There have been considerable steps taken to improve the safety of roads throughout The Greater Toronto Area. These include the introduction of speed cameras, improved signage, road repairs, and safety features in cars, e.g. airbags.
However, in spite of these measures car accidents still happen, and can often cause serious Personal Injury and Long Term Disability. They affect a wide range of road users which includes motorists, pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists, and anyone using public transit.
It is easy to become distracted by something or to take your eye off the road but if you do then the consequences can be devastating.
TYPES OF ROAD ACCIDENTS:
- and many more!
These are all types of accidents which sadly, all too often occur on our roads. If you are involved in a car accident then you may suffer only a mild injury, but many other people are seriously injured which can result in a lifelong or long-term disability.
This is where compensation can help. It can be used to cover the costs of nursing care, additional support, e.g. physiotherapy, and any other related expenses.
It cannot undo the damage caused or restore someone to their previous state of health but it can lessen the impact, for example, cover the costs of 24-hour care.