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While fall and winter may be the most beautiful time of the year in Ontario, it is undeniably also the most dangerous time on the roads. Records show a definite increase in car accidents at this time of the year, and many of those involve pedestrians. Pedestrians are often chastised for their mistakes, and a recent proposal may make it illegal for pedestrians to be distracted by mobile phones.

Records apparently show that a significant percentage of auto-pedestrian accidents occur at intersections. In most instances, the right-of-way was that of the pedestrian. Even though most people are likely aware of the increased risk when moving about at this time of the year, life goes on. Most people cannot avoid walking, cycling or driving, and the only advice is to take extra care and be vigilant. Particular attention is necessary during the evening rush hour that happens mostly after dark.

Certain things count against pedestrians at this time, such as the reduced daylight hours, which force people to be out and about when it is more difficult for drivers and pedestrians to see each other. Most people tend to wear darker clothes in the winter, and pedestrians often wear ear muffs, hoods, caps or hats to keep warm. This makes them less visible and might impair their hearing. It is also not uncommon for pedestrians to rush to get out of the cold -- making slip and fall incidents more prevalent.

Ontario victims of the negligence of others that led to car accidents, and subsequent injuries and losses, may have questions about their rights to pursue financial relief through the civil justice system. The best place to get those questions answered is a law firm where the lawyers are experienced in dealing with auto-pedestrian accidents. A lawyer can explain the rights of the victim and the steps to be taken to navigate a personal injury lawsuit for recovery of damages.

While fall and winter may be the most beautiful time of the year in Ontario, it is undeniably also the most dangerous time on the roads. Records show a definite increase in car accidents at this time of the year, and many of those involve pedestrians. Pedestrians are often chastised for their mistakes, and a recent proposal may make it illegal for pedestrians to be distracted by mobile phones.

Records apparently show that a significant percentage of auto-pedestrian accidents occur at intersections. In most instances, the right-of-way was that of the pedestrian. Even though most people are likely aware of the increased risk when moving about at this time of the year, life goes on. Most people cannot avoid walking, cycling or driving, and the only advice is to take extra care and be vigilant. Particular attention is necessary during the evening rush hour that happens mostly after dark.

Certain things count against pedestrians at this time, such as the reduced daylight hours, which force people to be out and about when it is more difficult for drivers and pedestrians to see each other. Most people tend to wear darker clothes in the winter, and pedestrians often wear ear muffs, hoods, caps or hats to keep warm. This makes them less visible and might impair their hearing. It is also not uncommon for pedestrians to rush to get out of the cold -- making slip and fall incidents more prevalent.

Ontario victims of the negligence of others that led to car accidents, and subsequent injuries and losses, may have questions about their rights to pursue financial relief through the civil justice system. The best place to get those questions answered is a law firm where the lawyers are experienced in dealing with auto-pedestrian accidents. A lawyer can explain the rights of the victim and the steps to be taken to navigate a personal injury lawsuit for recovery of damages.

Life Changing Results & Settlements*

$2
Million

Head Injury

Truck Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial /Tribunal hearing

$1.06
Million

Pedestrian Head Injury

Truck Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1
Million

Elbow fracture

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1
Million

Psychological and Shoulder Injury

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1.3
Million

Psychological and Chronic Pain

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1.025
Million

Psychological and Knee Injury

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1.5
Million

Psychiatric and TBI

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1.43
Million

Femur Fracture

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$500K

Long Term Disability

Age 55 Denied LTD

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1.8
Million

Fatality Accident

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

250K

Psychological/Depression

LTD

Settled without the need of a Trial

725K

Soft tissues & psychological injury

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

Life Changing Results & Settlements*

$2
Million

Head Injury

Truck Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial /Tribunal hearing

$1.06
Million

Pedestrian Head Injury

Truck Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1
Million

Elbow fracture

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1
Million

Psychological and Shoulder Injury

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1.3
Million

Psychological and Chronic Pain

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1.025
Million

Psychological and Knee Injury

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1.5
Million

Psychiatric and TBI

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1.43
Million

Femur Fracture

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$500K

Long Term Disability

Age 55 Denied LTD

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1.8
Million

Fatality Accident

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

250K

Psychological/Depression

LTD

Settled without the need of a Trial

725K

Soft tissues & psychological injury

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

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Muhammad M. Alam

Muhammad M. Alam

Founder & Managing Barrister

Muhammad M. Alam is a Barrister-at-Law of Osgoode Hall in Toronto and he is the Founder and Managing Barrister of Alam Law Firm. Muhammad is passionate of ADR in litigations. He holds designation of a “Qualified Mediator” as well as a “Qualified Arbitrator” and a member of ADR Institute of Canada and ADR Institute of Ontario.

M. Aftab Alam

M. Aftab Alam

Managing Barrister

M. Aftab Alam holds a Bachelors of Engineering in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Ryerson University, a Bachelors in law , LL.B, and a Masters in law, LL.M from Osgoode Hall Law School.

Laurencia Fasoyiro

Laurencia Fasoyiro

Senior Lawyer

Laurencia Fasoyiro is a Barrister and Solicitor with Alam Law Firm, PC. She has over 15 years of combined experience practicing law in Texas U.S.A and Ontario, Canada. She is a member of the law society of Upper Canada and a member of the State Bar of Texas.

Laurencia Fasoyiro

Naina Tandon

Associate

Naina Tandon obtained her Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) and Law Degree from the University of Delhi in 1985 and 1988, respectively. Upon being called to the bar in 1988, she practiced law in New Delhi, India, with a reputable law firm, C..R. Dua & Associates, for several years before relocating to Canada.

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