medical Bills Sent To An Injured Pedestrian Get Paid?
Three different factors determine the amount of money received by a pedestrian that was hit by a motor-driven vehicle. The location of the injury-causing incident also has an effect on the way that the pedestrian gets compensated for damages. (more…)
Is A Landlord Responsible For Injuries To Passing Hikers And Visiting Campers?
Any residents of Ontario that try to answer the question in this article’s title can find some clues in Ontario’s Occupiers’ Liability Act. Invited hikers and campers should get protection from the landowner assuming that the landowner has invited them to venture onto a specific section of the privately-held land. On the other hand, trespassers remain unprotected. (more…)
What Drivers Should Know About Right-of-Way Rules
Most drivers want to avoid a collision. That fact highlights the reason why the same drivers ought to become familiar with all the right-of-way rules. A driver’s readiness to obey such rules helps to lower the chances that the same person might one day get involved in an on-road collision. And then they seek out the services of a personal injury lawyer in Collingwood in filing a claim for compensation. (more…)
Tips To Keeping Our Roads Safe Now That School Is In Session
For many parents, it’s the most wonderful time of year. School is back in session here in Ontario and parents are celebrating throughout the province. But while we are busy celebrating our children being back at their desks, we also must keep mindful that we are now back in school mode when sharing the roads with school buses, small pedestrians, and small cyclists. (more…)
Laws Regulating Pedestrian Safety In Ontario Are Tougher Than Ever
With summer in full swing, we see more people out and about enjoying the fresh air and sunshine. Unfortunately, with more pedestrians out in areas of high traffic, we have been experiencing higher instances of pedestrian accidents. (more…)
What A Pedestrian Should Do, If Hit By Car
If a pedestrian has been hit by a car, that same man or woman may be able to sue either the driver or the municipality in which the accident happened. (more…)
I Have Been In A Car Accident! What Do I Do Now?
It happens to the best of us. Regardless of your ability as a driver, we are sharing the road with countless others. We are in a hurry, stress levels are up, and we experience a myriad of distractions. Unfortunately, an accident can take just seconds, yet the consequences may last a lifetime. (more…)