There are countless accidents that occur on the road each year. Car accidents often cause serious injuries, damages, and can be fatal. Sadly, many of these accidents are due to the negligent or reckless behavior of another individual.
With over nine decades of collective experience, our Toronto auto accident lawyers are fully equipped and qualified to handle your case. We are attentive to our clients' needs, and will work closely with you in order to understand and build your personal injury case. Our goal is to help you obtain the compensation and accident benefits you deserve.
What Steps Should You Take After a Car Accident?
Immediately after a car accident, you may be shaken up or confused. The first and most important step to follow is informing the police. You should make sure that the police have been made aware of the accident, especially if anyone involved has sustained injuries. It is important that you document as much of the accident damage as possible, by camera or phone. The police or Collision Reporting Centre will ask you to complete a report, which may be used later on in the claims process, so it is important that all information and injuries are listed.
You should also try to do the following:
- Exchange Driver Information
- Document Details of Accident
- Visit Family Doctor
- Keep All Receipts Involved
- Write Down Witness Information
- Enlist Legal Counsel
- Notify Accident Benefits Insurance Company
What Are the Different Types of Auto Accident Claims?
Following your accident, you will only have seven days to officially notify the accident benefits insurance company. This means that you will need to act quickly after your accident, seeking our legal counsel as soon as possible.
- Bus Accidents- The most common causes of bus accidents include driver fatigue, aggressive speeding, excessive speeding, distracted driving, and DUI accidents.
- Motorcycle Accidents- The main causes of motorcycle accidents include driver inattention, speeding, unobservant lane-changing, left-hand turns, alcohol use, and road hazards.
- Rear End Accidents- These accidents usually occur due to driver negligence. In these situations, the driver is entitled to compensation for any injuries sustained.
- Truck Accidents- Driver negligence is usually the most common reason for truck accidents. Common injuries due to truck accidents are back injuries, spine damage, brain injuries, or long-term disability.
- Public Transportation Accidents- Just like a car accident, you may be eligible for compensation if you were injured on a train, public bus, streetcar, or a subway system.
- Pedestrian Accidents- Pedestrian accidents are more common than expected. You may be eligible to receive financial compensation for pain and suffering, medical bills, physical therapy, loss of pay, or emotional distress after a pedestrian accident.
If you decide to file a claim against the at-fault driver, you will also be facing time restrictions. Our skilled Toronto car accident lawyers are here to help you build a strong case to obtain the compensation you deserve.
What Tips Will Help You Survive a Car Crash?
Car accidents are one of the leading causes of death in the nation. So, knowing how to survive a car crash is important to keep you and your loved ones safe from serious injury or even death. Can you brace yourself in a crash? Does what you have in your car pose a safety risk? Follow these tips on how to survive a car crash:
- Never drive above the speed limit even if you think that there aren't any other drivers around.
- Always wear a seat belt and ensure that your passengers are always buckled in.
- Drive a car that is safe and does not have serious mechanical issues.
- Make sure your vehicle is uncluttered to avoid being struck by flying object.
- Try not to brace yourself or tense your body too much.
- Maintain proper posture so that your seat belt can protect you.
If you have been injured in a car crash due to the negligence of another driver, contact our car accident lawyers in Toronto immediately to seek justice for your pain and suffering.
Get Started With A Free Consultation With A Auto Accident Lawyer in Toronto
We are selective with our cases and only take on serious issues. If you have been injured in an auto accident, be sure to contact our firm today. We will provide you with the personalized legal solutions and compassionate support that you require at this time.
You may be entitled to the following benefits:
- Medical & Rehabilitation Costs
- Travels Expenses
- Home Maintenance Needs
- Lost Work Income (Up to $400 a Week)
- Future Care Costs
- Lost Education Expenses
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