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Alberta Fatal Accident Claims for Bereavement Increased

Bereavement Claims As of May 1st, 2013, the Province of Alberta under the Fatal Accidents Act, has increased the amount of bereavement surviving family members may claim for the wrongful death of a loved one [...]

By | October 18th, 2013|Categories: Fatal Accident Claims|0 Comments

DANGEROUS DRIVING CAUSING DEATH – Criminal Sentence

Our firm assists victims with civil actions obtaining compensation when a loved one is killed in a motor vehicle accident. However, at the same time the party at fault is very often charged with criminal [...]

By | September 9th, 2013|Categories: Fatal Accident Claims|0 Comments

NFL Former Players Agree to Settle Concussion Lawsuit

The NFL Concussion Lawsuit 2014 The National Football League has agreed to pay $765 million to settle a lawsuit brought by more than 4,500 former players with dementia and other health problems caused by concussions [...]

By | September 5th, 2013|Categories: Personal Injury Claims and Damages|0 Comments

Liability for Sports Related Concussions or Brain Injury

Concussions in Sports Liability for concussions in sports is a growing area in Canadian law, as it should be. For too long Canadian amateur sports organizations have been negligent with respect to caring for their athletes, [...]

By | July 31st, 2013|Categories: Insurance Claim Issues|0 Comments

Facebook and Other Social Media Evidence and Personal Injury Litigation Cases

Social Media As Evidence in Personal Injury and Disability Insurance Cases Plaintiffs who bring a claim for personal injuries or disability insurance benefits should be careful about the types of activities and comments they post [...]

By | June 11th, 2013|Categories: Insurance Claim Issues|0 Comments

Future Cost Of Care For Severely Injured Car Accident Victims

Basic Principles The basic principles in assessing future care costs in personal injury insurance claims were enunciated by the Supreme Court of Canada in Andrews v. Grand & Toy Alberta Ltd., [1978] Carswell Alta 214 [...]

By | June 4th, 2013|Categories: Personal Injury Claims and Damages|0 Comments

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