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Finding the Best Accident Lawyer to Help You After a Rural Crash Occurs

By cjp
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When asked the question: “Where would you want to live when you grow up—the city or the country?” What is the answer that first comes to mind? Are you pro-city life with your small condo apartment, easy access to anything you need around you, with public transportation getting you from A to B; or maybe you’re a private person, wanting more property, lower costs, and a small friendly community surrounding you. The country life and the city life are both very different ways to live, and it’s up to you to decide what’s right for your lifestyle.

 

A statistic that might influence your decision is one that might be surprising: two-thirds of all accidents causing death happen on rural roads, where speed limits are faster and the roads are not lit. However, more traffic accidents occur in the city when the speed limit is 60km/h or less, but these accidents do not usually result in death. Country roads are usually not as well kept as city roads, and animals can run out into the middle of the road causing serious accidents as well.

 

Hiring the Best Accident Lawyer to Help You with Your Case

It is stated that between 1995 and 1999, 22 percent of deaths on rural roads were caused by crashes at intersections (Transport Canada Road Safety Directorate, Spring 2005). If you happen to be involved in a crash on a rural road and you were not at-fault in the accident, it is important to find the best accident lawyer that is a fit for you and your case. A Toronto personal injury lawyer will make sure that the evidence is collected immediately. Skid marks, damage to vegetation on the side of the road, paint scrapes, speed data, and concerns from witnesses are all forms of evidence that will help prove that another car was at-fault in the accident.

 

If you have been involved in a rural car accident, book a free consultation with a Toronto personal injury lawyer from Sokoloff, and begin building up evidence for your case today. 

 

Sources:

https://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/motorvehiclesafety/saferoads-ruralroads-index-59.htm

https://www.tc.gc.ca/media/documents/roadsafety/rural_intersection_safety_handbook.pdf