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Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injuries can be devastating, often leaving victims with severe impairments such as quadriplegia, paraplegia, loss of bowel and bladder function, or permanent neuropathic pain.

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Loss of Housekeeping Capacity

An injury that impacts your ability to perform household tasks like cooking, cleaning, laundry, or yardwork can quickly put the value of your ability to do those things into perspective.

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Case Summary: Barbe v Evans et al, 2020 ABQB 599

On October 9, 2020 the Honourable Justice Kendell issued her decision in Barbe v Evans, 2020 ABQB 599.

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Medical Negligence: Cardiovascular Claims

Like any other area of medical malpractice law, physicians treating and diagnosing cardiovascular conditions are held to an appropriate standard of care, and any negligent error causing injury may warrant...

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Failure to Mitigate

Failure to mitigate is a common defence advanced by Defendants in personal injury lawsuits.

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Informed Consent

Introduction Over the past several decades, Canadian courts have rejected a paternalistic model of health care and have instead adopted a patient-centered approach.

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Medical Malpractice: Stroke Claims

In Canada, stroke is one of the leading causes of adult disability and death.

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The Five Ws of Questioning

What is questioning? Questioning is an important part of the pre-trial process of gathering and disclosure of relevant and material information, which may eventually become evidence.

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Medical Negligence: Cancer Claims

Undergoing cancer diagnosis and treatment is a very difficult experience, both physically and mentally.

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Future Cost of Care

So far on this blog we have provided a brief overview of the heads of damage in a personal injury action and provided a more in-depth overview of loss of...

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