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The streets of Toronto are vibrant and bustling places for pedestrians to commute and explore the city but, tragically, pedestrians are involved in motor vehicle accidents all too often. Comparing statistics of Toronto pedestrian accidents with Canadian statistics reveals that the streets of Toronto account for about 14% of pedestrian fatalities in Canada each year.
Unfortunately, when a pedestrian is involved in a motor vehicle accident, it often results in serious injury or death. Pedestrians account for roughly 15% of motor vehicle accidents resulting in serious injury or fatality. If you or a loved one has been injured in a pedestrian accident in Toronto, you are not alone in your search for justice and compensation. Working with an experienced lawyer at Zayouna Law can help you work through your options after a pedestrian accident and start to get back to a normal life.
Pedestrian accidents can happen for a variety of reasons. In about two-thirds of pedestrian accidents, the driver is at fault for the accident. Some of the most prevalent pedestrian accidents in Toronto include:
If you have been involved in an accident as a pedestrian, there are some important steps to take both at the scene of the accident and after you are safely off the road. These steps will ensure you prioritize your health and give yourself the best chances to seek compensation for your injuries.
Here are some steps to take both at the scene of the accident and afterward:
Drivers have a duty to all other users of the road to proceed with reasonable caution to keep our motorways safe. When a driver fails to uphold this duty, causing an accident, they can be held legally responsible for their actions.
If you have been involved in a pedestrian accident in Toronto that you believe was caused by the negligent actions of the driver, you may have a right to pursue a legal claim. Working with an experienced personal injury lawyer will help make the road to compensation easy to navigate. The lawyers at Zayouna Law Firm have decades of experience helping victims of pedestrian accidents in Toronto negotiate with insurance companies and process successful tort claims.
Contact Zayouna Law Firm today to book a free consultation with one of our lawyers who will review your case, help you understand your rights, and inform you about your options moving forward.
If you have any questions and would like to schedule a call with our legal team for a FREE no-obligation consultation, contact us now. During this call you can ask any questions as it relates to your accident and/or claim and we'll discuss your options and possible outcomes.
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