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- I Hit a Car Pulling Out of a Driveway – Who Is at Fault?
Imagine yourself driving down the street to work on a typical day. Suddenly, a car appears in front of you backing out of a driveway. You react, applying your brakes as hard as you can. Unfortunately, the other car is too close for you to stop in time and you hit the rear of it with a huge thump. Yo … Read more »
- Is the Car Making a Left-Hand Turn Always at Fault?
The short answer is no. The long answer is that generally speaking left-turning vehicles must yield the right of way to oncoming vehicles. However, that doesn’t mean they are automatically at fault and every accident must be examined on it’s own facts and a determination made as to who “caused” the … Read more »
- Emotional Distress Damages in Personal Injury Cases
In law, damages “. . . are meant to put an injured person in as good a position as he or she would have been in had those injuries never occurred”. Personal injury lawsuits following an accident usually include compensation for what lawyers refer to as “non-pecuniary damages” and what most people ca … Read more »
- What is a Concussion & How Long Will it Take Me to Recover?
A concussion is a form of mild traumatic brain injury caused by sudden shaking of the brain inside the head. The brain sits inside the skull surrounded by cerebrospinal fluid. With a sudden hit to the head or other part of the body, the head can move quickly in one direction. However, the brain stay … Read more »
- Motor Vehicle Collisions a Leading Cause of Serious Injuries in Nova Scotia
In the early hours of May 26, 2019, a car struck a culvert that left two Nova Scotia men seriously injured. RCMP police quickly alleged that the driver was showing signs of alcohol impairment. The passenger of the vehicle was transported by LifeFlight to Halifax for further medical treatment. This u … Read more »