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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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Contributory Negligence in Slip and Fall Litigation

A common argument advanced by Defendants in slip and fall litigation is that the Plaintiff was partially responsible for his or her own misfortune.

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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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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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Car Accidents and Unidentified or Uninsured Drivers

In Alberta, automobile insurance is mandatory.   Driving without insurance is an offence.   After an accident, the drivers are required at law to stop and exchange insurance information.

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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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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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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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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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