Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian Accident Lawyers in Grimsby, LaSalle and Amherstburg

In today’s modern world, we are constantly encouraged to multi-task. Stressed and distracted motorists get behind the wheel of their cars every second of every day. Add to that distraction alcohol or drug impairment, speeding, aggressive driving or not heeding traffic laws, and the roads can become a very dangerous place. It is no wonder that pedestrian accidents have been on the increase in Ontario.

The Vulnerability of the Pedestrian

Pedestrians are particularly vulnerable when it comes to accidents and can suffer catastrophic injuries at the hands of negligent drivers.

  • Fractures and orthopaedic injuries
  • Head or traumatic brain injuries
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Jaw or dental injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Wrongful death
  • Wrongful death

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If you have been involved in a pedestrian accident in Grimsby, LaSalle, Amherstburg or elsewhere in Ontario, you should seek the expertise of an injury lawyer. At Barapp Law Firm, we have decades of experience representing pedestrian injury victims and will diligently pursue your rights to compensation.

How Negligence Factors In

Because of their lack of protection, a pedestrian may suffer catastrophic injuries resulting in years of medical interventions and costs. Proving negligence in a pedestrian accident can be complicated, particularly since a pedestrian may not have even seen what happened.

Accident claims involving pedestrians are greatly dependent on the duty of care that both the driver and pedestrian have exercised. Both must follow the rules of the road with reasonable care. But in many cases, it is the driver of the car who has acted negligently.

Driver negligence can take many forms

  • Alcohol or drug impaired driving
  • Distracted driving
  • Aggressive driving
  • Speeding
  • Failure to stop at traffic lights,
  • Unsafe pulling out of driveways

Insurance is Often Not Enough

Victims of pedestrian accidents are entitled to insurance benefits regardless of fault. Unfortunately, these benefits are often not enough. Injuries due to negligence can qualify an accident victim for additional benefits.

The Right Resources

As the victim, you could be faced with overwhelming costs for medical attention and rehabilitation. You may not be able to return to work. This is when an expert legal team is your best line of defense. With our resources and network of medical experts, private investigators, accident reconstruction experts and expert witnesses, we can investigate the accident and represent your rights to compensation for your injuries.

A Legal Expert You Can Trust

At Barapp Law Firm, our pedestrian accident lawyers in Grimsby, LaSalle and Amherstburg have decades of experience representing the rights of victims of pedestrian accidents throughout Ontario. We work diligently to recover the maximum compensation for victims and their families so they can heal and get their lives back on track. Over our careers, we have recovered millions of dollars in financial compensation for our clients and their families. Call us for a free, no-obligation consultation today. You pay nothing unless we win.