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Occupational Therapist – A Crucial Expert Witness in a Personal Injury Case

Occupational Therapist Role A serious injury will result in an impairment to an individual’s ability to pursue employment and ability to perform housekeeping chores. The question is how do you prove to a court, an [...]

By | October 7th, 2015|Categories: Medical - Legal Issues|0 Comments

Women May Be Less Prepared for the Death of Their Spouse

Everyone is well aware that women outlive men; in fact, the average is now nearly five years, 81.2 years for women versus 76.4 years for men. Yet because men earn more money, women are less [...]

By | September 17th, 2015|Categories: Fatal Accident Claims|0 Comments

J. Belzil Injury Judgment Overturned on Appeal

Sorochan vs. Bouchier, 2014 ABQB 37 The above citation is an Alberta Judgment of Mr. Justice Belzil on January 20th, 2014 which involved primary pain to the plaintiff’s lower back from a bulging lumbar disc. [...]

By | August 26th, 2015|Categories: Personal Injury Claims and Damages|0 Comments

Causation: An Important Element of a Negligence Case

To establish negligence and thus fault in an Alberta motor vehicle claim there are four elements of the case. In this blog we will discuss the third element – causation. The first two are: 1) [...]

By | August 21st, 2015|Categories: Medical - Legal Issues|0 Comments

Update on Common Law or Interdependent Partners in a Fatal Accident Claim

In a previous blog post on April 8th, 2014 we wrote about common law partners, or now more correctly in Alberta called interdependent partners. The Adult Interdependent Relationships Act defines an interdependent partner as someone [...]

By | August 14th, 2015|Categories: Fatal Accident Claims|0 Comments

Advance Payment From Car Accident Injury Claim

In a serious motor vehicle collision with serious injuries the innocent victim is very often only able to work part-time or very often unable to work at all. Therefore, the bills add up very quickly [...]

By | August 5th, 2015|Categories: Insurance Claim Issues|Tags: |0 Comments

Limitation Periods in Motor Vehicle Collisions – Extension?

When you are in a motor vehicle collision, even if you have not suffered personal injuries, the standard Alberta automobile policy requires that you give notice of the collision to your insurance company within 30 [...]

By | July 22nd, 2015|Categories: Insurance Claim Issues|0 Comments

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