Can I Sue If I Was Hit By A Car While Jay-Walking

Can I Sue If I Was Hit By Car While Jay-Walking Can I sue if I was hit by a car while jay-walking? Yes, you absolutely can. And if you’ve been injured as a pedestrian who has been hit by a car then you should seriously consider doing so. Just because you were walking (or biking) outside of a designated crossing area, does not give cars … Continued

Pedestrian Safety During COVID-19

Pedestrian Safety During COVID-19 It’s a year into the COVID-19 pandemic and many of us have started going for walks to break up the day, to get some exercise or to safely visit with friends and family. If you’re really bored, you could consider taking up racewalking – it’s actually an Olympic sport! Whether you’re speed walking or going … Continued

Hit-and-run, am I covered?

hit-and-run, am i covered Victims of hit-and-run accidents are covered in Ontario, with some exceptions, whether they are a pedestrian, cyclist, or a motorist pursuant to the unidentified motorist provisions found in the Insurance Act and O.A.P. Standard Automobile Policy. Generally speaking, a victim can claim Statutory Accident Benefits (“SABs”) and pursue a tort claim to recover damages for … Continued

Can Distracted Walking Hurt Your Case?

By Lucy Jackson

Can Distracted Walking Hurt Your Case Lucy Jackson Final Can “distracted walking” hurt your case? We have all experienced walking on the sidewalk and being stuck behind a “slow walker” or unexpectedly being bumped into by someone with their head down and eyes glued to their phone screen. Although this can be a mere inconvenience for some pedestrians, what does it mean for pedestrian … Continued