Scarborough Car Accident Lawyer
Actions can have severe consequences. Injurious or fatal car accidents often occur when negligent drivers fail to consider the potential impact these actions can have on the lives of others.
The average negligent driver does not set off on the road to intentionally harm other road-users. Instead, negligent drivers cause considerable damage to other road-users by practicing unsafe, bad habits behind the wheel and by failing to take the safety of other community members into consideration while operating their vehicles. Small, commonplace infractions like texting while driving, speeding, failing to check blind spots before changing lanes, eating while the car is in motion, and other violations of traffic rules could have earth-shattering consequences for other drivers, their passengers, motorcycle riders, cyclists, pedestrians, and other road-users.
In accordance with the province’s Highway Traffic Act, motor vehicle operators are required by law to proceed with reasonable caution at all times and obey local traffic laws so as to reduce the risk of injury-causing or fatal car accidents. If someone’s violation of the rules of the road causes a collision in which another road-users sustains injuries, the at-fault driver might be considered negligent and, therefore, responsible for damages incurred by their injured victim.
Distracted driving is now the most common cause of deadly car accidents throughout the province. Despite robust educational initiatives to educate both beginner and seasoned drivers alike about the dangers of texting while driving and other distractions that could steal their focus from the road, the number of car accidents caused by this form of negligence continues to rise.
Other common forms of negligence that frequently cause injurious or fatal accidents include:
- Driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs
- Changing lanes improperly
- Ignoring traffic signs/signals
- Reckless driving
- Fatigued driving
- Eating while driving
- And more
Those who are fortunate enough to survive a severe collision caused by a negligent driver often sustain a number of injuries to varying degrees of severity. These injuries can adversely affect all aspects of an accident victim’s life, including their physical abilities, mental health, social relationships, future earning capabilities, and financial stability. In Scarborough, injuries often sustained as a result of motor vehicle collisions include:
- Soft tissue injuries
- Broken or fractured bones
- Cuts and lacerations
- Strains and sprains
- Musculoskeletal injuries
- Facial and dental injuries
- Internal organ damage
- Neck and back injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- And more
If you sustained compensable injuries in a crash caused by a negligent driver, you might be eligible to recover compensation. To learn more, take advantage of a free initial consultation with our Scarborough car accident lawyers by calling 1-800-JUSTICE today.
Contact Our Car Accident Lawyers Serving Scarborough Today
During a free initial consultation with our Scarborough car accident lawyers, you will have the opportunity to review the manner in which your collision took place and receive personalized, case-specific feedback about your legal options.
To speak with our car accident lawyers serving Scarborough in a cost-free, no-obligation first meeting, contact Preszler Injury Lawyers.