At the time of a motor vehicle accident, an identified driver might be held responsible for a single collision. In the case of a defective product, a long line of victims might get hurt by the replication of one particularly dangerous defect. Sometimes all those victims get together and file a class action lawsuit.
The law in Ontario pushes some residents of that Province to ask the question that can be found in this article’s title. Such residents have experienced a loss, as the result of a car accident.
In a personal injury claim, the responsible party gets charged with having been negligent. According to the claimant’s allegation, that same party was careless and neglectful at a specific time or in a specific situation. That party’s negligence then caused the damage to the victim, the person that filed the claim. Someone targeted by such... Read More
An accident can result in damage to specific victims and to particular pieces of property. Insurance companies consider all types of damage, when calculating the worth for a given accident, one for which the victims have filed a personal injury claim.
Canadians enjoy taking part in outdoor activities. Some of them travel over all types of terrain using an ATV. Unfortunately, travel over certain types of terrain can increase the chances for an accident.
The legal system expects an accident settlement to provide a victim with a way to regain the financial security that he or she enjoyed prior to the accident. Still, no settlement can help a claimant/victim to recover all the time and effort that was expended, during the quest for a fair compensation.
An insurance company has promised to provide financial support to a policy holder that has suffered a covered loss. Still, that fact does not prevent the same insurance company from working to minimize the extent of that loss.
In Ontario, no driver can sue another driver, but, if you get hit while on the road, you can file a claim with your own insurance company. You can use that lawsuit to obtain money for repairs to a damaged vehicle or replacement of a totaled vehicle.
While a driver does not always have to report an accident to the police, it helps to recognize the times when such an action does become necessary.
It can prove difficult to assign any number or measurement to negligence. Yet that is exactly what a judge needs to do in a courtroom where the verdict in a personal injury case gets decided.