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Car accident injuries in the course of employment

If you are involved in a car accident and sustain personal injuries in the course of your employment, you may be able to file a lawsuit for damages. In circumstances where the at-fault driver is also in the course of his/her employment at the time of the car accident, and they are eligible for coverage…
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Class action lawsuit filed against ICBC for under compensating accident injury victims

In the face of reform to a no-fault insurance systemin British Columbia, and the potential for the same in Alberta, a class actionlawsuit has been filed by victims who have suffered personal injuries in caraccidents against the Government of British Columbia and the InsuranceCorporation of British Columbia (ICBC). The lawsuit alleges a secret agreement has…
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Wrongful Death Claims in Alberta

Losing a family member in a car accident or as a result of medical negligence can be devastating. In Alberta, you may have a claim for compensation if your family member has died as a result of personal injuries sustained in a car accident or by way of medical negligence under the Fatal Accidents Act.…
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Emotional Trauma and Distress after a Car Accident

Car accidents can be traumatizing. The effects of personal injuries caused by a car accident can lead or contribute to significant emotional shock, trauma and stress. Car accidents can also cause psychological injuries that may take years to abate, if ever. Chronic pain, as a result of personal injuries sustained in a car accident, may…
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Late Onset of Injuries Caused by a Car Accident

After a car accident, some personal injuries will present immediately, and other personal injuries may take several weeks to months to become apparent. Some of those personal injuries will gradually worsen and other personal injuries will appear with a sudden and painful presentation. What is important to note is that if you are involved in…
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Concussions and Car Accidents

For many years it was believed that in order to sustain a concussion or a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), one had to sustain a physical blow to the head. However, modern medicine and research has turned this theory on its “head” and it is now accepted that concussions can be caused by the head…
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