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  • Alberta’s Latest Minor Injury Cap Announcement

    A recent announcement by the Superintendent of Insurance has confirmed that the minor injury maximum amount for 2021 has been set at $5.365.  This is an increase of 1.3% from last year’s amount of $5,296.  The minor injury cap applies to automobile accidents that occurred in Alberta on or after Janu … Read more »

  • Four Reasons to Contact A Lawyer Immediately Following an Accident

    It is extremely important to contact an experienced personal injury lawyer immediately following an accident.  The importance of doing so should not be taken too lightly.  The sooner you contact a lawyer, the sooner he/she can begin to build a case and look for evidence. IMPORTANCE OF PRESERVING EVI … Read more »

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Arthritis

    Car accidents can cause a wide variety of injuries from bruising to head injuries.  One of the most overlooked results of a car accident is arthritis.  The effects of a crash may aggravate pre-existing arthritis or cause acute post-traumatic arthritis.  In some cases, the symptoms of arthritis may t … Read more »

  • Play Safe This Winter

    As the pandemic continues, Albertans are looking for ways to keep busy and stay safe by limiting the risk of coronavirus infection.  The winter season provides many opportunities to be active and to practice social distancing, however, these activities can sometimes lead to a trip to the emergency d … Read more »

  • Judge Appeals to Calgary Drivers to ‘Do Better’ and Fines Motorist $1,500 Following a Fatal Pedestrian Collision

    On January 9, 2019 at approximately 7am, Dawn Chiasson (“Chiasson”) was walking her dog in a poorly lit, unmarked crosswalk at 26 Avenue at 5 Street N.W. when she was struck by Wesley Kevin Harder’s (“Harder”) pick-up truck.  At the time, Harder was making a left turn, but was looking to his right f … Read more »