Pedestrian Accident Lawyer

Pedestrians have rights on the roadways just as motorists do. Part of your rights as a pedestrian is to obtain compensation for injuries sustained a a motor vehicle accident. Pedestrian accidents may occur in crosswalks, intersections, roadways, driveways or parking lots. Poor weather conditions and inadequate lighting may also cause pedestrian accidents. 

Our personal injury lawyers understand how vulnerable pedestrians are when involved in a collision with a motor vehicle. Unfortunately, a high percentage of pedestrian accidents result in long term injuries, serious orthopaedic injuries, catastrophic injuries and even death. Catastrophic injuries may include internal injuries, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries or multiple fractures.

Pedestrian Accident Injuries

As an Ontario pedestrian, if you have been injured in an accident, you have a right to compensation. Our personal injury lawyers will help you claim your compensation for your pedestrian accident injuries by filing a tort claim, meaning a claim against the at-fault driver, in addition to an accident benefits claim. Ontario is one of several provinces that will allow you to sue the at fault driver while simultaneously filing for accident benefits. 

You must notify the automobile insurance company of your intention to file a claim within 7 days of the date of your pedestrian accident. If you wish to file a tort claim, you must inform the at-fault driver within 120 days from the date of your pedestrian accident.Your pedestrian accident lawsuit must be filed within 2 years. 

If you or a loved one has been involved in a pedestrian accident, it is crucial that you obtain sound legal advice and counsel from an experienced and successful personal injury lawyer. At Maruszki Law, we understand pedestrian injury law and have successfully advocated for numerous clients involving all manner of pedestrian accident injuries. Your pedestrian accident claim is subject to legal timelines. Contact Miguel Maruszki at (416) 645-7418 or toll free at 1-888-558-168 as soon as you are able as witness accounts and the early preservation of facts are imperative to the issue of liability regarding your pedestrian accident lawsuit. 

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Pedestrian Accident Claim Process

Our personal injury lawyers will file a pedestrian accident claim and help you receive your rightfull compensation for your pedestrian accident injuries. We do this by filing a tort claim, meaning a claim against the at-fault driver, in addition to an accident benefits claim

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    Maruszki Law was founded with great insight into how insurance companies deal with injury victims. Miguel Maruszki spent the first part of his legal career as defence counsel to many major insurers at a leading insurance defence law firm in Downtown Toronto. Having an insider’s perspective allows Maruszki Law to take a practical and appropriate approach for each client’s case. Maruszki Law implements a strategic and tailored approach in developing and advancing the cases of its clients.
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    The lawyers of Maruszki Law have advocated on behalf of hundreds of clients, for both injury victims and also insurance companies. Our lawyers have experience from both the perspective of those injured and the insurance companies responsible to pay their losses. Maruszki Law takes this experience to advance their clients’ cases and ensure their injuries and losses are compensated appropriately.
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4789 Yonge Street, Suite 520

Toronto ON, M2N 0G3

Phone:  416 645 7418

Fax: 416 645 7048

Toll Free: 1 888 558 1688