Pedestrian makes a Claim against her own insurance company for a freakish accident under the The Insurance Act.

February 28, 2013, Kitchener, Ontario

Posted by: Robert Deutschmann, Personal Injury Lawyer

While walking along a sidewalk the Plaintiff struck her head on a pole protruding from a parked pick-up truck.

The Defendant argued that this was not an accident under the Insurance Act, specifically under the Family Protection Endorsement, or under the uninsured provisions.

The Judge ruled that the for an accident to have occurred the Plaintiff would have to have been 'struck' or 'hit' per the definitions of the Act. The Plaintiff's case was dismissed. 

Posted under Personal Injury, Car Accidents, Truck Accidents

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