Car Accidents & Personal Injury

Car accident collisions and personal injury law - Mackesy Smye

Posted In

Vehicle Accidents

Cars, cars, and more cars everywhere. While most Canadians can’t imagine their lives without cars, car accidents have become a regular occurrence in the world.Fortunately for consumers, cars are becoming increasingly safe due to technological advancements and consumer demand for safer vehicles.Despite this, car accidents remain a significant cause of death and injury for many Canadians.

Many Ontarians involved in car accidents are unsure of what their rights and options are to recover compensation for their injuries, and how to begin the process of accessing compensation and benefits.For example, many people are unaware that accident victims may be able to recover compensation and benefits from their own insurer regardless of who was at fault.Common questions accident victims have following car accidents include:

  • Will insurance cover the damage to my vehicle?
  • Will my medical expenses be covered or reimbursed by insurance?
  • What are my obligations to report the accident to my insurer?, and
  • Can I recover for wages lost as a result of the accident?

Pursuing a claim for damages in Ontario can be very difficult for those inexperienced in the law. Securing your rights to recover compensation and benefits after a car accident requires intimate knowledge of Ontario’s laws, courts, and tribunals.

Having access to a knowledgeable legal team may be crucial in helping you navigate the complex laws and procedures to reach a favourable outcome in your case.Your personal injury lawyer can file a lawsuit on your behalf, organize the evidence, initiate settlement discussions, and will advocate for your rights throughout the whole process.

If you have been involved in a car accident and have questions about your rights, please contact us by completing this secure online contact form

Or by calling us at 1-905-525-2341 for your free no-obligation consultation with one of our experienced lawyers.

Related Articles

suing for injuries on an atv, jetski, dirtbike, sport boat, or other high risk vehicle

High-Risk Vehicles & Personal Injury Law

If you’re injured by a third party, what rights do you have? Can you sue for pain and suffering as you would in an auto accident? It’s different for both off-road vehicles and watercraft. In this article, we explain the differences and also give some great advice for staying safe off-road and on the water.

Read Article
safest mid-sized cars

Vehicle Safety: Which Cars Rank the Highest?

Every car maker claims to manufacture cars with safety in mind. Using IIHS safety testing, learn what mid-size cars rate as the safest, by reading this post which compares top rated safety vehicles and highlights their features.

Read Article
Road conditions and accidents

Did Road Conditions Cause your Accident?

Did Road Conditions Contribute to your Accident? Read this post to better understand how road conditions could have contributed to a motor vehicle accident, and how to pursue legal action against the parties that were responsible.

Read Article
road maintenance personal injuries

The Role of Road Maintenance in Accidents

A municipality is responsible for providing regular and proper road maintenance. If an accident resulted from negligent road maintenance, a victim can seek damages from the municipality. A personal injury lawyer can help motor vehicle accident victims navigate the complex legalities - learn more by reading our post.

Read Article
times of day car accidents happen - personal injury

When are Motor Vehicle Accidents Most Prevalent?

If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, you should consult a personal injury lawyer immediately. Read this post to learn more about personal injury law in Ontario and how to proceed with filing a case.

Read Article
accidents and personal injury on public transit

Public Transportation: Hurt as a Passenger?

if you’re injured as a taxi or public transit passenger, you could seek damages. Suing a private or commercial entity is challenging, read this post to learn more about Ontario personal injury law and how to proceed with filing a case.

Read Article
Templates Library
Loading, Please wait...
The Library cannot be open, please try it again later.
This field is required.
Invalid email format.
Some of the fields are not filled or invalid.
Form Template
Select a Form Template
Available fields in the selected template: