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Welcome, Brian Devlin, Q.C.

Law Fifty One is excited to announce and welcome Brian Devlin, Q.C. to the firm as Counsel. Brian is one of the most well-respected medical malpractice lawyers in Canada and is consistently recommended as one of the top medical malpractice lawyers in Alberta by L’EXPERT. Brian brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Law…
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Immunity From COVID-19 Exposure Claims: Essential Service Providers

On April 2, 2020, British Columbia enacted a Ministerial Order providing legal immunity to ‘essential service’ providers from claims in negligence if somebody were to allege that they were infected or exposed to COVID-19 as a result of an ‘essential service’ provider operating or providing an essential service; thus affecting the ability to make a…
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COVID-19 and Nursing Home Negligence

In these unprecedented times, the uncertainty surrounding personal injury lawsuits stemming from COVID-19 (Coronavirus) infections remains a very real question. What we do know is that elderly people are the most susceptible to suffering serious infection, personal injury or succumbing to a Coronavirus infection. Like the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Sudden Acute Respiratory…
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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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Birth Injuries

The miracle of birth should be one of the most wonderful, rewarding, and exhilarating moments in an individual’s life, however, no miracle is without risk. Unfortunately, sometimes the birthing process does not play out the way that it should. Complications may arise as a result of medical negligence; the complications and associated medical negligence 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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Jaw pain after a car accident

Believe it or not, jaw pain following a car accident is extremely common and often times associated with whiplash injuries. Often times following a car accident, people complain of personal injuries including temporomandibular joint pain or (TMJ). The TMJ joint is located where the jaw connects to your skull on both sides of the face…
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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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