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  • Data Shows Spike in Cycling Injury Hospitalizations in First Year of COVID-19

    The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) has reported that hospitalizations related to cycling injuries increased by 25% during the first year of COVID-19 in Canada. CIHI, a non-profit organization that tracks hospitalizations and emergency room visits in Canada, found the trend occurred … Read more »

  • Commercial Trucking Accidents in Alberta

    Commercial trucking accidents are a serious issue in Alberta. As we wrote about in a previous blog, two fatal accidents involving trucks recently occurred on the same 40-kilometre stretch of Yoho National Park within a three-week period. Due to their size and weight, motor vehicle accidents involvin … Read more »

  • What to Know About Motorcycle Accidents in Alberta

    Motorcycle accidents are a leading cause of serious injury in Alberta. As motorcyclists lack the protection of a vehicle around them while riding, they are at a much higher risk of sustaining serious or catastrophic injuries in an accident.  This year’s motorcycle season started in tragedy with four … Read more »

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents: A Glossary of Terms (Part 2)

    In part one of our two-part motor vehicle accident glossary, we set out definitions for common motor vehicle accident and insurance-related terminology. This blog summarizes common types of motor vehicle accidents and accident-related injuries. As stated in part one, motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) a … Read more »

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents: A Glossary of Terms (Part I)

    Motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) are a leading cause of death and injury in Alberta. In 2019 (the most recent yearly statistics reported by the Alberta government), there were 11,738 injuries and 215 fatalities caused by MVAs. Motor vehicle accidents can be a confusing and traumatic experience. There … Read more »