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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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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Very few disputes actually end with a decision from a judge, even if they find their way into a courtroom at some point or another. There are a variety of forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) available at various points during litigation, and even before it starts.

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When A Family Member Takes Care of the Injured Plaintiff: In Trust Claims for Past Cost of Care

When a person is catastrophically injured and requires care, their family members often step in to provide that care, even to the point of needing to quit their jobs to do so.

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Structured Settlements

A structured settlement is something that many of our clients consider obtaining at the conclusion of their lawsuit. This article addresses what a structured settlement is, as well as some of the considerations behind choosing a structured settlement rather than receiving a settlement in a lump sum.

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SCC Trilogy and General Damages

Canadian courts compensate personal injury victims for their losses through damages. These damages are either classified as pecuniary or non-pecuniary damages.

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Contributory Negligence in Motor Vehicle Accidents

A common argument advanced by Defendants in motor vehicle accident litigation is that the Plaintiff was partially responsible for his or her own misfortune.

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The SCC on Causation in Fact

In an earlier blog post we discussed the four elements a plaintiff must prove in a negligence action. Causation is the last of these four elements.

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