Pedestrian Accidents

The simple act of crossing the street can become a nightmare for pedestrians hit by cars. More than 4000 Ontario pedestrians are injured by cars in a typical year, and there are more than 100 pedestrian deaths in the province during that same span.

Many of these dangerous mishaps occur in the Greater Hamilton and South Western Ontario Area.

Pedestrians are in a very vulnerable position when struck by cars and other motor vehicles, and pedestrian accidents commonly result in serious medical conditions like broken bones, head injuries, spinal cord injuries, torn ligaments, and nagging neck and back injuries.

The struggle to recover from a pedestrian accident can be a very painful process that takes its toll upon the injury victim’s quality of life, income earning potential, and ability to function as a domestic care provider. The effect of these combined stresses can often leave injury victims feeling despondent and unable to find a clear way out of physical, emotional and financial turmoil.

At Mackesy Smye, we deliver the advice and the representation you need to regain a sense of control over your life. If you are a pedestrian who has been injured in a car crash or if there has been a pedestrian fatality in your family, our personal injury lawyers have the expertise to ensure that you receive the financial compensation that you deserve. Our law firm will work to obtain these results, and we ask for no fees until your case is resolved.

Our accident lawyers can help with cases of pedestrian accident.

After carefully examining your case, we will recommend an approach to advance your claim. Depending upon the specific circumstances, your claim may include compensation for lost income, pain and suffering, in addition to funds for medical rehabilitation care (both current and anticipated, as in the case of future therapy and/or home care).

Even if you are At Fault or the At Fault driver cannot be identified (as in a hit and run), our lawyers have the skills, experience and knowledge to obtain appropriate compensation.

Our team of personal injury specialists includes some of the most respected pedestrian accident lawyers in the country. We help to make certain that Ontario’s personal injury laws protect you and your family.

More Than 4,000 Ontario Pedestrians Are Injured By Cars In A Typical Year

Get Hamilton's Top Personal Injury Law Firm Working For You - Call Or Complete Our Secure Contact Form To Book A Free Consultation Today.

Mackesy Smye understands the sensitive nature of the information provided by our clients. In recognition of this fact, we have implemented SSL technology to our secure contact form. Your data will be carefully encrypted before it is transmitted over the internet.

I have read, understand and agree with the following:*

The materials provided on this site are for information purposes only. These materials constitute general information relating to areas of law familiar to our firm lawyers. They do NOT constitute legal advice or other professional advice and you may not rely on the contents of this website as such.

The contents of the website do not necessarily represent the opinions of Mackesy Smye LLP or its clients. If you require legal advice, you should retain competent legal counsel to advise you. Please be advised that the act of submitting an email through this website does not create a solicitor-client relationship between you and our firm nor does it constitute a retainer between us. If you would like to retain Mackesy Smye LLP, please contact one of our lawyers, who will be pleased to discuss whether our firm can assist you. A solicitor-client relationship will arise between you and our firm only if we specifically agree to act for you. Until we specifically agree to act for you on a matter, you should not provide us with any confidential information or material.

Thank you for your message
We have received your message and a member of our team will get back to you shortly.
Opps, Something went wrong
Your message hasn't been submitted because of some errors, please refresh the page and try again after some time.
Contact Our Personal Injury Expert Today
Carlo Tittarelli
C.D., B.Comm., LL.B.
T: 905-525-2341
F: (905) 525-6300
E: tittarelli@mackesysmye.com
Carlo C. Tittarelli - Personal Injury Lawyer

Recent Articles

personal injuries in a uber or lyft

Personal Injury Claims & Accidents Involving Uber or Lyft Drivers

When ridesharing becomes accident-sharing - who’s responsible for injuries when Lyft and Uber drivers are involved in a crash? For simple answers to this complex and complicated question, click here for our comprehensive guide to ridesharing injuries.

Read Article
Who can sue? Families of personal injury victims

Suing When a Family Member is Injured in an Accident

When someone gets hurt, family members drop everything to come to their aid, often at great expense. Thanks to the Family Law Act, there’s coverage for them in personal injury lawsuits as well. This article covers all you need to know about the FLA if you’re suing for personal injury and explains your rights.

Read Article
ontario motorcycle helmet laws

Personal Injury & Motorcycles: Helmet Laws in Ontario

Ontario motorcycle helmet laws - keep your head in the game. Learn why helmets are so important and the limited exemptions available. Read the full article for a full breakdown on helmet laws for motorcyclists riding on Ontario roads.

Read Article
How to file a personal injury lawsuit

How to File a Motor Vehicle Accident Personal Injury Claim

If you're an avid motorcyclist getting the bike tuned for another season of riding, this article explores the most important issues you should be aware of to keep yourself safe. From common causes of motorcycle accidents, to what to do if you are injured in an unpreventable accident.

Read Article
Fatal Motorcycle Personal Injury Law in Ontario

Motorcycle Accidents in Ontario

If you're an avid motorcyclist getting the bike tuned for another season of riding, this article explores the most important issues you should be aware of to keep yourself safe. From common causes of motorcycle accidents, to what to do if you are injured in an unpreventable accident.

Read Article
What is Distracted Driving? Ontario Laws and Personal Injury Laws

Distracted Driving 101

If you're an avid motorcyclist getting the bike tuned for another season of riding, this article explores the most important issues you should be aware of to keep yourself safe. From common causes of motorcycle accidents, to what to do if you are injured in an unpreventable accident.

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: