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Common Injuries in Motor Vehicle Accidents

Motor vehicle accidents are a common cause of injuries in Canada.

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Expert Evidence in Medical Malpractice Claims

As discussed in an earlier blog post, to be successful in an action for medical malpractice a plaintiff must prove: That the defendant owed them a duty of care; That the defendant...

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Loss of Income and Loss of Earning Capacity

If you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence or deliberate wrongdoing, and your ability to work has been impacted, you may suffer a loss of income or a...

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As Easy as ABC: The Standard Owner’s Automobile Insurance Policy (S.P.F. No. 1)

You may not be entirely aware about what your automobile-insurance policy covers until you find yourself involved in a motor vehicle accident.

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Podcast: Inside Medical Malpractice

OverviewThis series of podcasts with plaintiff lawyer Shelagh McGregor is an absolute must for anyone considering medical legal work or wanting to know more about the role of the expert...

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Claiming Under the Occupiers’ Liability Act

When an individual is injured on the property of another person, or a business, the party responsible for that property may be liable for the victim’s injuries.

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Employers and Vicarious Liability

It is a well-known principle of law that, generally, Employers are liable for the negligence of their Employees.  This is known as Vicarious Liability.

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How Do the Courts Determine Who is at Fault for a Motor Vehicle Accident?

On a fine summer day in Edmonton, Peter made a left-hand turn on a yellow light.

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Alberta Courts’ Response to COVID-19

The Courts have implemented several changes to encourage social distancing in accordance with the recommendations of the government and public health authority.

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Weir Bowen – COVID-19 Firm Update

At Weir Bowen we are continuing to monitor the evolution of COVID-19 and are following the recommendations of our government and public health officials to ensure the safety of our employees and clients.

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