A few tips in navigating the summer roads in Ontario

As a personal injury lawyer, I often see the unfortunate perils of car accidents and injuries. While I’m relieved that the dangerous winter driving conditions are behind us, it doesn’t seem to have an impact on the number of driving fatalities.

Myself, Jeremy Diamond, and the team at Diamond & Diamond looked further into this and discovered that fatalities are actually highest in clear visibility:

“The Ministry of Transportation published an Ontario Road Safety Annual Report that provides statistics on fatalities and road injuries. The report shows that fatalities in summer months are much higher, approximately double, than in winter months. In 2011, the MTO reported that approximately 84% of fatalities occurred in bright skies with clear visibility opposed to slippery or poor conditions.”

More can be found on the Diamond & Diamond Personal Injury Law Blog published by Sandra Zisckind.

 

Jeremy Diamond

Jeremy Diamond was called to the Bar in 2008 and practices in the areas of Plaintiff personal injury litigation in Toronto.In addition, Jeremy was called to the State Bar of Florida in 2002. Since then, he has practiced as a personal injury attorney in both Florida and in Ontario.Prior to being called, Jeremy obtained his Bachelor of Arts Degree from York University in 1995 with a special interest in psychology. Thereafter, in 2001 he received his Juris Doctoris at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School and also attended Osgoode Hall Law School.Jeremy has been working for the firm in different capacities since 1996 and is well versed in all areas of personal injury law. He has significant experience in helping clients with claims for motor vehicle accidents, occupiers liability matters, and representation of insured persons in first party accident benefit claims.

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