There are reports that a woman from Missisauga and a four year-old boy have died as a result of a single vehicle crash in Florida. This fatal car accident involving Canadians occurred on I-95 near Jacksonville, Florida. Early reports have identified the victims as Ayaan Haque and Nazia Hossain. Apparently, the involved vehicle veered off the highway and collided with a tree.
First and foremost, we offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the victims of this tragic accident. Sadly, this tragedy is a reminder that serious accidents can occur any time and any place.
In fatal car accidents involving Canadians in Florida, the victim's family members will be entitled to advance insurance claims for their losses. Depending on the auto insurance policy involved, the claims may proceed partly or wholy within Ontario. Where the vehicle involved is registered to Ontario, or if the at-fault vehicle has insufficient insurance coverage, the claim can advance against an Ontario auto insurance policy for underinsured motorist coverage.
Accident claims involving Canadians injured in Florida are unique, and you should seek the advice of a lawyer. If you have lost a loved one due to a Florida car accident, we may be able to help you secure insurance benefits. For a Free Consultation contact us at 416-900-1070.
Andrew Iacobelli is a lawyer, licensed to practice law in Florida, Michigan and Ontario. Andrew restricts his practice to the representation of individuals that have been seriously injured.