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When a loved one dies in a traffic accident

When a loved one dies in a traffic accident

A traffic accident can be traumatizing, especially if you have been injured. However, losing a loved one in a motor vehicle collision is a pain that cannot be measured. In your time of grief, you may have many questions about such things as how you will manage financially or how funeral expenses will be paid.

Accidents with commercial vehicles

Accidents with commercial vehicles

More than 90 percent of road crashes are the result of human error or conditions. And many of the same contributory factors can lead to an accident involving a motor vehicle or a commercial truck.

Know your rights after a motorcycle accident

Know your rights after a motorcycle accident

Insurance companies assign a high level of risk to riding a motorcycle. That doesn't mean you do not deserve compensation if you have been injured. What you are entitled to receive will depend on the nature and severity of your injuries.

Pedestrian safety is everyone’s duty

Pedestrian safety is everyone’s duty

We all share a responsibility for traffic safety, whether we are a pedestrian, a cyclist or a motorist. Statistics show that our roads appear to be safer in recent years. According to Transport Canada’s National Collision Database (NCDB) there has been a small decrease in the number of fatalities and serious injuries on our roadways, along with “a significant decrease” in the number of injuries.

What if you suffer an injury on someone’s property?

What if you suffer an injury on someone’s property?

When you visit someone’s house, store or office, you put your safety in their hands. It is their responsibility to ensure that visitors do not encounter hazardous conditions that may cause injury to the best of their ability.

What is Alberta’s Minor Injury Cap?

What is Alberta’s Minor Injury Cap?

Alberta’s minor injury cap on compensation for pain and suffering was introduced in 2004, limiting the compensation to $4,000 and set to be adjusted annually for inflation. As of Jan. 1, 2022, the cap is $5,488. This limit only applies to injuries suffered in an automobile accident.

What is my personal injury case worth?

What is my personal injury case worth?

When you are injured and seeking compensation, one of the first things you want to know is what your claim is worth. No personal injury case is the same, and many factors could come into play when assessing your claim.

Can passengers sue after a car accident?

Can passengers sue after a car accident?

If you are a passenger in a vehicle involved in a car accident in Alberta, you have the right to sue and claim compensation from the at-fault driver.

How much is my slip-and-fall lawsuit worth?

How much is my slip-and-fall lawsuit worth?

If you have a slip and fall on someone else’s property in Alberta you may be entitled to compensation for any damages. That includes compensation for medical bills not covered by Alberta Health Act, lost wages and emotional trauma.

Who is Going to Pay for My Car and Injuries After an Accident?

Who is Going to Pay for My Car and Injuries After an Accident?

Your vehicle can be a significant investment, and insuring them can be costly, so when you get into an accident that is not your fault, one of your first thoughts might be, 'Who is going to pay for the damage they caused?"

What if I Am in an Accident With an Emergency Vehicle?

What if I Am in an Accident With an Emergency Vehicle?

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.

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