• For all General and Office Inquires Call: 1-905-564-5953

Throughout the Toronto area individuals walk to get from one place to another. Whether someone walks as a mode of transportation or for exercise, there are certain dangers related to the activity. One of those dangers is being struck by a vehicle.

Pedestrian accidents can happen anywhere, at anytime, to individuals of all ages. In the worst cases they lead to the death of the pedestrian. Toronto has seen a total of 22 such deaths so far this year. A majority of those deaths involved individuals over the age of 55.

According to a report issued by the pedestrian safety program at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, this is an issue for older individuals in Canada. More specifically, the study reported that despite there being a decrease in the number of pedestrian deaths throughout the nation, they are actually higher when it comes to the elderly. It found that pedestrians over the age of 55 were involved in 77 percent of the deaths.

While there are likely multiple reasons for this, a weaker body is often to blame. According to a Toronto a police Constable, following such an incident, deaths later occur despite seemingly minor injuries.

When driver error is to blame for such an incident occurring, it is possible that the family of those left behind could decide to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the driver. While these claims cannot bring back a loved one who has died, it may provide closure and make it easier for those family members to move forward with their lives.

SEE OUR RESULTS

$2M

Head Injury

Truck Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial /Tribunal hearing

$1.06M

Pedestrian Head Injury

Truck Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1M

Elbow fracture

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1M

Psychological and Shoulder Injury

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1.3M

Psychological and Chronic Pain

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1.025M

Psychological and Knee Injury

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1.5M

Psychiatric and TBI

Car Accident

Settled without the need of a Trial

$1M 443K

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

Please note that past results are not necessarily indicative of future results and
litigation outcomes will vary according to the facts of individual cases.

24/7 Emergency Hotline for Injury Victims Only

1-416-625-2636



For all General and Office Inquires

1-905-564-5953



Fax: 905 564 5903

Our Offices Satellite Offices

TORONTO

(Satellite Office)

3280 Danforth Avenue
Toronto, ON M1L 1C3

Toll Free: 877-345-0541
Map & Directions

MISSISSAUGA HEAD OFFICE
5100 Dixie Road
Mississauga, ON L4W 1C9

Toll Free: 877-345-0541
Mississauga Law Office Map

Satellite Offices

HAMILTON

(Satellite Office)

948 Main Street East
Hamilton, ON L8M 1M8

Toll Free: 877-345-0541
Map & Directions


 

SCARBOROUGH

(Satellite Office)

305 Milner Avenue, Suite 203
Toronto, ON M1B 3V4

Map & Directions


 

RICHMONDHILL

(Satellite Office)

Call Now