Pedestrian Injury Attorney in London, Belleville, and Fergus Ontario
Accidents that involve pedestrians more often than not result in serious injuries to the pedestrian, and have the potential of becoming long-term and even life-long impairments. As resilient the human body is, a heavy object moving at speed can cause irreparable harm to a pedestrian in the event of an accident. These types of collisions can have a numerous contributing factors at the source. Poor weather, road construction, poorly lit intersections, as well as driver and pedestrian negligence can act as potential factors contributing to the accident.
Pedestrian accident victims almost always will require emergency medical treatment and potentially long periods of rehabilitation that can be quite costly. Because of the nature of these accidents, it Is typical for the pedestrian to not be able to work for a prolonged period of time following the collision, which means the loss of wages can place and undue financial and therefore emotional stress on the victim and their family.
The law governing accidents involving pedestrians is for the most part identical to the legislation governing other motor vehicle accident except for one major exception. The responsibility of proving their innocence falls on the driver instead of the pedestrian which allows victims of pedestrian accidents potentially receive substantially higher amounts of compensation.
If you or a loved one became the victims of a pedestrian accident, contact the legal team at PC Injury law. We will provide you with a free consultation and advise you of your rights and options. We have won countless cases all over the province of Ontario and can help you and your loved ones. We will ensure that you receive the compensation you are rightfully entitled to by law. Your rights are our passion; call us today to experience the PC Injury law difference. You don’t pay unless we win your case.