Toronto Personal Injury Law Blog
A 56-year-old woman died and three other individual were injured in an Ontario bus accident on Jan. 14. The rollover accident happened around 10 p.m. on Highway 407. The woman was ejected from the bus and died at the scene, and one witness broke windows to help the driver and other individuals out of the bus. The driver and two other passengers were transferred to the hospital while two other passengers were uninjured.
The bus, which was headed toward York University, went over the guardrail near Weston Road.… Continue Reading
In Ontario, all insurance policies carry what is termed Statutory Accident Benefits Coverages, which mandates the provision of certain categories of benefits in the event someone is injured in an automobile accident. Under the law, people who are injured or the families of those killed may be compensated for certain types of losses.
By filing a claim with the at-fault driver’s policy, injured people may receive money to replace lost income. If a person does not have wages from work and is not a caregiver, he or she may still be able to receive compensation if he or she is no longer able to carry on normally.… Continue Reading
Two public transportation vehicles in the capital of Ontario collided on Dec. 27, authorities reported. Four people were injured in the accident, which reportedly occurred just after 10 a.m. at the Toronto intersection of Danforth Avenue and Main Street.
According to authorities, a bus that had just departed from Toronto Transit Commission’s central depot attempted to turn left onto eastbound Danforth Avenue when it collided with a TTC streetcar that was traveling north on Main Street. The force of the impact derailed the streetcar and damaged both vehicles, reportedly.… Continue Reading
Officials indicated that a 39-year-old truck driver responsible for a fatal accident in June turned himself into police on Dec. 17. He is now facing multiple charges, including dangerous driving causing death.
The accident reportedly occurred when the 39-year-old man was driving a transport truck on westbound Highway 401 and hit another westbound vehicle, a Toyota Corolla, near the Thickson Road exit. Two passengers were in the Toyota, one of whom, a 29-year-old man, was killed on account of the highway crash.… Continue Reading
According to police, a Dec. 27 accident involving two Toronto Transit Commission vehicles, a bus and a streetcar, left four individuals injured. The investigation into the cause of the collision is reportedly ongoing.
The two-vehicle accident transpired at about 10:15 a.m. That is when the southbound bus purportedly struck the northbound streetcar at the intersection of Danforth Avenue and Main Street. Officials said the bus was attempting to make a left turn at the time of the crash. Emergency personnel took four individuals to hospitals, where they were treated for minor injuries.… Continue Reading
Drivers, passengers and other road users who are injured in Ontario vehicle accidents are entitled to paid non-professional health care services by automobile insurers under the Statutory Accident Benefit Schedule of the Insurance Act. However, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care might cover other expenses.
Some of the health care services that automobile insurers may pay for are community support such as caregivers, social or recreational services, transportation and meals, and home repair and maintenance. They might also pay for attendant care, homemaking and personal support services such as house cleaning, preparing meals, laundry and personal hygiene assistance.… Continue Reading
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