Posts Tagged ‘compensation’

Child bicycle accident injuries

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Bicycle Accidents on: Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The first time a child gets behind the handlebars of his or her bicycle, Ontario parents will strap on as many safety apparatuses as they can in order to keep their child safe. They make sure their child has a suitable helmet, they put safety reflectors on the bicycle, they install blinking lights, and they […]

Truck driver heading to trial over fiery 2013 crash

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Wrongful Death on: Wednesday, March 25, 2015

On March 16, an Ontario tractor-trailer driver chose to go to trial to face charges stemming from a fatal 2013 accident that killed two men from Mississauga. The trial is scheduled for March 26 and 27. According to authorities, the defendant was driving a semi north on Hurontario Street around 4:15 a.m. when he smashed […]

49-year-old motorcycle rider involved in critical wreck

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Car Accidents on: Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Shortly before 1 p.m. on March 13, a 49-year-old Ontarian was involved in a serious traffic accident. Reports said that the incident occurred when the man, who was travelling south along the Hagersville section of Highway 6, was struck by an oncoming vehicle. According to descriptions of the accident, the northbound Pontiac that hit him […]

3-vehicle crash on London Road kills 1

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Car Accidents on: Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Ontario Provincial Police were investigating the scene of a fatal car accident involving three vehicles on March 4. The crash happened at around 6 a.m. on London Road, also known as Highway 4, between Crediton Road and Kirkton Road. A preliminary investigation that Huron County OPP and OPP West Region traffic collision investigators conducted revealed […]

3 injured when tractor-trailer rear-ended 2 vehicles

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Car Accidents on: Thursday, March 5, 2015

Three Ontario residents were hospitalised on Feb. 23 following a traffic accident at the intersection of Baseline Road and Manning Road in Tecumseh. The vehicles involved were travelling north on Manning Road when the minivan and car started to slow down. The tractor-trailer truck following behind them did not stop, crashing into the two vehicles […]

Ontario wrong-way accident kills 18-year-old man

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Car Accidents on: Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Authorities in Ontario have reported than an 18-year-old man was killed on Feb. 11 in a two-vehicle accident in Zorra Township. Oxford County police did not immediately give details about what may have caused the accident, and they reported that their investigation was ongoing. The second driver was also injured in the crash, but he […]

The effects of whiplash

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Car Accidents on: Friday, February 13, 2015

While car wrecks are common in areas like Ontario, most people are rarely prepared for the injuries that may ensue. Whiplash is a common injury that occurs when an individual’s head and neck are jarred from side to side, often the result of rear-end collisions. Several problems can extend from suffering whiplash, including disc herniation […]

Fiery crash in Ontario kills 2

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Car Accidents on: Thursday, February 5, 2015

Police report that two people from Calenonia were killed and two others were injured in an early morning three-vehicle crash on Jan. 28 near Hamilton. According to the report, the deadly accident took place on Highway 6 around 7 a.m. when an 18-year-old man driving a Volvo suddenly veered over into the opposite lanes and […]

Finding fault in car accidents after drivers run yellow lights

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Car Accidents on: Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Some Ontario residents may worry that a car will pull out in front of them while they are passing through an intersection. The question of who is at fault in cases where a car is running a yellow and causes another car to hit them may seem complicated. However, Ontario’s Highway Traffic Act provides some […]

Hands-free texting while driving still a danger

On behalf of: admin | Posted in: Car Accidents on: Thursday, January 15, 2015

Ontario drivers may think that hands-free texting while driving is less dangerous than hands-on texting, but at least one study has demonstrated that this is not the case. A 2013 study suggested that hands-free texting actually takes more time than hands-on texting and that the driver tends to look away from the road with a […]