Fatal Traffic Accidents

Careless Driving – Fatal Traffic Accidents

In the case of  Fatal Traffic Accidents, the police investigate the collision and also determine who is at fault for the accident and why it happened.

When death or serious injuries take place at an accident than a police officer with specialized training and knowledgeable in Fatal Traffic Accidents will investigate the collision.


Levels of Investigators in Fatal Traffic Accidents:

  1. Level One Fatal Traffic Accidents Investigator – Has taken an introductory course on accident investigation

  2. Level Two Fatal Traffic Accidents Investigator – This investigator has taken a more detailed course including speed and skid mark analysis

  3. Level Three Fatal Traffic Accidents Investigator – This investigator received detailed training- the means years of experience

  4. Level Four Fatal Traffic Accidents Investigator – This is an investigator that has received the highest qualification for a police officer – extensive experience and training

Investigations in Fatal Traffic Accidents

The Police Will:

  • Gather statements from all witnesses

  • Gather detailed measurements of the accident scene

  • Take photos of the scene of the collision and the vehicles involved

  • Have a licensed mechanic examine vehicles involved  for mechanical issues

  • Appear at an autopsy

  • Examine the case with a Prosecutor before laying any charges

  • Assemble a detailed report of Fatal Traffic Accidents

Criminal Charges in Fatal Traffic Accidents

For the most part criminal charges are not laid for Fatal Traffic Accidents. —

In order for criminal charges to be laid the Prosecution has to prove that the driver intended to commit the act.  This means that the driver meant to do something and planned the act, that caused the fatality.

Criminal charges are only laid by the police and only if there is a “marked departure from the standard of care expected from an ordinary driver”


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Call D.C. Paralegal Services and you’ll speak to:

  • Former law enforcement officers, and paralegals with decades of experience in the Ontario Provincial courts

  • Licensed employees by the Law Society of Upper Canada

  • Employees with court experience in Fatal Traffic Accident and Careless Driving tickets

  • Professionals that have helped and been very successful in challenging and winning careless driving tickets

  • Experienced paralegals that have over 10 years experience in the Ontario Courts.

We have the knowledge and background that we can go over your case, explain the consequences of the Fatal Traffic Accidents and how we can help you put forward a winning defence.


D.C. Paralegal Service is unique because:

  1. We have a client portal that gives our clients the power to see updates with their case online.

  2. We have Paralegals all over Ontario working for us

  3. We don’t take on cases that we know you are able to handle on your own

Your case will always receive:

  • Personalized Attention

  • We do everything we can to win your ticket

  • We ensure that your insurance rates to not increase

  • We file court documents and motions

  • We obtain the disclosure and  any police reports

  • You are represented at any court appearances and at trial

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