Court Costs (AB) During Settlement

Court Costs (AB) During Settlement

The reference to ‘Costs’ or ‘Court Costs’ during settlement discussions is typically a reference to a sum of money that would be calculated under ‘Schedule C’ in the Alberta Rules of Court. Basically everyone who successfully brings a legal claim is entitled to...

How long to settle my injury claim? Maximum medical improvement

I’m often asked this question. The most reasonable reply is ‘it depends’. My practice is to get involved in settlement discussions only when my clients have reached ‘maximum medical improvement’ (MMI). This will be when your treatment providers (and you) are satisfied...
Had An Accident? How Litigation Works for You

Had An Accident? How Litigation Works for You

When you’re involved in a motor vehicle accident, it’s not your insurance company that’s required to look after your best interests. Rather, it’s your personal injury lawyer that acts on your behalf to ensure you return to health and receive...
Claiming Vehicle Depreciation Following Car Collision

Claiming Vehicle Depreciation Following Car Collision

If you own an expensive or new vehicle (or both) you may be concerned about the value of your vehicle following a collision, even after it has been repaired. Insurance companies are obligated to fix your vehicle and make you whole again after an accident. But chances...