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Ontario Impaired Driving Lawyers


Were you Involved in an Accident Caused by Impaired or Distracted Driving? We Can Help.

Distracted or impaired driving accidents are caused by drivers who do not have their full attention on the road, possibly because of  texting, impaired cognitive function due to alcohol or drugs, or because the driver simply took their eyes off the road for a second too long and caused an accident. A distracted driving or impaired driving accident can result in significant and potentially life-changing injuries for those involved.

Strype Injury Law consists of highly experienced trial lawyers who have represented clients in hundreds of trials. We know  what it takes to be successful in proving liability in distracted or impaired driving accidents.

In Ontario, impaired driving is a serious offense. Our lawyers will examine every aspect of the case and work with a highly experienced team of medical professionals to obtain the information and insights we need to secure fair compensation.


What to Do After an Impaired Driving Accident

Step-by-Step process
  • Stay Calm. 
  • Call 911. This will alert police and ambulance services.
  • Check for injuries. If you feel that you have been seriously injured, do not try to move. Let the First Responders evaluate you and provide necessary care and support. It is important that if recommended,  you go to the hospital. Please proceed to the hospital right away. Hospital records are extremely important in evaluating which injuries occurred in the accident. The insurance industry often suggests that injuries had already existed or are not related to the accident because there was no initial complaint at the time of the accident. 
  • If the accident is minor or no major injuries are present, then move the vehicles to a safe area. Turn hazard lights on in all vehicles involved in the accident.
  • Call the police
  • Make notes of damages and take pictures.
  • Record or photograph the names, addresses, license plate numbers, vehicle information (make, model, year) of each vehicle involved in the accident, as well as insurance information.
  • Get information from any available witnesses, especially their names and contact information.
  • When able, Contact your insurance company.
  • It is absolutely vital that you begin a diary containing dates, times, places of medical treatment and insurance contacts.
  • It’s important to file a report and request Accident Benefits within 30 days of involvement in an impaired driving or distracted driving accident. If you’re a family member of an accident victim who is unable to file a claim themselves due to their injuries, talk to one of our car accident lawyers as soon as possible to ensure that a report is filed before the 30-day deadline.

How a Personal Injury Lawyer can Help After an Impaired or Distracted Driving Accident

Involvement in an impaired or distracted driving accident can devastate the victim and their loved ones. We understand that finding the right expert to advocate for you while trying to recover can be overwhelming, so we’re here to support you.

Strype Personal Injury Lawyers will negotiate with your insurance company and refer you to our extensive network of medical professionals to ensure that you receive the best treatment for injuries you have sustained in an impaired driving accident.

We will be your advocate and negotiate or litigate for as long as it takes for you to receive a reasonable settlement. We’ll work closely with you to ensure you receive all available benefits (accident, disability, third-party liability, or tort).