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Pedestrian Accidents

The unfortunate truth is that motor vehicle accidents which tend to include a pedestrian will almost always end with severe injuries. They can take place for a range of different causes like negligence, improperly maintained roadways or poor weather conditions, for example. The first one is far more common, however. No one is immune to accidents of the kind and pedestrians are regularly injured in collisions. In Ontario the driver bares the responsibility to look out for the pedestrian as they are always far more exposed and considerably more vulnerable. This is why a pedestrian who has been involved in an accident of the kind is thoroughly entitled to compensation for the damages that he has had to sustain. This is why GPC Injury Law will properly represent your rights and is going to ensure that you get the compensation you are entitled to.

Injuries After the Accident

Our professional injury lawyers are aware that the outcome of a pedestrian accident could be particularly devastating and it could even result in the death of someone. There are different types of injuries which could come to light as a consequence from an accident like this. If you or your loved one has been injured in a pedestrian-motorist accident, head or brain injury is usually what’s most troublesome. Even though we can’t prevent these injuries from happening, we can make sure that you and your family gets the legal compensation that you are entitled to. There are a lot of injuries which are associated with these types of accidents, including:

Lethal Injuries

asphyxia related to being run over by a motor vehicle

traumatic injury to the brain

multiple traumatic injuries

crushing blows to the head

significant blunt force trauma directly to the head

Injuries which are not fatal

sprains

orthopedic injuries

concussions

spinal and back injuries

lacerations, as well as contusions

No, if you weren’t responsible for the accident, you can claim no-fault benefits under the at-fault party’s insurance policy. You can also bring the case directly to the insurance company if the driver was actually negligent.

At GPC Injury Law, we are well aware that the victims from pedestrian accidents commonly need intensive medical care and extensive rehabilitation. When you combine this with the loss of wages, the piling medical bills as well as the feeling of emotionally and financially overwhelmed, the entire situation gets rather difficult to bear. That is why it is important to work with our legal firm as we have the experience in negotiations and at trials.

This is why you should contact GPC Injury Law right away in order to get a free consultation if you are someone close to you has been involved in an accident of this kind. We’ve properly managed and represent hundreds of victims from Ontario and we have won millions of dollars worth in compensation for them.