Have you been injured in a Kitchener car accident that was caused by another driver?
You may be entitled to compensation for property damage, medical bills, lost wages and more. A Kitchener car accident lawyer can help you determine what your legal rights are and if the merits of your claim warrant filing a lawsuit.
Types of Car Accidents
As Kitchener celebrated 100 years of city-hood in 2012, it also celebrated a revitalized downtown area where pedestrian friendly sidewalks and bike racks were added to encourage other modes of transportation. This also increased the risk of pedestrian and bicycle accidents.
Some other common types of car accidents in Kitchener include:
The long stretch of highway in the area can also lead to multi-vehicle accidents, also known as pileups. In March 2014, a 20-car pileup was reported on Highway 201 near Kitchener.
Causes of Car Accidents
The circumstances of each auto collision can vary, particularly the causes of the accident. Some of the most common causes of car accidents in Kitchener include:
If you or a loved one has been involved in an auto accident, seek medical attention right away to determine if you have been injured. You will also need to contact your insurance company to report the collision.
Speaking with a Kitchener car accident lawyer can help you determine what your legal rights are if you have been the victim of a careless auto accident. Contact our lawyers today at (866) 320-4770 for more information on how we can help you.
Common Car Accident Injuries
According to the Ministry of Transportation, more than 1,000 people were injured in Kitchener in 2010 due to an auto accident. Many of these accidents were caused by negligent or reckless driving which means that the victim was likely unaware that the accident was about to occur.
The sudden force of an unexpected impact can lead to a number of injuries, including (but not limited to):
It is important that auto accident victims seek medical assistance directly following a collision as some types of injuries may not be visible. Additionally, adrenaline rushes and shock can prevent the victim from experiencing pain, weakness, dizziness and other symptoms commonly associated with various auto accident injuries.
Contact our Kitchener Car Accident Lawyers Today
If you or a loved one has been injured in a Kitchener car accident, contact the personal injury lawyers at the law offices of Greg Monforton & Partners today. We understand how difficult this time can be for victims of auto accidents and their families, and believe that negligent drivers must be held responsible for their actions.
Our entire staff is dedicated to fighting for the rights of injury victims who deserve justice and compensation for their suffering. For more than 30 years, our law firm has been helping personal injury victims throughout Ontario fight for their rights.
We proudly serve those in Kitchener and the surrounding areas, including:
We proudly offer 100% FREE case reviews and work on a contingency basis, this means we only get paid when we win. For more information on your legal options, contact us at (866) 320-4770. A member of our intake team will connect you with one of our lawyers best suited in handling your claim after collecting some preliminary information.
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Injured in a Kitchener auto accident? Contact us today (866) 320-4770.