We have all seen fire trucks, police cars and ambulances racing down the road. But if you are involved in an accident with one of these vehicles, who is liable? The answer depends on the circumstances.
Before you agree to any settlement, talk to an injury lawyer who has experience with dealing with auto accidents in Alberta.
The Court acknowledged that governments are slightly different than private persons in the activities they undertake.
If you are in an auto accident in Alberta that is not your fault, you may think you do not need to retain a personal injury lawyer. After all, the insurance companies will provide compensation and treat you fairly, right?
You are driving through an Albertan city or town, relaxed but attentive, but something happens, and you are in a collision with another vehicle. What do you do next? Let us guide you through the steps to take.
Hit and run accidents happen every day in Alberta. They range from nicking a car in a parking lot to a collision that leaves another person critically injured.
Ice and snow can make walking treacherous. And let's not forget the thaw and freeze following a chinook. The hazards that accompany winter weather mean you should be taking precautions to avoid a spill.
Accidents frequently happen on Alberta's roads and highways. It will be up to the vehicles' insurers to determine who is at fault.
Slip-and-fall accidents are a common occurrence. At some point in our lives, we have all taken a tumble and in most cases, they are just embarrassing mishaps.
Many things need to happen after a car accident. It may be some time before you even think about contacting a lawyer, and that’s entirely understandable. But there are a few things you need to know.
Personal injury lawyers protect their clients’ rights during the insurance claims process. They also represent them at trial if the problem escalates. A severe personal injury has a major life impact, and a lawyer will fight for the compensation you deserve.
The legal process is governed by the Law Society of Alberta’s Code of Conduct, and there are strict rules about solicitor-client privilege and the lawyer-client relationship.