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  • 9 questions to ask when hiring a personal injury lawyer
18 Feb, 2017

9 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

February 18th, 2017|

Choosing the right personal injury lawyer to represent your best interests in an important decision. For most people, the idea of getting a lawyer is foreign territory and they look for a little guidance to help find the best representation to handle their concerns.  

Every personal injury case is unique, some having more severe circumstances […]

  • Top Five Mistakes People Make When Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer
8 Jan, 2017

Top Five Mistakes People Make When Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

January 8th, 2017|

When you are injured, your first call should always be to a medical professional in order to get the treatment that you need – but your next call is just as important. Calling a personal injury lawyer is a necessity. Without legal representation, you may miss out on the financial compensation you deserve. Receiving proper […]

  • How Do I Know If I Need A Personal Injury Lawyer?
23 Dec, 2016

How Do I Know If I Need A Personal Injury Lawyer?

December 23rd, 2016|

If you have been involved in an unfortunate incident that resulted in injury, and despite your best efforts you are unable to settle your personal injury claim involving the other party or the insurance company, you may end up in need of a lawyer. Depending on the seriousness of the injury or complexity of the […]

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16 Nov, 2016

Do You Have a Will? Do You Know if Your Common Law Partner is Protected?

November 16th, 2016|

Sharing your life with someone is a special experience – you share the ups and downs, the good and the bad. While it may make no difference to you or your partner whether or not you are married, it can make a big difference in the law. This is especially true when discussing wills.

What is […]

  • Man and slipping and falling with a caution sign.
19 Oct, 2016

Slip and Fall Settlements Claims in Canada

October 19th, 2016|

Slip and fall cases are some of the most common civil cases in Canada, and the majority of civil cases in Canada end not in prolonged litigation but in settlement between the parties.

Understanding slip and fall accidents, how settlements work and compensation levels in Canada is important if you are considering legal action.

Do I […]

28 Sep, 2016

Understanding T-Bone Car Accidents

September 28th, 2016|

 

T-Bone car accidents, sometimes also referred to as broadside collisions or right angle collisions, are often the costliest collisions both in terms of personal injury, and property damage. Understanding why T-bone car accidents occur and how fault is determined is the first step to protecting yourself following a collision.

What are T-bone accidents?

T-bone accidents occur […]

15 Sep, 2016

How do Whiplash Car Injuries Occur?

September 15th, 2016|

 

Broadly speaking there are two ways in which whiplash car injuries can occur:

Cervical hyperextension results from a standing or slow moving vehicle being hit hard from behind throwing the person’s body forward while the head lags behind, hyperextending the neck.
A moving vehicle stops suddenly throwing the occupant’s head forward quickly. Forward flexion […]

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16 Aug, 2016

Traumatic Brain Injuries

August 16th, 2016|

The devastation of a traumatic brain injury

All serious injuries cause a ripple effect which impacts family members and friends, but traumatic brain injuries are often particularly devastating.

Traumatic brain injury rights

The immediate period after you or someone you love suffers from a traumatic brain injury is often hectic, confusing, stressful, and frightening. You will be forced […]

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16 Aug, 2016

Slip and Fall Accidents

August 16th, 2016|

What’s the most common type of personal injury claim?

Slip and fall accidents are among the most common personal injury claims. They result from an individual injuring themselves as the result of tripping, slipping or falling on someone’s property. If the fall can be attributed in whole or in part to the property owner, then the […]

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15 Jul, 2016

3 Forms of Financial Hope for Sufferers of Catastrophic Injuries

July 15th, 2016|

Catastrophic injuries, which seriously impact the livelihood and quality of life of an individual can be devastating – financially, and emotionally. People who have suffered from catastrophic injuries are entitled to compensation.

There are three categories of damages that sufferers of injuries can seek:

Special Damages

Special damages, also called ‘pecuniary damages’ are financial damages resulting […]